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Software Protector

Posted: April 21, 2010

Software Protector is a rogue anti-spyware program which pilfers money from hapless computer users. Software Protector runs a fake system scan which produces bogus results claiming the PC is infected with malware to scare users into purchasing SoftwareProtector. Software Protector is useless and should not be trusted. Use a reliable legitimate anti-spyware programs to remove this cyber menace.

File System Modifications

  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name
    1 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Desktop\Software Protector.lnk
    2 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Software Protector

Registry Modifications

  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY..\..\..\..{Subkeys}HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Software Protector"HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Software Protector

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