What is Advanced Privacy Guard
Advanced Privacy Guard, also known as AdvancedPrivacyGuard, is a rogue anti-spyware. This has been designed to rob you of your money. It pretends to a be a genuine anti-spyware program so that people buy its licensed version.
Once Advanced Privacy Guard comes in contact with your PC, it displays fake warning messages that your system is infected with many instances of malware and spyware. Many users get panicked after seeing such warning messages. It then offers to clean your system if they ourchase the full licensed version of Advanced Privacy Guard.
But don’t get fooled.
Advanced Privacy Guard will install more malware into your system. If you have got any trace of Advanced Privacy Guard, we recommend you to take immediate steps for the removal of Advanced Privacy Guard from yoru system
Technical Details of Advanced Privacy Guard
- Full name: Advanced Privacy Guard, Advanced Privacy Guard
- Date Appeared: July 2008
- Characteristic: Rogue security program
- URL: http://AdvancedPrivacyGuard.com
Do I need to remove Advanced Privacy 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.
How to Uninstall Advanced Privacy Guard scam
The best way for the removal of Advanced Privacy Guard is to install a good quality Anti-spyware Program and scan your system for any Advanced Privacy Guard infections.
Automatic removal of Advanced Privacy Guard is always good and complete as compared to any attempts to manually remove Advanced Privacy 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 Advanced Privacy Guard.
Instructions to get rid of Advanced Privacy Guard
If you really want to remove the Advanced Privacy Guard infection on your system manually then proceed as follows.
Step 1: Kill the Advanced Privacy Guard Processes – Learn how to do that
Step 2: Remove Advanced Privacy Guard files, folders and all associated Advanced Privacy Guard DLL files: Learn how to do that
AdvancedPrivacyGuard %UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\AdvancedPrivacyGuard .lnk
AdvancedPrivacyGuard %UserProfile%\Desktop\AdvancedPrivacyGuard .lnk
AdvancedPrivacyGuard %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\AdvancedPrivacyGuard \AdvancedPrivacyGuard on the Web.lnk
AdvancedPrivacyGuard %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\AdvancedPrivacyGuard \AdvancedPrivacyGuard .lnk
AdvancedPrivacyGuard %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\AdvancedPrivacyGuard \Uninstall AdvancedPrivacyGuard .lnk
AdvancedPrivacyGuard %ProgramFiles%\AdvancedPrivacyGuard \AdvancedPrivacyGuard .exe
AdvancedPrivacyGuard %ProgramFiles%\AdvancedPrivacyGuard \AdvancedPrivacyGuard .url
AdvancedPrivacyGuard %ProgramFiles%\AdvancedPrivacyGuard \unins000.dat
AdvancedPrivacyGuard %ProgramFiles%\AdvancedPrivacyGuard \unins000.exe
Step 3: Uninstall Advanced Privacy Guard registry entries: Learn how to do that