Windows Repair

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Windows Repair 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 Repair (Recommended)

Windows Repair is difficult to detect and remove. Windows Repair is not likely to be removed through a convenient "uninstall" feature. Windows Repair, 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 Repair and other spyware, adware, trojans and viruses on your computer.

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

Method of Infection

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

Another method of distributing Windows Repair 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 Repair on your system. Windows Repair 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 Repair, use this SpyHunter Spyware dectection tool to detect Windows Repair and other common Spyware infections. After detection of Windows Repair, the next advised step is to remove Windows Repair with the purchase of the SpyHunter Spyware removal tool.


Windows Repair 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 Repair from your computer.

Remedies and Prevention

Windows Repair, as well as other Spyware, are constantly evolving and becoming more advanced to avoid detection. Windows Repair 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 Repair, 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 Repair and other types of spyware.

Remove Windows Repair manually

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


  • %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe


  • %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].dll

Other Files

  • %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]
  • %Documents and Settings%\[User Name]\Desktop\Windows Repair.lnk
  • %Documents and Settings%\[User Name]\Start Menu\Programs\Windows Repair
  • %Documents and Settings%\[User Name]\Start Menu\Programs\Windows Repair\Windows Repair.lnk
  • %Documents and Settings%\[User Name]\Start Menu\Programs\Windows Repair\Uninstall Windows Repair.lnk

Registry Keys

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "[RANDOM CHARACTERS]"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "WarnonBadCertRecving" = '0'
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System "DisableTaskMgr" = '1'
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Associations "LowRiskFileTypes" = '/{hq:/s's:/ogn:/uyu:/dyd:/c'u:/bnl:/ble:/sdf:/lrh:/iul:/iulm:/fhg:/clq:/kqf:/'wh:/lqf:/lqdf:/lnw:/lq2:/l2t:/v'w:/rbs:'
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments "SaveZoneInformation" = '1'
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main "Use FormSuggest" = 'yes'
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download "CheckExeSignatures" = 'no'

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