About Windows Problems Stopper:

Windows problems stopper is a dangerous cyber threat that should always be avoided. It says that the application is a licensed version and to completely remove the viruses and infected files you need to buy the full version, which is just a fraud. The results that are shown by the application are baseless and have no reality. It spreads through the Trojans and spam emails, and downloads itself automatically without asking for the permission of user. It will take full control of your computer and asks for the user money.

Instruction on removing the Windows problems stopper

You need to remove the Windows problems stopper as soon as you detect that it has been running in your computer. It will not allow you to access the internet, and thus you won’t be able to update your antivirus which will be disabled by the Windows problems stopper when it starts running on your computer. There are some software available to remove the rogue automatically but the best way is to do it manually. These rogue applications block the internet access by providing their proxy and you cannot download the software unless you remove the proxy server. This article will tell you how you can remove the Windows problems stopper form your computer completely.

Remove Windows Problems Stopper processes

  1. Click on Start.
  2. Select Run.
  3. Type taskmgr and press Ok. This will open the Windows task manager.
  4. In the task manager select the Processes tab. This will show you the list of active processes, find the required process named ‘Protector-.exe’ then right click on this process and select End process.

Remove Windows Problems Stopper registry files

1.    Go to start then select Run.

2.    Type ‘regedit’ and click Ok.

3.    When the Registry editor will open note that it will have two panes.

4.    To find a registry key click on Edit and then select Find. Type the name of windows problems stopper registry file on the search bar and press Ok.

5.    Now right click on the found result and select Modify and then click on Delete.

The registry files you need to locate are:

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_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin” = 0

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “ConsentPromptBehaviorUser” = 0

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “EnableLUA” = 0

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

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings “net” = “2012-3-18_2″

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

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\atcon.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\bidef.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\fsm32.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\mscache.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\prmt.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\sperm.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\vsecomr.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\zonealarm.exe

Remove Windows Problems Stopper DLL file

  1. Click on Start then click on Run.
  2. Type cmd in the tab named ‘open’ and press Ok.
  3. Type ‘regsvr32 /u filename.dll’ in the command prompt and press enter. Replace filename.dll with the ‘NPSWF32.dll’ DLL file name.

Remove Windows Problems Stopper other files

  1. Go to Start and click Search.
  2. Select the option ‘For files and folders’.
  3. Type the file name one by one and select ‘Local hard drives’.
  4. When you get the result, right click on it and select Delete to remove the file.

The file names you need to search are:

%AppData%\NPSWF32.dll

%AppData%\Protector-.exe

%AppData%\result.db

%CommonStartMenu%\Programs\Windows Problems Stopper.lnk

%Desktop%\Windows Problems Stopper.lnk

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