Windows Privacy Extension

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Windows Privacy Extension Information
Type: Spyware
Analysis: Installs & gathers info from a PC without user permission.
Infection: By downloading freeware & shareware.
Symptoms: Changes PC settings, excessive popups & slow PC performance.
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Detection of Windows Privacy Extension (Recommended)

Windows Privacy Extension is difficult to detect and remove. Windows Privacy Extension is not likely to be removed through a convenient "uninstall" feature. Windows Privacy Extension, as well as other spyware, can re-install itself even after it appears to have been removed.

You also run the risk of damaging your computer since you're required to find and delete sensitive files in your system such as DLL files and registry keys. It is recommended you use a good spyware remover to remove Windows Privacy Extension and other spyware, adware, trojans and viruses on your computer.

Run a Windows Privacy Extension scan/check to successfully detect all Windows Privacy Extension files with the SpyHunter Spyware Detection Tool. If you wish to remove Windows Privacy Extension, you can either purchase the SpyHunter spyware removal tool to remove Windows Privacy Extension or follow the Windows Privacy Extension manual removal method provided in the "Remedies and Prevention" section.

Method of Infection

There are many ways your computer could get infected with Windows Privacy Extension. Windows Privacy Extension can come bundled with shareware or other downloadable software.

Another method of distributing Windows Privacy Extension involves tricking you by displaying deceptive pop-up ads that may appear as regular Windows notifications with links which look like buttons reading Yes and No. No matter which "button" that you click on, a download starts, installing Windows Privacy Extension on your system. Windows Privacy Extension installs on your computer through a trojan and may infect your system without your knowledge or consent.

If you think you may already be infected with Windows Privacy Extension, use this SpyHunter Spyware dectection tool to detect Windows Privacy Extension and other common Spyware infections. After detection of Windows Privacy Extension, the next advised step is to remove Windows Privacy Extension with the purchase of the SpyHunter Spyware removal tool.

Symptoms

Windows Privacy Extension may attempt to change your computer's desktop, hijack your browser, monitor your Internet browsing activities, change system files, and can do this without your knowledge or permission. Therefore, it is strongly recommended to remove all traces of Windows Privacy Extension from your computer.

Remedies and Prevention

Windows Privacy Extension, as well as other Spyware, are constantly evolving and becoming more advanced to avoid detection. Windows Privacy Extension along with its variants can install in different locations and even when you try to uninstall it you find they reappear when you reboot your computer.

Install a good anti-spyware software

When there's a large number of traces of Spyware, for example Windows Privacy Extension, that have infected a computer, the only remedy may be to automatically run a Spyware scan from a good anti-spyware software designed to detect Windows Privacy Extension and other types of spyware.

Remove Windows Privacy Extension manually

Another method to remove Windows Privacy Extension is to manually delete Windows Privacy Extension files in your system. Detect and remove the following Windows Privacy Extension files:

Processes

  • %AppData%\Protector-[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

Registry Keys

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings "net" = "2012-2-17_2"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings "UID" = "rudbxijemb"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System "DisableRegistryTools" = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System "DisableTaskMgr" = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect" = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System "DisableRegedit" = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Inspector"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings "ID" = 0
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_ERROR_PAGE_BYPASS_ZONE_CHECK_FOR_HTTPS_KB954312
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\_avp32.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\tapinstall.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\zapsetup3001.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\divx.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\mostat.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\_avpcc.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\ashDisp.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\platin.exe

External links

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