Windows Interactive Safety is a modified version of FakeVimes group of malwares that are used to deceive PC users into spending their money on its fake licensed version. In order to convince its victims that they should pay the money, Windows Interactive Safety reports multiple infections found on the system and then asks to make a payment in order to get them removed. However, that's just another trick used by scammers to fool PC users and rip them off. In reality, non of these threats are existent and most of these files that are reported by Windows Interactive Safety are important system files needed for normal PC's functionality. As you can see, Windows Interactive Safety works on inventing malicious items and tries to make its victim frightened. If you have also received alert from Windows Interactive Safety, don't waste your time and run a full system scan with reputable anti-spyware program. We recommend Reimage in this case.
HOW CAN I GET INFECTED WITH WINDOWS INTERACTIVE SAFETY?
Windows Interactive Safety is mostly distributed with a help of trojans that can easily come through security vulnerabilities found. As soon as it gets inside the system, it is set to start together with every system reboot and display perfectly legitimate-looking alerts and scanners. Classically, this program claims that your computer is dangerously infected with various kinds of viruses, like trojans, malware, ransomware, browser hijackers and other threats. However, they should only be ignored and never taken as serious threats. Here are some of the examples of such misleading messages displayed by Windows Interactive Safety:
Warning! Virus Detected
Threat Detected: Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Agent
Infected File: regedit.exe
Description: Programs classified as Trojan download and install new versions of malicious programs, including Trojans and AdWare, on victim computers.
Please click “remove All” button to erase all infected files and protect your PC
Firewall has blocked a program from accessing the Internet
C:\program files\internet explorer\iexpolre.exe
C:\program files\internet explorer\iexpolre.exe
is suspected to have infected your PC. This type of virus intercepts entered data and transmits them to a remote server.
Please click “Prevent attack” button to prevent all attacks and protect your PC
Be sure that Windows Interactive Safety is entirely dedicated to create the need of its licensed version. In reality, this program is a pure rogue antivirus that seeks to get its victims out of their money. If you have also been receiving alerts from Windows Interactive Safety, be sure to ignore them and never remove these files reported as malware. Besides, you are highly recommended to remove Windows Interactive Safety from the system because it may cause system slow downs, browser redirections and other activity which is unwanted and malicious.
HOW TO REMOVE WINDOWS INTERACTIVE SAFETY?
In order to remove Windows Interactive Safety, you should run a full system scan with Reimage reputable anti-malware. If you can't launch it, you can disable this virus with a help of this code: 0W000-000B0-00T00-E0020. After making your virus think that you have already purchased it, run a full system scan with anti-malware again and get rid of Windows Interactive Safety for good.
The latest parasite names used by FakeVimes:
Windows Interactive Safety manual removal:
Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionInternet Settings "WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect" = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesSystem "DisableRegedit" = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesSystem "DisableRegistryTools" = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesSystem "DisableTaskMgr" = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionSettings "ID" = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionSettings "net" = "2012-2-17_2"
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionSettings "UID" = "rudbxijemb"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution Options_avp32.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution Options_avpcc.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution OptionsashDisp.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution Optionsdivx.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution Optionsmostat.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution Optionsplatin.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution Optionstapinstall.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution Optionszapsetup3001.exe
and many more