How to remove User Protection

How to remove User Protection

Mar 30, 2010

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THIS VIRUS MAY BLOCK YOUR
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If you are unable to run any removal programs, such as Spyware Doctor, or even access your Task Manager due to this virus, then you must try to boot in safe mode or you must try the blocked task manager fix. You should then be able to run a scanner after following either or both pieces of advice.

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How Did I Get Infected With User Protection ?

warning-spyware-detectedUser Protection and badware just like it commonly end up on your computer due to the following causes. You will need to uninstall User Protection if you think you’re infected:

  • Freeware or shareware: Many times freeware or shareware is secretly bundled with spyware. It is how the developers earn money for the time they spent. It’s a sneaky, but it’s fairly common.
  • Peer-to-peer software: Do you use a peer-to-peer (P2P) program or other application with a shared network? When you use these applications, you put your system at risk for mistakenly downloading an infected file, including software like User Protection .
  • Questionable websites: Malicious or questionable websites can install programs such as User Protection through security holes and automatic downloads, such as video codecs. If you feel your browser is unsafe, consider using the newest version of Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, or Internet Explorer.

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What are Common Signs of User Protection Infection?

  • Slow Computer Performance
  • Annoying Pop-Ups
  • Taskbar Warnings
  • Strange new icons and desktop backgrounds
  • Internet Browsing Re-directs and Hijacks
  • System Crashes
  • High Pressure Marketing Tactics to "Purchase Full Version" of software
  • You will receive phony alerts such as "Spyware Alert! Your computer is infected with spyware. It could damage your critical files or expose your private data on the Internet. Click here to register your copy of User Protection and remove spyware threats from your PC."

How Do I Remove User Protection ?

How to remove User Protection : There are two methods. The manual way and the automatic way. First – if you want to try and remove it manually (and I only recommend this to IT Professionals!) you must disable all related system processes, adjust all related system DLL files and registry files in the LOCAL_HKEY_USER folder, block all related websites, and delete all program files with the User Protection name. Below are the User Protection Removal Instructions.

User Protection Manual Removal Instructions:

Stop User Protection Processes:

usrprot.exe

Remove User Protection Registry Keys:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = “1″
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shell Extensions\Approved “{5E2121EE-0300-11D4-8D3B-444553540000}”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “User Protection”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\User Protection
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\User Protection
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\SimpleShlExt
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{5E2121EE-0300-11D4-8D3B-444553540000}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\SimpleShlExt

Remove User Protection Files and Folders:

c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\fiosejgfse.dll
c:\Program Files\User Protection
c:\Program Files\User Protection\about.ico
c:\Program Files\User Protection\activate.ico
c:\Program Files\User Protection\buy.ico
c:\Program Files\User Protection\help.ico
c:\Program Files\User Protection\scan.ico
c:\Program Files\User Protection\settings.ico
c:\Program Files\User Protection\splash.mp3
c:\Program Files\User Protection\uninstall.exe
c:\Program Files\User Protection\update.ico
c:\Program Files\User Protection\usr.db
c:\Program Files\User Protection\usrext.dll
c:\Program Files\User Protection\usrhook.dll
c:\Program Files\User Protection\usrprot.exe
c:\Program Files\User Protection\virus.mp3
%UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Protection.lnk
%UserProfile%\Desktop\User Protection Support.lnk
%UserProfile%\Desktop\User Protection.lnk
%UserProfile%\Desktop\usrprot.exe.txt
%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Temp\4otjesjty.mof
%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Temp\usr.dat
%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Temp\usrr.dat
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\User Protection
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\User Protection\About.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\User Protection\Activate.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\User Protection\Buy.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\User Protection\Scan.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\User Protection\Settings.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\User Protection\Update.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\User Protection\User Protection Support.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\User Protection\User Protection.lnk

Note: In any User Protection files I mention above, “%UserProfile%” is a variable referring to your current user’s profile folder. If you’re using Windows NT/2000/XP, by default this is “C:\Documents and Settings\[CURRENT USER]” (e.g., “C:\Documents and Settings\JoeSmith”). If you have any questions about manual User Protection removal, go ahead and leave a comment.

How to delete User Protection files in Windows XP and Vista:

  1. Click your Windows Start menu, and then click “Search.”
  2. A speech bubble will pop up asking you, “What do you want to search for?” Click “All files and folders.”
  3. Type a User Protection file in the search box, and select “Local Hard Drives.”
  4. Click “Search.” Once the file is found, delete it.

How to stop User Protection processes:

  1. Click the Start menu, select Run.
  2. Type taskmgr.exe into the the Run command box, and click “OK.” You can also launch the Task Manager by pressing keys CTRL + Shift + ESC.
  3. Click Processes tab, and find User Protection processes.
  4. Once you’ve found the User Protection processes, right-click them and select “End Process” to kill User Protection .

How to remove User Protection registry keys:

warningWarning! Your registry is a vital key to your Windows system. If you plan on making any edits to your registry, you absolutely must backup your registry first in case anything goes wrong. Be forewarnd that a mistake when editing your registry can result in a computer that no longer boots up. These instructions are designed for IT Professionals and PC Experts.

  1. Select your Windows menu “Start,” and click “Run.” An “Open” field will appear. Type “regedit” and click “OK” to open up your Registry Editor.
  2. Registry Editor will open as a window with two panes. The left side Registry Editor’s window lets you select various registry keys, and the right side displays the registry values of the registry key you select.
  3. To find a registry key, such as any User Protection registry keys, select “Edit,” then select “Find,” and in the search bar type any of User Protection ’s registry keys.
  4. As soon as User Protection registry key appears, you can delete the User Protection registry key by right-clicking it and selecting “Modify,” then clicking “Delete.”

How to delete User Protection DLL files:

  1. First locate User Protection DLL files you want to delete. Open your Windows Start menu, then click “Run.” Type “cmd” in Run, and click “OK.”
  2. To change your current directory, type “cd” in the command box, press your “Space” key, and enter the full directory where the User Protection DLL file is located. If you’re not sure if the User Protection DLL file is located in a particular directory, enter “dir” in the command box to display a directory’s contents. To go one directory back, enter “cd ..” in the command box and press “Enter.”
  3. When you’ve located the User Protection DLL file you want to remove, type “regsvr32 /u SampleDLLName.dll” (e.g., “regsvr32 /u jl27script.dll”) and press your “Enter” key.

If you wish to restore any User Protection DLL file you deleted, type “regsvr32 DLLJustDeleted.dll” (e.g., “regsvr32 jl27script.dll”) into your command box, and hit the “Enter” key.

Did User Protection change your homepage?

  1. Click Windows Start menu > Control Panel > Internet Options.
  2. Under Home Page, select the General > Use Default.
  3. Type in the URL you want as your home page (e.g., “http://www.google.com”).
  4. Select Apply > OK.

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