Windows Care Tool
Fake security programs are always right there just behind the corner, lying in an ambush, ready to cause perilous harm to your computer system. Windows Care Tool is a rogue system optimization application, a member of the Fake Microsoft Security Essentials fraud strategy. This pest has also appeared previously under the names of Windows Wise Protection, Windows Safety Protection, Windows Software Protection and Windows Software Guard. The rogue is an evil trickster hankering for your financial funds. It might look absolutely professional and honest on the surface, but make no mistake – it is a computer security threat which is supposed to be eliminated immediately.
If you install it, you will be convinced of Windows Care Tool’s doubtful nature at once. Just like other rogues in the family this parasite limits your access to the desktop. After the contamination you will not be able load your icons or Windows taskbar. In this kind of situation you might feel that your hands are tied, but do not fret. Your desktop is just within your reach. All you have to do is follow these instructions to get it back:
1. You have rebooted your system and there’s only Windows Care Tool application on the screen. Click “OK” button to make it go away. The malware will start a fake system scan.
Just because your desktop is back it doesn’t mean the malware is gone. Windows Care Tool is still residing in your system. And your computer is not the only target of the malware; you are being targeted as well. The rogue is on the hunt for your money, so hesitate no longer and terminate it before it caused great harm. You must strengthen your computer protection, so that other rogues wouldn’t be able to access it via the same channels as Windows Care Tool.
You might be wondering how Windows Care Tool reaches your computer. This rogue spreads with Trojan infection and at first users don’t feel alarmed, because they see the name “Microsoft” on the application and think it is a genuine program. Such experts in deception as fake online scans and browser hijackers can also be responsible for distributing Windows Care Tool. There are many ways for the rogue to reach you, and once it settles down in your system the infection is immediate. It assaults you with such fake alerts as:
Microsoft Security Essentials Alert
Threat prevention solution found
System Security Warning
System component corrupted!
This may be caused by severe malware infections.
Windows Care Tool will greet you with a sleek design and a message that your computer is experiencing severe registry errors. It will “thoughtfully” offer you to purchase a “legitimate” system security tool. This is where you have to stop before clicking anything. The truth is your system is not infected. Windows Care Tool is a parasite itself with one single target – it wants to obtain your credit card information to rip you off. Shut down the application before your bank account experiences a harsh stab. And don’t stop there – terminate Windows Care Tool so it would vanish from your system without a trace.
How to manually remove Windows Care Tool
Files associated with Windows Care Tool infection:
Windows Care Tool processes to kill: