Windows Guard Tools Removal: Remove Windows Guard Tools Forever
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Name of the threat:
Command or file name:
Windows Guard Tools
Protector-(random 4 letters).exe
Win32 (Windows 9x, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Seven)
Windows Guard Tools is one of the most common fake antiviruses. This program, like some other fake programs belongs to Fake.Vimes malware family. This program can spread itself through the Internet, social networks, spam letters. If the program is installed on the computer, so the user will be tired of numerous pop-ups about different infections that are not present on his or her computer. Like all rogue antiviruses the program was created to earn money for its developers in order to increase the ranks of rogue antiviruses of its family. The user should remove Windows Guard Tools if he notices its presence.
Windows Guard Tools intrusion method
Windows Guard Tools copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is Protector-(random 4 letters).exe. Then it creates new startup key with name Windows Guard Tools and value Protector-(random 4 letters).exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name Protector-(random 4 letters).exe or Windows Guard Tools.
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How to fix Windows Guard Tools?
This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Windows Guard Tools, 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 Windows Guard Tools.
To get rid of Windows Guard Tools, you should:
1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:
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 Windows Guard Tools Removal Tool for safe problem solution.
2. Delete the following malicious folders:
3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:
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 Windows Guard Tools Removal Tool for safe problem solution.