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

removal by - -   Also known as WindowsUtilityTool | Type: Rogue Antispyware
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Windows Utility Tool is a rogue security and optimization application from the same family as Windows Security & Control. It displays fake security alerts and notifications about system security threats and privacy issues which don't even exist on the computer. It also blocks other programs on the compromised computer and may even download additional malware that may cause a lot problems. It goes without saying that you should remove Windows Utility Tool from your computer right after it shows up on your computer screen. This fake application pretends to scan your computer for viruses and system/registry errors, file system problems and privacy issues. All the reported infections and errors are fake and were made only to scare you into purchasing the rogue program. Windows Utility Tool is a fraud. You shouldn't purchase it. If you find that your computer is infected with this malware, please use the removal instructions below to remove Windows Utility Tool and related malware manually or with an automatic removal tool.

Windows Utility Tool comes from fake online scanners and infected websites. Usually, it is promoted via Trojans and other malware. Recently, this rogue program wad promoted through the use of Trojans that impersonates Microsoft Security Essentials Alert and displays the following text:


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.


The rogue blocks other programs on the computer and displays the following text:


Warning!
Name: taskmgr.exe
Name: C:WindowsSystem32taskmgr.exe
Application that seems to be a key-logger is detected. System information security is at risk. It is recommended to enable the security mode and run total System scanning.

As you can see, Windows Utility Tool was created to scare you into thinking your computer has some serious problems so that you will then purchase this program. To remove this infection, and related malware, please use the removal guide below. We strongly recommend you to use an automatic removal tool give below. Windows Utility Tool properties:
• Changes browser settings
• Shows commercial adverts
• Connects itself to the internet
• Stays resident in background

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Windows Utility Tool manual removal

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

Geolocation of Windows Utility Tool

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

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