How to remove Windows Privacy Agent ?
What is Windows Privacy Agent ?
Windows Privacy Agent is a fake security program, rogue anti-spyware which will do anything in order to convince you about the need of its license. Licensed version of WindowsPrivacyAgent is presented the only program which will remove cyber threats from your computer after their detection. If fact, these ‘viruses’ reported are invented for naïve people who are expected to become concerned about their machines and pay for removal services. It’s extremely important ignore but NOT to remove files displayed on Windows Privacy Agent, Windows Optimal Tool or Windows Optimal Settings alerts because most of them may be legitimate your system files and their elimination may affect your computer’s performance. Windows Privacy Agent fake spyware remover was designed after another malicious program called Windows Express Settings which has the same GUI and also acts identically. Remember, that you must remove Windows Express Settings as soon as you see it on your computer’s desktop.
So, the first thing which should be taken into account is that Windows Privacy Agent mostly comes on the targeted computer undetected. This is done through the use of Trojans capable of using security holes and firewall flaws. Additionally, in order to swindle the money from all these computer users that don’t know much about computers and their security, Windows Privacy Agent starts alerting about Trojans, worms and other spyware detected. Be sure that rogue will also offer you to run its completely ‘free’ scanner. This scanner can be predetermined to detect the same viruses that need to be fixed. However, the final misleading action of WindowsPrivacy Agent is the offer to purchase its licensed version which in reality is nothing else but useless and even dangerous application which MUST be removed before it starts letting inside more viruses.
System Security Warning
Attempt to modify register key entries is detected. Register entries analysis is recommended.
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.
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.
Malware will also display Microsoft Security Essentials alert which is also expected to trick you into purchasing it:
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.
Having intruded without getting detected, Windows Privacy Agent will continue its malicious activity until you decide about its removal. It is also configured to launch as soon as you reboot your computer, so consequently you will be annoyed to death. So, don’t waste your time and wait until this malware lets more viruses inside your computer! Remove Windows Privacy Agent and save all the private information which is inside your PC. In order to uninstall Windows Privacy Agent, follow the removal instructions published below and also get a reputable anti-spyware, such as Spyhunter or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.
Windows Privacy Agent is Extremely dangerous
Windows Privacy Agent may spread via Trojans
Windows Privacy Agent may display fake security messages
Windows Privacy Agent may install additional spyware to your computer
Windows Privacy Agent may repair its files, spread or update by itself
Windows Privacy Agent violates your privacy and compromises your security
for Windows Privacy Agent detection
Note: Spyhunter trial provides detection of parasite like Windows Privacy Agent and assists in its removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.
Windows Privacy Agent screenshots
Manual Windows Privacy Agent removal
Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove Windows Privacy Agent , 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 Privacy Agent processes:
Remove these Windows Privacy Agent Registry Entries:
Remove these Windows Privacy Agent files:
It is impossible to list all file names and locations of modern parasites. You can identify remaining parasites, other Windows Privacy Agent infected files and get help in Windows Privacy Agent removal by using free Spyhunter scanner. It comes with free real-time protection module that helps preventing Windows Privacy Agent and similar threats.
Windows Privacy Agent 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 Privacy Agent can help you to remove it after you download the trial version. As soon as the victim downloads Windows Privacy Agent trial version, it pretends to scan your computer and shows a grossly exaggerated amount of non-existent errors. Then, Windows Privacy Agent offers to buy the full version to fix these false errors. If the user agrees, Windows Privacy Agent 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 Privacy Agent , 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 Privacy Agent , which is another way for Rogue Anti-Spyware to spread itself.
Most of rogue Anti-Spyware, such as Windows Privacy Agent , is nearly impossible to remove manually.