Windows Personal Detective Virus removal help can be found here. This bogus program, called Windows Personal Detective, has been infecting computers throughout the world. Learn how to remove this malicious virus using our Windows Personal Detective removal instructions found in this article. Removal instructions are at the end of the article.
A computer becomes infected with the Windows Personal Detective Virus when browsing the internet. Unsafe browsing tactics are what typically cause these type of virus infections. Specifically, this virus is obtained when downloading an infected file and running it on the host computer. This infected file in question contains the installation file for Windows Personal Detective.
Once this infected file is on the host computer and is run, the Windows Personal Detective Virus instantly infects the computer. It takes seconds until you first see the graphical user interface of this fake program. Alerts, warnings and more are also included in the first things you see when your computer has been compromised.
The fake scans that Windows Personal Detective performs are a complete farce. They are a well designed tactic, developed by cyber criminals, to deceive computer users into believing that Windows Personal Detective is a legitimate program. However, this program is anything but legitimate. It is a virus that poses itself as a real program. A common name for this type of infection is rogue antivirus program, rogue meaning fake.
If you follow the removal instructions at the end of this article you will definitely remove the Windows Personal Detective Virus from your computer forever.
Many users who have become infected with the Windows Personal Detective Virus attempt to perform a system restore on their computer in the hopes that it reverts their computer back to a previous state, thus eliminating the virus. Unfortunately the people who created this virus are also aware of system restore, and have thus disabled it. They wish to keep Windows Personal Detective on your computer as long as possible and make removal difficult.
Removing the Windows Personal Detective Virus is definitely possible. What is required is a professional and well coded virus removal program. Also what is required is an instructional guide to help you through the process of removing this virus. We have provided both of these necessary things on one page so that you can completely get rid of Windows Personal Detective.
If you follow the removal instructions at the end of this article you will definitely remove the Windows Personal Detective Virus from your computer forever. We have outlined in steps exactly what is needed to be done in order to get rid of this infection. The steps are easy to follow and will lead to the complete removal of Windows Personal Detective.
The removal program we recommend in our removal instructions is called PC Tools. This is a superb and professional removal program that has helped remove countless viruses. We highly recommend PC Tools and that is why we have it in our removal instructions. PC Tools also has future threat protection after it has fully removed Windows Personal Detective.
Virus Removal Instructions
Target Virus: Windows Personal Detective Virus
The virus removal instructions we have outlined below has been proven remove the Windows Personal Detective Virus. You must be on the infected computer when performing these steps.
1 To begin, go ahead and reboot the infected computer. If the infected computer is turned off, go ahead and turn it on.
2 Immediately as the computer begins to boot, press F8 many times. Pressing F8 allows you to access the Advanced Options Menu.
3 Once you are in the Advanced Options Menu, use your arrow keys and select the Safe Mode with Networking option. Press enter when you have selected that option.
4 Windows will now boot into Safe Mode with Networking. Safe Mode with Networking will allow you to remove Windows Personal Detective which it would not allow when Windows was in normal mode.
5Now that the virus is not running it is time to begin removal. On your keyboard, click and hold the Windows key, then press the R key. See keyboard diagram below.
6 After you have pressed the Windows and R key, the Windows Run Box will open. Type exactly the following into the run box and click OK:
After clicking OK, your computer will connect to our website and download our recommended virus removal program called Spyware Doctor by PC Tools.
7 When you see the PC Tools download box, click the Run button. The picture of the download box is below. After you click the “Run” button, PC Tools will launch. If your computer asks if you are sure you want to run PC Tools, click OK. The PC Tools installation will begin. After fully installing PC Tools the virus scan will automatically begin.
8 After PC Tools has scanned your computer and found Windows Personal Detective it is time to remove it. Simply click “Fix Checked” to remove the virus.
*Please note: You will not see the actual virus name in the list of found infections. The name of the virus in the PC Tools database is different than the name of the virus you see on your computer. If you see various infections on the scan results then that means that PC Tools found the Windows Personal Detective Virus.
9 After you click “Fix Checked” you are going to need to register PC Tools to remove Windows Personal Detective. Please register PC Tools and the Windows Personal Detective Virus will be removed.
Registering PC Tools offers superior benefits including real-time constant protection against any potential threats. PC Tools will detect and remove any future threats that may occur including viruses, spyware, trojans, registry infections and more. It is a great all-in-one solution for your computer security needs and that is why we recommend it.
10 After you have registered PC Tools, and the virus was removed, you can safely reboot into Normal Mode. The virus will be completely gone.
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