Do you know what Windows Expansion System is?
Windows Expansion System is the newest clone of well known rogue defraggers Windows Servant System, Windows Defence Center, Windows Error Correction and Windows Optimization. This rogue system optimizer uses deceptive advertising like fake security messages to gain its victim’s trust and then rips him off, falsely promising to fix errors on the system.
This Windows Expansion System makes use of established forms of infection, using rubbish browser hijackers and bogus online malware scanners to deliver its infection in its victims’ PCs. Because Windows Expansion System’s infiltration of the system is done so clandestinely, the user will remain utterly unaware of its presence until such time that the rogue reveals itself. This makes it that much harder for the user to detect and remove Windows Expansion System from the PC without any assistance.
The first inclination the user will have as to the presence of Windows Expansion System on the system will come from being spammed by numerous falsely generated system error messages. These fake alerts are to be ignored as they are completely without merit and utterly baseless.
Windows Expansion System will try and fool users with its interface, displaying the authentic looking Windows orb used in Vista on their start up screen. It also lists a website on the bottom left corner of its screen named http://www.microsoft.com/protect in a further bid to convince the user of its legitimacy. Don’t fall for this tomfoolery.
This rogue brings a host of annoying symptoms with it which if left untreated will eventually render the PC completely unusable. Some of the reported symptoms include blocked Internet connections, the inability to launch executables and extremely poor system performance. Users will also find they are barred from accessing their Desktops. There is a way to reinstate access to the Desktop, simply follow these easy instructions:
- Reboot your system. You will find the Windows Expansion System startup screen blocking access to your Desktop. Click the “OK” button to make it go away. The malware will start a fake system scan.
- Wait until the scan is done. Once the scan is finished you will see another fake security notice. Click “OK” one more time.
- Make the notification go away by clicking on the red “X” at the right top of it.
- It should now disappear and you will be able to access your desktop again.
At the end of the day the only way you will be able to restore your PC’s health will be to completely destroy Windows Expansion System. This can easily be achieved through making use of the removal power of a genuine security tool which will also continue to protect your system against similar future attacks.
In non techie terms:
Windows Expansion System is a fake system optimization tool, and is harmful to your PC’s health. Get rid of Windows Expansion System before it achieves its dubious goal of ripping you off.