What is User Protection

User Protection is a fake security software. It has been developed to cheat you and take money out of your pocket by selling a crap piece of software pretending as if it can clean all sorts of malware and spyware from your computer. It is actually a clone of rogue security suites like Paladin Antivirus and Dr. Guard.

Please be warned that User Protection is simple incapable of providing any sorts of protection and add to your computer’s online security.

The first step you need to take is to remove User Protection from your computer and following steps might be of some use in your efforts.

Technical Details of User Protection

  • Full name: User Protection, UserProtection
  • Date Appeared: Mar. 2010
  • Characteristic: Rogue security program
  • URL: http://User Protection.)com

Do I need to remove User Protection

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How to Uninstall User Protection scam

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

Automatic removal of User Protection 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 User Protection.

Instructions to get rid of User Protection

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

Step 1: Kill the User Protection ProcessesLearn how to do that


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


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

Step 3: Uninstall User Protection registry entries: Learn how to do that

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\User Protection
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “User Protection”
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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