Windows Startup Repair

By | August 11, 2011 | 0 Comment

Windows Startup Repair is categorically included as member of bogus hard drive optimization tool. This family of fake utility has flooded the Internet with numerous versions but symbolically bearing the same graphical user interface. New ones are just a mimic of old variants. While on the system, this dangerous program pretends as useful application that will detect bunch of hard drive and system errors. The only catch is it will not provide solution unless user has acquired the paid version of Windows Startup Repair. In the first place, why would you acquire product that causes system to malfunction and provide nothing but fake warnings? Would you deal with unknown software developers that have no credible product?

In terms of Windows Startup Repair virus infection, it arrives as security alerts when a forged security web site is visited. Getting into the system easily is made available by fragile security and exposed system flaw. After successful penetration, Windows Startup Repair instantly performs invented system scan and quick revelation for various hard drive and system errors. Speedy recovery is offered with the full version that can be obtained only from its own website. Credit card account is requested to finalize payment which billed victim more than what is offered. This rip-off doings of counterfeit applications must put to an end before it manages to extend damage to computer users interconnected via the Internet. We advise the use of legitimate genuine anti-malware program that affords to give real-time defense for end-user.

Type Rogue
Sub-Type FakeAV
OS Affected Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7

What are the Symptoms of Windows Startup Repair Virus Infection?

Windows Startup Repair Scanner

It will modify Windows Registry and add the following entries:
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[random]”
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[random].exe”

The threat will drop the following malicious files:
%Desktop%\Windows Startup Repair.lnk
%Programs%\Windows Startup Repair
%Programs%\Windows Startup Repair\Windows Startup Repair.lnk

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