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Spyware name: Windows Pro Safety Release

Date added: 25 May 2012 | Type: Rogue Programs


Windows Pro Safety Release is counterfeit computer security software, which belongs to Rogue.

Removal instructions

To remove this Spyware infection, download Spyware Doctor, install it and run full computer scan. At the end of the scan choose Fix Checked to start computer cleaning process.


· Annoying pop-ups. Alerts and warnings appearring frequently and stating that the computer has been infected. It also can be promotional message asking to register or buy some rogue program.
· Corrupt online scanner. Online scanner is a tool that has an ability to scan computer system without installing a program on computer. The use of corrupt online scanner noticed, which shows user that threats have been detected on his machine.
· Disabled Task Manager. Blocked from opening either displaying some alert message or without it.
· Exaggerated PC scan reports. Even if the computer is clean scan report stating that the system is infected is generated.
· Fake security warnings. Warnings stating that the computer system is not secure.
· Fake virus alerts. Alerts stating that spyware or viruses have been detected on the computer system.
· Heavy rogue program advertising. Notices about fake anti-spyware software that are displayed frequently and are disturbing from work.
· Slow computer. Slower computer performance noticed.
· The risk of fraudulent payment. Frequent user persuading to buy rogue program license.

Symptoms in Hijackthis

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Inspector] [User profile location]\Application Data\Protector-ctmn.exe
* red colored string is random in each case of infection