How to remove Windows Smart Partner?
What is Windows Smart Partner?
Windows Smart Partner is a typical virus categorized as rogue anti-spyware, so stay away from it and never get tricked by its fake alerts and scanners. This program is a part of malicious family of rogues that share the same GUI and malicious tactics based on fake system scanners and alerts. Just like Windows Smart Warden and others, Windows Smart Partner tries to create an illusion that it is legitimate and powerful enough to detect and remove viruses. However, in reality Windows Smart Partner is useless because it has an empty virus database what means it has no capability to detect malware. In addition, security experts claim that this application must be removed from the system without any delay because it may download more malware on victim’s computer and even disable all legitimate programs it finds on it.
Though Windows Smart Partner looks like a real antivirus tool, in reality it only forges its activity based on system scanners and alerts reporting malware. Trying to make its victims believe that they must purchase its license, as soon as Windows Smart Partner gets on the system, it starts claiming that there are numerous viruses that must be removed. This annoying malvertising campaign is probably the worst thing about Windows Smart Partner and its activity on the compromised PC. In addition, virus tends to start every time PC is rebooted, so it may be really difficult thing to browse the web. Instead of letting you online, Windows Smart Partner claims:
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
It must be clear that the only thing Windows Smart Partner wants to achieve is to get some money from you. Being distributed with a help of trojans, this scamware is usually dropped without user’s knowledge, so make sure you have undated versions of anti-virus and anti-spyware in order to prevent such intrussion. In addition, if you have already noticed Windows Smart Partner on your PC. Run a full system scan with reputable anti-spyware and remove Windows Smart Partner. We recommend you using 2012 version of spyware doctor , Malwarebytes Anti-Malware or Spyhunter for quick and easy removal of this malware.
Windows Smart Partner removal video:
Windows Smart Partner is Extremely dangerous
Windows Smart Partner may spread via Trojans
Windows Smart Partner may display fake security messages
Windows Smart Partner may install additional spyware to your computer
Windows Smart Partner may repair its files, spread or update by itself
Windows Smart Partner violates your privacy and compromises your security
for Windows Smart Partner detection
Note: Spyhunter trial provides detection of parasite like Windows Smart Partner and assists in its removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.
Windows Smart Partner screenshots
Manual Windows Smart Partner removal
Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove Windows Smart Partner, 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 Smart Partner processes:
Remove these Windows Smart Partner Registry Entries:
Remove these Windows Smart Partner files:
It is impossible to list all file names and locations of modern parasites. You can identify remaining parasites, other Windows Smart Partner infected files and get help in Windows Smart Partner removal by using free Spyhunter scanner. It comes with free real-time protection module that helps preventing Windows Smart Partner and similar threats.
Windows Smart Partner 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 Smart Partner can help you to remove it after you download the trial version. As soon as the victim downloads Windows Smart Partner trial version, it pretends to scan your computer and shows a grossly exaggerated amount of non-existent errors. Then, Windows Smart Partner offers to buy the full version to fix these false errors. If the user agrees, Windows Smart Partner 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 Smart Partner, 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 Smart Partner, which is another way for Rogue Anti-Spyware to spread itself.
Most of rogue Anti-Spyware, such as Windows Smart Partner, is nearly impossible to remove manually.