Windows XP System Repair Description
Windows XP System Repair is a counterfeit security program that comes from the same family of bogus anti-spyware applications as Windows 7 System Repair and Windows Vista System Repair. Windows XP System Repair was designed by Internet fraudsters to mislead credulous PC users into believing their computers have been infected with several viruses and then persuade them into buying its commercial registered version to remove the detected infections.
When Windows XP System Repair is successfully installed on an infected PC, it runs a fraudulent system scan and shows falsified results to scare its victims that their machines are corrupted by several malware items. Windows XP System Repair also displays phony pop-up security messages to inform targeted PC users about compromised computer security. Do not trust false scan results and warning messages shown by Windows XP System Repair because they are generated with the only purpose to confuse you that your computer is at risk and the rip you off by convincing you to purchase its nonexistent licensed version. PC threat researchers at ESG highly recommend you remove Windows XP System Repair instantly after detection by using a trustworthy security tool.
Type: Rogue AntiSpyware Programs
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Windows XP System Repair Removal Details
Windows XP System Repair has typically the following processes in memory:
- %TempDir%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
Windows XP System Repair creates the following files in the system:
- %Desktop%\Windows XP System Repair.lnk
- %Programs%\Windows XP System Repair\Windows XP System Repair.lnk
- %Programs%\Windows XP System Repair
- %TempDir%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]
Windows XP System Repair creates the following registry entries:
- HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[RANDOM CHARACTERS]“
- HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe”