How to remove Virtualpcguard

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Rogue Application Virtualpcguard

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Name

Virtualpcguard

Description

A Virtualpcguard may claim to find security threats on a computer, but it creates false alerts and then asks users to pay for services or buy additional software to remove malware. Some programs may claim to remove threats but actually install instances of malware.

Type

Rogue Application

Alias

Manual

How to manually remove Virtualpcguard guide. Only for ADVANCED users.

  • Step 1: Basic check for Virtualpcguard activity

    Check running processes on your system. Usually you can find Virtualpcguard process running. Use the Ctrl+Shift+Esc buttons combination to open system information window and click Processes tab. Scroll down the whole list and try to find the process named like Virtualpcguard. If you find Virtualpcguard process running, right click on it and choose “End Process”. It will disable Virtualpcguard for the current Windows session, but remember that if you do not completely remove Virtualpcguard using next steps, then your PC will stay vulnerable to malware attack. Next steps are much more important in removing Virtualpcguard.

  • Step 2: Disconnect your PC from the Internet

    Prevent the malware from leaking or spreading your personal data. Rogue Application usually uses the Internet to transfer all possible and important information you have. Some Rogue Applications are not so “Active” and they can simply disable some Windows features and options. To disconnect your PC from the Internet you need to plug-off LAN cable (if you use LAN connection) or to turn of the Wi-Fi module (if you use Wi-Fi Internet connection). Most of (not 100%) Rogue Applications can not access Wi-Fi module preferences. Turning off the Internet will disable Virtualpcguard from transferring any data from your PC.

  • Step 3: Enter the safe mode.

    The next step is very important in removing Virtualpcguard. After turning off the Internet and disabling Virtualpcguard process you will need to reboot your PC in so-called Safe Mode. Safe Mode is a Windows mode which allows you to start the System using only important applications and services. Safe Mode does not usually allow Virtualpcguard to load when the system boots (!!!but exceptions can appear!!!). Choose Restart in Windows Start menu and wait until the screen turns off.

    After that you have to follow the next instructions according to the versions of Microsoft Windows you use:

      Windows XP:
    1. Press the F8 key repeatedly when the first screen appears.

    2. Select Safe Mode from Windows Advanced Options Menu and press ENTER.

      Windows Vista, 7:
    1. Press the F8 key repeatedly when the first screen appears.

    2. Use the arrow keys from Windows Advanced Options Menu in order to select Safe Mode and press ENTER.

      Windows 8, 8.1, 10:
    1. Press and hold the Shift button when left-clicking the Restart button on Windows log-on screen.

    2. Select Safe Mode from Windows Troubleshooting boot screen and press ENTER.

  • Step 4: Removing virus files

    Having booted your PC in Safe mode you have to start cleaning your PC manually by deleting every file associated with Virtualpcguard one by one. Here is the list of all files associated with Virtualpcguard. Delete all files listed below using the Shift+Delete buttons combination. Always double check the file name as sometimes Rogue Applications use very similar filenames as very important system files do and you can mistakenly remove important system file what will harm your system and you will not be able to boot your PC at all.

    • *******.DLL

    • ********.DLL

    • Activate.dat

    • Activate.exe

    • ASupdater.dat

    • av.log

    • avtasks.dat

    • BkSites.dat

    • bnlink.dat

    • BORLNDMM.DLL

    • Contact

    • cross.gif

    • enemies.dat

    • FMTR.sys

    • fopnl.dll

    • FWSettings.bin

    • ga6p.gif

    • ga6Support.log

    • gup.exe

    • history.db

    • IEFWBHO.dll

    • incmp.dat

    • index.dat

    • kb.url

    • lapv.dat

    • License.rtf

    • main.ico

    • mini.ico

    • Online.url

    • pg.dll

    • pgs.exe

    • pgs.xml

    • PGupdater.dat

    • pv.dat

    • ResErrors.log

    • Restart.exe

    • rm.url

    • rpt.dll

    • RTasks.exe

    • SCANSCR.DLL

    • scnkrnl.dll

    • settings.ini

    • sqlite3.dll

    • support.ico

    • Support.url

    • UBupdater.dat

    • ugcw.exe

    • UNACPU.DLL

    • UNADBX.DLL

    • unamscan.dll

    • unins000.dat

    • unins000.exe

    • Uninstall

    • uninstall.ico

    • UNMIME.DLL

    • UNPACK.DLL

    • UNPACKS.DLL

    • UNPACKS2.DLL

    • UNPEPACK.DLL

    • up.dat

    • updater.dat

    • vbpv.dat

    • VirtualPCGuard.lnk

    Please, remember that viruses are always progressing and sometimes new files can appear. If you are using our offline PDF guide on How to remove Virtualpcguard, please check if you have it’s latest version.

    We do not guarantee that Virtualpcguard has the same file structure at the moment of deleting.

    After removing all files associated with Virtualpcguard that were listed above, reboot your system in normal mode and check if your PC works fine or you still have any troubles.

    It it is OK – congratulations! You have made a great job!

    If it is still NOT ok – use OSHI Defender to check your PC.

Frequently Asked Questions

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  • How did my computer get Virtualpcguard?

  • I detected Virtualpcguard on my computer. What do I do?

  • What damage can Virtualpcguard do to my computer?

  • What are the main symptoms of Virtualpcguard?

  • Can Virtualpcguard spread to other computers?

  • Countries with the highest Virtualpcguard infection rates.

  • The first recorded appearance of Virtualpcguard

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How did my computer get Virtualpcguard?

In most cases, a user installs Virtualpcguard after seeing a notification that his computer is infected with a virus.

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I detected Virtualpcguard on my computer. What do I do?

Scan your computer for viruses and malware and remove Virtualpcguard from the system. Do not believe every pop-up message displayed on websites.

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What damage can Virtualpcguard do to my computer?

Virtualpcguard can infect your computer with another virus and offer to sell you “effective” anti-virus protection to remove it. It can also block your operating system and ask you to pay to unblock it, or ask you to make a donation. In other words, Virtualpcguard will try to squeeze money out of you.

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What are the main symptoms of Virtualpcguard?

Extra HD activity
High network activity
PC slowdown
System crashes
Unusual browser settings
Pop-up windows

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Can Virtualpcguard spread to other computers?

If Virtualpcguard contains a virus or a worm, it can infect other computers automatically. Otherwise, the user must take action before it can be installed.

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Countries with the highest Virtualpcguard infection rates.

US

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The first recorded appearance of Virtualpcguard

2016-02-22

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