How to remove Fake Microsoft Windows Activation

Monday, May 24th, 2010 at 5:27 am
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Fake Microsoft Windows Activation description

Fake Microsoft Windows Activation popup will try to convince you that you need to pay to have your Windows operating system “re-activated”. The truth is, the alert is actually displayed by trojan in order to get your money.
The Fake Microsoft Windows Activation trojan is extremely pesky as it loads the counterfeit warning upon boot. In other words: victims can’t access their desktops unless they agree to give their credit card details away. Here’s what the counterfeit looks like:

Microsoft Windows Activation
Microsoft Piracy Control

Your copy of Windows was activated by another user. To help reduce software piracy, please re-activate your copy of Windows now. We will ask for your billing details, but your credit card will NOT be charged. You must activate Windows before you can continue to use it. Microsoft is committed to your privacy. For more information, www.microsoft.com/privacy.
Do you want to activate Windows now?

If Fake Microsoft Windows Activation infected your PC, you can get around the fake screen by clicking CTRL+ALT+DELETE to launch Task Manager. You can also boot your computer in a safe mode and then proceed with manual removal guide or automatic removal tools.

Do not pay for activating your Windows if the Fake Microsoft Windows Activation alert appears on your screen! This “Microsoft Windows Activation” is a hoax and it should be deleted as soon as possible.

How to manually remove Fake Microsoft Windows Activation

To remove Fake Microsoft Windows Activation spyware you must block Fake Microsoft Windows Activation sites, stop and remove processes, unregister DLL files, search and delete all other Fake Microsoft Windows Activation files and registry utility. Follow the Fake Microsoft Windows Activation detection and removal instructions below.

The most typical software removal method is to remove Fake Microsoft Windows Activation by using "Add or Remove Programs" service. However there may be hidden Fake Microsoft Windows Activation files, running processes and registries in your computer, so Fake Microsoft Windows Activation may recreate all other files after reboot.

Fake Microsoft Windows Activation manual removal instructions

Locate and delete Fake Microsoft Windows Activation registry entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\AntiPiracy
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System "DisableTaskMgr" = "1"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ""
Read more how to delete Fake Microsoft Windows Activation registry entries
Download RegistryBooster 2010 to scan errors caused by Fake Microsoft Windows Activation

Search and unregister Fake Microsoft Windows Activation DLL libraries:
mtl.dll Read more how to unregister Fake Microsoft Windows Activation DLL files

Detect and delete other Fake Microsoft Windows Activation files:
C:\WINDOWS\system32\.exe
%UserProfile%\Application Data\mtl.dll

We strongly recommend you to use spyware remover to track Fake Microsoft Windows Activation and automaticaly remove Fake Microsoft Windows Activation processes, registries and files as well as other spyware threats.

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2 Responses to

Fake Microsoft Windows Activation

  1. stephanierozas

    hi i tried to install the spyware to removed the fake privacy protection pop up’my computer but can’t run….pls help me…thank you in advance

    Reply

    Luciana Reply:

    Try running the tool in a safe mode.

    Reply

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