Remove/ Uninstall Windows Internet WatchDog Fake Antivirus Completely

Posted by John Larkin - April 6, 2014

Accidentally installed Windows Internet WatchDog malware? Suffering from lots of security alerts? Cannot run legit antivirus? Read this page and follow detailed and professional instructions to completely get rid of Windows Internet WatchDog rogue antivirus.

Description of Windows Internet WatchDog Virus:

Windows Internet WatchDog pretends to be a legit and helpful antivirus to cheat the victim into purchasing its malicious registered keys. Meanwhile, this annoying rogueware can gather your private data like credit card details to carry out more illegal activities. It is reported that Windows Internet WatchDog malware can access the target computer through PC viruses like Virus:DOS/Rovnix.V virus, Search.sweetpacks.com redirect virus and S.m2pub.com pop-up virus, junk e-mail attachments and unsecured free downloads, and so on.

As soon as your workstation catches Windows Internet WatchDog rogue antivirus, you’ll have to deal with a lot of pop-ups. This pest can change system registry settings and security settings without asking for any approval. As a result, it will execute itself on Windows start-up. Besides, your genuine antivirus won’t be able to well protect your machine. Windows Internet WatchDog virus then will carry out many malicious activities including degrading the PC performance, running a fake virus scan, and generating numerous warnings to threaten the victim.

Once you fall into the trap of Windows Internet WatchDog malware, your economic related information will be gathered by this pest for its evil servers. Then you could encounter greater financial loss and identify theft. Hence, it is strongly recommended that you take instant actions to remove Windows Internet WatchDog virus to protect the computer as well as the privacy.

Screenshot of Windows Internet WatchDog Virus:

Troubles Caused by Windows Internet WatchDog Virus:

Windows Internet WatchDog virus infiltrates into the target computer stealthily
Windows Internet WatchDog virus makes a lot of changes to important system settings
Windows Internet WatchDog virus injects many harmful codes to system registry
Windows Internet WatchDog virus pretends to scan the system and displays numerous fake warnings
Windows Internet WatchDog virus misleads the victim into buying fake registered keys
Windows Internet WatchDog virus gathers money as well as confidential information
Windows Internet WatchDog virus could allow additional risky PC viruses like adware, hijackers and spyware
Windows Internet WatchDog virus decreases the whole system performance greatly

As is described above, we should be aware that the earlier we remove Windows Internet WatchDog virus, the better it will be. Hence, we post detailed manual removal guide below. If you are not familiar with the computer, please take every step carefully.

Instructions to Remove Windows Internet WatchDog Virus:

Step 1: Show hidden files. Click Start Menu > Control Panel > Folder Option, and tick “Show hidden files and folders” and uncheck “Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)”. Press OK.

Step 2: Restart the computer in Safe Mode with Networking. Press F8 before the startup screen appears till the options appear. Use arrow keys to select it.

Step 3: End suspicious processes of Windows Internet WatchDog virus. Hit Ctrl+Alt+Delete together to run Task Manager. Click Process tab, click on unfamiliar processes and click End process.

Step 4: Delete registry files of Windows Internet WatchDog virus. Press Win+R to launch Run, enter “regedit”, you’ll see the Registry Editor. Then find and remove suspicious files in various directories.



HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” =Random
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\ Windows Internet WatchDog

Step 5: Search and remove inserted files of Windows Internet WatchDog virus.

C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\ Windows Internet WatchDog
C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\ Windows Internet WatchDog

You should know that manual removal of Windows Internet WatchDog virus needs certain level of computer skills. Any mistake can lead to additional computer troubles. If you are afraid of making unexpected errors, contact Doofix online experts who will be 24/7 available to help you fix your problems.



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