Digital Protection Virus has been around for sometime now just floating in the Internet waiting for its next unknowing victim. It is a rouge anti-spyware that promises nothing but trouble once installed in your computer system.
You will know you have Digital Protection Virus on your computer when you start experiencing slowness in your machines performance. It will be difficult for you to connect to some websites. Once you do, you get redirected to a different site. You’ll also start to see unfamiliar shortcuts.
It is usually acquired when we accidentally visit sites that are harmful or if one engages in freeware sharing and even through P2P programs. That is why it helps to keep a watchful eye for suspicious web content.
Digital Protection Virus acts just like any false anti-spyware, that once it becomes enabled in your computer it starts spreading malwares on files and documents that are pretty much harmless and conducts a scan of your computer and identifies them later on as dangerous virus and Trojans.
After that, you will start receiving multiple pop-ups and warnings saying that your computer is infected and you will need to download the full program to be able to clean it up. You’ll be prompted to purchase it. Don’t believe it, because it just trying to steal your money. Downloading the program in its full version will not help fix your problem. Since it is a scam, no action will be taken. No clean up will happen as well. This badware was solely created to scare computer users and trick them into spending money.
As long as it remains in your computer system, the further damage it will cause. As soon as you get this, you will need to immediately remove digital protection from your computer. You can actually eliminate the badware by using the manual method.
In order to be successful using the manual approach, one needs to be equipped with computers and well versed with files and directories. The terms used will be highly technical so you need to understand them well. You wouldn’t want to delete something that your not suppose to. That would spell out more problems for you.
Just like any computer expert, you will need to make sure that your files have been backed up just incase you would need to do an install and reinstall procedure later on. To get it out of your computer’s system, you will need to delete any file or document that is related to it.
Go to your Task Manager and stop any file that is currently running that is associated with the badware. It is advised that you be in safe mode while doing the clean…