Windows Safety Protection - How To Remove?


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!)

Automatic Windows Safety Protection 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 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 Reimage or other tools found on


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February 7, 2011 13:27, May 21, 2012 11:57

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