Personal Protector 2013 is a fake virus remover, which belongs to the category of rogue anti-spywares. Basically, it can be said that this virus is a clone of Personal Protector and other rogues that share identical GUIs and are spread via the same Trojan horses. All these viruses work according to one model – they display annoying notifications about dozens of viruses detected and then offer to purchase their licensed version and get those viruses eliminated. So, it can be said that Personal Protector 2013 promotes its license and seeks to create a need of it. Please, never believe this rogue anti-spyware because it has an empty virus database and has no ability to scan PC or delete any kind of malware. Personal Protector 2013 is a dangerous rogue anti-spyware that has to be removed ASAP.
HOW CAN I GET INFECTED WITH Personal Protector 2013?
As we have already mentioned, Personal Protector 2013 is distributed by Trojans without any permis-sion asked. You can download one by visiting hacked websites, using shareware and freeware or simp-ly updating the software with updates that are distributed by unofficial sources. Once it gets there, this Trojan downloads infected files and alters some settings to help for Personal Protector 2013 start as soon as PC is rebooted. Besides, sometimes this threat drops some harmless files and additionally re-ports them as viruses. As you must have already realized, Personal Protector 2013 is virus, which should never be left on your computer. We highly recommend to remove it from your computer.
HOW CAN I REMOVE Personal Protector 2013?
If you see this virus on your computer, you have to ignore its alerts first and never purchase the licensed version. If you have already paid for it, contact your credit card company and dispute the charges. Finally, scan your PC with a reputable anti-spyware application like Plumbytes Anti-MalwareWebroot SecureAnywhere AntiVirus or Reimage and aliminate all infected files from PC.
Personal Protector 2013 manual removal:
Delete registry values:
HKCUSoftwareClasses.exe “(Default)” = ‘exefile’
HKCUSoftwareClasses.exeDefaultIcon “(Default)” = ‘%1? = ‘”%AppData%[rnd].exe” /START “%1? %*’
HKCUSoftwareClassesexefileshellopencommand “(Default)” = ‘”%AppData%[rnd].exe” /START “%1? %*’
HKCR.exeshellopencommand “(Default)” = ‘”%AppData%[rnd].exe” /START “%1? %*’
HKCRexefileshellopencommand “(Default)” = ‘”%AppData%[rnd].exe” /START “%1? %*’
%Desktopdir%Personal Protector 2013.lnk
%CommonPrograms%Personal Protector 2013
%CommonPrograms%Personal Protector 2013Uninstall Personal Protector 2013.lnk
%CommonPrograms%Personal Protector 2013Personal Protector 2013.lnk