Windows telemetry center is another fake anti-spyware in the market with the new name, but same old function. Like many other fake anti-spywares, its main purpose is to fool the innocent and not-so-technical people. It is designed with a sophisticated graphical user interface; so many people at the first glance think it a legal anti-spyware tool. The Windows telemetry center tool claims that it will clean and delete all the viruses from your computer and will protect it from future attacks by making it a secure computer system.

The Windows telemetry center tool, after the installation, shows the false report of the files that are infected with the viruses; these files are, in fact, completely clean and harmless. With these reports, it makes the user believe that the computer system is infected with viruses. The Windows telemetry center takes complete control of your computer, and, thus, does not allow you to access internet or windows task manager. Accessing windows task manager is very necessary, without which you can remove the Windows telemetry center active processes. To access the windows task manager, you need to operate your computer system in safe mood with networking.

Remove Windows Telemetry Center processes

  1. Press the short cut keys CTRL + Shift + ESC all at a time to open the Windows task manger directly.
  2. There will be many tabs in the task manager, among all the tabs select the tab which is ‘processes’.
  3. In the column called ‘image name’ find the processes Inspector-[rnd].exe and Protector-[3 random characters].exe. Right click on the processes one by one and then select the option End processes to stop the windows telemetry center processes from working.

Remove Windows Telemetry Center Registry Entries

You will need registry editor, if you want to remove windows telemetry center registry entry values, and you must remove them if you want your computer to be completely clean from the rogue anti-spyware.

  1. Click on Start then click on the option Run.
  2. Type regedit in the tab named ’open’ and click Ok.
  3. There will be two panes in the registry editor. Select the left pane of the registry editor and click on the option Edit from the file menu. Now click on Find from the drop down menu and type all the registry values one by one.
  4. Right click on the found registry values and select the option Delete to remove them permanently.

The windows telemetry center registry values 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 “ID” = 0

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings “net” = “2012-2-17_2″

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

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\_avp32.exe

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

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

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

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

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

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

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\zapsetup3001.exe

Remove Windows Telemetry Center DLL files

  1. Go to start and select the option search.
  2. Go with the option ‘Files and folders’.
  3. Type in the npswf32.dll name and press enter.
  4. Right click on the found result and select Delete.

Remove Windows Telemetry Center files

  1. Go to start and select the option ‘All programs’.
  2. Click on the option ‘Accessories’ and then on ‘command prompt’.
  3. Write down the complete path of the files and press enter.
  4. When the file is appeared type “regsvr32 /u SampleDLLName.dll”. Don’t forget to write the actual file name.


%appdata%\Inspector-[3 random characters].exe

%appdata%\Protector-[3 random characters].exe

%desktopdir%\Windows Telemetry Center .lnk


%StartMenu%\Programs\Windows Telemetry Center .lnk

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