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Remove Window Security Master virus&rogue program

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Window Security Master is a fake antivirus program that gets installed in your computer without your permission and then bring quite a lot annoyance to you. When you first see Window Security Master, it scans your computer and then reports that there are tons of infections in your computer and you need to remove them. Once you follow its advice, it will immediately prompt you to purchase a full version of it. If you refuse to do that, message will pop up now and then.


Although Window Security Master looks like a real antivirus programs, it is a threat, a huge threat. You cannot remove it in a regular way. Besides, when it scans your computer, Window Security Master collects information about your computer,such as loopholes and configuration of your computer and transfers them to hackers. When it runs in your computer, it can give birth to the slowdown of your computer as it really consumes memory of the compromised computer. If you find it annoying and try to remove it, Window Security Master can block some antivirus programs from removing it. Antivirus program is stopped, turning your computer into a dangerous state. Therefore, removing it manually is your best option and here we offer detailed removal instructions. If you have any questions during the removal process, you can contact our 24/7 online experts for tech support.

How to uninstall Window Security Master permanently

Step 1: Launch your system into Safe Mode with Networking.
Keep tapping F8 when you restart your computer and then restart your system.


Step 2: Uninstall Window Security Master virus from the Control Panel.
Click: Start->Control Panel->Uninstall a Program. Find Window Security Master virus and uninstall it.


Step 3: Delete corrupted registry value in registry editor.
Hit Windows+R and then type in regedit, then hit Enter.


then find the following registry values and delete them:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Microsoft/Windows/Currentversion/Run/Windows Defence Unit
HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Microsoft/Windows/Currentversion/RunOnce{Windows Defence Unit}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/Software/Microsoft/Windows/Currentversion/Run/Windows Defence Unit

Step 4: restart your computer.

Be careful that manual removal may require professional skill because we need to deal with registry editor. If you still could not remove this threat, please feel free to start a live chat with our 24/7 online experts for tech support.


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