Windows Virus Hunter Removal: Remove Windows Virus Hunter Forever
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Name of the threat:
Command or file name:
Windows Virus Hunter
%AppData%\Protector-(random 4 letters).exe
Win32 (Windows 9x, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Seven)
Windows Virus Hunter does not hunt viruses as you may think at first judging by the name. It is actually a cunning member of FakeVimes family. The program has been classified as "fake antivirus" for its pretentious nature. Infected by Windows Virus Hunter computer will display fake virus scan followed by numerous pop-up messages. The Windows Virus Hunter rogue is dangerous to your computer's security as it opens gates to all kinds of malicious programs. It is hard to remove Windows Virus Hunter because it is written so that it will block antivirus and change Internet settings. However, if you have been attacked by the rogue, you do not have to worry as there is a specialized removal tool that will save your computer from Windows Virus Hunter. Install Windows Virus Hunter Removal Tool - it knows its job.
Windows Virus Hunter intrusion method
Windows Virus Hunter copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is %AppData%\Protector-(random 4 letters).exe. Then it creates new startup key with name Windows Virus Hunter and value %AppData%\Protector-(random 4 letters).exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name %AppData%\Protector-(random 4 letters).exe or Windows Virus Hunter.
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How to fix Windows Virus Hunter?
This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Windows Virus Hunter, 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 Virus Hunter.
To get rid of Windows Virus Hunter, 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 Virus Hunter 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 Virus Hunter Removal Tool for safe problem solution.