Do you know what ErrorKiller is?
ErrorKiller or Error Killer, is a fake registry cleaner program that scans your system without your permission. ErrorKiller and the system scan that it performs are bogus. The parasites that ErrorKiller supposedly found during its system scan were not found on the machine that had ErrorKiller installed. This goes to show that ErrorKiller is an impostor and should be removed.
ErrorKiller presents an illusion to the average computer user that it is a legitimate registry scan and repair program. ErrorKiller is not a good security or registry tool and should be classified as a useless piece of junk.
ErrorKiller, like other rogue programs, forces you to purchase a full version of the fake program. This would be a big mistake if you ever spent your money on Error Killer. ErrorKiller should never be downloaded, installed or purchased. The ww.ErrorKiller.com website should also be avoided.
ErrorKiller Automatic Removal Instructions
ErrorKiller Manual Removal Instructions
This manual removal method is for techie computer users. ErrorKiller manual removal may be difficult and time consuming to remove. There's no guarantee that ErrorKiller will be removed completely. So read the ErrorKiller removal steps carefully and good luck.
Before you start: Close all programs and Internet browsers. Also back up your computer in case you make a mistake and your computer stops working.
- Uninstall ErrorKiller Program
Click on Start > Settings > Control Panel > Double-click on Add/Remove Programs. Search for and uninstall ErrorKiller if found.
- To stop ErrorKiller processes (view process removal steps)
Go to Start > Run > type taskmgr. The click the Processes tab and you'll see a list of running processes.
Search and stop these ErrorKiller processes:
For each unwanted process, right-click on it and then select "End task".
- To Unregister ErrorKiller DLLs (view DLL removal steps)
Search and unregister these ErrorKiller DLLs:
To locate the ErrorKiller DLL path, go to Start > Search > All Files or Folders. Type ErrorKiller and in the Look in: select either My Computer or Local Hard Drives. Click the Search button.
Once you have the ErrorKiller DLL path, go to Start and then click on Run. In the Run command box, type cmd, and then click on OK.
To locate the exact DLL path, type cd in order to change the current directory. To display the contents of the directory, use the dir command. To remove the DLL file type regsvr32 /u FILENAME.dll (FILENAME is the name of the file that you want to unregister).
- To unregister ErrorKiller registry keys (view registry keys removal steps)
Go to Start > Run > type regedit > press OK.
Edit the value (on the right pane) by right-clicking on it and selecting the Modify option. Select the Delete option.
Search and delete these ErrorKiller registry keys:
- If your homepage has been changed, go to Start > Control Panel > Internet Options > click on the General > click Use Default under Home Page. Add the your desired default homepage, then click Apply > click OK. Open a new web browser to check that you have your desired default homepage.
- Remove ErrorKiller Directories.
To find ErrorKiller directories, go to Start > My Computer > Local Disk (C:) > Program Files > Show the contents of this folder.
Search and delete the following ErrorKiller directories:
C:\Program Files\error killer
Right-click on the ErrorKiller folder and select Delete.
A message will appear saying 'Are you sure you want to remove the folder ErrorKiller and move all its contents to the Recycle Bin?', click Yes.
Another message will appear saying 'Renaming, moving or deleting ErrorKiller could make some programs not work. Are you sure you want to do this?', click Yes.
- To remove ErrorKiller icons on your Desktop, drag and drop them to the Recycle Bin.
You've completed the ErrorKiller manual removal instructions!
I hope this article has helped you solve your ErrorKiller problems. If you want to contribute to this article, post your comment below.
Disclaimer: This article is for educational purposes. By using this information you agree to be bound by the disclaimer. There's no guarantee that ErrorKiller will be completely removed from your computer. Seek professional help if your computer continues to experience problems.