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Windows Software Protection. How to Remove? (Uninstall Guide)

removal by - -   Also known as WindowsSoftwareProtection, WindowsSoftware Protection | Type: Rogue Antispyware
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Windows Software Protection is a rogue antispyware application that fake errors to make you think that your computer is infected with viruses and has some other problems. It's promoted through the use of Trojan that impersonates the fake Microsoft Security Essentials Alert. Windows Software Protection is also distribute via fake online scanners. Once installed, Windows Software Protection will pretend to scan the computer and report many system problems and infections to scare you into purchasing the rogue program. Do not purchase it. Instead, please use our removal instructions below to remove Windows Software Protection from your computer using spyware removal tool or manually.

Windows Software Protection 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. Windows Software Protection states that your sensitive data is at risk, privacy is compromised and Internet security disabled.


System component corrupted!
System reboot error has occurred due to lsass.exe system process failure.
This may be caused by severe malware infections.
Automatic restore of lsass.exe backup copy completed.
The correct system performance can not be resumed without eliminating the cause of lsass.exe corruption.

Windows Software Protection 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 Software Protection. Windows Software Protection properties:
• Changes browser settings
• Shows commercial adverts
• Connects itself to the internet
• Stays resident in background

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Windows Software Protection manual removal

Kill processes:
[random].exe
Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionWinlogon "Shell" = '%UserProfile%Application Data[random].exe '
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution Optionsegui.exe "Debugger" = 'svchost.exe'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution Optionsekrn.exe "Debugger" = 'svchost.exe'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution Optionsmsascui.exe "Debugger" = 'svchost.exe'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution Optionsmsmpeng.exe "Debugger" = 'svchost.exe'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution Optionsmsseces.exe "Debugger" = 'svchost.exe'
Delete files:
%UserProfile%\\Application Data\\[random].exe

Geolocation of Windows Software Protection

Map reveals the prevalence of Windows Software Protection. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: India, United States, United Kingdom and Canada.

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