Windows Threats Destroyer Description
Windows Threats Destroyer claims to be able to detect and take care of an entire spectrum of PC threats that encompass everything from phishing attacks to viruses, but a close look at Windows Threats Destroyer’s features will show that Windows Threats Destroyer is just another fake anti-virus product that’s been cloned from previous examples of the same. As a FakeVimes-derived rogue anti-virus program Windows Attacks Preventor is identical to such PC threats as Security Antivirus, Windows Managing System, Windows Guard Solutions, XP Smart Security, Smart Anti-Malware Protection, Windows Secure Surfer, Windows Privacy Counsel, Antivirus Smart Protection, Windows Interactive Security, Windows Smart Partner, Windows Risk Minimizer, Windows Safety Module, Windows Pro Defence, Windows Safety Manager, Windows Pro Safety Release, Windows Ultimate Safeguard, Windows AntiHazard Helper, Windows Enterprise Defender, Windows Antivirus Rampart, Smart Engine, Windows No-Risk Agent, Windows Safety Checkpoint, Windows Be-on-Guard Edition, Windows Premium Defender, Keep Center Keeper, Windows Protection Master, Windows First-Class Protector, Windows Safety Series, Virus Doctor, Windows Advanced Security Center, Windows Defence Counsel, Windows Protection Maintenance, Windows Activity Debugger, Windows Pro Solutions, Windows Guardian Angel, Windows Virus Hunter, PrivacyGuard PRO, Smart Virus Eliminator, Windows Stability Guard, Windows Defending Center, Windows Safety Wizard, Anti-Malware Lab, Windows Proactive Safety, Windows Care Taker, Total Anti Malware Protection, Smart Security, Windows Premium Console, Windows Active Guard, Windows Telemetry Center, Windows Antivirus Care, Windows Privacy Extension, Windows No-Risk Center, Windows Crucial Scanner, Best Antivirus Software, CleanUp Antivirus, Windows Smart Warden, Windows Safeguard Upgrade, Best Malware Protection, Windows Expert Series, Windows High-End Protection, Windows Instant Scanner, Windows Home Patron, Windows Anti-Malware Patch, Windows Health Keeper, Windows AntiHazard Center, Windows Private Shield, Windows Antivirus Patch, Windows Safety Toolkit, PC Live Guard, Internet Security Suite, Enterprise Suite, Smart Internet Protection 2011, Windows Web Commander, Windows Secure Web Patch, Windows Malware Sleuth, Windows Virtual Firewall, Live PC Care, Internet Security Essentials, Windows Ultimate Security Patch, Windows Debug Center, Windows Pro Web Helper, Windows Turnkey Console, Windows Antivirus Release, My Security Wall, Windows Personal Doctor, Windows Maintenance Suite, Home Safety Essentials, Home Malware Cleaner, Windows Sleek Performance, Windows PC Aid, Windows Functionality Checker, System Protection Tools, Windows Virtual Angel, Windows Secure Workshop, Live Enterprise Suite, Windows Warding System, My Security Engine, Windows Problems Stopper, Volcano Security Suite, Windows Custom Safety, Windows Custom Management, Windows Advanced User Patch, Windows Abnormality Checker, Windows Safety Maintenance, Windows Active Defender, Windows Proprietary Advisor, Windows Virtual Security, Windows Trouble Taker, Windows Security System, Fast Antivirus 2009, Windows Basic Antivirus, Windows Software Saver, Windows Antivirus Machine, Windows Control Series, Windows Security Suite, Windows Interactive Safety, Windows ProSecure Scanner, Extra Antivirus, Windows Privacy Module, Windows Custodian Utility, Windows Efficiency Accelerator, Windows Secure Workstation, Windows Web Combat, Security Master AV, Windows Performance Adviser, Windows Firewall Constructor, Windows Advanced Toolkit, Windows Internet Booster, Activate Ultimate Protection, Windows Shielding Utility, Windows Premium Guard, Windows ProSecurity Scanner, Windows System Defender, Personal Internet Security 2011, Windows Shield Tool, Windows Protection Unit, Windows Software Keeper, Windows Maintenance Guard, Windows Security Renewal, Personal Security Sentinel, Windows Multi Control System, Strong Malware Defender, Windows Enterprise Suite, Windows PRO Scanner, Windows Process Director, Windows Pro Rescuer, My Security Shield, VirusSecurity, Smart Internet Protection 2012, Windows Tools Patch, Additional Guard, Windows Performance Catalyst, Windows Daily Adviser, Windows Antihazard Solution, Windows Pro Safety, Windows Guard Tools and Windows Profound Security. Windows Threats Destroyer should be removed from your PC whenever you have access to anti-malware software of good repute. Until you do so, fraudulent warning messages, browser redirect attacks and blockades against your real security software are likely to haunt your PC while Windows Threats Destroyer is active.
Windows Threats Destroyer – a True Destroyer of Threats… to Itself
Windows Threats Destroyer’s rather ominous name may be memorable, but all of Windows Threats Destroyer’s features and even its appearance are all cheap copies of preexisting aspects of other brands of Rogue.VirusDoctor scamware. While Windows Threats Destroyer will make every attempt to fool you into believing that there’s a teeming swarm of PC threats assaulting your computer, Windows Threats Destroyer doesn’t have any real anti-virus or threat removal capabilities, and as such, should be ignored whenever its many fake alerts appear.
SpywareRemove.com malware researchers have also concluded that likely attacks from Windows Threats Destroyer aren’t limited to these fake security pop-ups, or even inaccurate simulations of system scans.
- Launch itself without your permission when Windows starts (by inserting startup entries into the Windows Registry).
- Remain open in the background as a memory process even if you attempt to close its visible window.
- Attack your web browser to constrict your ability to load PC security sites or to force you to visit Windows Threats Destroyer’s homepage.
- Block certain system tools, such as Task Manager, which Windows Threats Destroyer may replace with its own fake security functions.
- Prevent you from running anti-malware scanners or other security applications that could remove Windows Threats Destroyer without trouble.
Taking Windows Threats Destroyer Out to the Trash
Due to Windows Threats Destroyer’s proclivity for launching itself right along with Windows, it’s recommended that you launch your OS in a way that prevents Windows Threats Destroyer from loading before you try to delete Windows Threats Destroyer. Common options for achieving this include booting into Safe Mode, booting from a removable drive or loading a second OS, and any of these choices should allow you to scan your PC with suitable software and remove Windows Threats Destroyer and any related PC threats.
Since Windows Threats Destroyer is still newly-identified as of March 2012, you may want to update your anti-malware software before you attempt a scan. Although the scamware that Windows Threat Destroyer is based on are fairly old, Windows Threat Destroyer may include updates that make it more difficult to detect than its ancestors, and having an updated threat database will insure as much accuracy in threat detection as possible.
Windows Threats Destroyer, like other members of its family, is designed to attack Windows-based computers, and SpywareRemove.com malware researchers note that Linux, Mac and other operating systems should be safe from Windows Threats Destroyer attacks.
Windows Threats Destroyer Automatic Detection Tool (Recommended)
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Visual & GUI Characteristics
File System Modifications
Tutorials: If you wish to learn how to remove malware components manually, you can read the tutorials on how to find malware, kill unwanted processes, remove malicious DLLs and delete other harmful files. Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.
- The following files were created in the system:
# File Name Detection Count 1 Windows Threats Destroyer.lnk 365 2 %APPDATA%\ Protector-rxi.exe 145
Posted: March 1, 2012 | By SpywareRemove
Threat Level: 10/10
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