How to Remove Pcprotectnow.com Hijacker?

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Pcprotectnow.com Hijacker Information:

Pcprotectnow.com is another affiliated website misleading computer users with the fake information of Antivirus IS rogue software. Generally speaking, you can’t visit Pcprotectnow.com unless your computer is infected by Antivirus IS. The reason for this browser hijack problem is caused by the distortion to browsing settings made by Antivirus IS. The ultimate objective pursued by Pcprotectnow.com is to coax users into purchasing the commercial version of Antivirus IS. Pcprotectnow.com offers three versions, Antivirus IS Basic, Antivirus IS Pro and Antivirus IS Ultimate. But all of them are all fake and aggressive. Antivirus IS intentionally creates fake scan results and lots of security alerts to frighten you into thinking that your computer has lots of security issues to take care. Despite of its well-designed look, the information Pcprotectnow.com provides is all deceptive and fake. You should not follow its advice and buy Antivirus IS. To permanently stop its interference, please follow the removal guide and remove Antivirus IS and Pcprotectnow.com virus as well as other offensive files.

Pcprotectnow.com Hijacker Screenshot:

Manual Removal


Note: If you are not proficient with computer, it’s suggested that you backup your registry before manually removing Pcprotectnow.com Virus. And double check the entries that you are going to delete, or your computer can’t work for missing some files. In case you can’t surf the Internet, open Internet Explorer, go to “Tools”, choose “Internet options” and hit “Connections” tab. Click “LAN settings” and untick the option “Use a proxy server for your LAN”. Save all these changes. Now, you will be able to go to our website and download our removal tool to have Antivirus IS virus expelled for good.

The registry entries you need to delete:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\PhishingFilter “Enabled” = “0″

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “ProxyOverride” = “{local}”

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “ProxyServer” = “http=127.0.0.1:5643″

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “ProxyEnable” = “1″

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “{random}”

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “{random}”

The files you need to delete:

%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\{random}

%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\{random}\{random}.exe

 

Please, be aware that manual removal of Pcprotectnow.com Virus 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, lack of the required skills and even the slightest deviation from the instructions may lead to irreparable system damage. That’s why it’s strongly recommended automatic removal of Pcprotectnow.com Virus, which will save your time and enable avoiding any system malfunctions and guarantee the needed result.

Automatic Pcprotectnow.com Virus 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 Pcprotectnow.com Virus Remover, install it and update its database to the latest. After that, restart your computer so as to make Pcprotectnow.com Virus Remover fully functional. Repeat Step 1 into Safe Mode and run an Online Scan of your computer so that Pcprotectnow.com Virus Remover can detect all potential malware in your system.

NOTE: If you have problem installing Pcprotectnow.com Virus Remover, 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 Pcprotectnow.com Virus Remover 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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