- Block exe files from running
- Installs itself without permissions
- Connects to the internet without permission
- Slow internet connection
- System crashes
- Annoying Pop-up's
- Slow Computer
Windows XP Repair
Windows XP Repair is a fake system defragmentation tool. It pretends to be a useful program, which should optimize your system’s performance, but in reality it messes with your system until your computer becomes inoperable. Windows XP Repair poses as a legitimate program, because that is what rogues do. They fool unsuspecting computer users to reap financial gain, exploiting their misery. Therefore you must remove Windows XP Repair from your computer if you happen to have caught this infection.
Trojans are the main Windows XP Repair’s distributors. Trojans are lurking anywhere in the Internet, and you can get infected after you click on a suspicious link or on a flashy advertisement. Spam email is also known to be distributing various infections, so you have to be sure that whatever you click on or go to on the internet is of legitimate content and you will not be infected with something like Windows XP Repair. This rogue does not get into your computer immediately.
When the Trojan which is associated with Windows XP Repair roots in your computer, it starts sending notifications that your computer is under attack and you need to download Windows XP Repair to check for any other problems. If you click on any of these messages you will automatically initiate the download of Windows XP Repair and then it will surely be installed in your machine.
When this rogue is set to go, it launches along with your Windows and performs a fake system scan, running it through system safety & performance test and RAM & Storage memory test. After the scan you are presented with FAKE results, which claim that you need to activate the advanced module of the program if you want to get rid of the problems found. However, activating the module requires you to pay a certain price for the full version of Windows XP Repair. Needless to say, that you should not do that, because that would expose your bank account to cyber criminals and your money would be literally taken away.
You need to protect your computer and your money by erasing Windows XP Repair for good. If you don’t know how to do it manually, you are advised to download the suggested malware scanner, which will detect Windows XP Repair and delete it along with its components without any difficulties. Make sure your computer is clean and all the infections are gone.
How to manually remove Windows XP Repair
Files associated with Windows XP Repair infection:
%Programs%\Windows XP Repair\Windows XP Repair.lnk
%Programs%\Windows XP Repair
%Desktop%\Windows XP Repair.lnk
Windows XP Repair processes to kill:
Remove Windows XP Repair registry entries: