Windows Simple Protector is a rogue virus which has no ability to protect your system from malwares. It offers a variety of security services which it can not perform in real. Windows Simple Protector is simply a bogus and useless software, it is designed by hackers to swindle your money by selling fake security products to you. Do not get tricked by this scam. Windows Simple Protector works just like its another clone virus known as Windows Background Protector.
You might be thinking how the hell did you get this virus. The answer is trojans and malwares that drop this virus into computers across networks or download Windows Simple Protector into computers over internet from blacklist websites. After getting into a computer, Windows Simple Protector virus displays annoying popup windows on infected computer`s screen. These windows contain error messages, warnings and alerts telling user about various computer problems and virus detections. For example:
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.
Threat prevention solution found
Security system analysis has revealed critical file system vulnerability caused by severe malware attacks.
Risk of system files infection:
The detected vulnerability may result in unauthorized access to private information and hard drive data with a seriuos possibility of irreversible data loss and unstable PC performance. To remove the malware please run a full system scan. Press ‘OK’ to install the software necessary to initiate system files check. To complete the installation process please reboot your computer.
Remember! All these warning messages and alerts displayed by Windows Simple 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 remove Windows Simple 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 Simple Protector processes:
Remove Windows Simple Protector Registry Entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionWinlogon “Shell” = ‘%UserProfile%Application Data[random].exe ‘
Remove Windows Simple Protector files:
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