Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Spyware Preventer - will damage your computer! Removal instructions

Spyware Preventer is another typical rogue with deceptive detection scheme. It use trojan horse to generate popups and fake security messages, hijack and redirect your homepage to trick you into:
1) Downloading Spyware Preventer installer
2) Purchasing its "full version"
REMEMBER that Spyware Preventer is not able to remove ANY of reported threats, its just an imitation of legitimate anti-spyware application designed to steal your money. Spyware Preventer may slow your computer and install addtional spyware programs. We recomend to remove this scamware as soon as possible. Download Spyware Doctor + Antivirus, it will easily remove Spyware Preventer and other malware from your computer.

Spyware Preventer screenshot:

Spyware Preventer automatical remover: Spyware Preventer manual removal instructions:
Delete Spyware Preventer files:
Spyware Preventer.lnk
Delete Spyware Preventer registry entries:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\”Antivirus” = “C\Program Files\SPP\SPP.exe”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\”Antivirus” = “C\Program Files\SPP\SPP.exe”

1 comment:

.net Obfuscator said...

Thats quite a nice post. But getting into the registry and getting rid of the spyware is quite a task for a newbie. Will a newbie be able to do it without causing any damage to the other components ?