How to remove ThinkPointWednesday, October 20th, 2010 at 7:00 am
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ThinkPoint is a malicious program masked under user interface of a security tool. The program is incapable of detecting and removing infections, nevertheless, it charges for these nonexistent services.
Think Point generates tons of annoying security reports. If a victim clicks on a fake warning they are asked to buy ThinkPoint for deleting the “detected threats”. If your screen is taken over by ThinkPoint, keep in mind that all the alerts are falsified and ThinkPoint itself is the problem. Do not purchase ThinkPoint! The malware may also cause other inconveniences such as hijacked web browser or disabled applications.
Get rid of ThinkPoint
ThinkPoint is a Rogue Antispyware software
How to manually remove ThinkPoint
To remove ThinkPoint spyware you must block ThinkPoint sites, stop and remove processes, unregister DLL files, search and delete all other ThinkPoint files and registry utility. Follow the ThinkPoint detection and removal instructions below.
The most typical software removal method is to remove ThinkPoint by using "Add or Remove Programs" service. However there may be hidden ThinkPoint files, running processes and registries in your computer, so ThinkPoint may recreate all other files after reboot.
ThinkPoint manual removal instructions
Stop and remove ThinkPoint processes:
thinkpoint.exe Read more how to kill ThinkPoint processes
Locate and delete ThinkPoint registry entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon "Shell" = "%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\hotfix.exe"
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentConfiguration\Winlogon\Shell = %AppData%\hotfix.exe Read more how to delete ThinkPoint registry entries
Download RegistryBooster 2010 to scan errors caused by ThinkPoint
Detect and delete other ThinkPoint files:
We strongly recommend you to use spyware remover to track ThinkPoint and automaticaly remove ThinkPoint processes, registries and files as well as other spyware threats.