Fake ‘PC Tool 2011’

By | December 14, 2010

PC Tool 2011 is another rogue program that was found to be a descendant to System Tool 2011. PC Tool 2011 is a harmful piece of application that will render the computer unusable by locking its desktop properties. Infected computer’s wall paper will also be changed to a fake warning and stating that PC Tool 2011 should be purchased to regain control of the desktop. Aside from that, this malware will display a barrage of fake alerts and warning messages telling users of fake virus presence on the system. It will create every opportunity to persuade users into purchasing the licensed version of PC Tool 2011.

You dint actually need a licensed version of this useless program. It must be taken out of the system immediately. Remove PC Tool 2011 by downloading a good and only legitimate application. If you have been infected and find it hard to connect to a security web sites to download tools because PC Tool 2011 has blocked the access, you may use the following codes register the program and will have the ability to uninstall it from the system.

PC Tool 2011 Registration Key:
WNDS-HFVDR-9844O-U54DA-5TBSC
WNDS-89OF7-7324R-5SAD4-TG68U
WNDS-JUYH3-24GHJ-HGKSH-FKLSD
WNDS-TGN15-RFF29-AASDJ-ASD65
WNDS-U94KO-LF4G4-1V8S1-2CRFE
WNDS-FGS5D-649RG-4S53D-412SF
WNDS-452S3-ER00F-TSE35-S8FSD
WNDS-SERFH-2642S-F04SD-64FG1
WNDS-F40SA-1ER5H-4FG5D-F8412
WNDS-6W954-FX65B-41VDF-8G4JI
WNDS-G84H6-S854F-79ZA8-W4ERS
WNDS-TTUYJ-7UO54-G561H-J1D6F
WNDS-A1SDF-6AS4D-RF5RE-79G84
WNDS-A1SDF-RY4E8-7U98D-F1GB2
WNDS-5D1V2-XB0D5-JT1TY-97DS3
WNDS-4BGY2-JY4KO-IT98Y-7HJ43
WNDS-G8FB6-1V87S-DRT1S-63SRG
WNDS-5SRTS-AEHUF-YA54S-D6F35
WNDS-P9685-4H41A-DSW3A-2R64T
WNDS-2AE32-1VFC2-B6894-G67YU
WNDS-4TS8R-D6F5D-4JH8T-U4JK5

After you have successfully removed the malaware, it is advised to run a complete scan of anti-malware program to make sure that all files and registry entries associated to PC Tool 2011 are removed.

Type Rogue
Sub-Type FakeAV
OS Affected Windows

What are the Symptoms of PC Tool 2011 Infection?

Screen Shot Image of PC Tool 2011

It will modify Windows Registry and add the following entries:
[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce]
“RANDOM”=”c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\random.exe”
[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
“RANDOM”=”c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\random.exe”

The threat will drop the following malicious files:
%temp%/(random)
%systemdrive%\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\oHaKo00902 (Random folder)
%systemdrive%\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\oHaKo00902\oHaKo00902
%systemdrive%\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\oHaKo00902\oHaKo00902.exe

How to Remove PC Tool 2011 Manually

1. Restart your computer in SafeMode
– Press F8 on keyboard as soon as you turn on the computer
– Select SafeMode to start the computer loading only minimal resources

2. Delete Windows registry entries the malware created. It is important to BACKUP YOUR REGISTRY FIRST.
– On Windows Start Menu, Click Start > Run
– Type in the field, regedit
– Find registry entries mentioned above and delete if necessary

3. Files related to PC Tool 2011 must be deleted:
– Browse and delete malicious files detected above.
– Some files cannot be deleted instantly. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to open Windows Task Manager, look for any virus-related files mentioned on this page and highlight it, click End Process. Try to delete the file once more.

4. Run Antivirus Program
– You must be connected to Internet to be able to update your anti-virus program. This is needed to have the latest database available and detect newer threats.
– Thoroughly scan the computer and clean or delete all detected threats.

How to Easily Remove PC Tool 2011

1. Print this procedure as we need to close all running programs later.
2. Download AntiMalware Application here and save it to your Desktop.
3. Close all open applications.
4. Double-Click on the downloaded mbam-setup.exe to start the installation. If unable to execute, infections on computer is preventing it from running, rename the file mbam-setup.exe to anything (like myfile.exe)
5. Run the installation on the default settings. No changes are necessary.
6. Just before completing the installation, make sure that the following are marked check.
Update the program
Launch the program

7. The tool will run and update itself after installation. Close it after the update.

8. Restart your computer in SafeMode
– After Power-On the computer, just before Windows start, press F8
– From the selections, Select SafeMode

9. Click on the icon and start to Perform Full Scan to begin scanning your computer for PC Tool 2011 related files.
10. After scanning, a message will appear stating that the scan is completed successfully. Click OK.
11. Click Show Results and detected threats will be displayed.
12. Make sure that all threats are marked check, then click Remove Selected to begin removal of the malicious files.
13. Exit AntiMalware Apps and restart your computer.

14. PC Tool 2011 and all its files are now removed from your computer. To guard your computer from this threat and avoid future infections, you may want real-time protection from a full version of anti-malware program..

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