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Windows Work Checker. How to Remove? (Uninstall Guide)

removal by - -   Also known as WindowsWorkChecker | Type: Rogue Antispyware
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Windows Work Checker is a rogue anti-spyware program that displays fake security alerts and non-existent infections. This rogue is typically installed through the use of Trojans that come from fake online scanners and infected websites. Instead of allowing the video to be shown, the Trojan will instead download and install Windows Work Checker. The rogue program will pretend to scan your computer and detect malicious files but not allow them to be removed until the program is purchased. It wants to scare you into purchasing it. If you find that your computer is infected then use our removal instructions below to remove Windows Work Checker and related malware automatically using the removal tool given below.

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.

While Windows Work Checker is running it will also display fake security warnings and alerts on your computer. These alerts will state that an active infection has been found and that you should purchase Windows Work Checker to remove found viruses and to protect your computer against other malware. Windows Work Checker will also block certain programs saying that they are infected. It may hijack your web browser as well. You shouldn't download anything from that website.

System Security Warning
Attempt to modify register key entries is detected. Register entries analysis is recommended.
Warning!
Location: c:\windows\system32\taskmgr.exe
Viruses: Backdoor.Win32.Rbot

Windows Work Checker was created to trick you into thinking that your computer has all sorts of malware so that you then purchase it. The reality is that Windows Work Checker is a scam. If you have already purchased the program, then you should contact your credit card company and dispute the charges. To remove Windows Work Checker and the related Trojans, please use the removal guide below.

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Windows Work Checker 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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