Windows Trouble Taker - How To Remove?

Type: Rogue Anti-Spyware(FakeVimes)

Windows Trouble Taker is a new creation of the same scammers who should be blamed for releasing Windows Defending Center and other threats. All these rogue anti-spywares have almost identical design and misleading tactics aimed at swindling the money from PC users. If you also notice Windows Trouble Taker on your computer, keep in mind that all the viruses reported by this program are invented and will never be removed. Windows Trouble Taker tends to offer its fake licensed version but it has no virus data base and acts as a tool to swindle the money from PC users. We highly recommend you to remove Windows Trouble Taker before it starts initiating more havoc on your computer.

The main thing you must keep in mind is that Windows Trouble Taker is not a real security application. It only pretends to be the one that easily finds and removes viruses. However, though it looks legitimate, it only imitates these functions. Windows Trouble Taker belongs to the category of rogue anti-spywares, so it gets inside the system without any user’s permission asked. In addition, after making some secret modifications made to PC’s registry, this program gets ability to start every time PC is rebooted and display its misleading alerts. Alerts displayed by this program typically report about numerous viruses, like trojans, adware, malware and others, detected. In most cases, alerts from Windows Trouble Taker display such information:

Torrent Alert
Recomended: Please use secure encrypted protocol for torrent links.
Torrent link detected!
Receiving this notification means that you have violated the copyright laws. Using Torrent for downloading movies and licensed software shall be prosecuted and you may be sued for cybercrime and breach of law under the SOPA legislation.
Please register your copy of the AV to activate anonymous data transfer protocol through the torrent link.

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.

Note that all these viruses reported on Windows Trouble Taker alerts are made-up infections that should never be deleted. In most of the cases, they are legitimate your system files that are important for normal PC’s functionality. Instead of falling for this rogue and its misleading campaign, you should remove Windows Trouble Taker from your computer without any delay. For that, we recommend using automatic removal tools, such as spyhunter or 2012 version of spyware doctor

Automatic Windows Trouble Taker 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 Trouble Taker, 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


Windows Trouble Taker screenshots


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March 30, 2012 11:43, April 20, 2012 09:35

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