What is Additional Guard
Additional Guard is a fake security software, which claims that it can guard your computer from all sorts of malware infections. All this is to trick you to purchase its full licensed version, which is nothing but a crap and does nothing to protect you from any online threat.
Additional Guard sneaks in your computer by exploiting some vulnerability in your security wall. As soon as it gains control of your system, it starts displaying fake alarm screens and scan results, that your computer is full of malware and spyware. If offers to clean them all, if you purchase the licensed version.
But, we advise you not to listen to its dirty tactics.
You can try to foolow these steps for the removal of Additional Guard from your system.
SOme of the messages you may have to encounter are given below.
Suspicious software which may be malicious has been
detected on your PC. Click here to remove this threat
immediately using Additional Guard.
Your PC may still infected with dangerous viruses.
Additional Guard protection is needed to prevent data loss
and avoid theft of your personal data and credit card details.
Click here to activate protection.
Warning! Virus Detected
Threat detected: Trojan-PSW.Win32.Dripper
Technical Details of Additional Guard
- Full name: Additional Guard, AdditionalGuard
- Date Appeared: Oct. 2009
- Characteristic: Rogue security program
- URL: http://registrydoctor2008(dot)com
Do I need to remove Additional Guard
You can yourself search your computer manually, but it is not recommended unless you are a tech-geek. To save time and effort, we recommend you to download a FREE Scanner.
The best way for the removal of Additional Guard is to install a good quality Anti-spyware Program and scan your system for any Additional Guard infections.
Automatic removal of Additional Guard is always good and complete as compared to any attempts to manually removeAdditional Guard, which may sometime lead to erroneous results. If you are not completely aware of all the files and registry entries used by this rogue anti-spyware, then we do not recommend you to attempt for the manual removal of Additional Guard.
Instructions to get rid of Additional Guard
If you really want to remove the Additional Guard infection on your system manually then proceed as follows.
Step 1: Kill the Additional Guard Processes – Learn how to do that
Step 2: Remove Additional Guard files, folders and all associated Additional Guard DLL files:Learn how to do that
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\WINAGSys
%UserProfile%\Application Data\Additional Guard
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\17c1f\WIf9a.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\WINAGSys\winag.cfg
%UserProfile%\Application Data\Additional Guard\Instructions.ini
%UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Additional Guard.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Additional Guard.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Additional Guard.lnk
Step 3: Uninstall Additional Guard registry entries: Learn how to do that
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “Additional Guard”