Windows Risk Minimizer is hazardous rouge that should be avoided at any cost. It is created by the same creators that designed the previous famous windows rogue application like Windows Managing System. It plays the same trick like the other malware applications, which is to scan your computer and show you a fake list of infected files and viruses with a message to clean or delete them permanently.  These files do not exist in your computer, and you just need to prevent your computer from this malicious software, not from the viruses.

This malicious kind of software takes control of your computer and prevents you from using the internet. You are not able to update the software that you use to protect your computer from dangerous attacks. You need to be aware of the processes and files used by the Windows Risk Minimizer to remove this rogue from the computer completely and effectively. Some errors that are shown by the Windows risk minimize are:

  1. Warning

Firewall has blocked a program from accessing the Internet.

Windows Media Player Resources

C:\Windows\system32\dllcache\wmploc.dll

C:\Windows\system32\dllcache\wmploc.dll is suspected to have infected your PC. This type of virus intercepts entered data and transmits them to a remote server.

  1. Error

Key logger activity detected. System information security is at risk.

It is recommended to activate protection and run a full system scan.

Remove Windows Risk Minimizer processes

  1. Click on Start then click on Run.
  2. Type taskmgr and press Ok to open the Windows task manager.
  3. In the task manager select the tab named ‘processes’. The list of active processes are shown there, find the required process which is ‘%AppData%\Protector-3 characters.exe’ and then right click on the above process select the option End process.

Remove Windows Risk Minimizer DLL files

  1. Go to Start and select the option named Search.
  2. Select the option For files and folders.
  3. Type the file name ‘%AppData%\NPSWF32.dll and select the option Local hard drives to speed up the results.
  4. Right click on the found result and select Delete.

Remove Windows Risk Minimizer Registry Entries

  1. Click on Start then click on Run.
  2. Type regedit and click Ok. This will open the registry editor.
  3. Use the left pane in registry editor and click on Edit. Then click on Find type in the registry values.
  4. Right click on the registry values and select the option Delete.

The registry values that should be deleted 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_CURRENT_USER\\Software\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Run Inspector

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Settings net= 2012-3-11_2?

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Settings UID= origkboryd

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\\InternetExplorer\\Main\\FeatureControl\\FEATURE_ERROR_PAGE_BYPASS_ZONE_CHECK_FOR_HTTPS_KB954312

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\\bipcp.exe

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

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

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\Image File Execution Options\\msconfig

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

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

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

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

Remove Windows Risk Minimizer files

  1. Go to Start then click on Run from the different options from menu.
  2. Type cmd in the bar and press Ok.
  1. If you know the exact path where the windows process director is located type the directory else type ‘dir’ to know all the directories.
  2. When you find out the directory type the complete path and press Enter.
  3. After that type DDL file type ‘regsvr32 /u DDL_File_Name.dll’ replace the DLL_File-Name with the actual file name and pres Enter.

The files that must be found and deleted are stated below:

%AppData%\NPSWF32.dll

%AppData%\result.db

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

%CommonStartMenu%\Programs\Windows Risk Minimizer.lnk

%Desktop%\Windows Risk Minimizer.lnk

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