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Remove Windows Maintenance Guard (TUTORIAL)

Registry Data Items Detected: 0 (No malicious items detected) Folders Detected: 0 (No malicious items detected) Files Detected: 1 C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Application Data\Protector-oaaw.exe (Trojan.FakeAlert) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully. (end) As Registry Values Detected: 1 HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run|Inspector (Trojan.FakeAlert) -> Data: C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Application Data\Protector-oaaw.exe -> Quarantined and deleted successfully. This particular one was installed by a trojan.How do I remove Windows Maintenance Guard?Our program Malwarebytes Anti-Malware can detect and remove this rogue application, but because this rogue blocks the normal Removal instructions for Windows Maintenance Guard Started by Metallica , Jun 19 2012 11:58 PM Please log in to reply No replies to this topic #1 Metallica Posted 19 June 2012 check over here

In order for this to work, you must already have Malwarebytes Anti-Malware version 1.60 or later already installed on your infected PC. Then they try to sell you their software, claiming it will remove these threats. Several functions may not work. Jump to content FacebookTwitter Geeks to Go Forum Security Malware Removal Guides and Tutorials Javascript Disabled Detected You currently have javascript disabled. https://malwaretips.com/threads/remove-windows-maintenance-guard-tutorial.8408/

It would have warned you before the rogue could install itself, giving you a chance to stop it before it became too late.Technical details for expertsSigns in a HijackThis log:C:\Documents and Download Chameleon from the Malwarebytes site.Unzip the contents of the zip-file to a folder in a convenient location on the infected computer.If you were unable to do this directly on the Learn how. Please click here if you are not redirected within a few seconds.

In order for this to work, you could need a second PC which is not infected and a USB flash drive or blank CD and CD burner or some other means Open the program folder for Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (normally C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware or C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware)Once there, open the Chameleon folderNext, double-click on svchost.exe. These so-called "rogues" use intentional false positives to convince users that their systems have been compromised. Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Use Windows Live Register now!

You are strongly advised to follow our removal instructions below.How do I know if I am infected with Windows Maintenance Guard?This is how the main screen of the rogue application looks:You Username or email: I've forgotten my password Forum Password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list

Community Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. In extreme cases the false threats are actually the very trojans that advertise or even directly install the rogue.

All rights reserved. This should result in a black DOS/command prompt window opening up.Press any key to continue as it says in the windowMalwarebytes Chameleon will proceed to update Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, so ensure that If your current security solution let this infection through, you might please consider purchasing the FULL version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware for additional protection.As you can see below the full version of Geeks to Go Blog Community Sign In Create Account Geeks to Go Forum 336,186 topics Quick Links FAQ Malware Cleaning Guide How it Works Downloads 1.9 million Live Chat 23 in