Let's Know More About Smart Guard Protection
Type: rogue program
Alert level: Severe
Targeted OS: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8.
Smart Guard Protection is a malicious and worldwide rogue program that could sneak into any computers out of permission. So many computer users have a hard time to get rid of it. To penetrate into computers secretly, it may be bundled with varieties of carriers like spam email attachments, unsafe web sites, social networks, free drivers, applications, and so on that are easily to be downloaded from the Internet, some corrupt files shared with 2P2 network, Trojan horse, and so forth.
When Smart Guard Protection enters to the system, it will run automatically when you load the system. It imitates as legitimate security program that will list lots of computer issues/virus after running a scan of the computer. In fact, it is a rogue program that shows some bogus warning so that to cheat computer users into buying a full version of the program or its supported software. It can't detect or fix any computer issues. It is created for money and exploiting vulnerabilities.
What is more, Smart Guard Protection may block all of your operations on the computer. Your security program and task manager won't be opened. Even, it may disable your antivirus programs and badly damage the compromised system with any removal delay. It is wise to remove Smart Guard Protection when it is found, but not purchase its recommended software. Manual removal instructions in this post will be helpful for you to get rid of it.
Smart Guard Protection Screenshot
Threats of Smart Guard Protection
2. It may bring with other computer viruses like Trojan horse.
3. It imitates system scan and list lots of computer issues.
4. It misleads your to buy its full version of the program to fix all the detected issues.
5. It slows the computer down greatly.
6. It blocks your from running your antivirus programs.
7. It may mess up your files in the system.
8. It makes the system vulnerable.
9. It may help hackers to steal personal information stored on the computer.
How to Remove Smart Guard Protection Completely?
Method 1: Manually removing Smart Guard Protection
2. Track and manually remove all files created by Smart Guard Protection:
%AppData%\NPSWF32.dll %AppData%\Protector- %AppData%\result.db3. Open the Registry Editor, then find and clear all registry entries relevant to Smart Guard Protection.
Click Start button> click “Run” > Input “regedit” into the Run box and click ok)
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect” = 0 HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = 0 HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegistryTools” = 0 HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 0 HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\IEXPLORE.EXE\shell\open\command “(Default)” = ‘”%LocalAppData%\kdn.exe” -a “C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe”
Method 2: Automatically removing Smart Guard Protection
3) Execute a full scan with SpyHunter and remove all detected threats.
4) Remove associated programs.
Smart Guard Protection is foxy and stubborn, so it is not easy for you to remove it manually. In addition, manual removal way takes a risk of losing your computer’s important applications. It is not worthy and wise for you to take this risk. Installing Anti-Malware program SpyHunter is the best way for you. SpyHunter can detect and remove malware or virus automatically. Without hesitation, just download it.