How to remove Windows PC Aid: Download Removal Tool
Name of the threat:
Command or file name:
Windows PC Aid
Protector-(random 4 letters).exe
Win32/Win64 (Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 10)
Windows PC Aid is a rogue antivirus, which belongs to the FakeVimes family. The program is usually installed on the computer of the user by a Trojan that uses the vulnerabilities of the security system of the computer. Like all other rogue programs Windows PC Aid deceives users to make them pay for the nonexistent full version of the program. But Windows PC Aid is able to enable and deactivate the existent antivirus programs of your computer and feels free, using the PC for its malicious aims. The user will see numerous fake system alerts about different infections. When the user tries to remove Windows PC Aid, it will protect and restore itself.
Windows PC Aid intrusion method
Windows PC Aid 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 PC Aid 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 PC Aid. Also, it can create folder with name Windows PC Aid under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData.
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Removes all files created by Windows PC Aid.
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Threat's description and solution are developed by Security Stronghold security team.
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How to remove Windows PC Aid manually
This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Windows PC Aid, 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 PC Aid.
To get rid of Windows PC Aid, you should:
1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:
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:
3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:
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 PC Aid blocks you from running security programs.
Often rogue programs like Windows PC Aid 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 PC Aid removal is Safe Mode with Networking. To load in Safe Mode with Networking and remove Windows PC Aid do the following:
Information provided by: Aleksei Abalmasov