How to remove Windows Interactive Security
Windows Interactive Security is a new malicious fake antivirus program that looks and behaves like other FakeVimes rogue antivirus or antispyware programs. These programs look like legitimate antivirus software with many visual elements that are misleading. In fact, the main purpose of this malware is to press users to pay about $100 for useless and dangerous program with fake scans and false security alerts about inexistent threats present in the system. The purchase of a license to this program should supposedly remove found threats, but there is no any license and all the problems are caused by this fake antivirus program. Since this program is installed to run on Windows startup, it helps to control infected system and block other programs and the access to certain websites that might help to remove this malware. After taking control and causing problems, this rogue fake antivirus started to bring numerous security alerts about viruses and offer a license for $100. While some of problems might disappear with the purchase of license, Windows Interactive Security, spyware and Trojans are still present in the system and might let infect system with more viruses and keep it under distant control. With concern to your security and privacy you need to Remove Windows Interactive Security before it cause more problems or helps to steal money from your credit card account.
What is Windows Interactive Security virus?
Many people are not aware of FakeVimes rogue antivirus and antispyware programs before one is installed into system startup and takes control over the infected system. It intimidates users with false security alerts. At first, this program might even look like advanced security software since normal antivirus cannot find inexistent viruses and other threats. The scam used with Windows Interactive Security based on common trust to security software. When Windows Interactive Security reports on found inexistent threats, people barely would think that all the real problems they notice are caused by the antivirus program, even if the program was silently downloaded and installed in the system as it is often the case. Such an installation is a sign of Trojan activity that spread spyware and adware over the internet. Windows Interactive Security and bundled malicious programs might blocks normal antivirus software, bring more viruses, and let control infected system from distant location. Credit card security information is a common target for malicious programs. This information might be easily taken with the help of keyloggers triggered by the moment of purchase Windows Interactive Security.
You need to uninstall Windows Interactive Security as soon as possible and scan your computer with normal antivirus program to remove dangerous spyware and Trojans. If you wonder how to get rid of Windows Interactive Security if the system is controlled by this program and your normal antivirus program is blocked, then this page might help you to answer this question and remove the malware.
Remove Windows Interactive Security
If you had never use Windows system tools needed for the removal, then it is better for you to use an automated way of removal. Windows Interactive Security Removal Tool from Security Stronghold is a fully automated and possibly the easiest way of removal that needs only few clicks. You can use other tools that might help you to remove FakeVimes from the internet. Whatever you choose, these programs are relatively easy and safe way to remove Windows Interactive Security as compared to manual removal. Errors made during manual process in Windows Registry are dangerous to the system and might cause problems even worse than virus infection when the system stop responding and important data might be lost.
With advanced skills in system management you can easily remove Windows Interactive Security by following instructions placed below. Help articles will help you with each basic step involved in the removal, Though, you need to be careful, use system backup, and bear the risk of error that can cause serious problems.
Do not try to remove Windows Interactive Security manually unless you can follow these instructions. Experienced users might successfully remove it ; though, it is important to be careful with changes and use system and registry backup. People without sufficient knowledge and skills better use some of automated removal tools.
This removal tool might be used without any additional instruction. It is easy and safe.
With manual removal you need to be aware of possible troubles coming out of errors made in System Registry. “Removal Help Articles” provide some guidance for basic steps that you might need to perform during manual removal process. Make backup for your system and registry before making changes. It is the only reliable way of restoring your system in case of trouble.
Do not use manual removal unless you understand what need to be done and ready to hold responsibility for the result.
Windows Interactive Security is blocking internet and other needed programs. In this case you need to manually unblock Windows system tools and restore an access to the internet before you can proceed with the removal. To prevent Windows Interactive Security from controlling your system you need to use Safe Mode.
Note: Try to register Windows Interactive Security with following number 0W000-000B0-00T00-E0020.. This might unblock access to the internet and the system tools you need for removal.
Stop Windows Interactive Security malicious processes
Protector-[random 3 chars].exe
Remove Windows Interactive Security entries from system registry:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegistryTools” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings “ID” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings “net” = “2012-2-17_2″
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings “UID” = “rudbxijemb”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\_avp32.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\_avpcc.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\ashDisp.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\divx.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\mostat.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\platin.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\tapinstall.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\zapsetup3001.exe
Unregister Windows Interactive Security DLLs:
Delete Windows Interactive Security files:
How to remove Trojans that delivered Windows Interactive Security to your system
You need to remove Trojans and spyware that might be installed along with Windows Interactive Security to your system. While this fake antivirus controls your computer, the normal antivirus can’t remove these threats. After you remove Windows Interactive Security, update your antivirus and run full system scan for viruses in your computer. If nothing is found by your antivirus, try to scan your system with free antivirus scanners from major antivirus vendors. They are specially designed to handle newest threats before removal tools are incorporated into virus monitoring software updates.
If this listing is not clear and you have no basic experience with Registry Editor, then use helping articles from menu on the right to get more information. You also can download malware removal program from the internet and remove Windows Interactive Security easily, without risk to your system. The automated way is quick and safe as compared to manual way. This removal tool deletes malicious programs and corrects registry keys that are not present in the list for safety reasons since they might be accidentally removed. Proper removal of Windows Interactive Security will help to make your system clean and secure again.