Windows Background Protector virus – how to get rid manually

Windows Background Protector is another fake security software issued by hackers. It is a virus belonging to rogue fake antivirus family. Windows Background Protector appears to be a legitimate virus removal tool although it is a virus itself. Do not trust Windows Background Protector as it is a bogus and useless software that has no ability to detect and remove viruses from your computer. All offers and errors displayed by Windows Background Protector are totally fake.
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There are several trojans and worms and other malwares that may drop Windows Background Protector into your computer without your knowledge as the download and installation of this virus is done in hidden mode. Once Windows Background Protector gets into your computer, it will start its job by scanning your system with a fake antivirus scan utility of its own each time you reboot your infected computer. The fake scanner of Windows Background Protector will generate some scan results and will display scary warning messages and alerts telling you that your computer is infected with spywares and viruses that must be removed very soon to protect your system from further damages. It may also display a fake messages claiming to be from Microsoft Security Essentials.

Remember! All these warning messages and alerts displayed by Windows Background Protector virus are fake. This program is specially designed to extort your money by offering you to buy its fake system security and optimization products. 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 Background Protector 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 Background Protector processes:
%UserProfile%\Application Data\[random].exe

Remove Windows Background Protector Registry Entries:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\afwserv.exe “Debugger” = ‘svchost.exe’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\avastsvc.exe “Debugger” = ‘svchost.exe’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\avastui.exe “Debugger” = ‘svchost.exe’
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’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\SystemRestore “DisableSR ” = ’1′

Remove Windows Background Protector files:
%UserProfile%\Application Data\[random].exe

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