Windows Premium Shield Removal Guide

Do you know what Windows Premium Shield is?

Windows Premium Shield is one of those programs that do not allow you to access your desktop once installed onto your computer. This program is a rogue application whose main purpose is to earn money by scaring you into believing that your computer is infected with various threats. This fake anti-spyware program belongs to the family of FakeVimes and is not the only one which is created for this purpose. If you ever come across other similar software, for instance, Windows Efficiency Console, Windows Activity Booster or Windows Warding Module, you should not trust them and definitely remove them from your system as soon as possible.

Do you wonder how Windows Premium Shield managed to get onto your computer? You should first try to remember whether you have ever clicked on any of those fake notifications that you came across on unreliable websites and which claimed that your computer has a particular number of infections. If you have downloaded a scanner which it promoted, it is not surprising that you have Windows Premium Shield on your system now. You should never trust similar scanners that can be downloaded from unreliable websites if you want to keep your computer safe.
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If you have Windows Premium Shield on your system, you have probably noticed that its interface is similar to the one of Windows XP. It can be suggested that this fake antis-spyware tool is particularly aimed at Windows XP users; however, it might infect other computers as well. This rogue application is eager to extort money from computer users; thus it is designed in such a way that it would look very convincing. After it gets onto the computer, it starts a system scan and then shows a list of threats that are supposedly residing in your computer. Do not be too scared, these infections do not exist on your system; however, you should still be careful as there might be other threats, not related to Windows Premium Shield, onto your computer.

Windows Premium Shield is going to offer you to remove them all if you buy its full version. The license for a lifetime plus support costs $99.9. We definitely do not recommend paying money because you will probably still not be able to use your computer freely as well as share your credit card details with cyber criminals which might steal your money. The best what you can do is to remove Windows Premium Shield from your computer as soon as possible.

If you are eager to remove Windows Premium Shield from your system, you should use the instructions that we have provided for you below in order to be able to access your browser and download a reliable antimalware tool which will remove this fake anti-spyware tool without any difficulties. What about manual removal? It is very difficult and even might be impossible for an ordinary user; thus we are offering you the easiest way.

Remove Windows Premium Shield

  1. Restart your computer and then wait for the BIOS screen to appear.
  2. Start tapping F8 to open the advanced boot options menu.
  3. Select Safe Mode with Command Prompt and press Enter.
  4. Type in cd.. alongside C:\Windows\system32\ and then press Enter.
  5. Enter \explorer.exe next to the C:\Windows and tap Enter.
  6. Open the Start menu and type in %appdata% in the search box (Windows XP users have to launch RUN and then type in %appdata% and click OK). Press Enter.
  7. Delete guard-{4 random symbols}.exe file and restart your computer normally.
  8. Type regedit into the search box (launch RUN and then type regedit if you are using Windows XP). Press Enter.
  9. Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\Current Version\Winlogon.
  10. Find Shell and then right-click on it, then select Modify.
  11. Enter %WinDir%\Explorer.exe for Value and click OK.
  12. Go to
  13. Download a reliable antimalware tool and install it.
  14. Start system scan.

In non-techie terms:

Windows Premium Shield is a program whose main aim is to extort money from you in any case. First of all, it wants to scare you and make you believe that your computer is full of serious infections and then it offers you to fix them for a particular sum of money which you have to spend in order to upgrade this program. You should not believe any word of it because you will lose your money and you probably will still not be able to use your computer freely.

Aliases: WindowsPremiumShield.