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How do I Remove Winfixer Spyware?

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Directives on WinFixer Removal

WinFixer, like all other spyware and adware, is a product that "Pretends to Be" a genuine system tool.

Being a spyware, it constantly shows fake reports of supposedly found system errors, problems and threats. This will inadvertently fool the user into buying the version of WinFixer since it convinces them that it is a good tool to use. This spyware is available commercially which is why one must exert extreme caution when purchasing software, especially spyware removal programs online. You might end up trying to find other software to remove the software that you have just purchased.

To be able to remove WinFixer, or any other spyware, you should first detect and delete its processes, registry value keys, DLL files and other related dangerous files from your computer system. It is always strongly recommended that you eradicate WinFixer automatically, through downloading authentic removal software from a reputable site.  It is very tedious and dangerous to remove WinFixer manually since the risk of damaging your computer is very high.  But with the proper knowledge on these processes, you can proceed to eliminate WinFixer from your computer manually by using the following instructions carefully.  It is also recommended that you back up your computer especially sensitive applications and documents before eliminating any software from the hard drive.  Malicious parasites such as this do not have an uninstall program.  They do not appear in the panel for adding or removing programs.  This procedure is not completely effective since some malicious files or folders may have still remained in your system.  It is recommended that to prevent further infection and recurrence, you should run an automatic removal software or tool.

For computers using the Windows 95, 98, Me, NT, 2000, and XP, click on the Windows Start button and click on the Control Panel.  Then, double-click the icon for Add/Remove Programs to start the appearance of its window.   When the "Add/Remove Programs" window has fully appeared, trace the malware program you aim to uninstall in the list of programs presently installed.  Click on the entry to select it, and then click the Add/Remove or Change/Remove button to automatically delete the entry.  To complete the removal process, just follow the next instructions given in the pop up window.  It is also recommended to restart or reboot your computer system after which to check again in the control panel for add/remove programs if WinFixer is still present.

You can also delete WinFixer from your computer by removing files and folders pertaining to it. It is still wise to exercise extreme caution in deleting files since this may cause irrevocable damage to you computer system. The following files are to be manually selected then eradicated from the computer:

Known WinFixer executable processes:

winfixerscannerinstall.exe
winfixer2005setup.exe
winfixer20.exe
uwfx5lp_0001_0803netinstaller.exe
uwfx51.exe
setup.exe
df_kme.exe
install.exe
sr.exe
updater.exe
unins000.exe
wfx5.exe

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WinFixer registry values and entry files:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\winsoftware\winfixer2005
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\winsoftware\winfixer2005\settings
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\winsoftware\winfixer2005\settingsfirstrun
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\winsoftware\winfixer2005\settingsinstalldate
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\winsoftware\winfixer2005\settingslast_scan_high
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\winsoftware\winfixer2005\settingslast_scan_low
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\winsoftware\winfixer2005\settingslast_timeout_high
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\winsoftware\winfixer2005\settingslast_timeout_low
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\winsoftware\winfixer2005\settingslastscanerrorcount
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\winsoftware\winfixer2005\settingsoverwriteandbackupfilestopath
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRunWinFixer2005
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\winsoftware\winfixer2005abbr
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\winsoftware\winfixer2005activationcode
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\winsoftware\winfixer2005euluwfx5lp_0001_0803
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\winsoftware\winfixer2005installpath
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\winsoftware\winfixer2005productcode
B8B55274-0F9A-41E5-9067-A3539BD9E860

WinFixer DLL files:

crxml.dll
pcheck.dll
compcln.dll
df_fixer.dll
df_proxy.dll
ffcom.dll
ffwraper.dll
fixcore.dll
ftrec.dll
idletrac.dll
mmfix.dll
oedrop.dll
strres.dll

Other WinFixer related files to be deleted:

winfixerscannerinstall.exe
winfixer2005setup.exe
winfixer20.exe
uwfx5lp_0001_0803netinstaller.exe
uwfx51.exe
setup.exe
df_kme.exe
install.exe
sr.exe
updater.exe
unins000.exe
wfx5.exe
crxml.dll
pcheck.dll
compcln.dll
df_fixer.dll
df_proxy.dll
ffcom.dll
ffwraper.dll
fixcore.dll
ftrec.dll
idletrac.dll
mmfix.dll
oedrop.dll
strres.dll
df_kmd.sys
flash.ini
updater.dat
activate.dat
bnlink.dat
lapv.dat
lock.dat
pv.dat
unins000.dat
up.datdatabase.sav
program.sav
license.rtf
sr.log
trace.log
update.log
support.url
wfx5.url
template.dbx

After deleting all related files, folders and programs, it is highly suggested that you reboot your computer to fully complete the removal of WinFixer and to check whether any fastidious programs remain.  To prevent damaging your computer due to accidental deletion of important files, a good and authentic spyware or malware cleaner and remover is recommended. This will also automatically find and delete other spyware, adware, trojans and viruses present in the computer.

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