What is Privacy Control
Privacy Control is the latest scam software in the name of genuine security suite to hit the computer users all over the world. It slips its traces in your computer with the support of some trojans already present there are take complete control of your system.
It displays a series of fake alarms to scare you that your computer is infected and you need to take urgent action for its cleaning. It offers to clean your computer if you agree to purchase the full licensed version of Privacy Control.
But all this is fraud. Please do not take nay steps like purchasing it, because not only you will risk your private information like credit cards landing in the hands of rogues, but your computer will also carry risk of getting exposed to more such threats in future.
Please be advised, and take the help of following steps for the removal of Privacy Control from your computer.
Technical Details of Privacy Control
- Full name: Privacy Control, PrivacyControl
- Date Appeared: Feb. 2010
- Characteristic: Rogue security program
- URL: http://Privacy Control.com
Do I need to remove Privacy Control
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 Privacy Control is to install a good quality Anti-spyware Program and scan your system for any infections.
Automatic removal of Privacy Control 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 Privacy Control.
Instructions to get rid of Privacy Control
If you really want to remove the Privacy Control infection on your system manually then proceed as follows.
Step 1: Kill the Privacy Control Processes – Learn how to do that
Step 2: Remove Privacy Control files, folders and all associated Privacy Control DLL files:Learn how to do that
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Desktop\PrivacyControl.lnk
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\PrivacyControl\PrivacyControl.lnk
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\PrivacyControl\PrivacyControl on the Web.lnk
C:\Documents and Settings\[spywarevoid]\Application Data\PrivacyControl\Log\2010 Mar 1 – 00_55_59 AM_996.log
C:\Documents and Settings\[spywarevoid]\Application Data\PrivacyControl\Settings\Settings.stg
C:\Documents and Settings\[spywarevoid]\Application Data\PrivacyControl\Settings\SelectedFolders.stg
C:\Documents and Settings\[spywarevoid]\Application Data\PrivacyControl\Settings\ScanInfo.stg
C:\Documents and Settings\[spywarevoid]\Application Data\PrivacyControl\Settings\IgnoreList.stg
C:\Documents and Settings\[spywarevoid]\Application Data\PrivacyControl\Settings\CustomScan.stg
Step 3: Uninstall Privacy Control registry entries: Learn how to do that