Windows Internet Watchdog

Windows Internet Watchdog Description

Windows Internet Watchdog is part of the notorious FakeVimes family or rogue security programs. As reported by PC malware analysts, Windows Internet Watchdog is used to diverting money from inexperienced computer users by inducing them to be convinced that their PCs have been infected with threatening software. If Windows Internet Watchdog is installed on your PC, it is important to realize that Windows Internet Watchdog is not a real security program, despite its outward looks. Windows Internet Watchdog only looks like a security program superficially, since Windows Internet Watchdog, in reality, cannot detect or remove unsafe components. If Windows Internet Watchdog is installed on your PC, malware analysts advise the use of a reliable, fully up-to-date anti-malware program to remove Windows Internet Watchdog and detect other threats that may have been included along with Windows Internet Watchdog.

A Watchdog that is a Threat to Your Computer

The way Windows Internet Watchdog tricks inexperienced computer users is not difficult to grasp. As reported by PC malware analysts, Windows Internet Watchdog is often installed automatically. Once installed, Windows Internet Watchdog follows the steps listed below to try to steal money from the computer user:

  1. When Windows Internet Watchdog is installed Windows Internet Watchdog makes harmful changes to the affected PC's settings. These changes allow Windows Internet Watchdog to display fake error messages, bogus system reports, and other messages to trick computer users.
  2. Windows Internet Watchdog also causes problems deliberately on the affected PC. For example, Windows Internet Watchdog prevents computer users from opening files or running software, displaying messages claiming that these tasks were blocked because of threats.
  3. When computer users try to use Windows Internet Watchdog to fix these supposed threat issues and fake problems, Windows Internet Watchdog displays more error messages which claim that the computer user has to pay for a 'full license' of Windows Internet Watchdog.
  4. In the process of paying, computer users may hand over sensitive information, apart from the waste of money involved. Because of this, PC malware analysts strongly recommend against paying for this useless, bogus security application and similar rogue security programs.

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Windows Internet Watchdog Video

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