Protection System Removal Guide

What is Protection System? (Run SpyHunter's malware scanner to check for Protection System)

Protection System, from the same family as CoreGuard 2009, is a bogus anti-spyware program. Protection System attempts to mislead you by reporting non-existent infections on your computer in order to sell their product. These exaggerated and non-existent infections are reported by fake scanners, pop-up ads and false alert messages. Protection System is particularly dangerous as it also automatically uninstalls the following programs in order to protect itself from detection by security programs:

F-Secure
Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware
NOD32
avast!
AntiVir
AVG
Norton Internet Security

The warning alerts may state that your computer is under attack from a remote PC or warn you that Internet Explorer has been infected with a rootkit. Protection System is a serious threat and should be removed without hesitation.
Automatically scan your PC for Protection System with SpyHunter:
  1. Download SpyHunter's* Malware Scanner.
  2. Run a scan to detect any Protection System infection.
  3. After you've detected Protection System, you will need to purchase SpyHunter to enable the removal portion of the application.
  4. Restart your PC and run another scan to check for any other traces of Protection System.

A Screenshot of Protection System

A Screenshot of Protection System

Protection System Manual Removal Instructions

So you've discovered that you've been infected with Protection System or other types of spyware. Now you want to manually remove it and prevent further damage to your computer. To remove Protection System or other malware components, please follow the instructions below.

Note: This Protection System manual removal process is difficult and you run the risk of destroying your computer. We highly recommend you use SpyHunter's malware scan.

Find and Stop Protection System Processes:
%Program Files%\Protection System\Protection System.exe
%Program Files%\Protection System\Uninstall.exe
psystem[1].exe

Find and Unregister Protection System DLL Files:
%Program Files%\Protection System\CoreExt.dll
%Program Files%\Protection System\firewall.dll

Find and Remove Protection System registry values:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{5E2121EE-0300-11D4-8D3B-444553540000}
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\ ProtectionSystem
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Protection System"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Protection System

Find and Delete Protection System Files:
%Program Files%\Protection System
%Program Files%\Protection System\blacklist.cga
%Program Files%\Protection System\core.cga
%Program Files%\Protection System\CoreExt.dll
%Program Files%\Protection System\firewall.dll
%Program Files%\Protection System\Help
%Program Files%\Protection System\Help\images
%Program Files%\Protection System\Help\images\buttons
%Program Files%\Protection System\Help\images\buttons\offline.gif
%Program Files%\Protection System\Help\images\buttons\online.gif
%Program Files%\Protection System\Help\images\buttons\voice.gif
%Program Files%\Protection System\Help\images\delete.png
%Program Files%\Protection System\Help\images\info.png
%Program Files%\Protection System\Help\images\plus_circle.png
%Program Files%\Protection System\Help\images\tick.png
%Program Files%\Protection System\Help\images\warn.png
%Program Files%\Protection System\Help\reg.html
%Program Files%\Protection System\Help\support.png
%Program Files%\Protection System\Help\unreg.html
%Program Files%\Protection System\Protection System.exe
%Program Files%\Protection System\Uninstall.exe
%UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Protection System.lnk
%UserProfile%\Desktop\Protection System.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Protection System
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Protection System\Protection System.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Protection System\Uninstall Protection System.lnk
psystem[1].exe


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