How to remove Windows Efficiency Magnifier?
What is Windows Efficiency Magnifier?
Windows Efficiency Magnifier is scam software, looking the same as earlier released Windows Threats Removing, Windows Remedy or Windows Troubles Remover. Though it tries to make you think that it’s a reputable anti-spyware, keep in mind that you must remove Windows Efficiency Magnifier just after you start seeing its misleading notifications. This activity based on triggering falsified system scanners that report multiple infections is normal for rogue anti-spywares but be aware that you must ignore them and never remove. That’s because the files alerted on WindowsEfficiency Magnifier warnings may be legitimate your system files important for a normal computer’s functionality.
In addition to its scans, Windows Efficiency Magnifier tends to display system tray notifications such as the ‘Critical System Warning!’. However, though it claims that your PC is infected with key-logger or other virus, all this information is useless. Windows Efficiency Magnifier virus may also hijack your IE and start redirecting it to its malicious websites and even imitate some perfectly legitimate programs, like Microsoft Security Essentials. Earlier mentioned alerts of Windows Efficiency Magnifier virus mostly reports:
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.
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.
As you can see, Windows Efficiency Magnifier is based on fake warnings that try to sell its ‘licensed’ version which has no common with computer’s protection. It goes without saying that Windows Efficiency Magnifier must be uninstalled before it starts playing havoc on the infected computer. If left, it will only display fake warning notifications and run absolutely fabricated scanners that slow down your system and make it weak for other cyber threats. Note that this rogue might prevent your antivirus software from working correctly, so try launching Safe Mode with networking first. Then launch task manager, kill its randomly named processes and run full system scan with Spyhunter or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware anti-spywares.
Windows Efficiency Magnifier is Extremely dangerous
Windows Efficiency Magnifier may spread via Trojans
Windows Efficiency Magnifier may display fake security messages
Windows Efficiency Magnifier may install additional spyware to your computer
Windows Efficiency Magnifier may repair its files, spread or update by itself
Windows Efficiency Magnifier violates your privacy and compromises your security
for Windows Efficiency Magnifier detection
Note: Spyhunter trial provides detection of parasite like Windows Efficiency Magnifier and assists in its removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.
Windows Efficiency Magnifier screenshots
Manual Windows Efficiency Magnifier removal
Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove Windows Efficiency Magnifier, such activity can permanently damage your system if any mistakes are made in the process, as advanced spyware parasites are able to automatically repair themselves if not completely removed. Thus, manual spyware removal is recommended for experienced users only, such as IT specialists or highly qualified system administrators. For other users, we recommend using Spyhunter or other malware and spyware removal applications found on 2-viruses.com.
Stop these Windows Efficiency Magnifier processes:
Remove these Windows Efficiency Magnifier Registry Entries:
Remove these Windows Efficiency Magnifier files:
It is impossible to list all file names and locations of modern parasites. You can identify remaining parasites, other Windows Efficiency Magnifier infected files and get help in Windows Efficiency Magnifier removal by using free Spyhunter scanner. It comes with free real-time protection module that helps preventing Windows Efficiency Magnifier and similar threats.
Windows Efficiency Magnifier is classified as Rogue Anti-Spyware. After infecting a user’s system, it proceeds to scare its victim into buying the “product” by displaying fake security messages, stating that your computer is infected with spyware and only Windows Efficiency Magnifier can help you to remove it after you download the trial version. As soon as the victim downloads Windows Efficiency Magnifier trial version, it pretends to scan your computer and shows a grossly exaggerated amount of non-existent errors. Then, Windows Efficiency Magnifier offers to buy the full version to fix these false errors. If the user agrees, Windows Efficiency Magnifier does not only fix the errors, but it also takes the user’s money and may even install additional spyware into the victim’s computer.
Some Rogue Anti-Spyware, such as Windows Efficiency Magnifier, may offer users to buy it after the victim clicks on a banner or a pop-up while surfing the internet. Usually, a Trojan is installed to a victim’s computer after clicking on the advertisement. It then proceeds to download or even install Windows Efficiency Magnifier, which is another way for Rogue Anti-Spyware to spread itself.
Most of rogue Anti-Spyware, such as Windows Efficiency Magnifier, is nearly impossible to remove manually.