Windows Averting System removal information
Windows Averting System isn't a software that you should trust, it's a rogue antivirus program which is created by Internet criminals with the intention of tricking you into purchasing it's useless licence key. This bogus program displays the same security errors on every computer that it infects, this fact clearly states that Windows Averting System is a bogus software which should be eliminated from your PC.
This fake scanner comes from a big family of misleading programs. Windows Averting System is similar to Windows Troubles Solver and many other. This bogus scanner infects your system through Trojan. This rogue program uses a fake Microsoft Security Essentials security warning to trick you into downloading and installing Windows Averting System on your computer. If you agree to install this program on your computer it will then start automatically on every system start-up and will perform fake system scans. This program imitates the process of scanning and then displays a poor score. This is don to further scare you into purchasing a full version of this program. You should ignore all the fake scans and warning messages, this scanner is scam, you should remove it from your computer as soon as you notice this program on your computer. If by mistake you have already bought this program you should contact your credit card company and dispute the charges. Non of the scans and warning messages are true. This program is created with only one intention - stealing money from your credit card. Such fake warning messages will be shown by Windows Averting System:
Screenshot of Windows Averting System:
"System Security Warning Attempt to modify register key entries is detected. Register entries analysis is recommended"
"Warning! Location: c:\windows\system32\taskmgr.exe Viruses: Backdoor.Win32.Rbot"
"Threat prevention solution found Security system analysis has revealed critical file system vulnerability caused by severe malware attacks. Risk of system files infection: The detected vulnerability may result in unauthorized access to private information and hard drive data with a serious possibility of irreversible data loss and unstable PC performance. To remove the malware please run a full system scan. Press 'OK' to install the software necessary to initiate system files check. To complete the installation process please reboot your computer"
Ignore these fake messages. Remove Windows Averting System from your computer.
Windows Averting System removal:
Before Downloading Windows Averting System remover perform these steps On infected computer
If you can't download or run spyware remover try running registry fix (link below). It enables execution of programs. download registryfix.reg file, double click it, click YES and then OK.
Windows Averting System removal instructions (on infected computer):
2. Let Windows Averting System run it's fake scan. After the fake scan, close the program by clicking on the X at the top right of the main window. After this procedure you should have access to your desktop.
3. Make your hidden files and folders visible:
How to unhide files in Windows 7:
Click "Start", Select "Control Panel", Click on "Appearance and Personalization", Click on "Folder Options", Go to the tab View, Select "Show hidden files, folders and drives", Click “Apply” and then “OK”
How to unhide files in Windows XP:
Double-click "My Computer" on your desktop, Click "Tools", Choose "Folder Options", Click "View", select "Show hidden files and folders", click "Apply" then OK.
4. In Windows Xp:
click Start->Run->Type %APPDATA% in the opened window search for Microsoft folder, in this folder search for a file with random letters (example: gasdf.exe) rename it to abc.exe and restart your computer.
In Windows 7:Click Start->In the search tab type %APPDATA% in the opened window search for Microsoft folder, in this folder search for a file with random letters (example: gasdf.exe) rename it to abc.exe and restart your computer.
In Windows Vista:Click Start->In the search tab type %APPDATA% in the opened window look for Microsoft folder, in this folder search for a file with random letters (example: gasdf.exe) rename it to abc.exe and restart your computer.
5. When computer restarts Windows Averting System should be disabled. Fix your Windows Registry Shell value so you could access desktop at the next system start-up. Download the file registyfix.reg then double-click it.
6.Now infection will be disabled but not removed. Download a legitimate anti-spyware software to fully remove Windows Averting System from your computer. Download remover for Windows Averting System
Other tools known to remove Windows Averting System:
Some malicious software modifies browser settings and disables downloads of spyware and virus removing software. If you have problems downloading anti-spyware software with Internet Explorer, try downloading with Chrome, FireFox, Opera, etc.
If you can't access Internet:
Load your computer in safe mode. Click Start, click Shut down, click Restart, click OK. During your computer starting process press F8 key on your keyboard multiple times until you see Windows Advanced Option menu, then select Safe mode with networking from the list.
Start Task manager. Press ctrl+alt+del (or ctrl+shift+esc) and end task the processes of rogue program. ( if after this procedure you can't access any programs press ctrl+alt+del, click File, select New Task, and type explorer.exe then press OK.
Open Internet explorer, click Tools and select Internet Options. Select Connections, then click LAN settings, if a Use a proxy server for your LAN is checked, uncheck it and press OK.
After this procedure you should be able to access Internet. Now you can download anti-spyware software from our "Top spyware removers" section and run a full scan. Download, install and don't forget to update your selected anti-spyware program. Then run a full system scan.
If you are unable to remove Windows Averting System, you can use this manual removal instruction. Use it at your own risk. If you don't have strong computer knowledge you could harm your operating system. Use it only if you are an experienced computer user. (Instructions on how to end processes, remove registry entries...)
End these Windows Averting System processes:
Remove these Windows Averting System entries:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\afwserv.exe "Debugger" = 'svchost.exe'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\avastsvc.exe "Debugger" = 'svchost.exe'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\avastui.exe "Debugger" = 'svchost.exe'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\egui.exe "Debugger" = 'svchost.exe'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\ekrn.exe "Debugger" = 'svchost.exe'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msascui.exe "Debugger" = 'svchost.exe'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msmpeng.exe "Debugger" = 'svchost.exe'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msseces.exe "Debugger" = 'svchost.exe'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect" = '0'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect" = '0'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\SystemRestore "DisableSR " = '1'
Delete these Windows Averting System files:
General Tips related to removing of Windows Averting System:
*If you can't download anti-spyware software: Click on the download link, when the save dialog opens change the file name (example: when downloading mbam-setup.exe rename it to iexplore.exe).
*If you have installed anti-spyware program but you can't run it: Click Run, type %ProgramFiles% and press Enter. Open folder of your anti-spyware program, search for executable file and rename it. (example: Open Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware folder, right-click on the main executable file (mbam.exe) then click rename. Rename the mbam.exe file to iexplore.exe, winlogon.exe firefox.exe ...
*If you can't access your anti-spyware software, try creating a new user account:
Click Start -> Settings -> Control panel.
Click User Accounts and create a new account.
Reboot your computer and login using a newly created user account.
*After this procedure you should be able to access your anti-spyware programs. Update and run a full system scan.
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