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Windows Universal Tool. How to Remove? (Uninstall Guide)

removal by - -   Also known as WindowsUniversalTool, WindowsUniversal Tool | Type: Rogue Antispyware
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Windows Universal Tool is a rogue program that displays fake fake errors and security threats to make you think that your computer is infected with malware. 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 and infected websites. Once installed, Windows Universal Tool will pretend to scan the computer errors and malware and after the fake scan it will report many system problems to scare you into thinking that your computer is in danger. You will be prompted to install additional module to remove the infections and to fix system errors. Do not buy it. Instead, please use our removal instructions below to remove Windows Universal Tool from your computer.


Microsoft Security Essentials Alert
Potential Threat Details
Microsoft Security Essentials detected potential threats that might compromise your private or damage your computer. Your access to these items may be suspended until you take an action. Click 'show details' to learn more.

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

Windows Universal Tool is 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. Please use the removal guide below to remove Windows Universal Tool from the system upon detection. We strongly recommend you to use anti-spyware software, Spyware Doctor, to remove the rogue program and related malware. Windows Universal Tool properties:
• Changes browser settings
• Shows commercial adverts
• Connects itself to the internet
• Stays resident in background

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More information about this program can be found in Reimage review.
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Windows Universal Tool manual removal

Kill processes:
[ramdom].exe
Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon "Shell" = "%AppData%\[random].exe"
Delete files:
%AppData%\\[random].exe

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