Windows Optimization & Security is a rogue computer optimization application that displays fake security threats and privacy issues to make you think that your computer is infected and has some other serious problems. It’s promoted through the use of Trojan that impersonates the fake Microsoft Security Essentials Alert. The rogue program is distribute via fake online scanners, infected websites and other malware. It may be also distributed on social networks. Once installed,Windows Optimization & Security will pretend to scan the computer for various problems and errors and after the fake scan it will report numerous critical errors and system problems to scare you into thinking that your computer in infected. The user is then prompted to install additional module to remove the threats which is obviously not free. Do not buy it. Instead, please use our removal instructions below to remove Windows Optimization & Security from your computer manually or with an automatic removal tool.
Windows Optimization & Security blocks other programs on the compromised computer. It blocks web browsers and Windows utilities stating that they are infected and may cause serious damage to the system. It displays fake security alerts and notifications too. Windows Optimization & Security states that your sensitive data is at risk, privacy is compromised and Internet security disabled.
As you can see, Windows Optimization & Security is a scam. It displays fake error messages and security alerts to make you think that your computer in infected. Then it prompts to pay for a full version of the program to clean up the computer. Please use the removal guide below to remove Windows Optimization & Security from the system as soon as possible. We strongly recommend you to use anti-spyware software to remove the rogue program and related malware.
Windows Optimization & Security manual removal:
Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionWinlogon "Shell" = "%AppData%