Windows Efficiency Console is a dangerous application, which is considered as rogue anti-spyware. The most important thing, which must be remembered when dealing with such threats, is that they display fake alerts and system scanners. This is done for creating an image that your computer is dangerously infected and that you must purchase Windows Efficiency Console’s or other rogue’s licensed version. In reality, this will lead you to the only thing – money loss. If you see continuous alerts from this program, you have to ignore them and scan your computer with updated anti-spyware. Basically, this is the fastest and the easiest way to remove Windows Efficiency Console from the system.
HOW CAN Windows Efficiency Console INFECT MY COMPUTER?
Windows Efficiency Console is spread just like any other rogue. This scareware is typically distributed by Trojan horse that infiltrate computers via security vulnerabilities found. For avoiding these viruses, you should make sure that your machine is protected by the latest anti-spyware and anti-virus. Besides, you should try to stay away from illegal websites and stop using illegal programs. If Trojan manages to infiltrate its target PC system, it downloads malicious Windows Efficiency Console‘s files and sets it to start its work as soon as user reboots computer. As a result, Windows Efficiency Console starts displaying its fake alerts:
Trojan activity detected. System integrity at risk. Full system scan is highly recommended.
System data security is at risk!
To prevent potential PC errors, run a full system scan.
Warning! Identity theft attempt detected
Hidden connection IP: xx.xxx.xxx.xxx
Target: Microsoft Corporation keys
Your IP: XXXXXXXXXXXX
Please, stay away from these ads because they seek the only thing – to make you purchase Windows Efficiency Console's licensed version. Instead of that, you should waste no time and remove this rogue from the system. For that you can follow these removal instructions:
HOW TO REMOVE Windows Efficiency Console?
If you think that your PC is infected with Windows Efficiency Console, you should waste no time and check it with one of these programs: Reimage, Plumbytes Anti-MalwareWebroot SecureAnywhere AntiVirus, Malwarebytes Anti Malware. If you can't launch any of them, use these instructions:
1. Reboot your computer to Safe Mode with Networking. Just reboot your PC and, as soon as it starts booting up, start pressing F8 repeatedly.
2. Loggin as the same user as you were in normal Windows mode.
3. Now click on IE or other browser and select 'Run As' or 'Run As administrator', enter your Administrator account password (if needed).
4. Enter this link to your address bar: http://www.2-spyware.com/download/hunter.exe and download a program on your desktop. Launch it to kill the malicious processes and remove its files.
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Windows Efficiency Console manual removal:
Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun "GuardSoftware" = "%AppData%guard-toiy.exe"
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionWinlogon "Shell"="C:\Users\User\AppData\Roaming\guard-fvtb.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution Optionsmsseces.exe "Debugger"="svchost.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution Optionsmsmpeng.exe "Debugger"="svchost.exe"