Windows virus hunter is a fake and rogue virus removal tool. It creates misleading security warnings and messages and makes you to believe that you need help instantly, because your computer is at risk. Moreover, it also changes the settings of windows registry. Your system does not get the latest updates because it removes the window updates settings. It can also amend your recently installed antivirus program so that your windows cannot detect Windows Virus Hunter. Hacked websites and video sharing sites are believed to be the sources of the distribution of this virus. Important thing to mention here is that if it is not removed, your computer might be at severe risk and could be infected by many other dangerous viruses, malwares and Trojans. It could make your computer useless, so windows virus hunter must be removed before your computer become completely futile.

Remove Windows Virus Hunter Processes

  1. You will need Windows task manager to remove the Windows Virus Hunter Processes.
  2. Windows task manager can be opened by pressing the keys ctrl+shift+esc or ctrl+alt+del.
  3. You can also open windows task manger manually using the menu.
  4. Click on Start> Run.
  5. Type the ‘taskmgr’in the Run and press enter.
  6. Select the tab called ‘processes’.
  7. Under this tab find out the Windows Virus Hunter Processes which is written below:

Protector-[rnd].exe

  1. Click on the process and then select the button called ‘End processes’ to completely remove the Windows Virus Hunter Process.

Remove Windows Virus Hunter Registry entry values

  1. The registry entries can only be removed through the windows registry editor, it is very important to remove all the Windows Virus Hunter Registry key values.
  2. Open the program called Run.
  3. Now type regeditin the given and click Ok.
  4. From the left pane of the two panes in the registry editor go to the option edit.
  5. Click on Find from the drop down menu and then enter the Windows Virus Hunter Registry entry values in it.
  6. Right click on the found registry entry values and select the option Delete.
  7. The Windows Virus Hunter Registry  key values 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 Virus Hunter other files

  1. Click on Start and then to display all the programs select the option ‘All programs’ from the appeared menu.
  2. Further click on the option ‘Accessories’.
  3. Now click on ‘Command prompt’.
  4. In the command prompt window enter the complete path of the Windows Virus Hunter file along with the directory name.
  5. When the file is showed you will need to type ‘regsvr32 /u [dll_file_name]’ and press enter.
  6. This will remove the Windows Virus Hunter file completely.

The Windows Virus Hunter files are as:

%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Windows Virus Hunter

%UserProfile%\Desktop\Windows Virus Hunter.lnk

%Program Files%\Windows Virus Hunter

%AppData%\Protector-[rnd].exe

%AppData%\Inspector-[rnd].exe

%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\Windows Virus Hunter

%AppData%\NPSWF32.dll

 

 

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