How to remove Windows Safety Protection?
What is Windows Safety Protection?
Windows Safety Protection is the member of malicious group of programs that all imitate actions of legitimate anti-viruses. That means that Windows Safety Protection will start appearing on your computer with fake malware detection reports telling that you need to purchase and install its licensed version because your computer is dangerously infected. After taking this seriously and paying for the ‘license’, users find themselves ripped off and with more viruses inside, so don’t fall into this trap! Keep in mind that WindowsSafetyProtection reports only invented viruses and will try only to create a vision that you need its license. Problems detected by it have no value, so instead of paying for it you should remove Windows Safety Protection.
As it was written above, Windows Safety Protection has been released after other malicious programs that have almost the same names and design, like Windows Software Protection, Windows Health Center, Windows Problems Protector, Windows Problems Remover and others. It is designed to launch after every computer’s reboot, so every time you reboot your computer you will be bombarded by fake notifications reporting Trojans, worms, spyware and other cyber threats It almost tells the true because that Windows Safety Protection virus manages to get inside the PC with a help of Trojans that make some secret modifications to your computer’s registry. This virus may even pretend to be program of Microsoft Safety Essentials and display such alerts:
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.
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.
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.
System Security Warning
Attempt to modify register key entries is detected. Register entries analysis is recommended.
In fact, having Windows Safety Protection on your computer is very annoying because it interrupts into every your step and tries to trick unsuspecting computer users into thinking their machines are contaminated. Be sure that you don’t need this ‘trustworthy removal tool’ called Windows Safety Protection because it is the infection by itself. The truth is that you must remove Windows Safety Protection virus to get rid of its alerts and scanners. This scam will never remove any system trouble, so rely on a reputable anti-spyware only, such as Malwarebytes Anti-Malware or Spyhunter (update it before a scan to have the full virus database!)
Windows Safety Protection is Highly dangerous
Windows Safety Protection may spread via Trojans
Windows Safety Protection asks to pay for non-functional "full version"
Windows Safety Protection may display fake messages warning about computer problems
Windows Safety Protection may install additional spyware to your computer
Windows Safety Protection may repair its files, spread or update by itself
Windows Safety Protection violates your privacy and compromises your security
for Windows Safety Protection detection
Note: Spyhunter trial provides detection of parasite like Windows Safety Protection and assists in its removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.
Manual Windows Safety Protection removal
Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove Windows Safety Protection, 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 Safety Protection processes:
Remove these Windows Safety Protection Registry Entries:
Remove these Windows Safety Protection files:
It is impossible to list all file names and locations of modern parasites. You can identify remaining parasites, other Windows Safety Protection infected files and get help in Windows Safety Protection removal by using free Spyhunter scanner. It comes with free real-time protection module that helps preventing Windows Safety Protection and similar threats.
Windows Safety Protection is classified as Rogue Application. After infecting a user’s system, it proceeds to scare its victim into buying the “product” by displaying fake messages, stating that your computer need particular components, or need to be fixed or has other serious problem that needs only Windows Safety Protection can help you to solve these after you download the trial version. As soon as the victim downloads Windows Safety Protection trial version, it offers to buy the full version to fix these false errors. If the user agrees, Windows Safety Protection not only does not fix the errors, but it takes the user’s money and may even install additional spyware into the victim’s computer.
Some Rogue Applications, such as Windows Safety Protection, 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, or comes bundled with various freely shiped programs like codecs. It then proceeds to download or even install Windows Safety Protection, which is another way for Rogue application to spread itself.