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WindowSecure – How to Remove WindowSecure completely

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on December 6th, 2012 | Leave a comment

WindowSecure is just another fake defragmentation program which claims to be able to recover data, restore system and fix hard drive error. If you install the rogue program on your computer, it will disturb your system and meanwhile create error warning making you believe you need to register the full version if you want to fix your pc. Actually, removing WindowSecure completely is the only way you could fix your computer. Hackers design such scam to cheat money. From the fake alerts to the fake scans, WindowSecure tries to convince users to purchase the full version, which could do nothing good to the system. From disabling access to internet to blocking hard drive, the rogue software creates lots of problems to make victims anxious and desperate. If you encounter problem with removing the fake program, this article will guide you a correct way to get rid of it for good.

Once WindowSecure installed on your computer, the following available WindowSecure removal ways may help you.

Available Way to Remove WindowSecure Manually

Reboot your computer in Safe mode with networking

Cease the WindowSecure associated processes firstly (important step for the complete removal)

%Temp%[random characters].exe
winsp2up.exe
winsp1up.exe
%Temp%\exe.exe
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Local Settings\Start Menu\Programs\WindowSecure.exe

Delete WindowSecure associated files:

%UserProfile%\Desktop\WindowSecure.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\WindowSecure
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\WindowSecure\WindowSecure.lnk
%Temp%\[random characters].log

Delete WindowSecure associated Registry Entries (Require to delete very carefully in RegEdit)

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[random characters]”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “winsp2up.exe”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “exe.exe”

Recommended way to remove WindowSecure

Using an antispyware program is the most recommended and common solution. It is also a safe way since the antispyware program could pick up all infected files and remove them correctly. We find some excellent tools. Here we recommend you to use Spyware Cease which will not be disabled by the malware and could wipe off the infection effectively. You can get rid of WindowSecure with some simple steps
1. Enable access to internet
Chrome: right-click the Google Chrome shortcut – select Properties – add the command line “ –no-proxy-server=” at the end of the Target path.
And then download Spyware Cease. You could also use another pc to download the software first.
2. Install it to the infected system
3. Run Spyware Cease
4. Run quick scan and the click remove button on the scan result
6. Run a full scan and then click remove button again to get rid of WindowSecure completely

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