Type: Rogue antivirus software
Risk Level: Extremely Harmful
Operating Environment: Windows platform
Number of Corruption: More than 70 files at a time
Geographical distribution: Globally Distributed
Screenshot of Windows Accelerator Pro virus:
Some people might think Windows Accelerator Pro is quite nice and powerful outwardly, without actually knowing that it is a hoax. Yet, the decent appearance is one of the deceitful tactics of Windows Accelerator Pro to trick inexperienced computer users.
Once gets installed on the target PC, Windows Accelerator Pro may perform what appears to be a virus scan and then it displays a long list of harmful files and viruses on the computer, actually, none of which are really present. These fake security alerts, fake scan results are other traps to trick computer users. You should never believe it.
At the same time, Windows Accelerator Pro virus deletes some important files for its own benefit which may block computer users to run some normal applications in the infected PC.
Meanwhile, Windows Accelerator Pro may introduce more malware into the infected computer by creating some loopholes on the background. Computer users may notice that their PC is running more and more slowly and lots of computer issues come out to disturb them.
To completely get rid of Windows Accelerator Pro virus, you just need to follow the guide as below.
Method one: Windows Accelerator Pro manual removal guide
Step 1: stop all the malicious processes about Windows Accelerator Pro virus
Guide: Open task manager by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Del keys at the same time. Another way is to click on the Start button and choose Run option, then type taskmgr into and press OK.
Step 2: show hidden files and folders and delete all the following files.
Guide: click the Start button and choose Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, to find Folder Options then double-click on it. In the pop-up dialog box, click the View tab and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended).
Delete all the following files belong to PC Performer
C:\Program files\Windows Accelerator Pro\
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start menu\Programs\Windows Accelerator Pro\
%Programs%\ Windows Accelerator Pro\Windows Accelerator Pro.lnk
Step 3: open Registry Editor to delete all the vicious registries as below
Guide: open Registry Editor by pressing Window+R keys together.(another way is clicking on the Start button and choosing Run option, then typing into Regedit and pressing Enter. )
Delete all the vicious registries as below:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PC performer Virus\ShortcutPath “%AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe” -u
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PC performer Virus\DisplayName PC performer Virus
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = ’0
Video on how to uninstall rogue antivirus software:
If the manual guide is kinda difficult for you, please feel free to download automatic removal tool SpyHunter to drive the self-invited guest away.
Method two: Automatically remove Trojan.BitcoinMiner with Spyhunter antivirus software:
Step 1: click the icon below to download automatic removal tool SpyHunter
Step 2: follow the instructions to install SpyHunter
Step 3: run SpyHunter to automatically detect and uninstall Windows Accelerator Pro
Summary: Due to the changeable characters of Windows Accelerator Pro, you cannot be too careful to distinguish the harmful files and registries from the system files and registries. If you have spend too much time in manual removing Windows Accelerator Pro and still not make any progress, you can download and install Spyhunter antivirus software here to remove Windows Accelerator Pro automatically for you.