March 4, 2008

How to remove bogus application WinIFixer ?

WinIFixer is a suspicious/bogus application that is a combination of adware and a fake antispyware program that may give fake, overstated reports of threats on the computer. Annoying, misleading warnings or alerts is displayed by this bogus application and ask users to order or purchase a licensed version of this bogus application.

A screen shot of the WinIFixer program can be found below.
WinIFixer removal tips...

1. Follow standard procedure for virus removal

2. Delete these values and subkeys added to registry.

1. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\"WinIFixer" = "%ProgramFiles%\WinIFixer\WinIFixer.exe"

2. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\WinIFixer

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