How to remove Personal Protector 2013

What is Personal Protector 2013

Personal Protector 2013 is a program that tries to deceive people, making them believe that it removes infections from their computers. Nowadays there are many fake anti-viruses that can be considered as clones of each other. All rogue software programs tries to behave like real anti-virus programs, so they shows their fake activities: fake scan processes, fake scan results and many fake security alerts. The programs like that usually install themselves without users participation or even knowledge. They can be installed with the help of a Trojan. This Trojan can be caught on the any of the suspicious or malicious websites. If you noticed this program on your computer, then you should remove Personal Protector 2013 as soon as possible from your computer.

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It is very hard to work with your computer as you got used to, because of the annoying Personal Protector 2013 behavior. It will not let you to open the programs that you need for work, or if you will manage to open them, your work will be often interrupted with the fake alerts of this program. Every time you will see the new threat that is present on your computer (according to the fake scanning results of Personal Protector 2013). If you decide to remove Personal Protector 2013 from your computer right now, then you are welcome to do it, using the instructions from this article.

If you want to use automatic methods, then you should find anti-virus solutions that will help you to get rid of Personal Protector 2013, so you can choose Spyware Doctor, Security Stronghold Antivirus or SpyHunter. Also there are some special programs that were created to eliminate this very program: Personal Protector 2013 removal tool. You can download it from this page.
But if you prefer to solve every computer problem with the help of your own hands, then you are welcome to follow these manual steps:

Manual Removal

  1. So, it would be better to perform the following instructions in the Safe Mode with Networking. Boot your computer in it: reboot your PC, begin to press F8 repeatedly when it will begin to load. Then you will see the black screen with the menu. You should use the arrow keys on your keyboard in order to select Safe Mode with Networking in the list and press Enter.
  2. After that you should remove the following files of the infection:
  3. %AppData%\NPSWF32.dll
    %AppData%\Protector-.exe
    %AppData%\result.db
    %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.exe(random)

    Just navigate the files and remove them with the help of two effective buttons: SHIFT+DELETE

  4. Remove Personal Protector 2013 registry keys:
  5. HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = 0
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “”
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings “”
    HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\DisallowRun
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\Current\Winlogon\”Shell” = “{rnd}”

    In order to open Registry Editor you should press Win+R buttons, then type regedit in the line and press Enter. After that you should navigate the registry entries and remove them.

  6. The last step that you should do is to scan your computer for infections as soon as possible. It is better to do it after the reboot into the Normal boot in order to remove Personal Protector 2013 once and forever.

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