Computer users work on their systems for varied purposes, like searching for information, accessing mails, communicating with people across the world etc. For such purposes, the use of Internet has become really essential. Thanks to the web, many of them have become fully aware of the different Antivirus programs which protect the networks against virus and other harmful infections. However, there may be several applications available on the Internet which in actuality, are fake Antivirus software.
WinPro Antivirus is one of the fake Anti-spyware programs which trick you into believing that the system is infected and generate fake system scans. They do it by showing incessant display messages indicating an infection and induce the users to buy the full program to get rid of these viruses. Such adware may be dangerous to the system and slows down computer performance.
Follow the below steps for the WinPro Antivirus removal.
Steps to unregister WinPro Antivirus DLL Files
Step 1. Go to ‘start’ and then select ‘Run’; or you can simultaneously press down the ‘R’ key and the Windows key on the keyboard to open the window
Step 2. Type ‘cmd’ in the space and hit Enter. This brings up the command line dialogue window.
Step 3. Type ‘regsvr32/u nbbrhbd.dll’ and hit Enter to unregister the DLL.
Step 4. The same step needs to be repeated for was6chk.dll and uwas6chk.dll files.
Steps to delete WinPro Antivirus Files
Step 1. Go to the ‘Search’ option once again, as explained in the first step previously.
Step 2. Check on ‘All Files and Folders’.
Step 3. In the space, type uwasffNT.exe and press Enter. Delete the file that comes up.
Step 4. The process needs to be repeated for the following files, which are was6.exe, WinAntiVirusPro2007FreeInstall.exe, WinAntiVirusPro 2007 Scanner.lnk, WinAntiVirusPro 2007.lnk, AsAgents.dll, WinAntiVirus Pro 2007 Scanner Online Manual.lnk, unins000.dat, unins000.exe, uwas6chk.dll, uwasffNT.exe, Updater.exe, WinAntiVirus Pro 2007 Manual.lnk, pmsnrr.exe and pmmnt.exe.
Steps to delete WinPro Antivirus Registry Entities.
Step 1. Go to the ‘start’ menu and click on ‘Run’.
Step 2. To bring up the Windows Registry Editor, type ‘regedit’ in the box.
Step 3. The following registry entries need to be deleted once they are found.
Step 4. Restart the computer.
Through the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool
Step 1. Click on ‘start’ and then select ‘Run’.
Step 2. Type ‘MRT’ in the box and click OK. This would initialize the Software Removal Tool.
Step 3. Click on ‘Next’ and then select the option of ‘Full Scan’. It is recommended to select this option so that the hard drives are thoroughly scanned to find malicious material.
Step 4. Once the software is found, delete it from the computer and follow the instructional steps of the tool.
Step 5. To complete the removal, click on ‘Finish’. Restarting the computer would remove Antivirus 2007 completely.
WinPro Antivirus 2007 can no doubt be a malicious software that can harm the system. Following all the above instructions to ensure its complete eradication is absolutely essential.