Wednesday, August 15, 2012

How to Remove Windows Safety Series (Step-by-Step Removal Guide)

Windows Safety Series is a rogue security program which is really a threat to your computer. Once you open some links or files embedded with the downloader of Windows Safety Series, your computer will be infected with this virus. Those links normally lurk in the malicious websites or email attachments of obscure origin. Windows Safety Series always performs an automatic scan. Then it will display a lot of alerts and popup notifications claiming that your computer is infected with malware, spyware and very dangerous viruses that can delete your files or steal your data. Dubious of the authenticity of the listed alert messages, you just click “Remove” as recommended. However, it won’t help you remove the detected infections until you buy the full version of its product. Smelling a rat, you try to close the current page, to no avail. Such scanner pages prevent closing windows and try to force the installer upon you. Windows Safety Series will launch every time when computer system loads. It prevents other applications from functioning normally. Internet access is denied.  The longer the virus stays inside your computer, the more damage it will cause. So you have to remove it as soon as possible.

Symptoms of Windows Safety Series Infection

* Your computer is acting slowly. Windows Safety Series slows down your system significantly. This includes starting up, shutting down, playing games, and surfing the web.

* You are getting pestered with pop ups. Windows Safety Series infects your registry and uses it to launch annoying pop up ads out of nowhere.

* Searches are redirected or your homepage and desktop are settings are changed. This is a symptom of a very serious Windows Safety Series infection.

Can I use Anti-virus software to remove Windows Safety Series for good?

Even though you have the top antivirus program installed, Windows Safety Series still cannot be kicked out. It is not omnipotent as viruses can be updated or created in real time. It takes time for anti-virus software to make solutions for the latest viruses. In such circumstance, manual removal is absolutely required.

Step-by-Step Guide to Remove Windows Safety Series:

Step1. Restart your computer in safe mode with Networking (Restart your computer. -> As your computer restarts but before Windows launches, tap “F8″ key constantly. ->Use the arrow keys to highlight the “Safe Mode with Networking” option, ->and then press ENTER.)

Step2. Show hidden files and folders:

Click Start button -> Control Panel -> Appearance and Personalization, and then click Folder Options -> Click the View tab, under Advanced settings, do one of the following:
To hide file extensions, select the Hide extensions for known file types check box, and then click OK.
To display file extensions, clear the Hide extensions for known file types check box, and then click OK.

Step3. Open Registry Editor and delete Windows Safety Series related entries from there (Click “Start” icon on the left bottom of your desktop and then choose “Run”, type “regedit” in the Run box and click “Ok”)

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Inspector %AppData%\Protector-[rnd].exe

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect 0

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings\ID 4

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings\UID [rnd]

Step4. Delete Windows Safety Series related files:

Protector-[rnd].exe in %AppData% folder

Please be aware that you need to be very prudent during the whole removal process, because any inaccurate operation may result in data loss or even system crash. If you don’t have a clear mind on how to do the above steps, you just need click here and get help from Tee Support 24/7 online computer experts to remove Windows Safety Series completely.

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