Do you know what VirusProtector 2008 is?
VirusProtector 2008 or Virus Protector 2008, is a fake anti-spyware program that is known to come from the Zlob or Vundo Trojan. Usually VirusProtector 2008 is installed without notification to the system administrator. This can pose a serious issue if VirusProtector 2008 is left on a computer for a good amount of time. Virus Protector 2008 may start to perform malicious actions while installed such as changing settings on your web browser or interrupt your internet connection at times.
In many cases VirusProtector 2008, once installed, starts to prompt you with several popups or system alert messages that are totally bogus. You may start to notice that your system is not operating at its full speed due to having VirusProtector 2008 installed.
In non-techie terms:
The full version of VirusProtector 2008 will not solve any of your spyware or malware issues as it says it will. Do not even bother purchasing VirusProtector 2008 because it is nothing more than a complete waste of money. VirusProtector 2008 should never be installed or purchased under any circumstances.
Aliases: VirusProtector 2008, Virus Protector 2008, VirusProtector2008.
VirusProtector 2008 Automatic Removal Instructions
VirusProtector 2008 Manual Removal Instructions
This manual removal method is for techie computer users. VirusProtector 2008 manual removal may be difficult and time consuming to remove. There's no guarantee that VirusProtector 2008 will be removed completely. So read the VirusProtector 2008 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 VirusProtector 2008 Program
Click on Start > Settings > Control Panel > Double-click on Add/Remove Programs. Search for and uninstall VirusProtector 2008 if found.
- To stop VirusProtector 2008 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 VirusProtector 2008 processes:
For each unwanted process, right-click on it and then select "End task".
- 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 VirusProtector 2008 Directories.
To find VirusProtector 2008 directories, go to Start > My Computer > Local Disk (C:) > Program Files > Show the contents of this folder.
Search and delete the following VirusProtector 2008 directories:
C:\Program Files\VirusProtector 2008
Right-click on the VirusProtector 2008 folder and select Delete.
A message will appear saying 'Are you sure you want to remove the folder VirusProtector 2008 and move all its contents to the Recycle Bin?', click Yes.
Another message will appear saying 'Renaming, moving or deleting VirusProtector 2008 could make some programs not work. Are you sure you want to do this?', click Yes.
- To remove VirusProtector 2008 icons on your Desktop, drag and drop them to the Recycle Bin.
You've completed the VirusProtector 2008 manual removal instructions!
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Disclaimer: This article is for educational purposes. By using this information you agree to be bound by the disclaimer. There's no guarantee that VirusProtector 2008 will be completely removed from your computer. Seek professional help if your computer continues to experience problems.