Tuesday, August 14, 2012

How to Remove Windows Secure Workstation Malware (Step-by-Step Removal Guide)

When you are surfing on the web, Windows Secure Workstation image keeps appearing. At first sight, Windows Secure Workstation looks like real program. Actually it is false security software making PC users who are not very vigilant pay money for nothing. Windows Secure Workstation will sneak into your computer without out your knowledge and perform several scans. Then it will claim that there are various viruses and Trojan infections found in your computer. Windows Secure Workstation suggests you remove those infections with its product. One thing you should know is that the infections Windows Secure Workstation detects don’t exist and the program neither can detect nor remove any security infection. It just scare potential victims to rip off their money, you need to find a reliable way to get rid of it as soon as possible. 

Windows Secure Workstation is very dangerous to your computer

Windows Secure Workstation may spread via Trojans
Windows Secure Workstation may display fake security messages
Windows Secure Workstation may install additional spyware to your computer
Windows Secure Workstation may repair its files, spread or update by itself
Windows Secure Workstation violates your privacy and compromises your security

Step-by-Step Guide to Remove Windows Secure Workstation:

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 Secure Workstation 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”)

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = 0

Step4. Delete Windows Secure Workstation related files:

%CommonStartMenu%\Programs\Windows Secure Workstation.lnk
%Desktop%\Windows Secure Workstation.lnk

Please, note that manual removal of Windows Secure Workstation is a procedure of high complexity and should be performed with extreme caution. Lack of the required skills and even the slightest deviation from the instructions may lead to irreparable system damage. If you need online professional tech support, click here to get: 24/7 online virus removal support.

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