Do you know what WinCleaner 2009 is?
WinCleaner 2009 is a fake anti-spyware program that, like many other rogue applications, makes you believe you have security issues or parasites on your computer than need to be removed. WinCleaner 2009's tactics should not be taken to heart as they are all fake messages and scan results.
WinCleaner 2009 or Win Cleaner 2009 must never be used to clean your system of spyware or any other type of malware. WinCleaner 2009 is pretty much useless for detect or removal of malware. WinCleaner 2009 may come from a Trojan such as Zlob where it could be installed automatically without asking for permission.
In non-techie terms:
WinCleaner 2009 should be removed from your system if you wish to preserve your personal data or files installed on your computer. WinCleaner 2009 should never be purchased under any circumstances.
Aliases: WinCleaner 2009, WinCleaner2009, Win Cleaner 2009.
WinCleaner 2009 Automatic Removal Instructions
WinCleaner 2009 Manual Removal Instructions
This manual removal method is for techie computer users. WinCleaner 2009 manual removal may be difficult and time consuming to remove. There's no guarantee that WinCleaner 2009 will be removed completely. So read the WinCleaner 2009 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 WinCleaner 2009 Program
Click on Start > Settings > Control Panel > Double-click on Add/Remove Programs. Search for and uninstall WinCleaner 2009 if found.
- To stop WinCleaner 2009 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 WinCleaner 2009 processes:
For each unwanted process, right-click on it and then select "End task".
- To Unregister WinCleaner 2009 DLLs (view DLL removal steps)
Search and unregister these WinCleaner 2009 DLLs:
To locate the WinCleaner 2009 DLL path, go to Start > Search > All Files or Folders. Type WinCleaner 2009 and in the Look in: select either My Computer or Local Hard Drives. Click the Search button.
Once you have the WinCleaner 2009 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 WinCleaner 2009 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 WinCleaner 2009 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 WinCleaner 2009 Directories.
To find WinCleaner 2009 directories, go to Start > My Computer > Local Disk (C:) > Program Files > Show the contents of this folder.
Search and delete the following WinCleaner 2009 directories:
Right-click on the WinCleaner 2009 folder and select Delete.
A message will appear saying 'Are you sure you want to remove the folder WinCleaner 2009 and move all its contents to the Recycle Bin?', click Yes.
Another message will appear saying 'Renaming, moving or deleting WinCleaner 2009 could make some programs not work. Are you sure you want to do this?', click Yes.
- To remove WinCleaner 2009 icons on your Desktop, drag and drop them to the Recycle Bin.
You've completed the WinCleaner 2009 manual removal instructions!
I hope this article has helped you solve your WinCleaner 2009 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 WinCleaner 2009 will be completely removed from your computer. Seek professional help if your computer continues to experience problems.