The following instructions have been created to help you to get rid of "Fraud.WindowsVulnerabilitiesRescuer" manually.
Use this guide at your own risk; software should usually be better suited to remove malware, since it is able to look deeper.
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Fraud.WindowsVulnerabilitiesRescuer claims to be an antispyware tool. When it is installed to the computer it finds a lot of harmless entries in order to frighten the user and make him buy a license to get the issue fixed.Removal Instructions:
Important: There are more files that cannot be safely described in simple words. Please use Spybot-S&D to remove them.
You can use regedit.exe (included in Windows) to locate and delete these registry entries.
If Fraud.WindowsVulnerabilitiesRescuer uses rootkit technologies, use our RegAlyzer, RootAlyzer or our Total Commander anti-rootkit plugins.
- Delete the registry value "DisableSR " at "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\SystemRestore\".
- Remove "<$ENV(FraudWindowsVulnerabilitiesRescuer_path)>" from registry value "Shell" at "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\".
If neither Spybot-S&D nor self help did resolve the issue or you would prefer one on one help,
- Please read these instructions before requesting assistance,
- Then start your own thread in the Malware Removal Forum where a volunteer analyst will advise you as soon as available.
There are more files or system entries belonging to this product that <$SPYBOTSD> can remove, but that cannot be easily described in text. Please use <$SPYBOTSD> to make sure <$PRODUCTNAME> gets completely removed.