Windows Problems Stopper is a malicious program that comes from rogue virus family. It is a fake tool that pretends to be a powerful security software to protect your computer from malwares and to stop all the problems but infact it is a problem starter because once your computer is infected with “Windows Problems Stopper” virus, it will mess your system. This fake software wants to steal your money by tricking you into buying its non-efficient full version. It also replaces or overwrites your important system files used by windows with its own malicious code. Windows Problems Stopper will also display continuous popup messages on your screen to scare you of viruses.
See the example of fake alerts and warning messages that may appear on your screen if your computer is infected with Windows ProblemStopper:
Firewall has blocked a program from accessing the Internet.
Windows Media Player Resources
C:\Windows\system32\dllcache\wmploc.dll is suspected to have infected your PC. This type of virus intercepts entered data and transmits them to a remote server.
Keylogger activity detected. System information security is at risk.
It is recommended to activate protection and run a full system scan.
Software without a digital signature detected.
Your system files are at risk. We strongly advise you to activate your protection.
Recomended: Please use secure encrypted protocol for torrent links.
Torrent link detected!
Receiving this notification means that you have violated the copyright laws. Using Torrent for downloading movies and licensed software shall be prosecuted and you may be sued for cybercrime and breach of law under the SOPA legislation.
Please register your copy of the AV to activate anonymous data transfer protocol through the torrent link.
Well, now you should keep in your mind that any message (like mentioned above) appearing on your computer screen is fake and means that your computer is infected with a scamware which is Windows Problems Stopper. Do not think your computer has really got a torrent virus or keylogger as told in those popup messages. Because Windows Problems Stopper is a fraud tool, it is fake and it displays fake reports and virus infection on your computer to convince you that your PC is virus affected so you,ll buy Windows Problems Stopper to get rid of viruses. Its highly recommended to ignore Windows Problems Stopper`s warning and remove this nasty bug from your machine immediately.
How to remove Windows Problems Stopper 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.
To prform manual removal steps, you may need to learn,
How to stop a proccess
How to delete registry entries
Stop Windows Problems Stopper processes:
Disable Windows Problems Stopper DLL files:
Delete Windows Problems Stopper Registry Entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Internet Settings “WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Policies\\System “DisableRegedit” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Policies\\System “DisableRegistryTools” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Policies\\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Settings “net” = “2012-3-11_2?
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Settings “UID” = “origkboryd”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\Image File Execution Options\\atcon.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\Image File Execution Options\\bipcp.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\Image File Execution Options\\ecengine.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\Image File Execution Options\\infwin.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\Image File Execution Options\\msconfig
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\Image File Execution Options\\PavFnSvr.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\Image File Execution Options\\sahagent.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\Image File Execution Options\\titaninxp.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\Image File Execution Options\\wsbgate.exe
Delete Windows Problems Stopper files:
%CommonStartMenu%\Programs\Windows Problems Stopper.lnk
%Desktop%\Windows Problems Stopper.lnk
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