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Palladium Pro. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

removal by Jake Doevan - -   Also known as PalladiumPro | Type: Rogue Antispyware
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Palladium Pro is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as ThinkPoint. It is promoted via Trojan that pretends to be a legitimate Microsoft Security Essentials Alert. The fake alert states that Microsoft Security Essentials has found an unknown Win32 Trojan. Then it will supposedly find another threat Trojan.Horse.Win32.PAV.64.a. In order to remove this threat you will be promoted to install Palladium Antivirus.

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.

Microsoft Security Essentials Alert
Solution found
Microsoft Security Center has detected the submitted suspicious file as “Trojan.Horse.Win32.PAV.64.a”.
Threat level – very high.
Required action – Antivirus software is required to find and delete all traces of the virus.
Click “Ok” to allow operation system to install the trial version of Palladium to solve the problem.
System reboot is required to complete the installation.

If you choose to install this rogue program, your computer will reboot and after the reboot your will see the fake Palladium Pro screen with an option to start your computer in safe mode. And finally, you will see Palladium Pro scanner. It will pretend to scan your computer for viruses. It will find numerous infections and then prompt you to buy some sort of low-level modules to remove the infections from your computer. Please do not purchase Palladium Pro. This program is a scan. If you find that your computer is infected with this rogue program, please use the removal guide below to remove Palladium Pro as soon as possible using an automatic removal tool.

When Palladium Pro is running, it will display fake security alerts saying that your computer is not protected. It will also block other programs on your computer to protect itself from being removed. To remove this rogue program, please restart your computer and press Ctrl+Alt+Del to open Windows task manager when you are presented with the Palladium Pro start screen. Do not click on any of the buttons, “Normal startup” or “Safe startup”. Then click on the Processes tab and end palladium.exe process. Now click on the File menu and select New Task (Run…) from the menu. Type explorer.exe into the Open: field and press the OK button. After a minute or so you should be back at your Windows desktop. Download the removal tool given below and run a full system scan. Remove Palladium Pro and any related malware from your computer.

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Note: Manual assistance required means that one or all of removers were unable to remove parasite without some manual intervention, please read manual removal instructions below.

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Palladium Pro snapshot
Palladium Pro

Palladium Pro manual removal:

Kill processes:
palladium.exe

Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionInternet Settings "WarnonBadCertRecving" = '0'

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionInternet Settings "WarnOnPostRedirect" = '0'

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionWinlogon "Shell = '"%UserProfile%Application Datapalladium.exe'

Delete files:
completescan_pal

install_pal

palladium.exe

uid_pal

Palladium.lnk

Palladium.lnk

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  • Guest

    my son has this on his labtop how can I get it off?

  • Guest

    everytime i hiot anything for two months now palladium pro pops up wth ding sound and stops me from downloading anything

  • Momo

    How come after this, and after restarting my´╗┐ comp, every thing i wanna open says chosoe the program you want to use to open this file and after that, it makes me download the file again, and after i download it, it says location name then, application not foundHELP PLEASE!