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How to Remove Windows Antivirus Patrol – Fake Antivirus (Uninstall Help)

Question.

I got Windows Antivirus Patrol installed into my computer this morning by my son’s mistake and it keeps popping-up the same error message every time: “this file is infected, please register to fix it”. Even it do not allow me to do any action on computer, It’s telling me the same error message when I click on control panel to uninstall it, I am stuck on this warning message please help me to get rid of this situation. How to Remove Windows Antivirus Patrol I am little bit techy but now I don’t have any idea what to do in this situation. Please help me.

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Solved Answer.

Yes, certainly we will assist you to uninstall Windows Antivirus Patrol. I’ll explain here what is Windows Antivirus Patrol and how do you get rid of it. As you already stated, it won’t allow you to do anything on PC, actually it has been hijacked all the most useful settings of the computer and took over all the rights to change them. Don’t worry, we have the right solution to solve that issue, please follow the following instruction carefully to solve it.

Once you got Windows Antivirus Patrol installed into your computer, first of all it changes the main setting of executable file’s registry the “file association”, It linked the .exe file association to Windows Antivirus Patrol warring message, that means if you  run any .exe, .lnk(shortcuts) files you will redirected to the warring message and the actual .exe file won’t be execute. The warring message says: “this file is infected, please register to fix it”, but it’s a totally fake warring message, actually that file do not have any type of virus infection, it’s just shows the same message on all executable files when you run any of. So please ignore all the warning message which comes from Windows Antivirus Patrol program because all the warning messages are totally fake. Please follow our below mentioned guide to get rid of it.

More info about “Windows Antivirus Patrol“.

Windows Antivirus Patrol can be install into computer from different-different ways. We are giving you some example: Suppose you want to download winzip for your computer and you search it on internet and you get a website and you have downloaded it and installed from a website. But you know that the website where you have downloaded winzip may be a 3rd party downloading website, actually these type of websites added their sponsored Ad-wares and viruses on the installer which you have downloaded and installed and those Ad-wares & viruses install in the background of installer even you can’t see their installation progress because those installs silently.

Removal of Windows Antivirus Patrol.

To Windows Antivirus Patrol from your computer is a really hard task but we have to do. We are giving you some steps which will remove Windows Antivirus Patrol completely from your computer. Please follow the following guide to remove Windows Antivirus Patrol virus.

Windows Antivirus Patrol Removal Steps:

Method 1 : Remove Windows Antivirus Patrol virus with their activation code – Automatic Method.

Windows Antivirus Patrol has hijacked your computer registry to start itself before any program and stop you from running any else application. To prevent this from happening, we are giving you the code to register Windows Antivirus Patrol. 1. Open Windows Antivirus Patrol window, click on the question mark button in the right top corner, then click on Register button. How-to-register-Windows-Protection-Booster1 2. It’s will prompt you the license key in order to registry, enter the below registration codes to activate it. Windows Antivirus Patrol Product Key: 0W000-000B0-00T00-E0021 How-to-register-Windows-Protection-Booster2

Step 2 : To Uninstall Windows Antivirus Patrol from computer

  • Click on Start button and then click on Control Panel.
  • Now click on Programs –> Uninstall a program or Program and Features (Windows-7, 8, Vista). For Windows XP users: click on Add/Remove Programs.
  • Then find the Windows Antivirus Patrol in the list and then do uninstall if the uninstall option will not complete to uninstall the REVO uninstaller tool to uninstall Windows Antivirus Patrol forcefully. click here to Download:- REVO Uninstaller Tool and click here to know more how to REVO uninstaller tool

Need to delete following files, folders, registry traces.

Folder locations

  • %AppData%\svc-<random>.exe %AllUsersProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Windows Antivirus Patrol.lnk %UserProfile%\Desktop\Windows Antivirus Patrol.lnk
  • %AppData%\data.sec Files locations %AllUsersProfile%
  • C:\Documents and Settings\All Users for Windows 2000/XP and C:\ProgramData\for Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.
  • %UserProfile% refers to the current user’s profile folder.
  • C:\Documents and Settings\<Current User> for Windows 2000/XP,
  • C:\Users\<Current User>for Windows Vista/7/8,
  • c:\winnt\profiles\<Current User> for Windows NT.
  • %AppData% refers to the current users Application Data folder. By default, this is
  • C:\Documents and Settings\<Current User>\Application Data for Windows 2000/XP. For Windows Vista and Windows 7 it is C:\Users\<Current User>\AppData\Roaming.

Registry Locations

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “EnableLUA” = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “MS-SEC” = %AppData%\svc-<random>.exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “ZSFT” = %AppData%\svc-<random>.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “EnableVirtualization” = 0
  • 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\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bckd “ImagePath” = 22.sys
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msseces.exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon “Shell” = “%AppData%\svc-<random>.exe”
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments “SaveZoneInformation” = 1
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “SD-986-001” = %AppData%\svc-<random>.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin” = 0
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\MpCmdRun.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “ConsentPromptBehaviorUser” = 0
  • 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\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\msmpeng.exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “S_SC” = %AppData%\svc-<random>.exe

Step 3 : Remove Windows Antivirus Patrol with Malwarebytes.

