Manual removal instructions:


MSOPROTE.SYS is reported and classified as malicious program (malware). MSOPROTE.SYS actively resists detection and employs a number of techniques to ensure that you cannot remove MSOPROTE.SYS from infected computers.

How MSOPROTE.SYS got on your computer?

Phishing is the most common way for malware to infect computers. It could be a fake email message that appears to be originated from Microsoft Customer Service, eBay, PayPal, Amazon, or even your bank or insurance company. Fake emails that appear to come from the police, the FBI and other government entities were also reported. MSOPROTE.SYS could also infect your computer by exploiting a security vulnerability of your Web browser or one of its plugins. If this is the case, MSOPROTE.SYS would be injected into a Web page, and could get to your PC when you visited a malicious or hacked Web site. MSOPROTE.SYS can be distributed with legitimate software that is repackaged by the scammers. It could be downloaded from warez Web sites or download archives.

How do you know you have MSOPROTE.SYS on my computer?

MSOPROTE.SYS works in background. It does not appear as a window, does not have a shortcut. MSOPROTE.SYS hides its existence from your eyes.

How to remove MSOPROTE.SYS?

It may not be easy! Be careful! Make a full backup of your PC before starting.

Use this guide to remove MSOPROTE.SYS manually:

STEP 1: Uninstall MSOPROTE.SYS using Windows uninstallation applet (use Add/Remove Programs or Uninstall Program or Apps & features).

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STEP 2: Open Task Manager and close all processes, related to MSOPROTE.SYS in their description. Discover the directories where such processes start. Search for random or strange file names.

Remove MSOPROTE.SYS virus from running processes Remove MSOPROTE.SYS virus from running processes.

STEP 3: Inspect the Windows services. Press Win+R, type in: services.msc and press OK.

Remove MSOPROTE.SYS virus from Windows services Remove MSOPROTE.SYS virus from Windows services.

Disable the services with random names or contains MSOPROTE.SYS in it's name or description.

STEP 4: After that press Win+R, type in: taskschd.msc and press OK to open Windows Task Scheduler.

Remove MSOPROTE.SYS from scheduled task list.

Delete any task related to MSOPROTE.SYS. Disable unknown tasks with random names.

STEP 5: Clear the Windows registry from MSOPROTE.SYS virus.

Press Win+R, type in: regedit.exe and press OK.

Remove MSOPROTE.SYS virus from Windows registry Remove MSOPROTE.SYS virus from Windows registry.

Find and delete all keys/values contains MSOPROTE.SYS.

STEP 6: Check your shortcuts on your desktop and in the Start menu for MSOPROTE.SYS presence. Fix infected shortcuts.

STEP 7: Remove a virus from Google Chrome.

STEP 8: Remove a virus from Internet Explorer.

STEP 9: Remove a virus from Mozilla Firefox.

STEP 10: And at the end, clear your basket, temporal files, browser's cache.

MSOPROTE.SYS is related to: Win32/Sorter.AVE.FilterSys.A, MSOPROTE.SYS. Virustotal = 4/61 MD5 = 8B6B9E00578F978B9A1F92652DA6C4EB File Size: 34392


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%SYSDIR%\DRIVERS\MSOPROTE.SYS Dangerous Rating: 5 out of 5

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