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Remove Vprotect from Your PC

Smart Data RecoveryVprotect is a legitimate application, part of which is the vprot.exe process that belongs to the AVG Security Toolbar, AVG Nation toolbar, and AVG SafeGuard toolbar. In case you have installed AVG software on your computer, there is nothing to be concerned about.

However, malware researchers have detected a rogue software program with the same name – Vprotect that has been promoted as a legitimate anti-spyware tool. In case you are not using the AVG software, you are advised to eliminate the vprot.exe process and delete Vprotect from your computer.

Download a System Scanner, to See If Your System Has Been Affected By Vprotect.

How Does Vprotect Operate?

Once installed, Vprotect initiates a system scan and reports a number of issues supposedly detected on the compromised machine. To make the scan results more believable, the rogue program may inform you about existing threats like:

  • Trojan.Proxy.Win32.Agent.x
  • RDN/Generic.grp!hy
  • BackdoorRbot.gen

Such scare tactics are typically used to convince the users that they need to purchase the full version of the program. Experts warn that buying the promoted product will not resolve any of the detected issues, for one very simple reason – none of them are real.

Reportedly, Vprotect does not have a virus database, so the rogue is, in fact, incapable of detecting or removing any viruses from the affected PC.

Purchasing the full version of Vprotect may expose your sensitive data to cyber criminals or lead to actual malware infiltration.

How Is Vprotect Distributed?

Vprotect and similar rogue anti-virus programs tend to sneak in the targeted system unnoticed. Usually, they are disguised as attachments to spam email messages or enter the system in a freeware bundle. Users are advised to avoid opening suspicious emails, clicking on alerts promoting Java or Media Player updates, and select their download sources carefully.

How to Remove Vprotect from Your Computer?

Malware experts recommend using a competent anti-spyware solution to remove Vprotect rogue anti-virus program from your computer. The manual below will help you delete Vprotect permanently.

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1. Start Your PC in Safe Mode to Remove Vprotect

1. Start Your PC in Safe Mode to Remove Vprotect.

1. Remove all CDs and DVDs, and then Restart your PC from the “Start” menu.
2. Select one of the two options provided below:

For PCs with a single operating system: Press “F8” repeatedly after the first boot screen shows up during the restart of your computer. In case the Windows logo appears on the screen, you have to repeat the same task again.

For PCs with multiple operating systems: Тhe arrow keys will help you select the operating system you prefer to start in Safe Mode. Press “F8” just as described for a single operating system.

3. As the “Advanced Boot Options” screen appears, select the Safe Mode option you want using the arrow keys. As you make your selection, press “Enter“.
4. Log on to your computer using your administrator account

While your computer is in Safe Mode, the words “Safe Mode” will appear in all four corners of your screen.

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Spy Hunter FREE scanner will only detect the threat. If you want the threat to be automatically removed, you need to purchase the full version of the malware tool. Find Out More About SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool

1. Start Your PC in Safe Mode to Remove Vprotect

1. Start Your PC in Safe Mode to Remove Vprotect.

1. Remove all CDs and DVDs, and then Restart your PC from the "Start" menu.
2. Select one of the two options provided below:

- For PCs with a single operating system: Press "F8" repeatedly after the first boot screen shows up during the restart of your computer. In case the Windows logo appears on the screen, you have to repeat the same task again.

- For PCs with multiple operating systems: Тhe arrow keys will help you select the operating system you prefer to start in Safe Mode. Press "F8" just as described for a single operating system.

3. As the "Advanced Boot Options" screen appears, select the Safe Mode option you want using the arrow keys. As you make your selection, press "Enter".
4. Log on to your computer using your administrator account

While your computer is in Safe Mode, the words "Safe Mode" will appear in all four corners of your screen.

2. Remove Vprotect automatically with Spy Hunter Malware - Removal Tool.

2. Remove Vprotect automatically with Spy Hunter Malware – Removal Tool.

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Berta Bilbao

Berta is a dedicated malware researcher, dreaming for a more secure cyber space. Her fascination with IT security began a few years ago when a malware locked her out of her own computer.

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