Friday, February 17, 2012

Remove Windows Functionality Checker malware as an old family counterfeit

Windows Functionality Checker fake antivirus belongs to quite old genus of counterfeits. The rank of old, of course, is appropriated in terms of IT threats, oldest of which could hardly have more than 20 years. Its family age is a bit more than two years as of the date of the above program release. It is an old age for malware family.
Remove Windows Functionality Checker malware as the rogue targets harmless executables. Those files are quite intact and would run as instructed, if the rogue has not blocked them under pretext of infection found. The infection is, of course, a dummy name cited from database of genuine security solution.
Free scanner link will provide your PC with Windows Functionality Checker removal tool, which is a name assigned for the purpose of this review to multi-purpose antivirus.

Windows Functionality Checker manual removal directions:
Delete Windows Functionality Checker files and disable processes:
%desktopdir%Windows Functionality Checker.lnk
%commonprograms%Windows Functionality Checker.lnk

Delete infected registry entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 0
 Rename the remover to "explorer.exe" or try to install from Safe Mode if virus blocks download\installation

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