What is Windows Paramount Protection?
If you are not allowed to access your desktop and run any of your legitimate programs, we believe that you have encountered Windows Paramount Protection, which acts as a tool that can detect and remove different types of malicious software. However, you should definitely not trust it because this application has been created for one purpose only – to extort money from computer users. This sneaky program belongs to FakeVimes family of infections; however, it is not the only one out there. You should also beware of Windows Antivirus Master, Windows Safety Master and the like because they work in the same manner. You should definitely remove Windows Paramount Protection if it gets on your system because you will not be able to use your PC unless you do that.
How does Windows Paramount Protection act?
Windows Paramount Protection is very convincing because one of its main aims is to scare innocent computer users into believing that their computers are full of serious threats and thus they have to acquire a full version of this program if they want to remove them all from the system. The more reliable users usually believe this fake tool because it tends to show various pop-up warnings (see below), performs a scan and provides a list of infections supposedly running on your system as well as does not allow you to access Task Manager, Control Panel, and other crucial parts of your PC. The truth is that it just tries not to be removed. Thus, we suggest that you do not buy the license of Windows Paramount Protection because you will lose your money and, most importantly, reveal your credit card details to cyber criminals.
C:\program files (x86)\internet explorer\iexplore.exe
Is suspected to have infected your PC. This type of virus intercepts entered data
and transmits them to a remote server.
You have probably infected your computer with Windows Paramount Protection after you have clicked on a fake blinking message which you have come across on any of those unreliable websites and which was stating that your computer has a bunch of infections onto it. After you have downloaded a setup and completed it, this rogue antis-spyware program might have been installed. You should definitely remove it from your system because it is going to slow down your computer, connect to the internet without your permission, and do other undesirable activities.
How to remove Windows Paramount Protection?
It is very hard to remove this application manually, which is why we have provided you the instructions that will help you to gain access to the internet and download a reliable antimalware tool, for instance, SpyHunter. It will definitely detect all the existing threats and then remove them immediately. You can also enter one of the following activation keys and your computer will be unlocked; however, you will still have to erase the program itself.
Remove Windows Paramount Protection
- Access the Metro UI menu (press the Windows key).
- Move the pointer the lower-right edge of the screen.
- When the Charm bar appears, select Settings.
- Click Change PC Settings.
- Go to General.
- In the Advanced Startup section, click Restart now button.
- Select Troubleshoot, go to Advanced options, and then select Startup Settings.
- Click Restart and then tap F5 to select Safe Mode with Networking.
- After your PC restarts, open your browser and type in http://www.anti-spyware-101.com/download-sph .
- Download and install an automatic tool.
- Start system scan.
Windows 7 and Vista
- Restart your computer and start tapping F8 when BIOS screen disappears.
- Select Safe Mode with Networking from the Advanced Boot Options menu.
- Press Enter.
- Open your browser and go to http://www.anti-spyware-101.com/download-sph .
- Download and install a reliable antimalware tool.
- Launch the scanner.
- Reboot your computer and keep tapping F8 when BIOS screen loads.
- Select Safe Mode with Networking and then press Enter.
- Click Yes.
- Launch your browser and visit http://www.anti-spyware-101.com/download-sph .
- Download the setup of an antimalware tool.
- Click the Start button and then launch RUN.
- Type in msconfig and click OK.
- Under the Startup, select Disable all. Click OK.
- Reboot your computer and then install SpyHunter.
- Launch it to erase Windows Paramount Protection.
Keep your antimalware tool enabled in the future – it will help you to avoid different infections and you will not need to worry about the security of your system anymore.
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Stop these Windows Paramount Protection Processes:
Remove these Windows Paramount Protection Files:
%AppData%\svc-[random file name].exe
Remove these Windows Paramount Protection Registry Entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon "Shell" = "%AppData%\svc-[random file name].exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\bckd "ImagePath" = "123123.sys"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system "EnableLUA" = 0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system "EnableVirtualization" = 0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\MpUXSrv.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\MSASCui.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msconfig.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\k9filter.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msmpeng.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\MpCmdRun.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system "ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin" = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments "SaveZoneInformation" = 1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "PrSft"=%AppData%\svc-[random file name].exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Associations "LowRiskFileTypes" = ".zip;.rar;.nfo;.txt;.exe;.bat;.com;.cmd;.reg;.msi;.htm;.html;.gif;.bmp;.jpg;.avi;.mpg;.mpeg;.mov;.mp3;.m3u;.wav;"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msseces.exe