Windows Care Tool - How to remove?
Windows Care Tool is a malicious program that was designed for the one big purpose which is to rip users off. As any other representative from this family, Windows Care Tool may look completely legitimate security program because it displays trustworthy looking alerts reporting about various errors and viruses detected. The fact is that these cyber threats are usually created by the same Windows Care Tool creators with a reason to make you scared into updating the ‘license’. This requirement means nothing else but support for scammers because you will simply be made to share your money with them. So, stop this money-making machine and remove Windows Care Tool as soon as you notice its activity.
When trying to uninstall WindowsCareTool virus, you may find some problems when launching your anti-spyware program. This virus may be disabled by going into safe mode with networking and stopping its randomly named processes running in the background. Because of these executables, Windows Care Tool has ability to launch after you reboot your computer and try to go on the Internet. Instead of reaching your expected website, this fake anti-virus starts displaying fake system scanners and alerts that all will announce viruses. These messages report invented cyber threats in order to make you concerned about your computer’s security, so never believe them. Besides, it is also not recommended removing files reported by Windows Care Tool as malicious ones, because some of them may be completely legitimate your system files.
System component corrupted!
System reboot error has occurred due to lsass.exe system process failure.
This may be caused by severe malware infections.
Automatic restore of lsass.exe backup copy completed.
The correct system performance can not be resumed without eliminating the cause of lsass.exe corruption.
Name: c:\program files\firefox\firefox.exe
Application that seems to be a key-logger is detected. System information security is at risk. It is recommended to enable the security mode and run total System scanning.
Malware may come inside your computer undetected because it applies Trojans for its distribution. Besides, when browsing you may be hit by browser hijackers attack and interrupted by its alerts giving such misleading information:
Microsoft Security Essentials Alert
Potential Threat Details
Microsoft Security Essentials detected potential threats that might compromise your private or damage your computer. Your access to these items may be suspended until you take an action. Click ‘show details’ to learn more.
Threat prevention solution found
Security system analysis has revealed critical file system vulnerability caused by severe malware attacks.
Risk of system files infection:
The detected vulnerability may result in unauthorized access to private information and hard drive data with a seriuos possibility of irreversible data loss and unstable PC performance. To remove the malware please run a full system scan. Press ‘OK’ to install the software necessary to initiate system files check. To complete the installation process please reboot your computer.
System Security Warning
Attempt to modify register key entries is detected. Register entries analysis is recommended.
As you can see, Windows Care Tool will do its best in trying to sell its fake license, so don’t waste your time on dealing with it and remove this nasty thing. If simply ignored, it will keep on trying to play havoc with your program files and the Registry. So, use the removal guide written below or rely or automatic spyware removers (like spyhunter) and remove Windows Care Tool just like you should have eliminated Windows Software Guard, Windows Wise Protection, Windows Health Center or Windows Safety Protection malwares. In order to avoid the secret infiltration of such scams, install the ‘licensed’ versions of anti-virus and anti-spyware to have a real time protection.