How to remove PToolsMonday, February 1st, 2010 at 7:38 am
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PTools is a deceptive application. It presents itself as a security tool while it’s a malware masked as an anti-spyware program.
P-Tools spreads via fraudulent and malicious websites. Those pretend to be online virus scanners that demand installing PTools for deleting malware threats. Infections reported by such online scanners are made-up. PTools is not capable of detecting or deleting malware. Some of those websites may even install PTools rogue anti-spyware automatically upon visit.
Once onboard, PTools displays annoying notifications trying to gain a purchase. Don’t trust this program and remove it with no doubt.
Get rid of PTools
PTools is a Rogue Antispyware software
How to manually remove PTools
To remove PTools spyware you must block PTools sites, stop and remove processes, unregister DLL files, search and delete all other PTools files and registry utility. Follow the PTools detection and removal instructions below.
The most typical software removal method is to remove PTools by using "Add or Remove Programs" service. However there may be hidden PTools files, running processes and registries in your computer, so PTools may recreate all other files after reboot.
PTools manual removal instructions
Stop and remove PTools processes:
agent.exe Read more how to kill PTools processes
Locate and delete PTools registry entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon "Shell" = "pc.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PTools Read more how to delete PTools registry entries
Download RegistryBooster 2010 to scan errors caused by PTools
Detect and delete other PTools files:
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\PC\faq\images\gimg3.jpg
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\PC\faq\images\gimg2.jpg
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\PC\faq\images\gimg1.jpg
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\PC\faq\guide.html
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\PC\agent.exe
We strongly recommend you to use spyware remover to track PTools and automaticaly remove PTools processes, registries and files as well as other spyware threats.