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What is Spyware Protect 2009

Posted on 01 February 2009 under Rogue Programs

1. What is Spyware Protect 2009?

It is corrupt spyware removal software and is not recommended to use for PC security issues. After Spyware Protect 2009 installation the program is configured to be launched every time Windows OS is started, initiating computer scan. To make user an impression that the computer is infected Spyware Protect 2009 generates PC scan report containing non existent virus names.
In order to pay user's attention Spyware Protect 2009 is popping annoying "Spyware alert!", "Spyware Protect 2009 alert" and "Windows Security alert" messages:

Windows reports that computer is infected. Antivirus software helps to protect your computer against viruses and other security threats. Click here for the scan you computer. Your system might be at risk now.

Each time scan report is generated, user is offered to buy licensed Spyware Protect 2009 version in order to clean the computer from the malware that has assumingly been found. Spyware Protect 2009 is not well-programmed and will not be able to clean computer system at all. It is only a scam and PC users should be careful with a programs like this.

Related threats: Antivirus System Pro, Windows Security Suite

2. Spyware Protect 2009 screen shot:

Spyware Protect 2009

3. How to remove Spyware Protect 2009:

  1. Internet connection might be disabled or Internet browser might be blocked by Spyware Protect 2009, so it won't be possible to download any files to infected computer. In this case please download all files required for Spyware Protect 2009 removal to another computer and then transfer them on the infected one using CD/DVD or USB flash drive.
  2. To remove Spyware Protect 2009 download Spyware Doctor and install the program (for the installation guide click here). Before installation, make sure all other programs and windows are closed.
  3. After the installation, computer scan should be started automatically. If so, please move to the next step. If not, click "Status" on the left side menu and press "Scan Now" button to run computer scanner as shown in the picture below:

  4. After the scan has been completed and scan results have been generated, press "Fix Checked" button to remove Spyware Protect 2009.

  5. Restart the computer to complete Spyware Protect 2009 removal procedure.

4. Spyware Protect 2009 files:


5. Hijackthis entries:

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [sysguardn] C:\WINDOWS\s