What is Personal Protector
Personal Protector is one of the latest fake antispyware to hit the web. It is infecting hundreds of innocent cyber users every day. It is nothing but a scam, a rogue security applications, which claims to be a genuine security program, capable of removing all sorts of malware and spyware from your computer, but the facts are totally opposite.
Personal Protector does nothing to protect your from malware. It just takes your money and does nothing. It enters in your computer thanks to some trojan already present in your system.
Please be advised and do nothing like purchasing such a rogue software.
You can try following steps for the removal of Personal Protector from your system.
Technical Details of Personal Protector
- Full name: Personal Protector, PersonalProtector
- Date Appeared: Oct. 2009
- Characteristic: Rogue security program
- URL: http://Personal Protector.net
Do I need to remove Personal Protector
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 Personal Protector is to install a good quality Anti-spyware Program and scan your system for any PersonalProtector infections.
Automatic removal of Personal Protector is always good and complete as compared to any attempts to manually remove Personal Protector, 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 Personal Protector.
Instructions to get rid of Personal Protector
If you really want to remove the Personal Protector infection on your system manually then proceed as follows.
Step 1: Kill the Personal Protector Processes – Learn how to do that
Step 2: Remove Personal Protector files, folders and all associated Personal Protector DLL files:Learn how to do that
c:\Program Files\Personal Protector\base.wdb
c:\Program Files\Personal Protector\baseadd.wdb
c:\Program Files\Personal Protector\conf.wcf
c:\Program Files\Personal Protector\personalprotector.exe
c:\Program Files\Personal Protector\quarant.wdb
c:\Program Files\Personal Protector\queue.wdb
c:\Program Files\Personal Protector\un.exe
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Personal Protector\Personal Protector.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Personal Protector\Uninstall.lnk
c:\Program Files\Personal Protector
c:\Program Files\Personal Protector\q
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Microsoft Pdata
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Personal Protector
Step 3: Uninstall PersonalProtector registry entries: Learn how to do that