Personal Protector 2013 – How to Remove Personal Protector 2013 Rogue!
Personal Protector 2013 is a fake scareware infection that pretends to be a legitimate security program. It claims to protect Windows system from any contagious or potential threats and keep PC healthy, but in reality it is a variant of ransomware family that does nothing to protect Windows system from any kind of computer infections or threats. This rogue is created by cyber criminals with the only purpose to compromise healthy system and make them more vulnerable and prone to viruses and spyware’s. It easily bypass’s any security programs and modifies default settings of the PC to reside in the PC and work from there in background. It keeps on popping annoying fake error messages and alerts to display that the system is under threat and need to be protected and in order to make it secure and work properly people need to purchase the full version of the program that it promotes. But that program is nothing more than a scam and does nothing to protect Windows system, rather it makes it more viable and open to the computer infections. So, it is advised that people should not trust this rogue application and should try to remove Personal Protector 2013 from PC as quick as possible.
Personal Protector 2013 Screenshot!
Personal Protector 2013 Attack Symptoms!
- Your browser and internet settings will be changed and redirect search results.
- You may find problems in running or executing some of the programs of your PC.
- Your PC will run slowly and sluggishly with degraded performance.
- You may experience as if your entire PC has gone stuck.
- It may also download and install several harmful spyware programs on your PC.
- You may see several commercial unwanted pop-ups and adverts.
- Your PC’s resources will be compromised and it may also disable certain functions of your PC.
- And so on.
How Personal Protector 2013 Rogue Spreads?
This rogue generally gets into the computer system via corrupt or suspicious websites like forums, porn, freeware providing sites and others. It can also get into your PC bounded with some open spam attachment or some Trojan viruses. If you have downloaded anything from malicious torrent sites then also this rogue infection can get into your PC. Apart from that sneaky redirects, malicious websites, pop-up alerts, fake error messages and some lethal and dangerous Trojan viruses can also spread this rogue into the healthy PC.
What Personal Protector 2013 Rogue Actually Does?
Well the working of this rogue is very much like the others, which is initiated by sneaking into the healthy PC via malevolent ways and then destruct it completely. Once this rogue gets into the computer system, it alters and modifies several system settings and makes changes in the Windows registry entries to launch it automatically whenever PC starts. Once it is started without users consent, it fabricates fake scanning of the entire PC without letting user to perform any activity. Then it displays several such issues and errors that never existed in the computer system and also shows the list of viruses and computer infections that have hit the PC. After that it suggests users to purchase the full version of the program that it promotes in order to resolve all the issues and to remove all the potential threats that it has discovered. But whatever it does and displays is entirely fake and have no truth in them. It does all that just to fool people and make money from it. So, it is advised not to trust this rogue application at all, rather try to remove it from PC as quick as possible.
How to Remove Personal Protector 2013 from PC Automatically?
As this rogue drops several harmful files and also alters registry entries and settings, so it is really very difficult to remove this rogue from PC manually. Finding each of those files or threats manually and removing them from PC completely is not an easy task to perform. So to simplify this task just download the program provided below and run a free scan to detect and eliminate this rogue from the computer system completely. It is the best, effective and safest way to get rid of Personal Protector 2013 from PC. You can remove it manually but keep it in mind that this manual process is only for experts and most importantly does not guarantees the complete removal of Personal Protector 2013.
To view complete installation process, check out Installation Guide.
Manual removal methods of Personal Protector 2013 tends to be little less reliable & effective, but still those methods are explained below –
Step 1 – Start your Windows system and keep pressing ‘F8’ button on your keyboard until Windows Advanced Option menu shows up. Then select the ‘Safe Mode with Command Prompt’ option from the list and press ‘Enter’.
Step 2 – Stop Personal Protector 2013 processes –
- Click the Start menu, select Run.
- Type taskmgr.exe into the Run command box, and click “OK.” You can also launch the Task Manager by pressing keys CTRL + Shift + ESC.
- Click Processes tab, and find badware processes.
- Once you’ve found the badware processes, right-click them and select “End Process” to kill badware.
Step 3 – Delete related files from PC:
- Click Windows Start menu & then click “Search.”
- A pop up will ask, “What do you want to search for?” Click “All files and folders”
- Type a badware file name in the search box, and select “Local Hard Drives”
- Click “Search” and wait till all badware files are found.
- Once you get them simply delete them.
Step 4 – Delete DLL files related to this rogue –
- Open the Start menu, and click “Run” Type “cmd” in Run, and click “OK.” (In Windows 7, just type “regedit” into the “Search programs and files” box in the Start menu.)
- To change your current directory, type “cd” in the command box, press “Space,” and enter the full directory where the badware DLL is located. If you’re not sure where the badware DLL is located, enter “dir” in the command box to display a directory’s contents. To go one directory back, type “cd ..” in the command box and press “Enter.”
- When you’ve found a badware DLL, type “regsvr32 /u AnyDLLName.dll” (e.g., “regsvr32 /u jl27script.dll”) and press “Enter.”
Step 5 – Remove related registry keys –
- Click the Start menu, and click “Run.” An “Open” field will appear. Type “regedit” and click “OK ” to open up your Registry Editor. In Windows 7, just type “regedit” into the “Search programs and files” box in the Start menu.
- Registry Editor opens as a two-paned window: the left side lets you select registry keys,the right side shows the values of any selected registry key.
- To find a badware registry key, select “Edit,” then select “Find,” and in the search bar type any of badware ‘s registry keys.
- When the badware registry key appears, to delete the badware registry key, right-click it, and select “Modify,” then select “Delete.”