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Windows Accelerator Pro Virus, Remove Fake Anti-virus Program from Windows

Published on December 30, 2013

Windows Accelerator Pro Cheats

The Rogue.FakeVimes family keeps producing new fake anti-virus programs recently with same interface yet different names. Among its variants, Windows Premium Shield and Windows Efficiency Console are the two most notorious known by VilmaTech Research Lab. By comparison, features including anti-phishing, advanced process control, autorun manager, service manager and all-in-one suite are still maintained on Windows Accelerator Pro.

Windows Accelerator Pro

Unlike other anti-virus programs, Windows Accelerator Pro virus filches the UI(users interface) of genuine Windows anti-virus program instead of creating its own UI and its reports moderate numbers of threats rather than hundreds. In such way, Windows Accelerator Pro virus manages to obtain trust from targets with minimum effort. As soon as targets want to solve detected computer problems such as system error and infections, a page will be popped up to ask for purchase on full version which is claimed to be capable of resolving severe problems which are actually not. Since genuine anti-virus programs share the same process, many more targets are falling into the trap without having the real computer problem solved.
 

How to Tell Windows Accelerator Pro Is Virus

Since Windows Accelerator Pro virus shares much with genuine anti-virus programs as what preceding paragraphs stated, it is hard to tell Windows Accelerator Pro is virus in the first place. However, there are several ways offered by computer experts to help with identification:

  • Google Windows Accelerator Pro before purchase/installation.
  • Recall if Windows Accelerator Pro installed unwittingly.
  • Look close to the URL promoting Windows Accelerator Pro.
  • Pay attention to the status of original build-in Firewall and antivirus to see if there’s anything abnormal.
  • Uninstall Windows Accelerator Pro with traditional ways such as “Add/Remove Program” to see if it is successful.

If extra prudence is applied, virus like Windows Accelerator Pro will not be able to swindle money away with slight effort. Should there be any requirement of removing Windows Accelerator Pro virus after couple of known ways being tried with no avail, you may want professional help that stays ready for all day long.

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How Windows Accelerator Pro Works

To initiate infiltration, Windows Accelerator Pro virus employs the following listed ways:

  • Puts its virulent code onto spam/spoofing sites that mainly appear to be adware.
  • Collaborates with other types of infections including search redirect virus, ransomware, adware.
  • Piggybacks on third-party programs, especially freeware and shareware.
  • Adopts sniffers to locate vulnerability before taking advantage of it.

Once it settles down on a target machine, it numerates drivers for overwriting so that modifications can be successfully made in Database where orders are given away to manipulate operations. As a consequence, Windows Accelerator Pro virus is capable of automatically running at each Windows start, compromising build-in security defense and generating identical system items in other sections to carry vicious codes without being detected, let alone deletion.

Because of the random modification in Database, Windows Accelerator Pro virus is enabled to connect to its malicious site offering purchase, which does indicate that more potential damages might happen. It should come to your awareness that default system configurations and proper modifications to enhance security defense are meant to ward off infections and risky items. However, modifications by ill-purpose programs, especially virus will result in a vulnerable machine to be susceptible to more problems and infections:

  • Computer becomes sluggish.
  • Search redirect as well as popup problems may very well happen to browsers (e.g. Firefox, IE, Chrome, Opera, Safari).
  • CPU is considerably consumed.
  • Installed anti-virus programs are not staying steadily.
  • Error messages might pop up.

Take the fact that anti-virus programs are not able to pick up the elusive Windows Accelerator Pro virus into consideration, manual method is recommended to remove Windows Accelerator Pro before more mechanical problems being triggered. Be noted that a certain level of computer skill is required in the manual removing method since rectifications in Database are necessary to help bring back a totally clean computer. On the occurrence of skill shortage or confusion on the below given steps, it is advisable to contact VilmaTech Online Support for instant help so that no mistake will be made to cause unexpected computer issues.

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Instruction to Remove Windows Accelerator Pro Virus from Windows

Step One. Start with its own uninstall wizard, if any, to remove Windows Accelerator Pro virus.

