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System Progressive Protection. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

removal by Ugnius Kiguolis - -   Also known as SystemProgressiveProtection | Type: Rogue Antispyware

System Progressive Protection is a rogue anti-spyware that tries to create an image that your PC is full of dangerous items and that you must purchase its license to remove them. According to experts, it belongs to WinWebSec family and uses the same Graphical User Interface that makes people think they have a deal with reputable anti-spyware. However, after a closer look it can be said that nothing is real about System Progressive Protection – it gets inside the PC without a permission asked, it reports the same viruses on different computers, its 'support' or 'update' buttons do not function and the only thing it seeks it to sell its licensed version. Instead of doing that, you should simply make an experiment and run alternative, legitimate anti-malware program to make sure that System Progressive Protection is virus. Do not waste your time and remove this virus as soon as you can. We recommend using automated removal tools for that.

HOW CAN I GET INFECTED WITH System Progressive Protection?

Questions about System Progressive Protection

Just like its earlier versions,Live Security Platinum or Live Security Platinum 3.6.1, System Progressive Protection is spread with a help of trojans that can get inside undetected. You can download one together with fake updates, video/audio codecs or simply with freeware and shareware. Pay attention to the fact that you must keep your PC protected if you want to avoid such scams as System Progressive Protection. Once there, it settles down in c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\ folder in XP, or C:\ProgramData folder in Windows Vista and Windows 7 and simply presents itself for the victim through its fake alerts and scanners reporting about dangerous viruses detected. Here are the alerts we have received from our example:

System Progressive Protection Warning
Your PC is still infected with dangerous viruses. Activate antivirus protection to prevent data loss and avoid the theft of your credit card details.

System Progressive Protection warning
Spyware.IEMonster activity detected. This is spyware that attempts to steal passwords from Internet Explorer, Mozila Firefox, Outlook and other programs.Click here to remove it immediately with System Progressive Protection

Warning: Your computer is infected
Detected spyware infection!
Click this message to install the last update of security software…

As you should have already understood, these alerts are fake and should never be taken as serious. This infection will also show you scam window to trick you into believing that you are dangerously infected. However, System Progressive Protection means only the fact that you are infected with one of WinWebSec members and that you should run a full system scan with updated anti-spyware to remove System Progressive Protection from your PC.

HOW CAN I REMOVE System Progressive Protection?

To get rid of System Progressive Protection, you should use updated anti-malware programs, such as Malwarebytes MalwarebytesCombo Cleaner or Reimage. They will kill all malware processes and will remove infected files from the system. You may find it difficult to launch these programs, so reboot to safe mode or use invented email and this code for a 'registration' of this scamware: AA39754E-715219CE. This code will make your malware think that you have purchased its license and will disable it. Of course, it won't remove infected files from your computer, so you should run a full system scan immediately after that.

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System Progressive Protection snapshot
System Progressive Protection snapshot

System Progressive Protection manual removal:

Kill processes:
[random].exe

Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRunOnce "[random]"

Delete files:
%CommonAppData%[random]

%CommonAppData%[random][random]

%CommonAppData%[random][random].exe

%CommonAppData%[random][random].ico

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