How to remove Windows Optimal SettingsMonday, February 14th, 2011 at 3:27 am
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Windows Optimal Settings description
Windows Optimal Settings is a fake system tool made to fool people into purchasing it. The program is useless. It’s a clone of Windows Care Tool and Windows Optimal Solution. None of the mentioned tools are able to protect a computer; they are only meant to gain a purchase by masquerading as security programs.
Windows OptimalSettings spreads via deceptive websites and it may also be installed by trojans. When it gets on a PC, the tool presents itself as a part of Windows. Don’t let the design mislead you into taking the program seriously! WindowsOptimalSettings is a fraud and it should be treated as such. Remove Windows Optimal Settings right after it appears on your computer.
Here are some examples of counterfeit alerts loaded by Windows Optimal Settings:
System Security Warning
Attempt to modify register key entries is detected. Register entries analysis is recommended.
Microsoft Security Essentials Alert
Potential Threat Details
Microsoft Security Essentials detected potential threats that might compromise your private or damage your computer. Your access to these items may be suspended until you take an action. Click ’show details’ to learn more.
Name: c:\program files\firefox\firefox.exe
Application that seems to be a key-logger is detected. System information security is at risk. It is recommended to enable the security mode and run total System scanning.
System component corrupted!
System reboot error has occurred due to lsass.exe system process failure.
This may be caused by severe malware infections.
Automatic restore of lsass.exe backup copy completed.
The correct system performance can not be resumed without eliminating the cause of lsass.exe corruption.
Get rid of Windows Optimal Settings
Windows Optimal Settings is a Rogue Antispyware software
How to manually remove Windows Optimal Settings
To remove Windows Optimal Settings spyware you must block Windows Optimal Settings sites, stop and remove processes, unregister DLL files, search and delete all other Windows Optimal Settings files and registry utility. Follow the Windows Optimal Settings detection and removal instructions below.
The most typical software removal method is to remove Windows Optimal Settings by using "Add or Remove Programs" service. However there may be hidden Windows Optimal Settings files, running processes and registries in your computer, so Windows Optimal Settings may recreate all other files after reboot.
Windows Optimal Settings manual removal instructions
Locate and delete Windows Optimal Settings registry entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon "Shell" = "%UserProfile%\Application Data\[random].exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\egui.exe "Debugger" = "svchost.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\ekrn.exe "Debugger" = "svchost.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msascui.exe "Debugger" = "svchost.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msmpeng.exe "Debugger" = "svchost.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msseces.exe "Debugger" = "svchost.exe" Read more how to delete Windows Optimal Settings registry entries
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Detect and delete other Windows Optimal Settings files:
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