Windows Genuine Advantage Notifications is a rouge software application which is designed to show the wrong and exaggerated results in order to force users to buy the full version of the software. It is advertised through advertisements pretended to be online scanners. It then influences users to download and install Windows Genuine Advantage Notifications. Although these scanners are also tricks for scams and have no way of knowing what is running on your computer, and thus, can be ignored. If it is installed, then the program will start when the computer is rebooted. And it will scan the system and will state that the computer will function more effectively if the Windows Genuine Advantage Notifications is purchased. In fact, if the Windows Genuine Advantage Notifications is running on your computer, it can make your computer run slower and less efficiently. Trojan refers to the fact that Windows Genuine Advantage Notifications is installed without the knowledge of users and is damaging the computer system. It gives high risk to the security of the computer.

Remove Windows Genuine Advantage Notifications processes

  1. You will need to open the windows task manager to stop the Windows Genuine Advantage Notifications processes from working.
  2. To directly open the task manager click on ALT+CTRL+DEL or
  3. Go to start button > run.
  4. Type taskmgr and press enter.
  5. When the windows task manger opens find the tab ‘processes’.
  6. Now find the Windows Genuine Advantage Notifications processes:

IM wgatray.exe

wgatray.exe

wgalogon.old

  1. Right click on the above processes and select the option Delete.

Remove Windows Genuine Advantage Notifications registry key values

  1. The Registry Keys can only be removed by using the registry editor.
  2. To open the registry editor press the windows key with the key ‘R’ from the keyboard.
  3. Type regedit in the given space and press Ok.
  1. When the registry editor opens, go in the left section and click on Edit.
  2. After clicking on edit further click on Find and enter all the registry values.
  3. Now right click on the shown registry values and select the option Delete.

The Windows Genuine Advantage Notifications registry values that should be removed instantly are:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsNT\ CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify\WgaLogon

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsNT\ CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify\WgaLogon

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows \CurrentVersion\removeremove\WgaNotify

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify\WgaLogon]

“Logon”=”WLEventLogon”

“Logoff”=”WLEventLogoff”

“Startup”=”WLEventStartup”

“Shutdown”=”WLEventShutdown”

“StartScreenSaver”=”WLEventStartScreenSaver”

“StopScreenSaver”=”WLEventStopScreenSaver”

“Lock”=”WLEventLock”

“Unlock”=”WLEventUnlock”

“StartShell”=”WLEventStartShell”

“PostShell”=”WLEventPostShell”

“Disconnect”=”WLEventDisconnect”

“Reconnect”=”WLEventReconnect”

“Impersonate”=dword:00000001

“Asynchronous”=dword:00000000

“SafeMode”=dword:00000001

“MaxWait”=dword:ffffffff

“DllName”=hex(2):57,00,67,00,61,00,4c,00,6f,00,67,00,6f,00,6e,00,2e,00,64,00,\

6c,00,6c,00,00,00

“Event”=dword:00000001

“InstallNotifyShown”=dword:00000001

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify\WgaLogon\Settings]

“Data”=hex:01,00,00,00,d0,8c,9d,df,01,15,d1,11,8c,7a,00,c0,4f,c2,97,eb,01,00,\

00,00,69,56,c4,80,41,b9,4a,43,bf,97,3b,98,06,7e,34,57,04,00,00,00,04,00,00,\

00,53,00,00,00,03,66,00,00,a8,00,00,00,10,00,00,00,14,d8,49,b1,9b,43,d1,7b,\

b9,7c,85,a2,9c,f6,c8,b7,00,00,00,00,04,80,00,00,a0,00,00,00,10,00,00,00,e4,\

59,49,a2,0f,ee,a6,23,78,e5,c8,91,3e,f7,40,64,70,06,00,00,1a,2b,76,12,0e,6c,\

b9,0e,f2,68,c3,ba,11,32,b8,e4,1c,4d,63,45,b4,42,e6,b8,95,49,31,9c,45,ab,21,\

39,25,c2,a5,6d,36,3d,63,a4,75,e7,97,05,c7,62,52,76,9b,71,26,06,ae,28,08,77,\

22,d0,21,9d,1b,f9,ea,7a,b3,b1,07,2c,6b,17,48,06,10,1e,10,48,06,32,a6,fb,16,\

cf,b7,2e,d6,00,42,d8,2e,47,ad,87,45,2a,7e,c8,5a,1c,e3,99,dc,3c,8c,a7,29,a4,\

cd,ad,c8,d9,52,64,d9,16,00,81,ff,66,fd,f2,d2,17,ee,92,8d,a4,38,06,70,63,f9,\

0b,55,be,b5,c0,5a,8a,3e,b9,fb,13,8c,c1,df,50,61,d5,60,89,9a,0d,36,0d,3f,2e,\

77,7c,04,ef,8d,76,41,07,75,27,d2,ac,11,62,1a,7f,91,35,22,4f,0e,92,6d,2d,45,\

e9,e3,ad,0e,33,46,b4,03,b5,94,2d,9b,d7,f1,62,f9,0e,b1,9f,56,bd,80,7a,44,06,\

9f,80,19,45,bd,04,56,9c,5d,eb,fb,10,59,cd,5e,02,66,b6,af,de,d0,4e,08,ca,ff,\

44,d6,e6,a6,b1,50,cd,e9,de,f6,b9,06,90,45,f8,c7,ec,44,73,b8,8f,0f,3d,27,a7,\

32,42,2d,04,c1,a2,e2,c2,23,70,97,10,09,a2,05,00,58,95,00,94,7f,74,4e,18,e0,\

0d,e7,be,3e,2c,3e,7c,5d,c4,26,fd,bb,08,e0,c8,01,2e,db,5a,51,80,8f,f4,3e,6e,\

53,52,3d,a7,52,aa,c6,8e,fd,33,26,03,e8,3d,81,d8,c5,82,0a,ce,14,ae,29,d4,16,\

0f,7d,83,30,d1,4d,13,d9,72,52,8f,db,4c,43,63,cb,dc,97,a8,86,83,85,e6,ad,00,\

a2,13,23,c8,3a,f0,50,a7,58,ae,eb,b3,e6,1f,a4,5f,6f,5d,a1,1b,c8,1f,9e,c4,ed,\

48,53,1d,82,0d,1c,a2,6f,b6,8a,67,1a,bc,c8,de,2a,56,d9,7a,b6,e9,83,28,ab,44,\

fb,06,0b,3b,0d,9f,3e,e5,3e,5f,ff,97,eb,0c,9f,b8,4a,8b,6a,fc,91,34,64,ac,7e,\

e8,41,5d,ae,3c,59,71,2f,67,08,9c,a2,d6,88,8f,3c,e9,a9,eb,fc,b9,77,c6,ff,b6,\

66,24,b7,65,31,0e,95,64,5f,5e,af,f1,a3,f1,f2,16,f9,53,52,f1,46,77,31,4b,ad,\

62,ed,38,93,d4,c0,e9,50,db,b8,7f,68,c5,89,c9,58,a6,e2,17,9c,5b,35,54,3b,9e,\

28,6e,39,8c,bf,01,b8,3a,7a,2f,ee,07,54,ec,84,90,4b,a2,4e,24,06,19,da,e9,f3,\

1d,b1,a0,f8,1d,fc,c3,42,1a,d0,42,ba,95,8b,4b,af,16,6d,35,3e,a2,d3,9b,a1,39,\

2f,d7,a0,50,51,8e,2c,52,87,67,17,26,54,7e,de,7d,ed,68,97,66,1b,5a,c0,3f,8d,\

