Windows Web Shield Removal Tips
Windows Web Shield is a rogue anti-spyware that comes from a famous malware family called FakeVimes or Rogue.VirusDoctor. This family is known for such applications like Windows Internet Watchdog, Windows Internet Guard, Windows Defence Master, and Windows Pro Defence Ki which all behave in a similar manner and even use the same interface.
If you see this software in your system, do not ignore it and perform Windows Web Shield removal as soon as possible. Bear in mid that the longer you keep this malware in your system, the bigger there is a risk that your PC will be seriously damaged.
What does Windows Web Shield do?
These type of applications can use various methods to enter your computer. It can be distributed via false advertising scams, freeware bundles, social engineering scams, spam email attachments, and so on. Of course, you need to be more careful with your browsing, however the only way to ensure that your PC is really safe is to employ a trustworthy anti-malware.
Once the rogue situates itself in your system, it immediately removes your administrative privileges and starts a fake system’s scan. The scan always results in a long list of issues and infections which supposedly reside in your computer at that moment. In order to completely convince you that your PC is at risk, the application will present you with pop-up warnings and false browser warnings that will make it impossible to access Internet. Furthermore, the intruder will also block some of your executable files to prevent you from using your programs, Task Manager, Registry Editor, etc. and also will disable your security system so that it becomes even more difficult to delete Windows Web Shield.
A lot of users fall for the tricks of this malware and believe that the bogus scan shows the real state of their system. These users agree to install the full version of the application and pay from $49.95 to $99.90 for it. However, we assure you that the scan and the provided results are fake and that the only malware in your PC is Windows Web Shield. Do not pay the money for a useless software and do not forget that if you do, you will be revealing your banking information to cyber criminals. Instead, you should continue reading this report to learn how to delete Windows Web Shield.
How to remove Windows Web Shield?
In order to eliminate Windows Web Shield, you should use 0W000-000B0-00T00-E0022 or 0W000-000B0-00T00-E0021 registration keys so that you can access the Internet. Then, you should download a reputable anti-malware and let it terminate Windows Web Shield. We warn you not to attempt manual Windows Web Shield removal, because any mistake can have hazardous results to your PC. If the provided registration keys do not work, you should follow the instructions below in order to acquire a malware removal tool.
Uninstall Windows Web Shield
- To reboot your system, tap the power button.
- Once the BIOS screen loads up, begin tapping F8.
- From advanced boot options menu, choose Safe Mode with Command Prompt (with the arrow keys).
- Press Enter key and wait until the computer finishes restarting.
- Move the mouse to C:Windowssystem32 (in the command prompt window).
- Type in cd.. to open the C:Windows line and type in explorer.exe.
- Tap Enter and access Start menu.
- Press RUN or Search (depends on the operating system) and type in %appdata% into the field.
- Click Enter to Application Data folder and locate svc-[random file name].exe.
- Right-click svc-[random file name].exe and pick Delete.
- Reboot your PC once more, but choose Normal Mode.
- Click Start and tap RUN/Search again.
- Type in regedit and navigate to HKEY_CURRECT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindows
- NTCurrent VersionWinlogon (in the Registry Editor).
- Locate Shell item, right-click it and choose Modify.
- Type in %WinDir%Explorer.exe into the Value box and press OK.
- Launch your preferred browser and download a reliable anti-malware.
- Remove Windows Web Shield.