Windows Ultimate Safeguard is a rogue antivirus program out of FakeVimes family. This program is distributed or silently installed as a piece of security software. Though, it only runs fake security scans and intimidates users with false security alerts. The purpose of this program is to scare users in attempt to sell this useless and dangerous program for $100. Before you remove Windows Ultimate Safeguard, it blocks normal antivirus software and an access to security websites. It is also capable of redirecting internet browsers to rogue sites and causing other problems. These problems are related to Windows Ultimate Safeguard, but for the program that look like security software it is easy to pass the blame to inexistent threats that I reports on. Windows Ultimate Safeguard often comes in a pack with other malicious programs, and these programs cause more security problems, damages, and possibly thief of important data such as passwords and other information. You need to remove Windows Ultimate Safeguard from your PC and clean your system from viruses.
Contents of Windows Ultimate Safeguard Removal Guide
- Manual Removal Guide for Windows Ultimate Safeguard
- Automated Windows Ultimate Safeguard Removal Tool
- Complete Windows Ultimate Safeguard removal
What Windows Ultimate Safeguard is?
Windows Ultimate Safeguard might be installed in two ways. More often it comes with Trojans and is silently installed without user being aware of the installation, and sometimes Windows Ultimate Safeguard is installed by PC users tricked into this installation with a simple scam. When a user runs into malicious website, the message about his/her system being badly infected with viruses pops up inviting for free scan. Then Windows Ultimate Safeguard is downloaded and started perform fake scans and alerts. When Windows Ultimate Safeguard is installed, it configures itself to run with system startup and block other programs, especially antivirus software and Windows tools. Then it starts to produce false alerts that link problems that user can notice with Windows Ultimate Safeguard installed to innocent programs blamed in being infected or hacked. There is no license offered you at $100 or any useful functionality related to this program. Victim pays tribute to criminals for nothing since this program stays after payment is made and needs to be somehow removed for security reasons.
- If you pay for this malware, look at How to Get Refund for Fake Antivirus Program
- Remove malware with Windows Ultimate Safeguard Removal Tool
- Remove malware with How to manually remove Windows Ultimate Safeguard – Removal Guide
Windows Ultimate Safeguard malicious activity
You antivirus software wouldn’t be able to report on Windows Ultimate Safeguard since unless you have some exotic one, it will be found and blocked by this malicious program as well as other programs that can help to remove this threat. Windows Ultimate Safeguard might even look like advanced program because no normal antivirus would find that many (inexistant) problems, and so any might look at first inferior to Windows Ultimate Safeguard. Next logical step is paying $100 for such a “wonderful” program. Cyber criminals expect people to think like that, and sometimes it works.
Windows Ultimate Safeguard often comes in a bundle with other viruses, adware and spyware and helps other threats freely to come in. This process only helps to confirm that false alerts are true since infected system might behave in unexpected ways. One who installs fake security programs from webpages after being warned with some security alert should learn – there is no way for the webpage to test your computer that quickly whatever technology is used. It is only a trick for spreading malware. Avoid clicking on links and buttons inviting you to download magic online solution to security. It is likely that this “magic” will take your system a hostage for a ransom, and even well-known security websites are sometimes imitated and exploited by cyber criminals for extorting your money.
Windows Ultimate Safeguard Removal Tool
You can find scanners and special removal tools that can remove Windows Ultimate Safeguard on the internet. Some of these tools are free ore have free versions, and some are more like featured antivirus products that require you to abandon using your favorite antivirus. There are also free antivirus scanners that might help with the problem. Windows Ultimate Safeguard Removal Tool is a programs that helps to remove Windows Ultimate Safeguard with a simple mouse click and keep your system clean.
How to manually remove Windows Ultimate Safeguard
Yes, you can manually remove this malware from your computer. You just need to have time for that, some will and some patience. The most important thing during this removal process is to be careful and avoid errors that can make your system inoperable. If you do not have sufficient experience in using system tools look for help in articles on the right related to one or another basic process needed to be performed during manual removal. It is not that hard to remove Windows Ultimate Safeguard manually. Though, this way is still quite complicated as compared to automated malware removal. It is time consuming and prone to human errors like typos. System Registry Editor is quite challenging for beginners, working with this program might present some risks since improper changes might affects all the system. There is no UNDO button in Registry Editor. The only way to ensure safety is making backup for registry keys being removed. Full system backup is a good idea if you have very important information stored on your computer.
With manual removal you might need to unlock blocked by the malware Windows system tools such as Task Manager and Registry Editor. To prevent malicious program from starting and taking your system under control you need to perform removal procedures with operating system started in Safe Mode before you kill malicious processes and remove executable files.
Note: To save your time just try to register Windows Ultimate Safeguard with the number 0W000-000B0-00T00-E0020.. It’s a backdoor to unlocking most needed system tools. Though, Windows Ultimate Safeguard itself cannot be removed this way. You need to proceed with removal process until Windows Ultimate Safeguard and other malicious programs are deleted.
Kill Windows Ultimate Safeguard malicious processes
Remove Windows Ultimate Safeguard 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 Ultimate Safeguard DLLs:
Delete Windows Ultimate Safeguard files:
Note: Pay close attention to Registry Editor procedures. Errors made in system registry might damage your computer. If you are not comfortable with this program use automated removal tool let for easy Windows Ultimate Safeguard removal. One more plus of this particular offer is free SpyHunter scanner that comes with Windows Ultimate Safeguard Removal Tool and helps to removes Spyware and other malicious programs found in your system.
Windows Ultimate Safeguard complete removal
Windows Ultimate Safeguard might come with other malicious programs and helps to install more of them. These programs are likely to include spyware that hunts for your credit card info and personal information. Some of spyware might open the way for criminals to control your system distantly, and your PC and name might be used for illegal purposes. After you remove, Windows Ultimate Safeguard, you need to update your antivirus monitor program and firewall. Then run a full system scan. If nothing is found, then try to scan your system with free antivirus scanners from major antivirus vendors. These tools are updated slightly faster than major antivirus products and more likely able to handle newest threats. These procedures will help you complete remove Windows Ultimate Safeguard and damages it brought to your PC.