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Windows Tasks Optimizer. How to Remove? (Uninstall Guide)

removal by - -   Also known as WindowsTasksOptimizer | Type: Rogue Antispyware
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Windows Tasks Optimizer is a rogue anti-spyware program that displays fake security warnings and false security threats to scare you into thinking that you are infected. It prompts to register the program to remove the infections. It pretends to scan the computer for viruses and system errors and states that your computer in infected with spyware, trojans and other malicious software. If you want to remove the infections you have to pay for a full version of Windows Tasks Optimizer. Of course, you shouldn't do that because this program is a scam. It won't fix any errors simply because they are all fake. Fake scan results is a method to scare you into purchasing the program. You should remove Windows Tasks Optimizer from your computer as soon as possible. Please use the removal tool given below or remove the rogue program manually. Windows Tasks Optimizer will constantly display fake error messages stating that your computer in infected with keyloggers and viruses.

Once installed, Windows Tasks Optimizer will prompt you to start your computer in protected mode to ensure that your computer is properly protected against possible attacks and malware. However, in reality it blocks programs on your computer randomly and states that they are infected or potentially harmful. Windows Tasks Optimizer is nothing more but a fraud. 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. Do not buy. Instead, use our removal instructions below to remove Windows Tasks Optimizer from the system upon detection.

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Windows Tasks Optimizer manual removal

Kill processes:
[random].exe
Delete registry values:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\afwserv.exe "Debugger" = 'svchost.exe'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\avastsvc.exe "Debugger" = 'svchost.exe'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\avastui.exe "Debugger" = 'svchost.exe'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\egui.exe "Debugger" = 'svchost.exe'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\ekrn.exe "Debugger" = 'svchost.exe'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msascui.exe "Debugger" = 'svchost.exe'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msmpeng.exe "Debugger" = 'svchost.exe'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msseces.exe "Debugger" = 'svchost.exe'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect" = '0'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect" = '0'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\SystemRestore "DisableSR " = '1'
Delete files:
%UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\[random].exe

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