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Danger level 7
Type: Rogue Anti-Spyware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Installs itself without permissions
  • Changes background
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Slow internet connection
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Slow Computer

ProtectPcs

ProtectPcs will try and trick you into purchasing the full version which doesn’t exist, because it is a terrible rogue antispyware application.ProtectPcs comes from the same family as various other popular rogues which may include but are not limited to the following: TheDefend, GuardPcs, IGuardPc, SiteAdware, AntiTroy, AntiKeep, AntiAdd, RESpyWare, REAnti, KeepCop, SecureKeeper, LinkSafeness, AntiAid, SystemFighter, SystemVeteran, BlockProtector as well as BlockKeeper.

ProtectPcs may go by the following names:
• Protect Pcs
• Protect.Pcs

ProtectPcs may display some of the following symptoms:
• Annoying pop up messages.
• A fake scan report.
• Fake scan report results.
• Security system notifications.
• The option of buying a full version.
• Slow computer performance.
• Desktop settings that change.
• Your web browser may be redirected.

ProtectPcs may gain access to your computer via a fake security website.ProtectPcs may pretend to be something that it isn't and will then download itself onto your computer. The registry will get changed and it will make sure that each time you start up your computer,ProtectPcs will automatically be activated. Don’t believe in system scans, system scan report results or any computer security notifications as they are fake. You need to make use of a decent antispyware removal tool that is able to automatically detect as well as automatically delete the malicious ProtectPcs for you.

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How to manually remove ProtectPcs

Files associated with ProtectPcs infection:

%AllUsersProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\ProtectPcs
1 ProtectPcs.lnk
ProtectPcs.lnk
ProtectPcs.exe
setup[1].exe
ProtectPcs.lnk
1 ProtectPcs.lnk
%ProgramFiles%\ProtectPcs Software\ProtectPcs
ProtectPcs.exe
setup[1].exe

ProtectPcs processes to kill:

ProtectPcs.exe
ProtectPcs.exe
setup[1].exe
setup[1].exe

Remove ProtectPcs registry entries:

ProtectPcs
MicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallProtectPcs
MicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRunProtectPcs.exe
ProtectPcs
ProtectPcs.exe
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