Total Protect - How To Remove?


Total Protect is a rogue anti-spyware that soon will become unwanted if it manages to get on your machine. In order to launch once PC is rebooted, it is designed to make some secret modifications to computer’s registry. Avoid them with licensed anti-virus and anti-spyware programs installed because only these programs, such as spyhunter or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. Those programs will provide real time protection and help to remove viruses. If your PC is unprotected, Total Protect Antivirus Solution will easily get inside the system with a help of various insecure downloads. This stealthily way of infiltration is additionally followed by unexpected scanners and alerts of Total Protect 2011. They are based on fake virus detection alerts that should be ignored without any doubt. We highly recommend you to remove TotalProtect and make your machine clean again.

Having got inside, Total Protect is usually launched as soon as PC is rebooted. So, every time the PC boots up, you will receive lots of false ads and fabricated scanners that all claim your computer is in danger and contains numerous spyware, viruses and other threats inside. It must be said that those alerts and scan results of Total Protect are totally faked so please do not react to them by removing ‘viruses’ reported. Keep in mind that these viruses are invented by the program, so they can be legitimate your system files but not the ones that must be removed. The only reason why this scam tries to scare you about your machine is money – Total Protect will claim that only its ‘registered’ software is capable to remove all detections. As it was said earlier, these messages must be ignored:

Virus Detected!
This file or webpage contains malicious software.
File or Webpage: C:\Windows\System32\notepad.exe
Virus: Win32/Stuxnet.A

To stop Total Protect 2011 and its fabricated detection reports displayed every time you try to use your PC, you must remove Total Protect. For that, get a reputable anti-spyware, update it and launch. If you find difficulties when trying to remove this scam, reboot into safe mode with networking first and then launch spyhunter to find infected files and get rid of Total Protect completely.


Automatic Total Protect removal tools

Note: Reimage trial provides detection of parasites and assists in their removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.  We might be affiliated with some of these programs. Full information is available in disclosure

Manual removal


Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove Total Protect, 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 Reimage or other tools found on


Total Protect screenshots


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July 21, 2011 15:32, September 26, 2011 09:15

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