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Threat indicator: HIGH

Threat's profile

Name of the threat:

Command or file name:

Threat type:

Affected OS:

Windows Home Patron

Protector-(random 4 letters).exe

Rogue

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


Autorun of Windows Home Patron can be fixed in Hijackthis by fixing the line:

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Inspector] %AppData%\Protector-(random 4 letters).exe

To unlock your PC and get rid of alerts use following code:

0W000-000B0-00T00-E0020


Windows Home Patron

Windows Home Patron intrusion method

Windows Home Patron copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is Protector-(random 4 letters).exe. Then it creates new startup key with name Windows Home Patron and value Protector-(random 4 letters).exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name Protector-(random 4 letters).exe or Windows Home Patron. Also, it can create folder with name Windows Home Patron under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData.

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

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* Technical details of Windows Home Patron threat.

* Manual Windows Home Patron removal.

* Download WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool.


How to remove Windows Home Patron manually

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

To get rid of Windows Home Patron, you should:

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

  • %AppData%\NPSWF32.dll
  • %AppData%\Protector-.exe
  • %AppData%\Protector-.exe
  • %AppData%\result.db
  • %AppData%\1st$0l3th1s.cnf

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.

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2. Delete the following malicious folders:

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

  • Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options
    \gbmenu.exe
  • Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options
    \msdm.exe
  • Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options
    \bipcpevalsetup.exe
  • Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options
    \alevir.exe
  • Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\ASProtect
  • Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings
    Value: net
    Data: 2012-6-14
  • Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings
    Value: UID
    Data: (random)
  • Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
    Value: Inspector
  • Key:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system

    Value: EnableLUA
  • Key:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system

    Value: ConsentPromptBehaviorUser
  • Key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System

    Value: DisableTaskMgr
  • Key:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system

    Value: ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin
  • Key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System

    Value: DisableRegistryTools
  • Key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System

    Value: DisableRegedit
  • Key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings

    Value: WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect

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 Home Patron blocks you from running security programs.

Often rogue programs like Windows Home Patron 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 Home Patron removal is Safe Mode with Networking. To load in Safe Mode with Networking and remove Windows Home Patron 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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