When running, Soft Cop will also display numerous fake security alerts and notifications about serious security problems and privacy issues. The fake security notification reads:
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 SoftCop and remove spyware threats from your PC."
It will also display fake Blue Screen of Death (BSoD) in your web browser claiming that a serious problem has been detected which is related with himem.sys file. The fake BSoD reads:
Detected security problems on your computer
Spyware is software, which can gather information from user's computer through Internet connection and send them to its creater. Gather information can be passwords, e-mail adresses and all that data, which is important for you."
It can block certain Windows OS programs, tools and services. For example, it may disable Task Manger, Registry Editor and System restore mostly to protect itself from being deleted. It will impersonate Windows Security Center too. The rogue program will claim that you should active SoftCop in order to protect your PC. However, as you may already know, the real Windows Security Center does not promote any anti-virus software. If you find that your computer is infected with Soft Cop, please use the removal guide below to remove SoftCop from your PC manually for free. Related files: Uninstall.exe, SoftCop.exe
Soft Cop properties:
• Changes browser settings
• Shows commercial adverts
• Stays resident in background
Soft Cop manual removal
Delete registry values:
c:\Program Files\SoftCop Software
c:\Program Files\SoftCop Software\SoftCop
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\SoftCop
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