System Progressive Protection is a computer bug from the Rogue.WinWebSecfamily of rogue antivirus applications. The reason of classifying system progressive protection as a rogue is that it intentionally displays false scan results, displays frequently fake security alerts, which tellthat your computer is infected from different viruses and Trojans, and hijacks your computer thatdisable you to perform normal applicationsin your computer. It is spread by the means of 3 methods. The very first method used by the System Progressive Protection is that they hack those websites that contain spiteful codes and attempts to take advantages of vulnerabilities on visitor’s computer. If they successfully take the advantage of your vulnerabilities, they will be able to install programs without your approval. Second method is by means of online fake antivirus scanners.They scan your computer and displays fake results that your computer is infected. After this, they will advise you to install system progressive protection. The final and last method isthrough Trojans that pretend the requirement of the software in order to view any online video.

In order to protect itself,System Progressive Protection will close any type of programs you want to run on your computer, and they constantly state that your computer is infected with viruses. The blockage of every program in your system is because the application doesn’t want you to run your antivirus programs for removing this software. When it terminates a program, you will see a message and it is given below:


Application cannot be executed. The file googleupdate.exe infected. Please activate your antivirus software.

Remove System Progressive ProtectionProcesses

  1. Open the windows task manager by pressing the shortcut keys CTRL + Shift + ESC at a time.
  2. Go to the tab ‘processes’, find out the System Progressive Protection processes under the field name ‘image name’.

%Desktopdir%\System Progressive Protection.lnk

%Programs%\System Progressive Protection\System Progressive Protection.lnk


  1. Click on the above mentioned processes and then press the button ‘End processes’ which will beat the bottom of the Windows task manger window.

Remove System Progressive ProtectionRegistry key values

  1. System Progressive Protection Registry key values can be deleted using the registry key, open it and then Click on Edit > Find > type the values.

The registry values are:

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce\[random] %AppData%\[random]\[random].exe

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\System Progressive Protection

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\System Progressive Protection\DisplayIcon %AppData%\[random]\[random].exe,0

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\System Progressive Protection\DisplayName System Progressive Protection

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\System Progressive Protection\ShortcutPath “%AppData%\[random]\[random].exe” -u

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\System Progressive Protection\UninstallString “%AppData%\[random]\[random].exe” –u

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\SETUP.EXE (Trojan.LameShield)

HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\System Progressive Protection (Trojan.LameShield)


HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect” = 0

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = 0

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegistryTools” = 0

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 0

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “Inspector”

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings “ID” = 0

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings “net” = “2012-2-17_2″

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings “UID” = “rudbxijemb”

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\_avp32.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\_avpcc.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\ashDisp.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\divx.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\mostat.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\platin.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\tapinstall.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\zapsetup3001.exe

Remove System Progressive Protectionother files

  1. Open ‘command prompt’.
  2. Enter “regsvr32 /u SampleName.exe” and replace SampleName.exe with the name:

%CommonAppData%\{random numbers & characters}\

%CommonAppData%\{random numbers & characters}\{random numbers & characters}

%CommonAppData%\{random numbers & characters}\{random numbers & characters}.exe

%CommonAppData%\{random numbers & characters}\{random numbers & characters}.ico


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