How to Remove Windows Maintenance Suite

Windows Maintenance Suite is one of the latest instances of the fake-antivirus programs known as a FakeVimes family. This kind of programs are called “scareware” since they use social engineering to press users into purchasing licenses for useless security programs that look like legal ones. These programs install dangerous spyware into your system and take it under distant control from the unknown cyber criminals lair. The main target is your money and info for your credit card account. If security and privacy are important things to you, then you need to remove Windows Maintenance Suite form your system as soon as possible.

After Windows Maintenance Suite is installed on your system from rogue or infected websites, it is configured to run on Windows startup. When it starts it runs fake security scans and comes up with a multiple annoying security alerts about faked problems found in your system. This program offers to clean your system off these insecurities if you pay for a license to this program. There is no any advanced version that you get with your payment. The scam is not designed for this, and all the point of this faked activity is scaring you and making you pay and disclose your credit card info during payment.

Windows Maintenance Suit GUI sample

Windows Maintenance Suite is spread by malicious and infected sites with the help of Trojans. It might install more viruses and more advanced malware into your system. Since it starts on windows startup, it controls your system, and this makes the process of this malware removal quite complicated even if this time there aren’t that many files you need to process to get rid of it. It might block the most needed Windows utilities that help to remove malicious programs from your computer. It also blocks an access to the most known security sites as well as the antivirus programs installed on your PC. Despite of difficulties, you need to remove this program from your system before it install more advanced spyware and make your credit card info disclosed.

Remove Windows Maintenance Suite

Remove Windows Maintenance Suite from your computer with the help of professional removal tool. Actually, this tool will remove Windows Maintenance Suite automatically as it founds it. This way of removal is relatively safe and quick. If you are experienced user with skills in system management, then you can remove this malware manually by following instructions below. Whatever way you choose, you might need to unblock the utilities and websites that are blocked by Windows Maintenance Suite. Try to use fake registration for this and use 0W000-000B0-00T00-E0020. as a registration number. This should make Windows Maintenance Suite think that you are registered. If you can’t unblock your utilities with this fake registration, them look how to unblock your system tools in our helping guides.

Automatic Removal

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Manual Removal

Note: Manual removal is OK for users that understand everything related to the instructions placed below. It is good if you have some experience in work with System Registry. Inaccuracy such as typos and removing wrong keys from system registry might and in your system being inoperable.

If your do not have advanced skills and the knowledge in this area, you can’t easily remove this malicious program with an automatic removal tool. If you go manual way, be careful, always do backup before making any changes to your system and read carefully this instructions as well as helping files for the details of this process.

You need to be aware of the danger that errors might present. Do not start manual removal process unless you are ready to hold responsibility for the result.

Stop Windows Maintenance Suite malicious processes

Protector-[rnd].exe

How to Stop Malicious Process with your Task Manager

Remove entries made by Windows Maintenance Suite in your registry:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_ERROR_PAGE_BYPASS_ZONE_CHECK_FOR_HTTPS_KB954312
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\Run “Inspector”
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

How to Edit Windows Registry

Unregister Windows Maintenance Suite DLLs:

npswf32.dll

How to Unregister DLL file

Remove Windows Maintenance Suite files:

%AppData%\Protector-[rnd].exe

How to Show Hidden Files

If this instructions are less than very clear to you, then it is better to use professional removal tool to remove Windows Maintenance Suite from your system. This way of removal is quick, safe, and easy for everyone. This removal tool eliminates not only one piece of a malware but kills any one that is known and found in your system. So, your system will be clean of many different threats.

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