How to remove Windows Functionality Checker?
What is Windows Functionality Checker?
Windows Functionality Checker is a dangerous rogue anti-spyware that prevents its victims from removing by disabling them from getting online or using legitimate security programs. In order to start all this activity, Windows Functionality Checker is always installed on the system without any user’s permission asked and then set to start every time PC is rebooted. That makes this malware capable to interrupt its victims every time they start using their computers and additionally report about numerous viruses detected. In most of the cases, these reports seem to be trustworthy and legitimate because they announce about trojans, keyloggers or other malware detected. However, in reality they must be ignored instead of following them because Windows Functionality Checker has an empty virus database and has no capabilities to find any virus.
Windows Functionality Checker is closely related to other scamwares, such as Windows Smart Warden, Windows Protection Master and others. Just like these programs, malware displays continuous system scanners and alerts that help for these programs look like legitimate security utilities. However, in reality all these programs should never be trusted because they are fake and removed from the system without any delay.
For making its victims think that they are really infected and that they must purchase licensed version of Windows Functionality Checker, this scamware displays:
Firewall has blocked a program from accessing the Internet.
Windows Media Player Resources
C:\Windows\system32\dllcache\wmploc.dll is suspected to have infected your PC. This type of virus intercepts entered data and transmits them to a remote server.
Keylogger activity detected. System information security is at risk.
It is recommended to activate protection and run a full system scan.
Software without a digital signature detected.
Your system files are at risk. We strongly advise you to activate your protection.
Potential malware detected.
It is recommended to activate protection and perform a thorough system scan to remove the malware.
Warning! Virus Detected
Threat detected: FTP Server
Infected file: C:\Windows\System32\dllcache\wmploc.dll
As you can see, Windows Functionality Checker running on your machine must be removed from the system without any delay. Otherwise it will bombard you with its exaggerated ads reporting about malware. However, the only malware that is on your PC is the same Windows Functionality Checker. Please, never buy this program capable to display only deceptive scanners and alerts. It’s completely fake one, just like the rest of the rogues from this family. The real purpose of Windows Functionality Checker is getting your money and credit card details, so please never pay for its activation. It goes without saying that you must remove Windows Functionality Checker as soon as you can, so use a reputable anti-spyware, 2012 version of spyware doctor , Spyhunter or other to fix your computer from viruses.
Windows Functionality Checker is Extremely dangerous
Windows Functionality Checker may spread via Trojans
Windows Functionality Checker may display fake security messages
Windows Functionality Checker may install additional spyware to your computer
Windows Functionality Checker may repair its files, spread or update by itself
Windows Functionality Checker violates your privacy and compromises your security
for Windows Functionality Checker detection
Note: Spyhunter trial provides detection of parasite like Windows Functionality Checker and assists in its removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.
Windows Functionality Checker screenshots
Manual Windows Functionality Checker removal
Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove Windows Functionality Checker, 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 Functionality Checker processes:
Disable these Windows Functionality Checker DLL files::
Remove these Windows Functionality Checker Registry Entries:
Remove these Windows Functionality Checker files:
It is impossible to list all file names and locations of modern parasites. You can identify remaining parasites, other Windows Functionality Checker infected files and get help in Windows Functionality Checker removal by using free Spyhunter scanner. It comes with free real-time protection module that helps preventing Windows Functionality Checker and similar threats.
Windows Functionality Checker 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 Functionality Checker can help you to remove it after you download the trial version. As soon as the victim downloads Windows Functionality Checker trial version, it pretends to scan your computer and shows a grossly exaggerated amount of non-existent errors. Then, Windows Functionality Checker offers to buy the full version to fix these false errors. If the user agrees, Windows Functionality Checker 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 Functionality Checker, 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 Functionality Checker, which is another way for Rogue Anti-Spyware to spread itself.
Most of rogue Anti-Spyware, such as Windows Functionality Checker, is nearly impossible to remove manually.