Are you interested to know about the harmful effects of Virus Protector and techniques to remove it?
Virus Protector is a fake antivirus program that first creates fake files and then reports the same files as serious threats. The fake program lures the user to pay for a full version by reporting false threats. If you install Virus Protector on your computer, then you will receive a lot of false scan results stating that your system is highly unprotected. You will constantly receive security warnings and alerts that your computer data and files are at risk. Also, the antivirus program will prompt you from time-to-time to install the full version to remove these virus threats. Since it doesn’t remove any security threat from your machine and creates a number of random file names instead, it is crucial to remove the program to ensure the smooth functioning of your machine. You need to understand the following points to remove Virus Protector from your system:
- How does Virus Protector enter a system?
- Harmful effects of Virus Protector
- How to remove Virus Protector?
How does Virus Protector enter a system?
You are prompted to download a Virus Protector through malware or Trojans. Malware enters your computer via fake online scanners and other malicious websites. As soon as Trojans enter your computer, a Virus Protector also comes with it and runs a fake system scan. Moreover, it displays a list of infections falsely stating that these infections cannot be removed unless you first purchase the program.
Harmful effects of Virus Protector
Apart from flooding your machine with fake scan results, Virus Protector also changes its browser settings and shows a lot of commercial advertisements. Instead of cleaning your system for viruses and other malicious programs, the software program displays various pop-ups to trick you to believe that your system is infected by Trojans. It then prompts you to purchase the full version in order to steal your money. In addition to this, Virus Protector also connects to the Internet on its own and functions in the background.
How to remove Virus Protector?
If you want to stop and remove Virus Protector processes, then you need to follow few simple steps. Firstly, click the ‘Start’ menu and select ‘Run’. Then, in the run command box, type “taskmgr.exe” and click ‘Okay’. You can also launch the ‘Task Manager’ by pressing ‘CTRL’, ‘Shift’ and ‘ESC’ keys. Further, click on the ‘Processes’ tab to find the Virus Protector processes. After you find the Virus Protector processes, right click on them and select ‘End Process’. By following this procedure, you can remove Virus Protector from your
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