Title: PSGuard
Type: Malware

Remove PSGuard
Removal instructions

 
Severity scale:PSGuard severity is 70  (70 / 100)
 
PSGuard is a rogue anti-spyware program, typically installed using Trojans. When active, this program uses pop-ups, system notifications and falsified scan reports to scare the user into buying the full version, which is equally non-functional.

PSGuard is a scam: do NOT download or buy it, if you have it - remove it and block its domain using your HOSTS file. Related files: core.dll, oleext32.dll

PSGuard properties:
• Shows commercial adverts
• Connects itself to the internet
• Stays resident in background

Automatic PSGuard removal:

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SpyHunter is recommended remover to uninstall PSGuard. You should confirm using free trial that it detects current version of parasite.

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PSGuard snapshot:
PSGuard snapshot

PSGuard manual removal:

Kill processes:
intell32.exe, psguard.exe, psguardinstall.exe, uninstiu.exe
Delete registry values:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Run\intell32.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Run\PSGuard
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{15DC7116-E58E-4395-A45A-A1C99B17C030}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{17E02586-A91D-4A9D-A74E-187B05DFFE6F}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{1BD98DFD-2DA9-4C54-85D7-BE03A0F9C487}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{1C94EA51-3800-4F08-B5DC-A5B67823FFEA}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D1AF34-6E19-42D8-AF9F-BDFBE45C2454}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{21E132C9-1F98-4151-BDAD-7D9B49C60A8E}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{23F7AD29-F51A-4BA1-BE70-143B1CB25BD1}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{2C59D5EC-6B91-4896-BD6F-5F121D87A7F8}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{2F34E0E0-F0BB-477F-AFB8-509262FA0AD1}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{357A87ED-3E5D-437D-B334-DEB7EB4982A3}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{35ED274E-3F42-4A78-BBDC-3B7D73E85578}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{3D74D140-F780-4AE3-8D6D-F8DC39107213}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{49443D6E-CE4E-47A9-8DEB-F5774CE14984}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{52034AD2-914C-4634-B375-9299631E5525}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{7702C521-76AE-42C0-A181-3B5A96C2EEF7}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{7ADDA344-1D36-4446-9F4B-B2351FB19EFD}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{7D98221E-AF8F-4D29-8BB1-1DFABC288173}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{9746B450-6064-4EC8-9480-72A289AA2237}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{C5A40FCE-0A0F-40CA-985E-661C28B5B431}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{C7F22879-7151-4C71-8C50-9557AFDA66C6}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{CA5E7959-60B5-47B7-80AC-1606309733F3}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{CEABF027-6CDC-4D47-ADF6-AC5D065826A6}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{E0AA0493-C410-4CBD-B1DB-1723374FA8E0}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{E5D78BD8-3874-4AA0-9D45-CFB79382C484}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{F4B3E25A-33B4-4647-9A78-B627DDE211A6}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{08101C3E-6C90-439E-9734-6E4DD1B53B69}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{09B90087-4FFA-4A44-BE69-DA117A710F07}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{1449F89C-AD28-427A-97FF-1D5BD812EA43}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{1C08D3D0-1E04-4DDE-AB0A-75355EA2585E}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{206538F7-F98C-4A46-A7D4-4A37FCDC932B}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{20F8B70D-9F16-4DCB-8788-90A0498E46B9}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{28FEDB90-53C7-4928-994A-CEE782606507}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{2C462D06-3BA0-48BB-9282-BB6519FE86E9}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{3A350193-C7F7-4E10-B347-02FF4C3CC4E9}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{4723879B-8F52-4BE7-9994-626AFA539366}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{7B6A3434-8625-4ABF-B79D-09D98C2498C4}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{8B6C0168-BAAC-4C7C-911E-0132590F5661}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{8EC33B7D-9953-4EDB-ACE2-D4C105968601}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{A00E2305-7001-4200-BA00-5779F9A3E7D3}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{A20F5672-7486-4D27-BD2B-E555E4692C5F}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{A917B2F3-A9BF-477C-A0E3-0382D0376159}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{B26B5883-F15F-4283-B3D5-A1728077DE47}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{B803D266-A08D-4A4C-9604-6D35689ABE09}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{C6E2A22C-B3A8-43A4-B5EC-A5BB671AB3F7}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{CB9385AB-8541-4B2F-A363-48F64C612993}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{CF1674CC-EC9A-4AEE-996E-65A8F7C0B0E4}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{D5D6E9B5-30D5-4457-AC8B-399205F50411}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{D6A7D177-0B2F-4283-B2E8-B6310A45E606}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{E0D6C30A-B9A3-4181-8099-3B0D5A2B98AF}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{F100A342-3AC5-47FF-B5B3-FCDB6FC9F016}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{F4364EEC-31F5-4B8B-A7E0-3B6394C9D23F}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Typelib\{982392F9-9C65-48B4-B667-3459C46630D1}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Typelib\{F61D1CE1-5199-4B57-B59E-C6819EA92F3B}
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop\WallpaperStyle=0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop\Wallpaper=%System%\wppp.html
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\NoActiveDesktopChanges=1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System\NoDispAppearancePage=1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System\NoDispBackgroundPage=1
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ShudderLTD\PSGuard
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Internet Update
Delete files:
intell32.exe, psguard.exe, psguardinstall.exe, core.dll, localization.dll, oleext.dll, oleext32.dll, wndsystem.dll, uninstiu.exe, wppp.html
Delete directories:
C:\Program Files\PSGuard
C:\Documents and Settings\[Current User]\Application Data\Shudder Global Limited

Geolocation of PSGuard:

This map reveals the prevalence of PSGuard. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: United States.

QR code for PSGuard removal instructions:

PSGuard qrcode
QR is short for Quick Response. They can be read quickly by the mobile phones. QR codes can store more data than standard barcodes, including url links, geo coordinates, and text.

The reason we add QR code to the website is that parasites like PSGuard are really hard to remove on infected computer. you can quicly scan the QR code with your mobile device and have manual removal instructions to uninstall PSGuard right in your pocket.

Simply use the QR scanner and read removal instructions from mobile device.
Information added: 2005-12-27 07:07:42
Information updated: 2007-12-19 04:09:29

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