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How to remove Windows Precautions Center

Posted on 23 May 2011 under Rogue Programs

1. What is Windows Precautions Center?

Windows Precautions Center is a fake security program from the same family as Windows Repairing System. The program pretends to be official "Windows" security application, which will display fake warnings and alerts, that numerous viruses have been detected on the computer. In order to remove found threats, Windows Precautions Center will require to purchase corrupt program license. The program belongs to the same family as Windows Saviour Firewall, Windows Accidents Prevention, Windows Anticrashes Utility, Windows Troubles Solver, Windows Custom Settings, Windows Necessary Firewall, Windows Risks Preventions, Windows Firewall Unit, Windows Profile System, Windows Repairing System.

Unlike any other legitimate computer software, Windows Precautions Center does not have uninstall function, which makes difficult to remove the program. Windows Precautions Center will automatically start every time you boot or restart the computer, significantly reducing computer’s performance. Do not make any payments requested by Windows Precautions Center as this program is not legitimate and is used to scare and deceive user.

2. Windows Precautions Center screen shot:

Windows Precautions Center

3. How to remove Windows Precautions Center:

  1. Internet connection might be disabled or Internet browser might be blocked by Windows Precautions Center, so it won't be possible to download any files to infected computer. In this case please download all files required for Windows Precautions Center removal to another computer and then transfer them on the infected one using CD/DVD or USB flash drive.
  2. To remove Windows Precautions Center 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 Windows Precautions Center.

  5. Restart the computer to complete Windows Precautions Center removal procedure.