Do you know what Privacy Commander is?
Privacy Commander is a program that pretends to have the functions to remove spyware from your computer. Privacy Commander does not remove anything but money from your wallet if you make the mistake of purchasing Privacy Commander. It seems the creators of Privacy Commander developed this program for monetary gain instead of actually helping computer users with security issues and spyware.
If you are unfortunate enough to encounter the installation of Privacy Commander you may get many fake popups or alert messages that say you are infected with a virus. Many rogue anti-spyware programs like Privacy Commander uses these aggressive tactics to scare you into purchasing a full version of Privacy Commander in hopes that it would actually fix your "issues".
In non-techie terms:
If you have Privacy Commander, do not trust it. It is best to remove Privacy Commander at once before it is able to cause issues such as damage of your personal files or data. In today's economy you cannot afford to waste your money on a stupid program such as Privacy Commander so do not ever purchase it under any circumstances.
Aliases: Privacy Commander, PrivacyCommander.
Privacy Commander Automatic Removal Instructions
Privacy Commander Manual Removal Instructions
This manual removal method is for techie computer users. Privacy Commander manual removal may be difficult and time consuming to remove. There's no guarantee that Privacy Commander will be removed completely. So read the Privacy Commander 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 Privacy Commander Program
Click on Start > Settings > Control Panel > Double-click on Add/Remove Programs. Search for and uninstall Privacy Commander if found.
- To stop Privacy Commander 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 Privacy Commander processes:
For each unwanted process, right-click on it and then select "End task".
- To Unregister Privacy Commander DLLs (view DLL removal steps)
Search and unregister these Privacy Commander DLLs:
To locate the Privacy Commander DLL path, go to Start > Search > All Files or Folders. Type Privacy Commander and in the Look in: select either My Computer or Local Hard Drives. Click the Search button.
Once you have the Privacy Commander 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).
- 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 Privacy Commander Directories.
To find Privacy Commander directories, go to Start > My Computer > Local Disk (C:) > Program Files > Show the contents of this folder.
Search and delete the following Privacy Commander directories:
C:\Program Files\Privacy Commander
Right-click on the Privacy Commander folder and select Delete.
A message will appear saying 'Are you sure you want to remove the folder Privacy Commander and move all its contents to the Recycle Bin?', click Yes.
Another message will appear saying 'Renaming, moving or deleting Privacy Commander could make some programs not work. Are you sure you want to do this?', click Yes.
- To remove Privacy Commander icons on your Desktop, drag and drop them to the Recycle Bin.
You've completed the Privacy Commander manual removal instructions!
I hope this article has helped you solve your Privacy Commander 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 Privacy Commander will be completely removed from your computer. Seek professional help if your computer continues to experience problems.