How to remove Privacy CorrectorTuesday, December 7th, 2010 at 7:24 am
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Privacy Corrector description
PrivacyCorrector mimics design and actions of anti-spyware application. The purpose of the imitation is tricking people into purchasing Privacy Corrector. Do not pay for Privacy Corrector unless for some reason you want to spend money for keeping malware on your computer. In all other cases, it’s recommended to delete Privacy Corrector as soon as possible.
Privacy Corrector spreads via trojans but it may also be distributed on deceptive websites. Once installed, PrivacyCorrector loads imitations of security warnings trying to scare people into giving their money away. It may also mimic Microsoft Security Essentials alerts:
Microsoft Security Essentials Alert
Privacy violation threat detected.
You personal data may be disclosed to a third party
Microsoft Security Essentials detected potential threats that might compromise your privacy or damage your computer. Your access to these items may be suspended until you take an action. Click ‘Show details’ to learn more.
Detected items: Unknown Win32/Trojan
Get rid of Privacy Corrector
Privacy Corrector is a Rogue Antispyware software
How to manually remove Privacy Corrector
To remove Privacy Corrector spyware you must block Privacy Corrector sites, stop and remove processes, unregister DLL files, search and delete all other Privacy Corrector files and registry utility. Follow the Privacy Corrector detection and removal instructions below.
The most typical software removal method is to remove Privacy Corrector by using "Add or Remove Programs" service. However there may be hidden Privacy Corrector files, running processes and registries in your computer, so Privacy Corrector may recreate all other files after reboot.
Privacy Corrector manual removal instructions
Stop and remove Privacy Corrector processes:
protect.exe Read more how to kill Privacy Corrector processes
Locate and delete Privacy Corrector registry entries:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run Protect = PrivacyCorrector.exe
EnableLUA = 0x00000000 ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin = 0x00000000 ConsentPromptBehaviorUser = 0x00000000
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon "Shell" = "%UserProfile%\Application Data\protect.exe" Read more how to delete Privacy Corrector registry entries
Download RegistryBooster 2010 to scan errors caused by Privacy Corrector
Detect and delete other Privacy Corrector files:
C:\Program Files\PC\Privacy Corrector
C:\Program Files\PC\Privacy Corrector\1.ico
C:\Program Files\PC\Privacy Corrector\Privacy Corrector.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Privacy Corrector\
We strongly recommend you to use spyware remover to track Privacy Corrector and automaticaly remove Privacy Corrector processes, registries and files as well as other spyware threats.