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Win32 (Windows XP, Vista, Seven, 8)

BitGuard is an unwanted program that is designed to protect browser settings after they've been changed by a hijacker bundled with this program and make sure they remain installed or unchanged by other third party programs. This prevents user from changing homepage and search in browsers to preferred ones.


BitGuard intrusion method

BitGuard copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is bitguard.exe. Then it creates new startup key with name BitGuard and value bitguard.exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name bitguard.exe or BitGuard. Also, it can create folder with name BitGuard under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData.

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* Manual BitGuard removal.

* Download BitGuard Removal Tool.

How to remove BitGuard manually?

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with BitGuard, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by BitGuard.

To get rid of BitGuard, you should:

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1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:

• bitguard.exe
• bitguard.dll

Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use BitGuard Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

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2. Delete the following malicious folders:

• %ProgramFiles%\BitGuard

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3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:

  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\BitGuard

Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use BitGuard Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

4. Manually fix browser problems

BitGuard can affect your browsers which results in browser redirection or search hijack. We recommend you to use free option "Reset Browsers" under "Tools" in Stronghold AntiMalware to reset all the browsers at once. Mention that you need to remove all files and kill all processes belonging to BitGuard before doing this. To reset your browsers manually and restore your homepage perform the following steps:

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Internet Explorer

  • If you use Windows XP, click Start, and then click Run. Type the following in the Open box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"

  • If you use Windows 7 or Windows Vista, click Start. Type the following in the Search box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"

  • Click the Advanced tab

  • In Reset Internet Explorer settings, click Reset. Click Reset in opened window again.

  • Select Delete personal settings checkbox to remove browsing history, search providers, homepage

  • After Internet Explorer finishes resetting, click Close in the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box

Warning: In case this option will not work use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.

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Google Chrome

  • Go to the installation folder of Google Chrome: C:\Users\"your username"\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\User Data.

  • In the User Data folder, look for a file named as Default and rename it to DefaultBackup.

  • Launch Google Chrome and a new clean Default file will be created.

Warning: This option might not work if in Google Chrome you use online synchronization between PCs. In this case use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.

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Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox

  • Go to Help > Troubleshooting Information in menu.

  • Click the Reset Firefox button.

  • After Firefox is done, it will show a window and create folder on the desktop. Click Finish.

Warning: This option will also clean all your account passwords for all websites. If you don't want it use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.

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Information provided by: Aleksei Abalmasov Protection Status

Here are the descriptions of problems connected with BitGuard and bitguard.exe we received earlier:

Problem Summary: bitgaurd

Can't uninstall the program. Cant even get Task Mgr to come up. Bitguard stops anything from running including any removal tool.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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