Windows Antivirus Patrol Removal Guide

Do you know what Windows Antivirus Patrol is?

If you cannot access your desktop, open your legal documents, browse the web and do other crucial activities, it is very probable that you might have Windows Antivirus Patrol application on your system. Even though it might look as Windows XP program, the truth is that it is just a rogue application that seeks to extort money from innocent computer users. You should not believe any word of it because it just tries to convince you that your system is infected with malicious software. For this matter, you are going to see various pop-ups and fake messages. Such type of visual proof is typical for all the rogue applications that belong to FakeVimes family of infections. However, you should definitely just ignore them all.

Actually, it is impossible not to notice the presence of Windows Antivirus Patrol because it starts a fake scan the moment it gets on the system. Besides, you will notice a list of infections that are supposedly running on your system. Do not be afraid; all these threats do not exist on your PC; however, there is no guarantee that you do not have real threats like Trojans. Thus, we recommend that you always keep your antimalware tool enabled. If you do so, different infections will not be able to enter your system.
Windows Antivirus Patrol Removal GuideWindows Antivirus Patrol screenshot
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Even though Windows Antivirus Patrol claims that it can fix all those threats, you should definitely not pay any money because you will not only lose them all, but also reveal your credit card details to cyber criminals. Thus, we do not recommend buying the license. Actually, it costs $99.9 and you can acquire a more reliable tool for this price. The only way what you could do the most is to erase Windows Antivirus Patrol. Locate the question mark in the rogue program, select register, and enter one of the following activation keys:



Unfortunately, the program will still stay on your system and you will have to erase it separately.

The manual removal of Windows Antivirus Patrol is not very easy; thus, it is better to leave all the work for an antimalware tool. If you follow the instructions provided below, you will be able to access the internet and download a reliable malware remover. It is very important to get rid of this rogue application entirely because it might slow down your system and even attract other threats.

How to erase Windows Antivirus Patrol

  1. Restart your computer and start tapping F8 when BIOS screen disappears.
  2. Select Safe Mode with Command Prompt from the Advanced Boot Options menu.
  3. Enter cd.. alongside C:\Windows\system32 . Tap Enter.
  4. Type explorer.exe near C:\Windows and hit Enter.
  5. Open the Start menu and select RUN/Search.
  6. Enter %appdata%.
  7. Locate svc-{random file name}.exe and right-click on it. Select Delete.
  8. Reboot your computer in a normal mode.
  9. Click the Start button to open the menu again, click RUN/Search and enter regedit.
  10. Go to HKEY_CURRECT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\Current Version\Winlogon .
  11. Right-click on Shell and then click Modify.
  12. Locate Value and enter %WinDir%\Explorer.exe for it. Click OK.
  13. Download the antimalware tool from .
  14. Install it and remove Windows Antivirus Patrol.

In non-techie terms:

Nowadays, there are plenty rogue applications published and if you have encountered any of them, you should remove them as soon as possible. These applications will not allow you to access your programs and documents because they try to scare you into believing that your system is heavily infected. Do not believe any word of such tools and definitely rush to remove them.

Aliases: WindowsAntivirusPatrol.