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Danger level 9
Type: Rogue Anti-Spyware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Slow internet connection
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Slow Computer
Other mutations known as:

Privacy Center

Privacy Center is a fake security program or a rogue antispyware application. It is known to have connections with another rogue Privacy Components, so it can be said that Privacy Center is a clone of the former and both of them have been developed by the same group of cyber criminals. The fact that it comes from the same nest as Privacy Components means that Privacy Center uses the same methods to achieve its main purpose.

Rogue like Privacy Center are created to enter the system without the user’s knowledge or consent. Sometimes it is delivered via browser hijackers or a Trojan infection which resides in the system already. Once Privacy Center entrenches in the affected computer, it starts sending a number of fake security messages, saying that the user’s computer has been infected with random threats. These tactics is used in order to persuade the user to acquire the full version of the program. One of such messages is as follows:

Warning! Running trial version!
The security of your computer has been compromised!
Now running trial version of the software!
Click here to purchase the full version of the software and get full protection for your PC!

Needless to say, however, that Privacy Center is a worthless program and all it wants is your money and your money only. If you have this program in your computer, you must remove Privacy Center immediately, because it will continue to slow down your computer’s performance until you pour your money into this scam. But even then Privacy Center would remain in your system, lurking and waiting for another opportunity to attack. So you must keep your credit card to yourself, and destroy the rogue instead. If you don’t know how to do it manually, refer to an automatic malware removal tool, which will terminate Privacy Center for you in no time.

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How to manually remove Privacy Center

Files associated with Privacy Center infection:

%ProgramFiles%\PCenter
agent.exe
%ProgramFiles%\PC
spbho.dll
protector.exe, u3[1].exe, temp.exe
32hlp.dll
protector.exe
%ProgramFiles%\PrivacyCenter
setup[1].exe
protect[1].exe
%AppData%\Privacy center
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Privacy center
pc.exe
spp.dll
spbho.dll
setup[1].exe
protector.exe, u3[1].exe, temp.exe
protector.exe
Mediacodec_v3[1].7.exe
32hlp.dll
install[1].exe
pc.exe
protect[1].exe
agent.exe
Mediacodec_v3[1].7.exe
spp.dll
install[1].exe
%ProgramFiles%\Privacy center

Privacy Center DLL's to remove:

spp.dll
spbho.dll
32hlp.dll
spbho.dll
32hlp.dll
spp.dll

Privacy Center processes to kill:

protector.exe
setup[1].exe
protector.exe, u3[1].exe, temp.exe
install[1].exe
agent.exe
Mediacodec_v3[1].7.exe
setup[1].exe
protector.exe, u3[1].exe, temp.exe
protector.exe
Mediacodec_v3[1].7.exe
install[1].exe
pc.exe
protect[1].exe
agent.exe
protect[1].exe
pc.exe

Remove Privacy Center registry entries:

Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\WebBrowser {D032570A-5F63-4812-A094-87D007C23012}
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce PrivacyCenter
Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Privacy center
spbho.TIEBHO
Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\agent.exe
RUNNING PROGRAM\pc.exe
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce\PrivacyCenter
PrivacyCenter
{51B6FACC-C8D9-4D9F-BAEA-E38D06ABA177}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUNONCE\ PrivacyCenter
RUNNING PROGRAM\protector.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser HelperObjects\{DC7EC8A4-7D48-4774-9C8B-2977C0BC450F}
Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{51B6FACC-C8D9-4D9F-BAEA-E38D06ABA177}
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\ agent.exe
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\WebBrowser "{D032570A-5F63-4812-A094-87D007C23012}"
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce "PrivacyCenter"
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Comments

  1. petramat Apr 7, 2009

    habs gerade geschafft!
    Starte den Rechner im abgesicherten Modus mit Eingabeaufforderung, dann start system hineinschreiben, dann suche den Ordner Programm files, dort den Ordner Privacy center oeffnen und Uninstall druecken! klingt ganz einfach, habe aber eine Weile gebraucht.....

  2. privacy centre May 24, 2009

    get rid of privacy centre

  3. Ozan Cagdas YILDIRIM May 25, 2009

    I didnt now close

  4. Mansoor Sardar Jun 4, 2009

    good

  5. hugohoste@gmail.com Aug 2, 2009

    I am this PRIVATECENTRE BLOODY "SICK" from appearing on my laptop.

  6. yolanda Dec 1, 2009

    gracias por tener remove privacy center

  7. JOE Dec 22, 2009

    OK

  8. NitaPickett Dec 9, 2011

    I would like to propose not to wait until you earn enough cash to order all you need! You should just take the

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