22,b7,8f,21,1b,51,7a,28,67,d4,ed,81,cf,fc,94,0b,ca,14,c6,8d,85,2b,e2,a5,5e,\

2a,70,50,70,59,1e,a2,aa,d8,cc,eb,59,89,36,ca,b8,15,e9,3b,14,82,86,20,9f,8a,\

45,cd,35,0c,fb,1f,52,d0,26,27,f8,ff,e3,ae,b4,80,75,c6,7b,b1,11,ab,47,8e,3f,\

11,fc,b5,1f,f9,65,e3,8a,e1,6b,68,20,e4,c3,cb,91,1e,03,99,84,48,00,a2,18,9e,\

c8,ae,54,4c,92,99,fd,03,66,17,aa,b0,d7,38,3f,d2,d6,a0,10,f1,ab,09,79,9f,ef,\

0d,5c,45,01,01,1d,cc,12,ce,d0,a4,de,e2,b2,42,45,be,ba,a9,d4,8c,7c,05,d8,7c,\

0e,48,8b,3b,0a,a5,74,90,6e,fa,ce,5f,42,93,51,19,8e,5f,6e,bd,a1,ce,cc,a3,89,\

a6,28,70,e6,0a,c7,38,56,4d,4f,89,35,8d,e1,73,2c,e6,ab,24,aa,d2,dc,cb,09,5e,\

97,aa,f6,cf,9d,ed,4f,4f,b6,27,28,ba,fe,78,f4,be,82,68,86,fb,9f,77,d2,6a,dd,\

72,86,b5,ce,da,bb,29,37,d7,e1,0e,5e,80,77,61,57,1b,6e,ae,ae,11,ae,46,98,3d,\

da,fb,3a,92,a4,8e,68,b7,24,1a,cf,8e,06,8b,63,c3,8b,55,15,c2,df,b1,97,b4,b0,\

4a,99,7d,f7,1b,8b,48,38,74,24,1c,be,c3,57,35,75,ec,ba,3e,3e,f9,03,d7,a6,9f,\

75,8b,91,73,37,27,d9,a1,4c,64,19,28,f4,54,76,81,22,1e,8a,63,c6,b0,5f,f3,f3,\

7e,d8,f6,e1,3a,06,4e,2f,3b,d6,a8,8f,a9,49,26,3d,3d,16,e4,cb,ce,8d,46,26,52,\

38,95,0d,2a,98,77,f1,c7,11,b9,da,1c,f1,c9,60,b1,97,14,4a,d5,40,53,02,f8,5e,\

de,53,27,58,94,bd,00,74,4b,04,16,35,8d,00,b0,dd,fe,43,ef,3f,84,eb,b5,f8,1d,\

72,45,b0,7a,94,99,c9,91,11,59,d5,f6,e6,69,d4,4f,e6,69,d3,cf,75,73,53,9f,82,\

2b,94,68,e4,c2,af,1e,4b,99,ea,c3,1c,9d,20,8f,cd,8d,40,af,bf,e1,be,93,02,de,\

05,40,56,2f,e2,2d,57,c0,24,f3,63,43,0d,3c,4d,de,28,ed,98,96,74,59,a5,83,8e,\

d8,be,09,15,9a,7e,f5,df,95,24,15,07,27,06,11,6a,a1,82,d8,20,35,71,9e,c5,9b,\

56,64,45,43,96,a0,55,23,c4,57,8a,c2,bc,ab,a8,ef,04,a7,27,8b,98,9c,83,5c,a7,\

55,11,d2,61,15,47,e7,d4,da,f9,33,6e,bd,de,9e,5a,eb,39,f2,9b,b2,f8,44,40,01,\

ec,5e,8b,4d,79,d3,df,b2,db,0b,b8,80,b8,9a,7e,fe,1d,08,c9,5d,21,43,23,50,1d,\

0c,a2,aa,d6,53,b9,a6,4c,9f,a2,3e,ee,65,21,46,5c,3c,63,79,68,58,60,94,87,ce,\

3f,f3,82,e9,03,b3,7e,91,ce,3d,dd,42,2a,cd,a6,01,0f,b7,51,0e,1a,b4,bd,7b,7e,\

7d,22,19,15,c3,7f,40,9f,70,de,6a,27,f7,05,b1,e0,95,31,fe,6c,6f,49,62,a1,37,\

be,7e,66,1d,35,7b,ee,1c,e2,46,ef,10,94,d5,c4,97,7d,06,fc,a1,11,9b,1c,17,08,\

5f,8f,d2,5f,fe,2f,56,19,f5,a5,49,b0,9b,ee,5a,e4,88,c1,77,d2,83,90,1f,5b,8a,\

54,77,d5,ca,9d,81,a1,7b,73,a2,31,31,d4,27,57,dc,11,f0,0b,a9,e9,f4,2f,5b,6a,\

