What is WiniShield

WiniShield, also misspelled as WinShield, is a fake security software. The only purpose for which it has been developed is to steal your money and do nothing for providing security for your computer.

WiniShield enters in your system taking the help of some trojan already present in your system. As soon as it gets entry into your system, it starts generating fake alarm screens and warning messages that your system is infected with lots of viruses and spyware. It offers to clean your system if you purchase the full licensed version of WiniShield.

But, beware, it is a scam. Please do not fall in its trap. You can take the help of following steps for the removal of WiniShield from your system.

Technical Details of WiniShield

  • Full name: WiniShield, WinShield
  • Date Appeared: July 2009
  • Characteristic: Rogue security program
  • URL: http://WiniShield(dot)com

Do I need to remove WiniShield

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remove winishoeldHow to Uninstall WiniShield scam

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

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

Instructions to get rid of WiniShield

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

Step 1: Kill the WiniShield ProcessesLearn how to do that

WiniShieldSvc.exe
WiniShield.exe

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

c:\Program Files\WiniShield Software\WiniShield\uninstall.exe
c:\Program Files\WiniShield Software\WiniShield\WiniShield.exe
c:\Program Files\WiniShield Software\WiniShield\WiniShieldSvc.exe
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Desktop\WiniShield.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\WiniShield\1 WiniShield.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\WiniShield\2 Homepage.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\WiniShield\3 Uninstall.lnk
c:\Program Files\WiniShield Software\WiniShield\data.bin
c:\Program Files\WiniShield Software\WiniShield\license.txt
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\WiniShield
c:\Program Files\WiniShield Software
c:\Program Files\WiniShield Software\WiniShield

Step 3: Uninstall WiniShield registry entries: Learn how to do that

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\WiniShield
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\WiniShield
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WiniShield
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\WiniShieldSvc
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\WiniShieldSvc
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “WiniShield”

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