What is Windows Prime Accelerator?
Windows Prime Accelerator is a dangerous virus, which belongs to ‘rogue anti-spyware’ category. If it infiltrates computer, it immediately modifies several system settings and starts its annoying activity. Basically, this activity is based on continuous system scanners and alerts that all report about tens of different viruses. If you check the names of these ‘viruses’, soon you will find out that Windows Prime Accelerator is set to report only about invented trojans, worms and other cyber infections that are detected on every compromised computer. Clearly, it does that for scaring its victims and making them purchase its nonexistent license. If you don’t want to support scammers, you should ignore Windows Prime Accelerator’s alerts and remove this dangerous program from the system.
How can Windows Prime Accelerator infect my computer?
This rogue anti-spyware is mostly distributed by trojan horse. Typically, it can infiltrate your computer if you don’t pay enough attention to its protection and don’t bother to install a reputable anti-virus or anti-spyware. As soon as it gets inside the system, this trojan creates several registry entries that are supposed to help Windows Prime Accelerator start its work as soon as PC is rebooted. As a result, malware starts displaying its fake warning messages that mostly report about such issues:
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: XXXXXXXXXXX
Trojan activity detected. System integrity at risk. Full system scan is highly recommended.
If you noticed such or similar alerts on your computer’s screen, it means that it was infected. In this case, you must ignore every notification that belongs to Windows Prime Accelerator because they may trick you into giving your money to scammers, installing more cyber infections or simply damaging your computer’s system.
How to remove Windows Prime Accelerator virus?
If Windows Prime Accelerator is inside your computer, you should scan it with updated anti-spyware. Our recommended programs are: Reimage and Plumbytes Anti-MalwareWebroot SecureAnywhere AntiVirus. 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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