How to remove XP-Guard 2.1?
What is XP-Guard 2.1?
XP-Guard 2.1 is a new rogue anti-spyware program – a corrupt spyware remover, which employs backdoors, such as the infamous Zlob, to spread itself. This parasite uses various infimidations techniques to get the user to purchase it’s "licensed version", which is just as fake as the trial.
Once inside and active, XP-Guard 2.1 will flood the user with popups and fake system notifications, supposedly to inform him of an infection or multiple infections present on the system. While actual infections may be present on the system, XP-Guard 2.1 has no way of detecting or removing them and this disinformation is used only to create a reason for the user to purchase an anti-spyware program.
XP-Guard’s website, XP-Guard.com, is nothing out of the ordinary: there is no useful content, no contact details and no legitimate payment system. XP-Guard 2.1 is a scam and should be treated as such: do NOT download or buy it and block it’s homepage using your HOSTS file.
XP-Guard 2.1 is Extremely dangerous
XP-Guard 2.1 may spread via Trojans
XP-Guard 2.1 may display fake security messages
XP-Guard 2.1 may install additional spyware to your computer
XP-Guard 2.1 may repair its files, spread or update by itself
XP-Guard 2.1 violates your privacy and compromises your security
for XP-Guard 2.1 detection
Note: Spyhunter trial provides detection of parasite like XP-Guard 2.1 and assists in its removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.
Manual XP-Guard 2.1 removal
Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove XP-Guard 2.1, 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 XP-Guard 2.1 processes:
Remove these XP-Guard 2.1 Registry Entries:
Remove these XP-Guard 2.1 files:
It is impossible to list all file names and locations of modern parasites. You can identify remaining parasites, other XP-Guard 2.1 infected files and get help in XP-Guard 2.1 removal by using free Spyhunter scanner. It comes with free real-time protection module that helps preventing XP-Guard 2.1 and similar threats.
XP-Guard 2.1 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 XP-Guard 2.1 can help you to remove it after you download the trial version. As soon as the victim downloads XP-Guard 2.1 trial version, it pretends to scan your computer and shows a grossly exaggerated amount of non-existent errors. Then, XP-Guard 2.1 offers to buy the full version to fix these false errors. If the user agrees, XP-Guard 2.1 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 XP-Guard 2.1, 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 XP-Guard 2.1, which is another way for Rogue Anti-Spyware to spread itself.
Most of rogue Anti-Spyware, such as XP-Guard 2.1, is nearly impossible to remove manually.