Windows XP System Repair DescriptionWindows XP System Repair is a counterfeit security program. 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.
Windows XP System Repair comes from the FakeSysDef family, the same family of bogus anti-spyware applications as Windows XP Restore, Rogue.File Integrity Checker, Rogue.System Recovery, WindowsTool, Disk Doctor, Windows Security & Control, HDD Rescue, HDD OK, Ultra Defragger, Windows Diagnostic, Smart Data Recovery, Win HDD, Fast Disk, HDD Diagnostic, HDD Tools, Disk OK, Windows Recovery, HDD Repair, Good Memory, Windows XP Recovery, PUP.PC Health Kit, Rogue.Master Utilities, Windows Optimization Center, Memory Fixer, Smart Defragmenter, Rogue.PC Repair, HDD Plus, Rogue.Windows Error Recovery, Rogue.File Restore, Windows System Optimizator, System Defragmenter, Windows Disk, HDD Low, Rogue.Windows Startup Repair, Disk Repair, Windows 7 Repair, Windows Repairing System, Win Defrag, Computer Fix, Windows Fix Disk, Windows Repair, Memory Optimizer, My Disk, System Repair, PC Cleaner Pro 2012, HDD Control, Disk Optimizer, Windows Recovery Series, Windows Scan, Windows XP Fix, Rogue.Windows Vista System Repair, Disk Recovery, Defragmenter, Rogue.Windows Fix, Win Disk, Smart HDD, WinScan, Windows Safemode, Windows Restore, Scanner, Windows XP Repair, Hard Drive Diagnostic, Rogue.System Check, HDD Fix, Data Repair, Rogue.File Recovery and Rogue.Data Recovery.
When Windows XP System Repair is successfully installed on an infected PC, Windows XP System Repair 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 their compromised computer security. Do not trust the 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 rip you off by convincing you to purchase its nonexistent licensed version. PC threat researchers at ESG highly recommend you to remove Windows XP System Repair instantly after detection by using a trustworthy security tool.
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File System Details
Windows XP System Repair creates the following file(s):
|2||%Desktop%\Windows XP System Repair.lnk|
|4||%Programs%\Windows XP System Repair\Windows XP System Repair.lnk|
|6||%Programs%\Windows XP System Repair|
Windows XP System Repair creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "[RANDOM CHARACTERS]"
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe"