- Block exe files from running
- Installs itself without permissions
- Connects to the internet without permission
- Slow internet connection
- Annoying Pop-up's
- Slow Computer
Windows Background Protector
The Fake Microsoft Security Essentials scam is a big family of rogue system optimization applications which have been causing troubles for computer users for some time now. Windows Background Protector is the newest member of this group, and it is just as dangerous as its predecessors. The previous clones of this rogue include Windows Lowlevel Solution, Windows Support System, Windows Emergency System and many more. Windows Background Protector is created to look like a real security program, so it could rip easy financial gain for absolutely nothing in return.
Checking for malware in your computer beforehand is always a good idea, so you are more than welcome to download the suggested malware detector and scan your computer.
Rogues like Windows Background Protector have a wide distribution network. The creators of this malicious parasite can even utilize the latest breaking news in order to help this rogue arrive at your computer. For example, when you search the internet for the newest information on some event, some of the search results might actually contain links to rogue host sites. The scammers are only using the most popular keywords to appear at the top of the search engine results, and then garner the bigger number of mouse clicks they can.
Your job here is to avoid clicking on any flashy advertisements or spam messages in those websites, and simply get out of there as soon as possible. The reason why you need to avoid being infected by Windows Background Protector, is that this rogue can cause detrimental damage to your computer. One of its symptoms is blocking the access to your desktop. Windows Background Protector does not allow you to access your icons and your taskbar. In order to get your desktop back, please follow these instructions:
1. Restart your computer and for your screen to load, until it shows the rogue's application. Click the "OK" button to make it go away.
The inability to access your desktop is only one part of this infection. Windows Backround Recovery also spams you with numerous fake security messages, in attempt to convince you that your computer needs immediate help. The messages from this rogue include:
System component corrupted!
Microsoft Security Essentials Alert
Threat prevention solution found
System Security Warning
All these messages above are fake. The spelling errors in them only add up to the overall proof that Windows Background Protector is a fraudulent program. This rogue enters your computer with intention to steal your money. By no means should you ever reveal your credit card number or any kind of personal information to this parasite. Protect your computer and yourself from cyber threats and destroy Windows Background Protector as soon as possible.
How to manually remove Windows Background Protector
Files associated with Windows Background Protector infection:
Windows Background Protector processes to kill: