Windows Web Combat

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Windows Web Combat 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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Windows Web Combat is a fake anti-spyware program that comes from the notorious FakeVimes family of malware. An installed Windows Web Combat application follows the same design interface as its many clones, including Windows Profound Security, Windows Virtual Angel, Windows Expert Series and Windows Secure Web Patch. While these fake anti-spyware applications are branded as programs coming from Microsoft Windows, Windows Web Combat is not – in any way, whatsoever – affiliated with this legitimate software company. These types of rogueware from the FakeVimes' family are designed to deceive PC users who are, of course, using the Windows OS – hence the branding strategy. Needless to say, Windows Web Combat is neither a legitimate application nor a product from Microsoft. Windows Web Combat is a type of malicious software, more specifically a rogue anti-spyware application, which extorts money from clueless PC users who wish to restore the efficiency of their computers.

PC Paralysis from Windows Web Combat

A full-blown Windows Web Combat infection is known to paralyze a PC in more ways than one. First off, recurrent scans are common, although these scans last for only about five seconds. This means the application doesn't have the capability of detecting real infections and threats. The difficulty involved in using your PC is compounded by annoying pop-up alerts that remind you of the alleged infections and the need for you to buy the software. Since Windows Web Content will lower security settings to make its stealth activities appear to be convincing, the targeted computer is essentially placed at risk for more infections. This malware will drop malicious files into a PC, so that accessing any simple application or even launching security programs is often a challenge. Browser redirections are also common, and for many users, this means difficulty in web access. Paying for Windows Web Combat is never the solution. In fact, Windows Web Combat will paralyze your PC further, rendering it inefficient from many of its practical uses.

Windows Web Combat Protection

When it comes to getting rogue security software protection, there are a few things you can do to make sure that your PC stays free from the Windows Web Combat malware. Installing legitimate security software and setting up firewall protection ensure a guardianship from extortionware attacks. To ensure that you are getting the real deal as far legitimate security programs go, you need to settle for well-known vendors that have the expertise and tools needed in providing, maintaining and restoring100% PC security.

The web is peppered with websites that use malicious scripts or fake online scanners in order to distribute rogue anti-spyware applications like Windows Web Combat. Adopting cautious web browsing practice helps to circumvent these scamware attacks, which have increased in number in recent years. To remove Windows Web Combat for good, malware researchers advise using legitimate security software. No PC user should pay for Windows Web Combat, no matter that Windows Web Combat markets its full version as the solution. The best, and the only way to deal with Windows Web Combat, is to remove Windows Web Combat – without having to spend for a single cent.

To check your computer for Windows Web Combat, download SpyHunter Spyware Detection Tool.

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


Detection of Windows Web Combat (Recommended)

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

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

Method of Infection

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

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


Windows Web Combat 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 Web Combat from your computer.

Remedies and Prevention

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

Remove Windows Web Combat manually

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


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

Registry Keys

  • 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\Settings "net" = "2012-2-17_2"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings "UID" = "rudbxijemb"
  • 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\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\platin.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\_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\zapsetup3001.exe

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