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Threat indicator: HIGH

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Windows Functionality Checker

Protector-hox.exe

Rogue

Win32/Win64 (Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 10)


Windows Functionality Checker is a false anti-spyware program that was created to deceive the inexperienced user and to steal his money. Like other rogue antivirus programs, Windows Functionality Checker asks the user to buy the license key of the program as if the program wants to help to get rid of all the threats that supposedly exist in the system. But Windows Functionality Checker does not really care about the security status of your computer. All the scans that the program performs are just a deception, because it cannot find the real viruses on your computer, it just pretends to do it. It will show the results of scans and fake security even if you don't want to see them. You can not to pay attention to the information that shows the program, it is also just a deception.


Windows Functionality Checker

Windows Functionality Checker intrusion method

Windows Functionality Checker copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is Protector-hox.exe. Then it creates new startup key with name Windows Functionality Checker and value Protector-hox.exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name Protector-hox.exe or Windows Functionality Checker. Also, it can create folder with name Windows Functionality Checker under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData.

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* Removes all files created by Windows Functionality Checker.

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Threat's description and solution are developed by Security Stronghold security team.

Here you can also learn:

* Technical details of Windows Functionality Checker threat.

* Manual Windows Functionality Checker removal.

* Download WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool.


How to remove Windows Functionality Checker manually

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Windows Functionality Checker, 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 Functionality Checker.

To get rid of Windows Functionality Checker, you should:

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1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:

  • Windows Functionality Checker.lnk
  • NPSWF32.dll
  • Protector-hox.exe
  • result.db

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 WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.

**Trial version of Wipersoft provides detection of computer viruses for FREE. To remove malware, you have to purchase the full version of Wipersoft.

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2. Delete the following malicious folders:

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3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:

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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 WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.


If Windows Functionality Checker blocks you from running security programs.

Often rogue programs like Windows Functionality Checker block you from running security programs and visiting anti-virus websites. In this case we recommend you to boot your Windows in Safe Mode with Networking. This is special mode when Windows will not load third-party services, drivers and start-up objects. However you will be able to use Internet. Just download and run suggested programs for easy Windows Functionality Checker removal is Safe Mode with Networking. To load in Safe Mode with Networking and remove Windows Functionality Checker do the following:


  • Start or restart your Windows

  • Keep pressing F8 button from the beginning of the boot

  • This will open Advanced Boot Option menu

  • In the menu choose Safe Mode with Networking (use arrows on the keyboard to navigate)

  • Wait until Windows loads

  • Download WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool scan and remove found threats.

  • Restart Windows in Normal Mode


Information provided by: Aleksei Abalmasov

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