System Protector  

System Protector. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

by ,   Also known as SystemProtector | Type: Rogue Antispyware
System Protector is a rogue anti-spyware application. It is advertised and installed without user's permission through the use of trojan viruses when browsing malicious websites. Usually, these trojan viruses display fake security alerts or similar notifications. System Protector is advertised as security scanner, but the truth is that this parasite only mimics normal anti-spyware programs. The main goal of SystemProtector is to frighten the user and trick money from him.

Once installed, System Protector is configured to start automatically and to scan the infected system. After the scan, System Protector states that user's computer is seriously infected and strongly suggests to purchase a full version of System Protector, because trial version can only detect infections, but is is unable to remove them. Of course, those infections are all fake. System Protector displays the same list of infections on all infected computers. This parasite also has built-in utility that blocks security-related websites. It is highly recommended to remove System Protector from the system as soon as possible, because removal delay can only worsen the situation. Related files: install.exe, SpyProtectorSC_Base_new.dat, System Protector.lnk

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

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System Protector screenshot
System Protector snapshot

System Protector manual removal

Kill processes:
Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System "DisableTaskMgr" => 1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\System Protector
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\*\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\System Protector
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Directory\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\System Protector
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Drive\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\System Protector
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\lsascs.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "System Protector"
Unregister DLLs:

Delete files:
System Protector.lnk
Purchase License.url
Support Page.url
Delete directories:
C:\Program Files\System Protector

Geolocation of System Protector

Map reveals the prevalence of System Protector. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: Japan, Netherlands, Germany, Russia and Argentina.

Information updated:

Comments on System Protector

You might want to specify that this System Protector mimics a perfectly valid function of Advanced System OPtimizer, by the same name. I was confused by several postings on different sites. Also, your proposed solution "Spy Hunter" is NOT A FREE removal solution.
oh my goodness, THANK YOU SO MUCH! i have recently bought my new laptop because of a similar virus and was totally horrified when these windows kept popping up!! Im sooo glad that you were able to help me get rid of it!! Thanks again!!

How my laptop will get rid of same viruses???
Thanks for this post, I can remove the System Protector manually using the steps above.

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