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Monday, February 3, 2014

How to Remove Windows Safety Master Rogueware Manually?

Windows Windows Safety Master Keep Hassling You

1. This fake program comes without invitation.
2. This fake program scans your system compulsively.
3. This fake program pop ups bogus security alerts.
4. This fake program may alter your firewall settings.
5. This fake program may disable your antivirus.
6. This fake program even blocks you out of the desktop.

Learn More About Windows Safety Master

Windows Safety Master is a new rogue program developed to rip inexperienced users off and help cyber criminals profit. Promoted by a third party such as spam attachment, corrupt website or some free resources shared online and having much in common with Windows Prime Booster, Windows Activity Booster, Windows Armament Master and other similar rogue programs, Windows Safety Master pretends to be a useful security tool offering comprehensive system safeguard services.

Do not be taken in. Actually, Windows Safety Master is to blame for those abnormal symptoms appearing on your machine, such as slow running speed, low performance of the system, various high-risk bugs, and virus infection and so forth. This rogueware won’t safeguard your computer at all. On the contrary, it can block your real security tools by altering relevant settings and entries, through which it can better convince you of paying for its license. From this perspective, you are advised to uninstall this malware timely.

Uninstall Windows Safety Master Manually

Step1. Get your computer into safe mode with networking
Boot up your computer and before Windows launches, tap "F8" key constantly, choose “Safe Mode with Networking” and press Enter to get in safe mode with networking.

Step 2. Disable any vicious startup items.
a. Start -> Run -> type: msconfig in the search bar -> Click OK
b. Open System Configuration Utility -> Disable all possible items related to Windows Safety Master.

Step3. Show hidden files
a) Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options;
b) Under View tab to tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK;

Step4. Delete malware related files:
%UsersProfile%\Application Data%\temp%\scanprotect\bin\[random chracteristic].exe
%UsersProfile%\Application Data%\roaming%\[random chracteristic].exe
%ProgramFiles%\[random chracteristic].exe

Step5. Delete associated registry entries:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run""= "%AppData%\.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run""= "%AppData%\.exe"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Associations "LowRiskFileTypes"=".zip;.rar;.nfo;.txt;.exe;.bat;.com;.cmd;.reg;.msi;.htm;.html;.gif;.bmp;.jpg;.avi;.mpg;.mpeg;.mov;.mp3;.m3u;.wav;"

Step6. Reboot your computer normally and check with the effectiveness.

If you are not familiar with entries stuff, you are kindly reminded to use a professional and certificated removal tool to finish the removal automatically.

Uninstall Windows Safety Master Automatically:

Step A: Download removal tool SpyHunter


Step B: Install SpyHunter after downloading

Step C: Run SpyHunter and start a full scan

Step D: Show the scan result and then delete all detected item

Good to Know: Manual removal is an efficient way to get rid of Windows Safety Master. But if you are not familiar with manual operation, please feel free to uninstall Windows Safety Master automatically with SpyHunter right now!