XP Guardian

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XP Guardian Information
Type:   Spyware
  Installs & gathers info from a PC without user permission.
  By downloading freeware & shareware programs.
  Changes PC settings, excessive popups
& slow PC performance.
Detection:   Download SpyHunter's Spyware Scanner.
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To check your computer for XP Guardian, download SpyHunter Spyware Detection Tool.

SpyHunter spyware detection tool is only a scanner meant to assist you in detecting XP Guardian and other threats. If you detect the presence of XP Guardian on your PC, you have the opportunity to purchase the SpyHunter removal tool to remove any traces of XP Guardian.


Detection of XP Guardian (Recommended)

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

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

Method of Infection

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

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


XP Guardian 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 XP Guardian from your computer.

Remedies and Prevention

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

Remove XP Guardian manually

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

Known Variants

VirusBurst is a re-branded variant of other well-known rogue anti-spyware programs, including SpywareQuake, SpyFalcon, SpywareStrike, SpySheriff, SpyHeal and many other pseudonyms.

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