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IronProtector. How to Remove? (Uninstall Guide)

removal by - -   Also known as Iron Protector | Type: Rogue Antispyware
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IronProtector is a rogue anti-spyware program promoted through the use of Trojans that masquerade as Flash player required to watch online videos. It comes bundled with another rogue program called RegistryClever. The fake anti-spyware program is promoted via fake online anti-malware scanners as well. Once installed, Iron Protector will create numerous harmless files and later will detect these files as infections. Finally, it will prompt you to pay for a full version of the program to remove non-existing infection from your computer. As you can see, the main goal of this rogue program is to trick you into purchasing the full version of IronProtector. If you find that your computer is infected with this scareware then please use the removal instructions below to remove IronProtector from your computer immediately. You can remove this malware manually but we strongly recommend you to use an automatic removal tool to remove not only IronProtector but also any additionally installed malware.

While the Trojan is running, it will also display fake security alerts on your computer. These security alerts will contain messages stating that your computer is under attack or that an active malware has been detected. The fake alerts read:


Security Center Alert!
Infiltration Alert!
Your computer is being attacked by an Internet Virus. It could be a password-stealing attack, a trojan-dropper or similar.
Do you want IronProtector to block this attack?


Spyware Alert!
Your computer is infected with spyware. It could damage your critical files or expose your private data on the Internet. Click here to register your copy of IronProtector and remove spyware threats from your PC.

The Trojan will also display a fake Windows Security Center window that suggests that you purchase IronProtector to protect your computer. Furthermore, the rogue program will hijack Internet Explorer and display fake warning about supposedly infected websites:


Reported Insecure Browsing: Navigation blocked
Insecure Internet activity. Thread of virus attack
Due to insecure Internet browsing your PC can easily get infected with viruses, worms and trojans without your knowledge, and that can lead to system slowdown, freezes, and crashes. Also insecure Internet activity can result in revealing your personal information. To get full advanced real-time protection for PC and Internet activity, register IronProtector. We recommend you to protect your PC now continue safe Internet Browsing.

If you have already purchased this program, then you should contact your credit card company and dispute the charges. Finally, to remove this malware please use the removal guide below. Please note that removal delay may only worsen the situation because currently installed malware can download additional viruses, Trojans and etc. Related files: uninstall.lnk, F0E84.exe, Uninstall.exe, RegistryClever.exe

IronProtector properties:
• Changes browser settings
• Shows commercial adverts
• Connects itself to the internet
• Stays resident in background

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IronProtector manual removal

Kill processes:
F0E84.exe
RegistryClever.exe
RegistryCleverTray.exe
Uninstall.exe
Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\IronProtector
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\RegistryClever
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\IronProtector
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\UninstallIronProtector
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\RegistryClever
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\RegistryClever
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "[random].exe"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "TrayScan"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "F0E84.exe"
Delete files:
RegistryClever.lnk
Homepage.lnk
Uninstall.lnk
F0E84.exe
Uninstall.exe
license.txt
RegistryClever.exe
RegistryCleverTray.exe
[random].dll
[random].bin
[random].cpl
Delete directories:
C:\Program Files\FDFCA
C:\Program Files\RegistryClever Software\
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\RegistryClever\
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\RegistryClever\

Geolocation of IronProtector

Map reveals the prevalence of IronProtector. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: United States.

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