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Fake Registry Helper

Posted: April 8, 2011

Fake Registry Helper is a counterfeit registry program which belongs to rogue software that use intentional false positives to persuade targeted computer users that their PC systems have registy erros. Fake Registry Helper comes with pre-installed software on your computer. Fake Registry Helper may injure computers via doubtful file-sharing tools, multimedia downloads, or through unsolicited spam emails. Fake Registry Helper creates false error reports using its bogus scanner which runs automatically on a targeted computer every-time user restarts it. Remove Fake Registry Helper as quickly as possible to make your computer clean and protected.

File System Modifications

  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name
    1 %PROGRAM_FILES%\Fake Registry Helper
    2 c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Fake Registry Helper\
    3 c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Fake Registry Helper\

Registry Modifications

  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY..\..\..\..{Subkeys}HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Fake Registry Helper

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