How to remove Windows Software GuardTuesday, February 8th, 2011 at 5:00 am
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Windows Software Guard description
Windows Software Guard is a rogue program presented as a security tool in order to gain a purchase. While the name and the design of this app suggest taking Windows SoftwareGuard as a legitimate program, the tool is actually malicious and fraudulent.
Windows Software Guard is designed to make it look like a compromised computer is badly damaged. The program fabricates tons of warnings and alerts that offer purchasing WindowsSoftwareGuard for fixing everything up. If your screen is full of Windows Software Guard pop-ups, step back a little and under no circumstances pay for the scam. Windows SoftwareGuard is not able to locate or remove any threats. The pop-ups it loads are just imitations. Windows Software Guard may cause other problems such as blocked applications or hijacked web browser.
Here are some examples of Windows SoftwareGuard warnings:
System Security Warning
Attempt to modify register key entries is detected. Register entries analysis is recommended.
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.
Threat prevention solution found
Security system analysis has revealed critical file system vulnerability caused by severe malware attacks.
Risk of system files infection:
The detected vulnerability may result in unauthorized access to private information and hard drive data with a seriuos possibility of irreversible data loss and unstable PC performance. To remove the malware please run a full system scan. Press ‘OK’ to install the software necessary to initiate system files check. To complete the installation process please reboot your computer.
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.
Get rid of Windows Software Guard
Windows Software Guard is a Rogue Antispyware software
How to manually remove Windows Software Guard
To remove Windows Software Guard spyware you must block Windows Software Guard sites, stop and remove processes, unregister DLL files, search and delete all other Windows Software Guard files and registry utility. Follow the Windows Software Guard detection and removal instructions below.
The most typical software removal method is to remove Windows Software Guard by using "Add or Remove Programs" service. However there may be hidden Windows Software Guard files, running processes and registries in your computer, so Windows Software Guard may recreate all other files after reboot.
Windows Software Guard manual removal instructions
Locate and delete Windows Software Guard registry entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon "Shell" = "%UserProfile%\Application Data\.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 Software Guard registry entries
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Detect and delete other Windows Software Guard files:
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