Windows Malware Firewall is another fake anti-spyware from the FakeVimes family. It gets inside random computer systems secretly by imitating some updates or using some infected websites. In order to avoid such a scenario, you should avoid clicking on links that are out of context and from people you do not know on social networks, as it increases the chances to get infected. Typically, Windows Malware firewall gets on PC from fake online scanner pages that are named Windows Antivirus 2012 or similar.

Once inside, Windows Malware Firewall uses tons of tricky methods to convince that your system is infected with different viruses and Trojans. It displays numerous security notifications and pop-up ads which all warn about some errors on your system or tell that your computer is infected by some spyware infections. Have a look at these messages below:

Error
Attempt to modify Registry key entries detected.
Registry entry analysis recommended.

Warning! Spambot detected!
Attention! A spambot sending viruses from your e-mail has been detected on your PC.

Error
Keyloggerativity detected. System information security is at risk.
It is recommended to activate protection and run a full system scan.

Remove Windows malware firewall Processes

  1. Press the following keys CTRL+ALT+DEL to open the windows task manager quickly and directly.
  2. If this process does not work, you can also use the manual way to open the windows task manager.
  3. In the task manger window, there will be four tabs at the top of the window.
  4. Select the tab ‘processes’.
  5. Find the Windows malware firewall processes which are named as following:

Protector-[rnd].exe

Protector- [random 3 chars] .exe

Protector- [random 4 chars] .exe

  1. When you found out the processes you will have to select the process and then select Delete.

Remove Windows malware firewall Registry entry key values

  1. Use the start menu to open the Run program.
  2. Type ‘regedit’ in the given space and press enter.
  3. Go in the left pane of the windows registry editor and then click on Edit from the top menu.
  4. Select the Find option and type the Windows malware firewallregistry values in it.
  5. Right click on the found registry values and select the option Delete.
  6. The Windows malware firewallregistry values that must be eliminated from the computer 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 malware firewall other files

  1. Open the start menu and select the option search.
  2. You will to find the Windows malware firewall files in order to remove them.
  3. When you found them right click on it and press Delete.

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

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

%AppData%\ result.db

 

How to Remove Windows Malware Firewall?

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