Repair Registry 2008 is a rogue Windows registry cleaner that will supposedly fix registry errors and optimize computer performance. RepairRegistry 2008 is promoted through the use of Trojans, fake online anti-malware scanner, and other malicious software. You may also receive spam e-mails or misleading messages in your instant messengers from unknown users. You may get the following message:
“Online Repair: WINDOWS REQUIRES IMMEDIATE ATTENTION
ATTENTION ! Security Center has detected
malware on your computer !
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Impact of Vulnerability: Remote Code Execution / Virus Infection /
Recommendation: Users running vulnerable version should install a repair utility immediately
Your system IS affected, download the patch from the address below !
Failure to do so may result in severe computer malfunction.
For the link to become active, please click on ‘Add to contacts’ skype button or type it in manually into your web browser!”
www.onlinerepair.org is a misleading websites that promotes Repair Registry2008. You should also avoid the following websites:
securityreg.org is basically a browser hijacker that displays false scan results and suggests downloading “Windows software patch” to fix found infections. Fake alert pop-up:
“WARNING!!! Quick system scan results
Harmful and malicious software detected
Online scanner detected programs that may compromise your privacy or damage your computer.
However, you will then notice that Windows software patch is actually RepairRegistry2008. Don’t download or buy anything from those websites.
Once installed, Repair Registry 2008 will ostensibly scan your computer and report various registry errors and other PC problems. In order to remove those problems you have to purchase the program. What is more, this parasite will constantly display very annoying and of course fake system warnings about serious registry problems. It should be already obvious that this program is absolutely useless. Do not purchase it. Instead, please use the removal guide below to remove Repair Registry 2008 from your computer as soon as possible.
Repair Registry 2008 manual removal:
Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun "Repair Registry 2008"