What is VSCodec Pro

VSCodec Pro is a fake video codec for your computer. It is advertised by some Trojan present in your system through a series of popup warning messages and system tray messages. The typical warning message is

“Fatal error. Media system on your computer is corrupt. Update your sound and video codec immediately to resolve this issue.”

As soon as you start to comply with the message, you are taken to a rogue website, which tries to sell you the fake software.

It is just a scam to trick you into the purchase.

Please do not listen to this warning and purchase the software. Instead you can go ahead for the removal of VSCodec Pro from your system.

Technical Details of VSCodec Pro

  • Full name: VSCodec Pro, VS Codec Pro, VSCodecPro
  • Date Appeared: May 2009
  • Characteristic: Rogue security program
  • URL: http://VSCodec Pro.com

Do I need to remove VSCodec Pro

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.

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remove-vscodec-proHow to Uninstall VSCodec Pro scam

The best way for the removal of VSCodec Pro is to install a good quality Anti-spyware Program and scan your system for any VSCodec Pro infections.

Automatic removal of VSCodec Pro is always good and complete as compared to any attempts to manually remove VSCodec Pro, 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 VSCodec Pro.

Instructions to get rid of VSCodec Pro

If you really want to remove the VSCodec Pro infection on your system manually then proceed as follows.

Step 1: Kill the VSCodec Pro ProcessesLearn how to do that

wextract.exe

Step 2: Remove VSCodec Pro files, folders and all associated VSCodec Pro DLL files:Learn how to do that

C:\WINDOWS\system32\wextract.exe
%UserProfile%\Application Data\VSCodecPRO\Autorun.ico
%UserProfile%\Application Data\VSCodecPRO\Process.ico
%UserProfile%\Application Data\VSCodecPRO\Service.ico
%UserProfile%\Application Data\VSCodecPRO\settings.ini
%UserProfile%\Application Data\VSCodecPRO\uill.ini
%UserProfile%\Application Data\VSCodecPRO
VSCodecPRO

Step 3: Uninstall VSCodec Pro registry entries: Learn how to do that

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “VSCodecPRO”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\taskmgr.exe

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