How to Remove/Uninstall MyPC Backup Malware

Posted by John Larkin - April 17, 2015

If you accidentally get MyPC Backup installed on your computer, you can check out this guide and follow it to get rid of MyPC Backup malware permanently.

What is MyPC Backup?

MyPC Backup is definitely malware that can eat up a lot of system resources and then cause wear on computer hardware. Once this MyPC Backup comes into your computer, it is able to modify system start-up settings without your approval. If you restart your computer, this malware will run together with the Windows start-up. We don’t recommend you to use MyPC Backup to save your important files. The reason is that this unwanted program could lock your files. If you want to unlock your files, you will need to offer sufficient proofs. Otherwise, this malware could smash your files.

Besides, MyPC Backup would cheat you into buying its full license if you want to enjoy many features. That might be a trap. The purpose of this malware is to collect your money and get revenue. When MyPC Backup runs on your computer, it will likely install additional unwanted programs like GreatSave4u and Ysearchservice Malware without your awareness. Some of unsolicited programs could generate pop-ups to harass your activities on the network. Hence, if you don’t want to acquire more malware, you should try every mean to get rid of MyPC Backup. The longer it resides on your PC, the more problems will occur. Please follow the removal guide to eliminate it forever.

How to Get Rid of MyPC Backup?

Step1: Boot up the computer in the safe mode

Keep pressing F8 repeatedly while the system is booting up.

Step2: Terminate all processes about MyPC Backup

Press CTRL+ALT+DEL to open Task Manager

Step3. Remove all files that are associated with MyPC Backup

%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\[random]\
%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\[random]\[random].exe

Step4. Remove MyPC Backup’s registry entries

Click “start menu”>type ”regedit” in “run”>click OK

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download "RunInvalidSignatures" = "1"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\PhishingFilter "Enabled" = "0"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "ProxyOverride" = ""
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Associations "LowRiskFileTypes" = ".exe"

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