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‘Windows XP Repair’ Fails to Repair PC Performance Hindering Issues 25
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Posted by Steven in Computer Help, Windows XP Repair on 07 25th, 2011

A program called Windows XP Repair had been recently identified by many security resource sites as being a fake optimization and security tool for the PC. Windows XP Repair was found to deceive computer users through a rigorous task that usually ends up making the PC user believe that their system is plagued with all types of performance degrading issues and in some cases, malware.

The creators of Windows XP Repair are in the business of money extortion, to put it kindly. Basically the hackers that programmed Windows XP Repair have exclusively created a means of getting paid through deceptive techniques. These techniques are rendered after Windows XP Repair is installed which has been known to happen without any interaction from the computer user through a Trojan horse parasite. After installed, Windows XP Repair will load automatically where it reveals all types of horrific scan results in an attempt to scare the computer user. Windows XP Repair may scare someone to the point that they make the hastily decision to purchase Windows XP Repair in hopes that it would resolve the issues that it supposedly found on their PC. Little do they know, Windows XP Repair is basically useless even if the purchased version is obtained.

It would be wise to never trust Windows XP Repair regardless of its enticing antics. The best thing to do when confronted with Windows XP Repair is take action to remove it either manually or with the aid of a trusted spyware removal application.

How Can You Remove Windows XP Repair?

Windows XP Repair can be very difficult to manually remove if you are an inexperienced computer user. Not to mention, Windows XP Repair has been known to populate the Windows Registry with many different entries and removing the wrong entries could render a PC damaged or useless. The use of a reputable antispyware or antivirus tool is recommended to safely remove Windows XP Repair from your Windows computer.

To easily remove Windows XP Repair, find the following process and end them in the task manager. After that is done, delete each related Windows XP Repair file from your hard drive. In additional to locating the following processes, it is recommended that you delete the Windows XP Repair registry entries listed below as well. It is also a good idea to uninstall the Windows XP Repair application via your add/remove programs function found in the Windows Control Panel if your system recognizes Windows XP Repair has an installed program.

Windows XP Repair files (and folders) to remove:

  • %CommonAppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

Windows XP Repair registry entries to remove:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\CONTROL\SESSION MANAGER\PENDINGFILERENAMEOPERATIONS = \??\%CommonAppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\INTERNET SETTINGS\WARNONBADCERTRECVING = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\WINTRUST\TRUST PROVIDERS\SOFTWARE PUBLISHING\STATE = 146944
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\INTERNET SETTINGS\CERTIFICATEREVOCATION = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\INTERNET SETTINGS\ZONES\3\1601 = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET EXPLORER\MAIN\USE FORMSUGGEST = Yes
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\INTERNET SETTINGS\WARNONZONECROSSING = 0






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