Remove PASSPROTECT.SYS malware
PASSPROTECT.SYS Malware Removal Guide
Manual removal instructions:
Autostart registry keys:
HKLM\SYSTEM\CURRENTCONTROLSET\SERVICES\PASSPROTECT\IMAGEPATH: "\??\%PROGRAM FILES%\PASSPROTECT.SYS"
%WINDIR%\SERVICEPROFILES\NETWORKSERVICE\APPDATA\LOCAL\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\TEMPORARY INTERNET FILES\COUNTERS.DAT
What is PASSPROTECT.SYS?
PASSPROTECT.SYS is reported and classified as malicious program (malware).
PASSPROTECT.SYS actively resists detection and employs a number of techniques to ensure that you cannot remove PASSPROTECT.SYS from infected computers.
How PASSPROTECT.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.
PASSPROTECT.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, PASSPROTECT.SYS would be injected into a Web page, and could get to your PC when you visited a malicious or hacked Web site.
PASSPROTECT.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 PASSPROTECT.SYS on my computer?
PASSPROTECT.SYS works in background. It does not appear as a window, does not have a shortcut.
PASSPROTECT.SYS hides its existence from your eyes.
How to remove PASSPROTECT.SYS?
It may not be easy!
Make a full backup of your PC before starting.
Since that time I work every day to fix the issues that antiviruses cannot.
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