Windows XP Restore

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Windows XP Restore 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 XP Restore (Recommended)

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

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

Method of Infection

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

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


Windows XP Restore 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 XP Restore from your computer.

Remedies and Prevention

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

Remove Windows XP Restore manually

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


  • %TempDir%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

Other Files

  • %TempDir%\dfrgr
  • %TempDir%\dfrg
  • %Desktop%\Windows XP Restore.lnk
  • %Programs%\Windows XP Restore
  • %Programs%\Windows XP Restore\Windows XP Restore.lnk

Registry Keys

  • HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "[RANDOM CHARACTERS]"
  • HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe"

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