Windows threats destroyer is a bogus anti-spyware tool that claims to clean your computer and make it virus free. After the installation, it shows you a long list of files that are infected with viruses. These files are, in fact, totally harmless and are clean. This tool will also display the security warnings that your computer is at a security stake. These security warnings make you believe that your computer system is infected with spywares and key loggers, and you must remove them immediately to avoid any further harm to your computer.

Windows threats destroyer must be removed manually to ensure its complete removal, but there are also certain software available to do the work for you – though, which are not highly recommended. If you want to remove it manually, you want to know the file names and processes name in detail and know the steps in complete details.

Remove Windows Threats Destroyer processes

  1. To save the time you can open the Windows task manager by pressing CTRL+ALT+DEL or you can also do this click on Start then on Run.
  2. Type taskmgr there and press Ok.
  3. There are numerous tabs in the windows task manager find out the processes tab and click on it. Now look for the process [random symbols].exe right click on it and select the option End process.

Remove Windows Threats Destroyer registry entries

  1. You can only delete windows threats destroyer registry files by opening the registry editor, locating the files and then deleting them. So to open registry editor click on Start then select the option Run from the menu.
  2. In the space called ‘open’ type ‘regedit’ and press enter.
  3. From the two panes select the left pane and click on Edit and then on Find. Type the name of registry entries one by one and press Ok.
  4. Now right click on the found result, select Modify and then click on the option Delete.

The windows threats destroyer registry entries that you need to find are:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_ERROR_PAGE_BYPASS_ZONE_CHECK_FOR_HTTPS_KB954312

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 Threats Destroyer DLL libraries

  1. Go to Start and then select the option Search.
  2. Go with the option ‘For files and folders’.
  3. Type the file name ‘\NPSWF32.dll’. If you want to speed up the results select the option Local hard drives.
  4. Right click on the shown result and select Delete.

Remove Windows Threats Destroyer files

  1. Click on start button and then click on ‘all programs’
  2. Click on ‘Accessories’ and then select the option ‘command prompt’.
  3. When the command prompt opens type cd give space and then type the complete path of the file with the directory name.
  4. When the file opens now type ‘regsvr32 /u DLL File Name.dll’ and do not forget to replace DLL File Name with the actual Windows threats destroyer other file names. These miscellaneous data files that needs to be removed are as follows:

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

%AppData%\NPSWF32.dll

%AppData%\result.db

%CommonStartMenu%\Programs\Windows Firewall Constructor.lnk

%Desktop%\Windows Firewall Constructor.lnk

 

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