  • Spread Start menu.
  • Go to Programs and find Windows Accelerator Pro.
  • Hover mouse on Windows Accelerator Pro option to find its own uninstall wizard.
  • Click open its own uninstall wizard to allow it to remove Windows Accelerator Pro virus automatically.

 
Step Two. Make rectifications in Database to remove associated item with Windows Accelerator Pro virus.

Windows 8

  • Hover mouse over borders to any directions to enable charms bar.
  • Type ‘regedit’/‘regedit.exe’ in the text box and access Registry Editor by hitting Enter key.regedit
  • Navigate to the following registries to remove any detected items related to Windows Accelerator Pro virus:
  1. HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows
  2. HKEY_USERS\[letter]+[a series of numbers]\Software\ Windows Accelerator Pro ([letter]+[a series of numbers] might differ from system to system).

 
Windows 7/XP/Vista

  • Press Win key and R key together to bring up Run box.win+r
  • Type ‘regedit’ (without quotation) in the box and access Registry Editor by hitting Enter key.
  • Navigate to the following registries to remove any detected items related to Windows Accelerator Pro virus:
  1. HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows
  2. HKEY_USERS\[letter]+[a series of numbers]\Software\ Windows Accelerator Pro ([letter]+[a series of numbers] might differ from system to system).

 
Step Three. Access Control Panel remove Windows Accelerator Pro virus there if there’s any of its indication.

Windows 8

  • Right click on “Unpin” button on the left bottom of the Start screen to choose ‘Control Panel’ in the pop-up sidebar.                                                                Unpin
  • Choose ”Programs and Features” to access the list of installed programs.
  • Remove Windows Accelerator Pro virus there.

 
Windows7/vista/XP

  • Spread Start menu to select ‘Control Panel’.
  • Choose ‘Uninstall Programs’ to access the list of installed programs.uninstall a program
  • Remove Windows Accelerator Pro virus there.

 
Step Four. Show hidden files so that Windows Accelerator Pro’s hidden items can be detected and deleted from system partition where is considered to be default place for downloads.

Windows 8

  • Double click to open Windows Explorer application from Start Screen.windows explorer
  • Select View tab to tick ‘File name extensions’ and ‘Hidden items’ options.win8 hidden file
  • Click ‘OK’ button to browse to C Disk.
  • Remove the folder including its sub-folder, if any, altogether (take C disk as example):
  1. C:\Program Files\ Windows Accelerator Pro or C:\Program Files (x86)\ Windows Accelerator Pro
  2. C:\Users\[your username]\Documents\Windows Accelerator Pro
  3. C:\Users\[admin/username]\Documents\Windows Accelerator Pro (where Windows Accelerator Pro was installed onto the guest account)

 
Windows7/vista/XP

  • Open ‘Control Panel’ from Start menu and search for ‘Folder Options’.folder options1
  • Navigate to View tab and tick ‘Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)’
  • Click ‘OK’ button to browse to C Disk.
  • Remove the folder including its sub-folder, if any, altogether (take C disk as example):
  1. C:\Program Files\ Windows Accelerator Pro or C:\Program Files (x86)\ Windows Accelerator Pro
  2. C:\Users\[your username]\Documents\Windows Accelerator Pro
  3. C:\Users\[admin/username]\Documents\Windows Accelerator Pro (where Windows Accelerator Pro was installed onto the guest account)

 

Conclusion:

Windows Accelerator Pro is a virus supported by Rogue.FakeVimes Trojan that is known to be capable of opening backdoor and generating identical system items in other sections, which results in no alert messages warning about the installation of Windows Accelerator Pro virus. Without aggressive infiltration, Windows Accelerator Pro is more like a genuine anti-virus program with the vision of protecting people from all kinds of computer issues. Thus more targets with vulnerable computers are prone to fulfill the purchase of its full version. Windows Accelerator Pro is a virus that needs to be removed as soon as possible regardless of the fact that few problems have been detected so far. The earlier the removal is implemented, the less the problem happens and the fewer the energy needs to be applied. The above given steps are bound to remove Windows Accelerator Pro virus in the situation where no other issues happen. Should there be any failure, you are welcome to get on-demand expert assistance from VilmaTech Online Support.

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