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How to remove Windows Protection Booster Fake Antivirus (Removal Help)

Question.

I got a virus named as “Windows Protection Booster”, how do I get rid of it ? How to remove Windows Protection Booster virus ?

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Solved Answer.

Windows Protection Booster is a fake virus protection, actually it’s a virus, which is reporting you the fake virus scan results in their regular virus scan to scare the user to paying $99.90 to removal of found threats. Anyways, we have the proper solution to remove this, you just have to follow our below listed steps to get rid of Windows Protection Booster.

More Infomation about Windows Protection Booster

Windows Protection Booster is a fake anti-virus program, actually it is a virus named as Rogue.FakeVimes member of computer infections. This program is categorized as a rogue because it pretend to be an anti-virus program, but it will instead shows the baseless scan results, report the fake computer infections, and does not allow you to run any other normal programs.

Once it is installed into your computer, Windows Protection Booster not only changed all the setting of windows system, It keeps display as a windows warning on your computer but actually it’s a fake windows warnings. Windows Protection Booster display you the hundreds of virus found in their scan results, it stated that “in order to remove all threats you have to purchase full-version of Windows Protection Booster in $99.90”, it’s really a fake statement do not believe on that,  actually after purchase, it will just stop the fake scan and will not found any file as threat after this. so do not purchase it because the Windows Protection Booster is completely a fake program.

Windows Protection Booster changes the settings of windows registry, first of all it will attack into windows registry to change file association, it brakes the exe, lnk, zip, reg file association and link to Windows Protection Booster warnings, and when you run an exe file from your computer, it will show you the Windows Protection Booster’s fake warring message.

It’s make you helpless to purchase “Windows Protection Booster” might be a possibility they will pick your credit card information from your computer while purchasing it. so do not purchase that why it is also categorized as Scareware.

If you got infected with Windows Protection Booster, it will also block you from running any legitimate application on your computer, it’s display the following fake message if you try to start Internet Explorer(iexplore.exe).

“Firewall has blocked a program from accessing the Internet
Internet Explorer
C:\Windows\system32\iexplore.exe
is suspected to have infected your PC.
This type of virus intercepts entered data and transmits them
to a remote server.”

If you got above message on your computer screen, so please ignore it as your programs are not infected and it will work normally after this infection is removed.

Windows Protection Booster will also display following fake security alerts that are make you think that you have some security problem into your computer.

“Error
Trojan activity detected. System integrity at risk.
Full system scan is highly recommended.

Error
System data security is at risk!
To prevent potential PC errors, run a full system scan.”

Anyways, In order to keep protected your computer you should uninstall Windows Protection Booster immediately, we have the proper solution to remove Windows Protection Booster from your computer. In order to remove it, please follow our following instruction carefully.

Windows Protection Booster Removal Steps:

Method  1 : Remove Windows Protection Booster virus with their activation code – Automatic Method.

Windows Protection Booster 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 Protection Booster.

1. Open Windows Protection Booster window, click on the question mark button in the right top corner, then click on Register button.

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2. It’s will prompt you the license key in order to registry, enter the below registration codes to activate it.
Windows Protection Booster Product Key: 0W000-000B0-00T00-E0021

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Step 1.1 : To Uninstall Windows Protection Booster 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 Protection Booster in the list and then do uninstall if the uninstall option will not complete to uninstall the REVO uninstaller tool to uninstall Windows Protection Booster t forcefully. click here to Download:- REVO Uninstaller Tool and click here to know more how to REVO uninstaller tool

Step 2 : Remove Windows Protection Booster with Malwarebytes.

Download Malwarebytes.exe and then run a quick scan. If Windows Protection Booster 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.

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

Click Here to Download >> Malwarebytes.exe

https://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

2.2 : Update online Virus Definition

How to use malwarebytesHow to use malwarebytes

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

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

2.5 : 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 3 : Remove Windows Protection Booster 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 Protection Booster then follow the method 2 otherwise you don’t need to follow it.

Method  2 :  Remove Windows Protection Booster virus – Manual Method.

Step 1 : Reboot your computer with “Safe mode with Networking” to Uninstall Windows Protection Booster 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.

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

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  • 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.

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Step 2 : Remove Registry infection, which have been infected by Windows Protection Booster.

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 Protection Booster 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)

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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.
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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 Protection Booster with Malwarebytes.

Download Malwarebytes.exe and then run a quick scan. If Windows Protection Booster 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.

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

Click Here to Download >> Malwarebytes.exe

https://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 Protection Booster 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:2014-03-10

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