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Windows XP Fix. How to Remove? (Uninstall Guide)

removal by - -   Also known as WindowsXPFix | Type: Rogue Antispyware
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Windows XP Fix is a dangerous malware which is categorized as fake hard disk defragmenter. Though it may look trustworthy, the program will definitely impact your PC in the worst way by interrupting you with its continuous hard drive scanners and error alerts. After making you think that PC has hard disk errors, Windows XP Fix will claim that you need to pay for its licensed version. Please, never do this mistake and pay for Windows XP Fix! It will only steal your money and credit card details! You must remove this malware as soon as you notice its fake error reports:


Hard Drive Failure
The system has detected a problem with one or more installed IDE / SATA hard disks. It is recommended that you restart the system.


System Error
An error occurred while reading system files. Run a system diagnostic utility to check your hard disk drive for errors.


Critical Error
Hard drive critical error. Run a system diagnostic utility to check your hard disk drive for errors. Windows can’t find hard disk space. Hard drive error.


Fix Disk
Windows XP Fix Diagnostics will scan the system to identify performance problems.
Start or Cancel


Windows XP Fix Diagnostics
Windows detected a hard disk error.
A problem with the hard drive sectors has been detected. It is recommended to download the following sertified software to fix the detected hard drive problems. Do you want to download recommended software?


Windows XP Fix appears to be similar to another rogue program known as Windows XP Repair. It is probably the updated version of its counterpart mentioned because its GUI looks almost identically. As soon as Windows XP Fix, this application claims to be an efficient instrument for keeping computer’s hard drive optimized and safe from problems. However, this is definitely untrue! Windows XP Fix modifies the system to launch once PC is rebooted and deletes shortcuts found in various locations to convince you that your PC is seriously affected. Additionally, this scamware hides most of your files and folders and also reports only invented issues found on your PC. Ignore these alerts displayed and remove Windows XP Fix.

Windows XP Fix will ‘check’ your hard disk every time you reboot your computer, so it will definitely become annoying thing running on your PC. To stop them, you must remove Windows XP Fix and install a reputable anti-spyware (Spyware Doctor recommended) to avoid more infiltrators like this one and get rid of Windows XP Fix.

To make you think that you have some errors on your hard drive, Windows XP Fix may also hide some of your system files and folders. To unhide them, follow these steps:

1. Open Folder Options in Control Panel: click Start, and then click Control Panel -> Appearance and Themes -> Folder Options.

2. On the View tab, under Hidden files and folders, click Show hidden files and folders
Windows XP Fix properties:
• Shows commercial adverts
• Connects itself to the internet
• Stays resident in background

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Windows XP Fix manual removal

Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun "[random].exe"
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun "[random]"
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionInternet Settings "CertificateRevocation" = '0'
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionInternet Settings "WarnonBadCertRecving" = '0'
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesActiveDesktop "NoChangingWallPaper" = '1'
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesAssociations "LowRiskFileTypes" = '/{hq:/s`s:/ogn:/uyu:/dyd:/c`u:/bnl:/ble:/sdf:/lrh:/iul:/iulm:/fhg:/clq:/kqf:/`wh:/lqf:/lqdf:/lnw:/lq2:/l2t:/v`w:/rbs:'
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesAttachments "SaveZoneInformation" = '1'
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesSystem "DisableTaskMgr" = '1'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionpoliciessystem "DisableTaskMgr" = '1'
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerDownload "CheckExeSignatures" = 'no'
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerMain "Use FormSuggest" = 'yes'
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerAdvanced "Hidden" = '0'
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerAdvanced "ShowSuperHidden" = 0'
Delete files:
%LocalAppData%\[random]
%LocalAppData%\[random].exe
%LocalAppData%\~[random]
%LocalAppData%\~[random]
%StartMenu%\Programs\Windows XP Fix\
%StartMenu%\Programs\Windows XP Fix\Uninstall Windows XP Fix.lnk
%StartMenu%\Programs\Windows XP Fix\Windows XP Fix.lnk

Geolocation of Windows XP Fix

Map reveals the prevalence of Windows XP Fix. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: Philippines, South Africa, Pakistan, India and United States.

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