Download Malwarebytes.exe and then run a quick scan. If Windows Antivirus Patrol will notify you that malwarebytes is a virus. Then please ignore it, because their all alerts are completely fake, do not belive on it. Just ignore that until it removed. After Removed, install a legitimate Antivirus like: Norton, AVG, Mcafee,  Download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free, then double-click on it to install it.

Click Here to Download >> Malwarebytes.exe

http://www.techsupportall.com/malbyte

OR

If above link haven’t worked, then click on below link to download malwarebytes-chameleon version. (Note: It’d download a zip file, zip file contained have lots of files, you can double-click on any one, It’d start malwarebytes-chameleon version)

http://downloads.malwarebytes.org/file/chameleon

How to use malwarebytes

How to use malwarebytes

3.2 : Update online Virus Definition

How to use malwarebytesHow to use malwarebytes

3.3 : Select the option “Perform quick scan”, then click on Scan.

3.4 : When the scan Finished, click on “Show results”How to use malwarebytes

3.5 : After clicking on Show result, it’ll give you a another window, where you’ll get a page named as “found threats”. Click on “Remove Selected” button to remove all the viruses which are selected.

How to use malwarebytes

Step 4 : Remove Windows Antivirus Patrol with Hitman-Pro

Click here to Download Hitmanpro_x32bit.exe

Click here to Download Hitmanpro_x64bit.exe

Scan-Computer-with-Hitman-Pro


If method 1 doesn’t remove the Windows Antivirus Patrol then follow the method 2 otherwise you don’t need to follow it.

Method 2 : Remove Windows Antivirus Patrol virus – Manual Method.

Step 1 : Reboot your computer with “Safe mode with Networking” to Uninstall Windows Antivirus Patrol from computer

  • Turn off your computer.
  • Turn back on your computer, immediately tap the “F8” key (pressing & releasing repeatedly “F8” Key) on your keyboard until you’ll get the advanced boot option (As shown on below screenshot). If you’re using Windows 8 then hold the “Shift” key while tapping the “F8” key.

how-to-start-computer-with-safe-mode-with-networking1

  • Select the option “Safe mode with Networking” using arrow keys on your keyboard, then hit Enter button.

how-to-start-computer-with-safe-mode-with-networking2

  • Windows will start in the safe mode with networking and then you’ll prompted that login into your account, so please login into your same account, which you’ve login usually. Then you’ll get your desktop with Safe mode.

how-to-start-computer-with-safe-mode-with-networking3

Step 2 : Remove Registry infection, which have been infected by Windows Antivirus Patrol.

First of all we need to repair windows registry, so that we can run any program/tool so that we can able to begin a scan with one of anti-malware software and can be able to remove Windows Antivirus Patrol completely. 2.1 : Download “Registry-Fix.reg” from below link.

OR

2.2 : Double-click on that downloaded Registry-Fix.reg file to run it. (As shown on below screenshot) Registry-Repair-1

Download : Registry-Fix.reg

2.3 : It’d prompt you below message, then click on Yes. (As shown on below screenshot) Registry-Repair-2 2.4 : It’d give you another message, click on OK. (As shown on below screenshot) Registry-Repair-3

Step 3 : Uninstall Koox System Optimizer from Control Panel

  • Click on Start button and then click on Control Panel.
  • Now click on Programs –> Program and Features –> Uninstall a program ().
Uninstall a program image 1
Uninstall a program for Vista, 7, 8

 

  • For Windows XP users only click on Add/Remove Programs.
Uninstall a program image 2
Uninstall a program for Windows xp
  • You’ll get a window which have listed all the installed programs.
  • Uninstall Koox System Optimizer from there.

Step 4 : Remove Windows Antivirus Patrol with Malwarebytes.

Download Malwarebytes.exe and then run a quick scan. If Windows Antivirus Patrol will notify you that malwarebytes is a virus. Then please ignore it, because their all alerts are completely fake, do not belive on it. Just ignore that until it removed. After Removed, install a legitimate Antivirus like: Norton, AVG, Mcafee 

4.1 : Download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free, then double-click on it to install it.

Click Here to Download >> Malwarebytes.exe

http://www.techsupportall.com/malbyte

OR

If above link haven’t worked, then click on below link to download malwarebytes-chameleon version. (Note: It’d download a zip file, zip file contained have lots of files, you can double-click on any one, It’d start malwarebytes-chameleon version)

http://downloads.malwarebytes.org/file/chameleon

How to use malwarebytes

How to use malwarebytes

4.2 : Update online Virus Definition

How to use malwarebytesHow to use malwarebytes

4.3 : Select the option “Perform quick scan”, then click on Scan.

4.4 : When the scan Finished, click on “Show results”How to use malwarebytes

4.5 : After clicking on Show result, it’ll give you a another window, where you’ll get a page named as “found threats”. Click on “Remove Selected” button to remove all the viruses which are selected.

How to use malwarebytes

Step 5 : Remove Windows Antivirus Patrol with Hitman-Pro

Click here to Download Hitmanpro_x32bit.exe

Click here to Download Hitmanpro_x64bit.exe

Scan-Computer-with-Hitman-Pro

Install Antivirus Protection on your computer immediately

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This post was last updated on:2015-08-04 | First Published:2014-03-21

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