What is Dr. Guard

Dr. Guard is a fake antispyware and security software. It claims to be the only solution for the removal of malware and spyware from your computer, but the fact is that  itself is a parasite, and needs to be removed from your computer at the first sight.

It displays lots of fake messages and alarms all claiming that your computer is an infected lot and you need to purchase Dr. Guard, if you want to clean it.

Please do not fall in its trap. Here are a few suggestions, which will help you to remove Dr. Guard from your computer.

Technical Details of Dr. Guard

  • Full name: Dr. Guard, Dr. Guard
  • Date Appeared: Feb. 2010
  • Characteristic: Rogue security program
  • URL: http://Dr. Guard.com

Do I need to remove Dr. 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.

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How to Uninstall Dr. Guard scam

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

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

Instructions to get rid of Dr. Guard

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

Step 1: Kill the Dr. Guard ProcessesLearn how to do that

drguard.exe
uninstall.exe
asr64_ldm.exe

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

drgext.dll
drghook.dll

c:\Documents and Settings\[Username]\Desktop\Dr. Guard Support.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\[Username]\Desktop\Dr. Guard.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\[Username]\Start Menu\Programs\Dr. Guard
c:\Documents and Settings\[Username]\Start Menu\Programs\Dr. Guard\About.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\[Username]\Start Menu\Programs\Dr. Guard\Activate.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\[Username]\Start Menu\Programs\Dr. Guard\Buy.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\[Username]\Start Menu\Programs\Dr. Guard\Dr. Guard Support.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\[Username]\Start Menu\Programs\Dr. Guard\Dr. Guard.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\[Username]\Start Menu\Programs\Dr. Guard\Scan.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\[Username]\Start Menu\Programs\Dr. Guard\Settings.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\[Username]\Start Menu\Programs\Dr. Guard\Update.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\[Username]\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Dr. Guard.lnk
c:\Program Files\Dr. Guard
c:\Program Files\Dr. Guard\about.ico
c:\Program Files\Dr. Guard\activate.ico
c:\Program Files\Dr. Guard\buy.ico
c:\Program Files\Dr. Guard\drg.db
c:\Program Files\Dr. Guard\drgext.dll
c:\Program Files\Dr. Guard\drghook.dll
c:\Program Files\Dr. Guard\drguard.exe
c:\Program Files\Dr. Guard\help.ico
c:\Program Files\Dr. Guard\scan.ico
c:\Program Files\Dr. Guard\settings.ico
c:\Program Files\Dr. Guard\splash.mp3
c:\Program Files\Dr. Guard\uninstall.exe
c:\Program Files\Dr. Guard\update.ico
c:\Program Files\Dr. Guard\virus.mp3
%Temp%\asr64_ldm.exe

Step 3: Uninstall Dr. Guard registry entries: Learn how to do that

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\SimpleShlExt
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{5E2121EE-0300-11D4-8D3B-444553540000}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\SimpleShlExt
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Dr. Guard
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Dr. Guard
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “Dr. Guard”
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{5E2121EE-0300-11D4-8D3B-444553540000}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shell Extensions\Approved “{5E2121EE-0300-11D4-8D3B-444553540000}”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = “1”

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