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Danger level 9
Type: Rogue Anti-Spyware
Common infection symptoms:
  • 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
Other mutations known as:

Windows Debugging Center

Windows Debugging Center is a fake antivirus program from the Fake Microsoft Security Essentials family. It enters your system and tries to lay waste to your computer, trying to make you think that it is infected with many viruses and there are a lot of errors which you cannot take care of on your own. Then Windows Debugging Center steps in to offer its services, but when you click on that blue “Fix Errors” button you will be unpleasantly surprised to see the purchase window pop right in front of you.

You might actually be already infected with the Trojan which distributes Windows Debugging Center. This infection does not need your consent to enter your system. It can be downloaded without your knowledge, because the Trojan does not need to prompt the user about the impending download if it wants to slither into the system. When it gets into your system, it sends you this message:

Microsoft Security Essentials Alert
Potential Threat Details
Microsoft Security Essentials detected potential threats that might compromise your private or damage your computer. Your access to these items may be suspended until you take an action. Click 'show details' to learn more.

This message informs you about Unknown Win32/Trojan infection that Microsoft Security Essentials supposedly detected in your computer. Then you are urged to perform a fake scan. The results of the scan say that there is Trojan.Horse.Win32.PAV.64.a. residing in your system and perhaps that is not the only infection plaguing your computer. This is the basic tactics of Windows Debugging Center used to make you download and install it into your computer, because the scan indicates this rogue as the optimal solution to the problems at hand.

The ironic thing is that Windows Debugging Center brings more problems itself. When this rogue is installed, it changes system configurations and then it is able to start automatically whenever you reload your Windows. Windows Debugging Center pops into action and performs a fake system scan. The scan looks legitimate, because the rogue is using Windows logo in it interface and it shows your real computer configurations at the bottom of the interface Window, along with the operating system and your CPU type.

Aside from the scan Windows Debugging Center will also present you with these kinds of messages:

System Security Warning
Attempt to modify register key entries is detected. Register entries analysis is recommended.
Location: c:\windows\system32\taskmgr.exe
Viruses: Backdoor.Win32.Rbot

Your task here, however, is to ignore all these messages and the scan results, because were you to believe in them, you would end up losing all your money. Windows Debugging Center only wants to rip you off, so you cannot give away your credit card information to these cyber criminals. Remove Windows Debugging Center from your system right now, and if you don’t know how to do it manually, acquire a good security program which will terminate Windows Debugging Center for you.

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How to manually remove Windows Debugging Center

Files associated with Windows Debugging Center infection:


Windows Debugging Center processes to kill:


Remove Windows Debugging Center registry entries:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\avastsvc.exe "Debugger" = 'svchost.exe'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\avastui.exe "Debugger" = 'svchost.exe'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\egui.exe "Debugger" = 'svchost.exe'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\ekrn.exe "Debugger" = 'svchost.exe'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msascui.exe "Debugger" = 'svchost.exe'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msmpeng.exe "Debugger" = 'svchost.exe'


  1. oscar Mar 28, 2012

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