Windows be-on-guard edition is a bogus program that pretends to be a reputable antivirus software. It is widely distributed by means of Trojan. This program hijacks internet browser, displays various false infections and sends numerous false security alerts that your computer has been infected with virus. The maker of this malware only wants you to buy its full version. But always remember that this malware is not at all capable to detect, remove or protect your computer from more future threats.

Each time you start to login to your computer windows, the windows be-on-guard edition will tune up and starts scanning your entire system without letting you know. Its fake scanner shows false results that your computer is caught up by numerous viruses, and to fix it, you have to purchase the full version of this malware. One of the warnings it displays is:

Error

Attempt to run a potentially dangerous script detected.                                                                                         Full system scan is highly recommended.

Note that all the warnings, alerts and messages this malware sends are fake and sometimes they even don’t exist. So there is no problem in avoiding them. It’s very important to remove this malware from your system and for such purpose following is the guideline:

Remove Windows be-on guard processes

  1. Quickly open the Windows task manager by pressing the keys ALT, CTRL and DEL together.
  2. Select the tab named ‘processes’.
  3. Find the Windows be-on guard process under the column name ‘image name’.
  4. The Windows be-on guard processes are:

Protector-[random 3 chars].exe

Protector-[random 4 chars].exe

  1. Select the processes and then select the option Delete to remove them completely.

Remove Windows be-on guard Registry Entries

  1. Windows Registry editor is used to remove the Windows be-on guard registry key values.
  2. Open the windows registry editor by typing regedit in the Run.
  3. Click on edit > find, to locate all the windows registry key values.
  4. Select them and press the button Delete.
  5. The Windows be-on guard registry files you need to locate are:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\

Inspector = %AppData% \Protector-[random].exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\a.exe\ Debugger = svchost.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\aAvgApi.exe\ Debugger = svchost.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\AAWTray.exe\ Debugger = svchost.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\About.exe\ Debugger = svchost.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\ackwin32.exe\ Debugger = svchost.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\Ad-Aware.exe\ Debugger = svchost.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\adaware.exe\ Debugger = svchost.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\advxdwin.exe\ Debugger = svchost.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\AdwarePrj.exe\ Debugger = svchost.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\agent.exe\ Debugger = svchost.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\agentsvr.exe\ Debugger = svchost.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\agentw.exe\ Debugger = svchost.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\alertsvc.exe\ Debugger = svchost.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\alevir.exe\ Debugger = svchost.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\alogserv.exe\ Debugger = svchost.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\AlphaAV\ Debugger = svchost.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\AlphaAV.exe\ Debugger = svchost.exe

Remove Windows be-on guard files

  1. Click on start > Search.
  2. Enter the Windows be-on guard file names to find them.
  3. Right click on them and then select the option Delete to remove them.
  4. The Windows be-on guard file names that must be removed are:

%AppData% \Protector-[random 3 chars].exe

%AppData% \Protector-[random 4 chars].exe

%AppData%\ result.db

%UserProfile% \Desktop\ Windows be-on guard.lnk

%AllUsersProfile% \Start Menu\Programs\ Windows be-on guard.lnk

 

How to Remove Windows be-on guard Edition?

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