When running, Protection Center will display many fake security alerts and pop-ups claiming that your computer is under attack from a remote computer or that your sensitive information cab be stolen. That's obviously not true. Some of the fake security alerts read:
What is more, the rogue program may block legitimate anti-virus and anti-spyware software and certain Windows system tools to protect itself from being removed. You may have to reboot you computer is safe mode with networking in order to download and run an anti-spyware program. Besides, the rogue program will probably hijack Internet Explorer and redirect you to various misleading websites full of false information and advertisements. Most importantly, don't purchase it. If you have already bought this fake program then please contact your credit card company and dispute the charges. Then, please follow the removal instructions below to remove Protection Center from your computer as soon as possible.
Special Protection Center removal steps
1. Restart your computer. As your computer restarts but before Windows launches, tap "F8" key constantly. Use the arrow keys to highlight the "Safe Mode with Networking" option as shown in the image below, and then press ENTER.
2. Download an automatic removal tool from this page and run a full system scan. Or download it form alternative location. Related files: Uninstall.exe, cntext.dll
Protection Center properties:
• Changes browser settings
• Shows commercial adverts
• Connects itself to the internet
• Stays resident in background
Protection Center manual removal
Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesSystem "DisableTaskMgr" = "1"
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun "Protection Center"
Geolocation of Protection Center
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