IronProtector is a rogue anti-spyware program promoted through the use of Trojans that masquerade as Flash player required to watch online videos. It comes bundled with another rogue program called RegistryClever. The fake anti-spyware program is promoted via fake online anti-malware scanners as well. Once installed, Iron Protector will create numerous harmless files and later will detect these files as infections. Finally, it will prompt you to pay for a full version of the program to remove non-existing infection from your computer. As you can see, the main goal of this rogue program is to trick you into purchasing the full version of IronProtector. If you find that your computer is infected with this scareware then please use the removal instructions below to remove IronProtector from your computer immediately. You can remove this malware manually but we strongly recommend you to use an automatic removal tool to remove not only IronProtector but also any additionally installed malware.
While the Trojan is running, it will also display fake security alerts on your computer. These security alerts will contain messages stating that your computer is under attack or that an active malware has been detected. The fake alerts read:
The Trojan will also display a fake Windows Security Center window that suggests that you purchase IronProtector to protect your computer. Furthermore, the rogue program will hijack Internet Explorer and display fake warning about supposedly infected websites:
If you have already purchased this program, then you should contact your credit card company and dispute the charges. Finally, to remove this malware please use the removal guide below. Please note that removal delay may only worsen the situation because currently installed malware can download additional viruses, Trojans and etc.
IronProtector manual removal:
Delete registry values:
C:Program FilesRegistryClever Software
C:Documents and SettingsAll UsersApplication DataRegistryClever
C:Documents and SettingsAll UsersStart MenuProgramsRegistryClever