Windows Malware Sleuth is a rogue antivirus program. It is completely fake and is actually a virus. If you are infected with the Windows Malware Sleuth Virus we highly recommend that you follow the Windows Malware Sleuth removal instructions. Removal instructions are at the end of the article.
Windows Malware Sleuth is another addition to the long list of fake antivirus, or fake av, programs. These viruses spread throughout the internet through different distribution channels. The majority of infections occur when you browse a malicious website or a hacked website. The Windows Malware Sleuth Virus is usually inside of an infected file that when downloaded the computer becomes infected.
If you are unfortunate enough to have downloaded the infected file associated with this virus you will immediately become infected with Windows Malware Sleuth. Once infected it becomes very difficult to use your computer as the Windows Malware Sleuth Virus renders your computer almost useless.
Windows Malware Sleuth consistently annoys you with alerts, alarms, warnings and activation notices. This virus even runs fake scan and displays fake scan results. However, the scans and scan results shown by this fake program are completely bogus. Nothing about Windows Malware Sleuth is real, it is a complete lie.
If you follow our virus removal instructions you will completely get rid of Windows Malware Sleuth from your computer.
Most users attempt to perform a system restore on their computer when they are infected with viruses. Unfortunately system restore is disabled by the Windows Malware Sleuth Virus, therefore the only way to remove this infection is through the use of a professional virus removal program. This virus will not go away on its own, it must be removed using a professional virus removal program.
We have outlined the steps you will need to perform in order to remove Windows Malware Sleuth. If you follow our virus removal instructions you will completely get rid of Windows Malware Sleuth from your computer. Our instructions are proven to work on all types of viruses, including Windows Malware Sleuth.
One of the professional virus removal programs that we recommend is called PC Tools. PC Tools is designed specifically for removing viruses exactly like the Windows Malware Sleuth Virus. When you use our recommended removal program, it will detect Windows Malware Sleuth and completely remove it from your computer.
PC Tools also protects you from future threats once it has removed Windows Malware Sleuth. We highly recommend PC Tools and that is why we use it in our removal instructions below.
Virus Removal Instructions
Target Virus: Windows Malware Sleuth Virus
The virus removal instructions we have outlined below has been proven remove the Windows Malware Sleuth Virus. You must be on the infected computer when performing these steps.
1 To begin, go ahead and reboot the infected computer. If the infected computer is turned off, go ahead and turn it on.
2 Immediately as the computer begins to boot, press F8 many times. Pressing F8 allows you to access the Advanced Options Menu.
3 Once you are in the Advanced Options Menu, use your arrow keys and select the Safe Mode with Networking option. Press enter when you have selected that option.
4 Windows will now boot into Safe Mode with Networking. Safe Mode with Networking will allow you to remove Windows Malware Sleuth which it would not allow when Windows was in normal mode.
5Now that the virus is not running it is time to begin removal. On your keyboard, click and hold the Windows key, then press the R key. See keyboard diagram below.
6 After you have pressed the Windows and R key, the Windows Run Box will open. Type exactly the following into the run box and click OK:
After clicking OK, your computer will connect to our website and download our recommended virus removal program called Spyware Doctor by PC Tools.
7 When you see the PC Tools download box, click the Run button. The picture of the download box is below. After you click the “Run” button, PC Tools will launch. If your computer asks if you are sure you want to run PC Tools, click OK. The PC Tools installation will begin. After fully installing PC Tools the virus scan will automatically begin.
8 After PC Tools has scanned your computer and found Windows Malware Sleuth it is time to remove it. Simply click “Fix Checked” to remove the virus.
*Please note: You will not see the actual virus name in the list of found infections. The name of the virus in the PC Tools database is different than the name of the virus you see on your computer. If you see various infections on the scan results then that means that PC Tools found the Windows Malware Sleuth Virus.
9 After you click “Fix Checked” you are going to need to register PC Tools to remove Windows Malware Sleuth. Please register PC Tools and the Windows Malware Sleuth Virus will be removed.
Registering PC Tools offers superior benefits including real-time constant protection against any potential threats. PC Tools will detect and remove any future threats that may occur including viruses, spyware, trojans, registry infections and more. It is a great all-in-one solution for your computer security needs and that is why we recommend it.
10 After you have registered PC Tools, and the virus was removed, you can safely reboot into Normal Mode. The virus will be completely gone.
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