Windows PC Aid Removal: Remove Windows PC Aid Forever
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Name of the threat:
Command or file name:
Windows PC Aid
Protector-(random 4 letters).exe
Win32 (Windows 9x, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Seven)
Windows PC Aid is a rogue antivirus, which belongs to the FakeVimes family. The program is usually installed on the computer of the user by a Trojan that uses the vulnerabilities of the security system of the computer. Like all other rogue programs Windows PC Aid deceives users to make them pay for the nonexistent full version of the program. But Windows PC Aid is able to enable and deactivate the existent antivirus programs of your computer and feels free, using the PC for its malicious aims. The user will see numerous fake system alerts about different infections. When the user tries to remove Windows PC Aid, it will protect and restore itself.
Windows PC Aid intrusion method
Windows PC Aid 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 PC Aid 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 PC Aid.
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How to fix Windows PC Aid?
This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Windows PC Aid, 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 PC Aid.
To get rid of Windows PC Aid, 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 PC Aid 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 PC Aid Removal Tool for safe problem solution.