How to remove Total Anti Malware Protection

Cyber criminals came up with a new name and design for the same old rogue from the FakeVimes family – a family of fake antiviruses that are used to trick PC users into wasting their money on a useless product. If you have it, you might have visited a certain weird website with the online antivirus scan feature. The virus scan windows and alerts it showed you is nothing more than advertisements that try to scare you. The Total Anti Malware Protection is categorized as scareware for a reason. It knows how to scare the users who are not indifferent to the state of their computers. The rogue has an interface similar to a legitimate program Microsoft Security Essentials. Do not fall for the trickery – the rogue’s sole purpose is to make you spend your money.

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Ignore the notifications of various viruses, malware programs and Trojans which the rogue antivirus claims to detect on your PC. The Total Anti Malware Protection rogue will advise you to purchase the full version that would supposedly be able to remove the threats – buying it will only make the situation worse as it will make your PC more vulnerable for all kinds of other programs waiting for a chance to infect a computer. If the rogue’s alerts bother you a lot you can use the code “U2FD-S2LA-H4KA-UEPB” and enter it in the registration window.

Unfortunately, it will not solve your problem, it will only stop the annoying notifications from appearing. It should not be the only step you take as the rogue does make your PC vulnerable and it has to be removed. There are two way to remove Total Anti Malware Protection. You should consider using the manual way only if you are confident in your computer knowledge. It is quite complicated and unfortunately, it does not always work.

To remove Total Anti Malware Protection manually, you will need to remove all the files associated with the rogue, stop all the rogue’s processes and remove the registry files created by Total Anti Malware Protection. You can search for the names of the files and processes on the internet, but mind that the cunning program knows how to conceal its belongings. There is absolutely no guarantee that you will find all the files.

Associated Total Anti Malware Protection files and processes:

Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Total Anti Malware Protection.lnk
Application Data\Total Anti Malware Protection\
Application Data\Total Anti Malware Protection\cookies.sqlite
Application Data\Total Anti Malware Protection\Instructions.ini
Application Data\Total Anti Malware Protection\ScanDisk_.exe
%CommonAppData%\79b35\BackUp\Adobe Reader Speed Launch.lnk
%CommonAppData%\79b35\BackUp\Adobe Reader Synchronizer.lnk
%CommonAppData%\79b35\Quarantine Items\
%UserProfile%\Desktop\Total Anti Malware Protection.lnk
%StartMenu%\Total Anti Malware Protection.lnk
%StartMenu%\Programs\Total Anti Malware Protection.lnk

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Associated Total Anti Malware Protection registry keys:

HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes “URL” = “{searchTerms}”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes “URL” = “{searchTerms}”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer “IIL” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer “ltHI” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer “ltTST”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer “PRS” = “”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download “RunInvalidSignatures” = 1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer “DisallowRun” = 1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “Total Anti Malware Protection”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download “CheckExeSignatures” = “no”

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Use the automatic solution to ensure the complete removal of the rogue and save your time. But before downloading a specialized tool, you will need to complete a short manual instruction:

  1. Fist start your PC in safe mode. To do that restart your PC and press F8 key during the starting process (not to miss the right moment you should press the button repeatedly). Now you can see Windows Advanced Options menu. Select Safe mode with networking from the list and wait until the reboot is over.
  2. Then open Internet Explorer and click Tools there. In the tools drop-down menu select Internet Options and then select Connections.
  3. You will see a Local Area Network Settings window – uncheck a Use a proxy server for your LAN box and press OK to save the changes.

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Now you will be able to download a specialized tool that will quickly and easily remove Total Anti Malware Protections from your PC.

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