How to Remove Cheat Monitor?

Cheat Monitor Information:

Cheat Monitor is a very harmful keylogger that is designed to spy on family members. Cheat Monitor infiltrate into users’ system by the use of Trojans. Running in the background, Cheat Monitor tracks users’ computer activities, collect information and delivers to a remote hacker. Cheat Monitor can also steal users’ online backing, email and other sensitive information and is able to access them. So your computer has got infected, you should remove Cheat Monitor as soon as possible.

Manual Removal

Note: If you are not proficient with computer, it’s suggested that you backup your registry before manually removing Cheat Monitor. And double check the entries that you are going to delete, or your computer can’t work for missing some files.

Step 1. End its process by opening Task Manager.


Step 2. The files you need to delete:

%UserProfile%\\Local Settings\\Temp\\cmx1\\cheatmonitorR_SCREEN.DATETIME.[RANDOM DATE AND TIME].png

%UserProfile%\\Local Settings\\Application Data\\Protexis\\UserSettings.xml %UserProfile%\\Local Settings\\Temp\\CFGD.tmp

%UserProfile%\\Local Settings\\Temp\\cmx1\\cheatmonitorR_KEY.klog.html%UserProfile%\\Local Settings\\Temp\\VSDB.tmp\\DotNetFX\\dotnetchk.exe

%UserProfile%\\Local Settings\\Temp\\VSDB.tmp\\install.log %UserProfile%\\Start Menu\\Programs\\cheatmonitor.lnk

C:\\Documents and Settings\\All Users\\Application Data\\Protexis\\DL\\[RANDOM NAME].dlf

C:\\Documents and Settings\\All Users\\Application Data\\Protexis\\State\\[RANDOM NAME].dls

%CommonProgramFiles%\\cmx1\\cheatmonitor.ico %CommonProgramFiles%\\cmx1\\cmx1.dat

%CommonProgramFiles%\\cmx1\\setup_dot_net_checker.msi %Windir%\\Installer\\[RANDOM NAME].msi

Step 3. Delete the following registry entry.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\”cheatmonitor” = “C:\progra~1\common~1\cmx1\start.exe”




HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\[RANDOM SID]\Components\858132C493B23D11E8D0000CF486730D

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\[RANDOM SID]\Products\933BCDBC1C124384592715CE3C92BA7D

HKEY_USERS\[RANDOM SID]\Software\Microsoft\Installer\Features\933BCDBC1C124384592715CE3C92BA7D

HKEY_USERS\[RANDOM SID]\Software\Microsoft\Installer\Products\933BCDBC1C124384592715CE3C92BA7D

HKEY_USERS\[RANDOM SID]\Software\Microsoft\Installer\UpgradeCodes\2FABB6478E3EAB84C98C6D8AB6155523


Please, be aware that manual removal of Cheat Monitor is a cumbersome task and can not always ensure complete removal of the malware, due to the fact that some files might be hidden or may get reanimated automatically afterwards. Moreover, manual interference of this kind may cause damage to the system. That’s why it’s strongly recommended automatic removal of Cheat Monitor, which will save your time and enable avoiding any system malfunctions and guarantee the needed result.

Automatic Cheat Monitor Removal:

1. Restart your computer and keep pressing F8 Key before Windows launches. Use the arrow keys to select the “Safe Mode with Networking” option, and then hit ENTER Key to continue.

2. Download Spyware Cease (Spyware Cease review), install it and update its database to the latest. After that, restart your computer so as to make Spyware Cease fully functional. Repeat Step 1 into Safe Mode and run an Online Scan of your computer so that Spyware Cease can detect all potential malware in your system.

NOTE: If you have problem installing Spyware Cease, you can download this correction script, unzip it and then double click to run it. It will correct your registry settings that the virus has modified. Then double click the program and finish the installation.

3. After the Online Scan finishes, click “Details” for the malware detected to make sure that your important data are not infected and removed. Ignore or select the scan result and click “Remove” to remove the threats. Reboot your computer and let Spyware Cease delete all detected virus.

4. Click to repair your corrupted registry

Why should you need to repair the registry?

As we all know, virus and Trojans modify and destroy system registry and make the computer malfunction so that the computer will not perform normally. Even if the virus and Trojans are removed, the registry is still destroyed or modified, so the computer still has problems. That’s the very reason why you need to repair the registry. At the meanwhile, some virus and Trojans leave some DLL files in the registry and this will cause strange DLL errors and affect the computer performance.

To make your computer run as perfectly as before or much faster than before:
1. Download and install Multi-Awarded Registry Tool.
2. Run a full scan of your registry.
3. Click “Repair Problems” and repair all errors detected.


After these 3 easy steps, your computer will run much faster than before within minutes!

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