Windows Vista System Repair

Windows Vista System Repair Description

Type: Browser Hijackers

Windows Vista System Repair is a rogue anti-virus program that comes from the FakeSysDef family. Windows Vista System Repair displays fake pop-up security alerts to scare targeted PC users that their computers has been corrupted by various malware threats, and then urges them to buy its fake software program to fix the supposed viruses. Windows Vista System Repair is not able to detect and remove any type of computer infections. Windows Vista System Repair can only trick its victims into wasting their money on its imaginary full version, which allegedly rids infected PCs of various types of computer viruses.

Windows Vista System Repair belongs to the same family of rogues as System Defragmenter, Ultra Defragger, HDD Control, Win HDD, Win Defrag, Win Defragmenter, Disk Doctor, Hard Drive Diagnostic, HDD Diagnostic, HDD Plus, HDD Repair, HDD Rescue, Smart HDD, Defragmenter, HDD Tools, Disk Repair, Windows Optimization Center, Scanner, HDD Low, Hdd Fix.

Once Windows Vista System Repair is installed on a compromised machine, it executes a bogus system scan and gives false results about numerous malware infections supposedly found on your PC. Windows Vista System Repair also shows many pop-up warnings in a try to make affected users think their PCs are in great danger. Do not trust any pop-up alerts or scan reports illustrated by Windows Vista System Repair because they are totally fake. ESG's malware researchers highly recommend infected PC users to eliminate Windows Vista System Repair from their computer systems as quickly as possible by using a reputable virus removal tool.

Technical Information

File System Details

Windows Vista System Repair creates the following file(s):
# File Name Detection Count
1 %TempDir%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe N/A
2 %Desktop%\Windows Vista System Repair.lnk N/A
3 %TempDir%\dfrgr N/A
4 %Programs%\Windows Vista System Repair\Windows Vista System Repair.lnk N/A
5 %TempDir%\dfrg N/A
6 %Programs%\Windows Vista System Repair N/A
7 %TempDir%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS] N/A

Registry Details

Windows Vista System Repair creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Registry key
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "[RANDOM CHARACTERS]"
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe"

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