3c,db,49,3a,5c,90,19,b9,bc,07,7f,1b,b9,ae,3f,fe,a1,f8,9f,39,0e,34,10,fe,a1,\

8a,04,cd,48,47,c9,ba,a6,35,cc,36,61,51,36,96,a9,2a,a8,c5,61,0c,c3,97,c2,c5,\

71,ae,93,b4,f4,37,68,fb,b9,9a,77,a1,6c,9f,c3,1a,e6,10,63,0c,44,fe,ce,68,44,\

86,07,91,e3,d2,6f,b7,1b,81,5b,14,9b,33,1b,1b,78,31,e8,3e,60,aa,38,59,f2,91,\

e9,75,90,a7,1e,a9,c8,13,c9,a9,3e,0c,8b,44,72,ec,cc,45,d3,11,7b,0e,1c,ac,76,\

ac,0e,52,72,89,17,9d,23,13,af,7c,65,45,76,1d,d5,ab,f5,b0,9e,b4,20,6b,be,b2,\

57,e6,73,ff,6b,69,dc,4a,76,13,c3,e3,e7,41,62,88,a0,54,11,6a,6a,31,f9,b1,25,\

cc,c2,06,dc,d3,88,02,82,69,70,2e,09,9f,64,40,88,c9,ff,6a,ee,66,69,5d,ca,79,\

b9,f0,03,23,b8,c9,1b,d9,f6,9b,d4,65,85,4c,d4,c4,09,fd,a5,45,ad,ad,49,bb,c7,\

fb,b8,2a,46,e1,15,09,1a,5e,1c,e7,16,e6,a7,8b,e4,42,d1,07,8a,ec,b4,eb,d0,09,\

c9,bd,24,89,1f,28,65,99,72,bd,3b,ca,6b,fd,f2,24,63,2a,0b,d9,c7,9a,4b,c1,29,\

21,17,7b,23,60,2c,06,db,ac,64,b7,7d,83,80,0d,ef,58,a8,a5,6f,df,9c,16,0c,5d,\

ff,ec,db,de,72,80,66,7f,0c,65,82,45,c3,b8,9a,5e,cd,0f,3d,bf,5f,cf,93,db,fc,\

5f,89,de,8b,82,88,33,ad,83,d6,bb,fd,f2,24,f5,df,ee,14,00,00,00,af,22,08,52,\

f6,a0,30,d5,4e,c6,b8,bf,fd,67,be,a7,73,67,db,7d

Remove Windows Genuine Advantage Notifications other files

  1. To find the Windows Genuine Advantage Notifications go to the start button and then select the option ‘all programs’.
  2. When all the programs are shown find out the option ‘accessories’ and click on it.
  3. Now click on the ‘Command prompt’ option.
  4. When the command prompt opens type the command‘regsvr32 /u [sample_file_name]’ and then press enter.
  5. Replace Sample_file_name with the following Windows Genuine Advantage Notifications files:

\WINDOWS\system32\WgaLogon.dll

\WINDOWS\system32\WgaTray.exe

\WINDOWS\system32\LegitCheckControl.dll

Disclaimer: Altering your windows registry items and other computer files should only be attempted by knowledgeable computer users. Errors in registry items may lead to some technical problems affecting other aspects of your machine. We advise you to attempt all these manual steps at your own risk, or else it is better use the Automatic Windows Genuine Advantage Notifications removal Tool.

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