What is Windows Utility Tool virus?
Windows Utility Tool is a fake program which has been designed to extract money online, from the users by making them fool. It misguides by showing fake scan results indicating presence of severe threats in your PC and promotes purchasing the licensed version of the Windows Utility Tool software which is simply useless. It appears as a legitimate antivirus program but it cannot remove any virus from your system rather it is itself a virus in form of a malware program.Once Windows Utility Tool has been able to install itself, it will take complete control of users’ accounts. Multiple programs and files will be added to the location of the user account and temporary files folders. When you boot your computer, a fake virus scan will begin which will show multiple false infections as a result such as RealAlert-DLand others. Theseviruses in real have nothing to do with your PC.
Windows Utility Tool will also show a lot of alerts and notifications warning you about system errors and hardware failure. The alert may look like this:
System Security Warning
Attempt to modify register key entries is detected. Register entries analysis is recommended.
Application that seems to be a key-logger is detected. System information security is at risk.
It is recommended to enable the security mode and run total System scanning.
Microsoft Security Essentials Alert
Potential Threat Details
Microsoft Security Essentials detected potential threats that might compromise your private or damage your computer. Your access to these items may be suspended until you take an action. Click show details to learn more.
Now there are two methods for removal. Firstly you can use a trusted spyware removal tool or secondly you can remove it manually which may get a little tricky and isn’t really recommended because the program may simply reinstall itself after you restart your PC, However here’s the method below:
Stop Windows Utility Tool processes:
Remove Windows Utility Tool registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionWinlogon “Shell” = “%AppData%[random].exe”
Delete Windows Utility Tool files:
To and to remove rogue antivirus from your computer, get one of these antispyware programs to get rid of those annoying malwares.