What is ProtectPCs

ProtectPCs is yet another clone of the rogue security software like GuardPCs and APCProtect. They are from the third generation of the family of the rogue antivirus WiniGuard, which has taken the Internet world by storm a couple of months ago.

They all take the same route and actions for infecting your computer and scam you. Please do not purchase anything like them if you want to protect your privacy and security.

You can try to take following steps for the removal of ProtectPCs from your computer.

Technical Details of ProtectPCs

  • Full name: ProtectPCs, Protect PCs
  • Date Appeared: Dec. 20009
  • Characteristic: Rogue security program
  • URL: http://ProtectPCs.com

Do I need to remove ProtectPCs

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 ProtectPCs scam

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

Automatic removal of ProtectPCs 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 ProtectPCs.

Instructions to get rid of ProtectPCs

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

Step 1: Kill the ProtectPCs ProcessesLearn how to do that


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

c:\Program Files\ProtectPcs Software\ProtectPcs\ProtectPcs.exe
c:\Program Files\ProtectPcs Software\ProtectPcs\uninstall.exe
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Desktop\ProtectPcs.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\ProtectPcs\1 ProtectPcs.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\ProtectPcs\2 Homepage.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\ProtectPcs\3 Uninstall.lnk

c:\Program Files\ProtectPcs Software
c:\Program Files\ProtectPcs Software\ProtectPcs
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\ProtectPcs

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

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “ProtectPcs.exe”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[random].exe”

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