Windows Software Guard virus is a fake security software. It is a rogue spyware related to recent viruses likes Windows Software Protection, Windows Safety Protection and Windows shiels Protector virus. All these programs are fake, they are not system protection tools. Windows Software Guard and its clones use the tactics of rogue spywares to scare user with fake warning messages and popup alert windows. These alerts and warnings tell user about serious computer problems and virus detections. The goal of scaring a user is to convince him that his computer is infected with viruses and spywares that must be removed very soon. After some alert, user will be promoted to buy the full version of Windows Software Guard to get rid of the viruses detected by this program.
Windows Software Guard may display fake alerts like:
System Security Warning
Attempt to modify register key entries is detected. Register entries analysis is recommended.
System component corrupted!
System reboot error has occurred due to lsass.exe system process failure.
This may be caused by severe malware infections.
Automatic restore of lsass.exe backup copy completed.
The correct system performance can not be resumed without eliminating the cause of lsass.exe corruption.
Name: c:\program files\firefox\firefox.exe
Application that seems to be a key-logger is detected. System information security is at risk. It is recommended to enable the security mode and run total System scanning.
Remember! All these warning messages and alerts displayed by Windows Software Guard virus are fake. This program is specially designed to extort your money by offering you to buy its fake system security and optimization products. Windows Software Guard has no ability to detect and remove viruses from your computer as it offers non existing services. It is a dangerous malware threat for your computer as it may bring new malwares to your computer and it may also steal your personal information. You should ignore these warnings, avoid buying this program, avoid its installation and immediately remove it from your computer upon detection.
How to get rid of Windows Software Guard virus manually:
To remove this virus manually, complete the following set of tasks. Do not forget to create a backup before getting started to the manual removal guide.
Stop Windows Software Guard processes:
Learn how to Stop a process (taskmanager)
Delete Windows Software Guard Registry Entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon “Shell” = ‘%UserProfile%\Application Data\
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\egui.exe “Debugger” = ‘svchost.exe’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\ekrn.exe “Debugger” = ‘svchost.exe’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msascui.exe “Debugger” = ‘svchost.exe’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msmpeng.exe “Debugger” = ‘svchost.exe’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msseces.exe “Debugger” = ‘svchost.exe’
Learn how to edit registry in windows
Delete Windows Software Guard files:
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