What is WiniFighter
WiniFighter, also sometimes misspelled as WinFighter, is a rogue security application. To be precise, it is a scareware, which emplys the usual tactics of scaring you by displaying fake test results that your system is infected with many instances of malware and spyware.
The purpose of all this is to trick you to purchase its full licensed version. It does nothing to protect you from your system. But its presence in your system is a sure shot indicator that your system is already compromised and has definite vulnerabilities to be plugged.
Do not fall in its trap.
Try following instructions for the removal of WiniFighter from your system.
Technical Details of WiniFighter
- Full name: WiniFighter,
- Date Appeared: July 2009
- Characteristic: Rogue security program
- URL: http://WiniFighter.com
Do I need to remove WiniFighter
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 WiniFighter is to install a good quality Anti-spyware Program and scan your system for any WiniFighter infections.
Automatic removal of WiniFighter is always good and complete as compared to any attempts to manually remove WiniFighter, 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 WiniFighter.
Instructions to get rid of WiniFighter
If you really want to remove the WiniFighter infection on your system manually then proceed as follows.
Step 1: Kill the WiniFighter Processes – Learn how to do that
Step 2: Remove WiniFighter files, folders and all associated WiniFighter DLL files:Learn how to do that
c:\Program Files\WiniFighter Software
c:\Program Files\WiniFighter Software\WiniFighter
c:\Program Files\WiniFighter Software\WiniFighter\data.bin
c:\Program Files\WiniFighter Software\WiniFighter\license.txt
c:\Program Files\WiniFighter Software\WiniFighter\uninstall.exe
c:\Program Files\WiniFighter Software\WiniFighter\WiniFighter.exe
c:\Program Files\WiniFighter Software\WiniFighter\WiniFighterSvc.exe
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Desktop\WiniFighter.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\WiniFighter
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\WiniFighter\1 WiniFighter.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\WiniFighter\2 Homepage.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\WiniFighter\3 Uninstall.lnk
Step 3: Uninstall WiniFighter registry entries: Learn how to do that