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Thursday, March 17, 2011

How to remove Windows Efficiency Magnifier virus

It is indeed ridiculous how funny these cyber crooks from Russia invent new names for their fake system optmizers. This time it is called Windows Efficiency Magnifier. However, it will not be funny when this parasite penetrates inside of the machine. WE hope you will never be one of its victims. However, if this malware Windows Efficiency Magnifier is detected on your computer, do not buy it and do not panic. We know the solution on how to remove Windows Efficiency Magnifier. Therefore, be careful and make sure to get rid of Windows Efficiency Magnifier malware from your system, paying attention to the guidelines given below.

Windows Efficiency Magnifier masks its actual malicious plot via fake Microsoft Security Essentials Alerts. One of such alerts suddenly comes up in front of the screen and prompts user to proceed with the installation process of some program that can supposedly remove so-called detected problems on your PC. This is a typical fake Microsoft Security Essentials Alert that does not come from your Windows operating system but from the trojan virus that has been successful in attacking your machine. Nevertheless, the user is forced to keep up with the installation of this yet unknown program, and upon forced system reboot here it comes - Windows Efficiency Magnifier virus in front of the computer. It would arrange fake scans accompanied by lots of popups telling of huge number of errors and problems with your PC. It would also, upon termination of such fake scan, recommend itself as a remedy for elimination of all supposedly detected problems. However, you would be first asked to pay for its full version. Do not ever follow these commands. They have the only aim - to trick you and to make you pay for the totally useless application called Windows Efficiency Magnifier. Hence, make sure and remove Windows Efficiency Magnifier scam from your computer, using the guidelines provided below. Make sure to read all of them carefully, otherwise we do not guarantee successful removal of this virus called Windows Efficiency Magnifier. It is not enough just to run the program recommended by us. Please follow the below-mentioned instructions carefully.


Before downloading and running GridinSoft Trojan Killer for removal of Windows Efficiency Magnifier several additional preparatory steps need to be done. This is necesary, because Windows Efficiency Magnifier blocks your Internet connection, and you will not be able to run GridinSoft Trojan Killer. In order to prevent this blockage make sure that your Operating System is tuned up in such a mode that hidden files and folders of your PC are viewable. Go to the folder %User Profile%\Application Data\Microsoft. Important! Depending on the Operating System of your computer, %UserProfile% stands for C:\Documents and Settings\[Current User] for Windows XP and C:\Users\[Current User] for Windows Vista/7. In other words, the folder that should be opened is as follows, depending on the operating system: %SysDrive%Documents and Settings[Current User]Application Data\Microsoft for Windows XP and %SysDrive%Users[Current User]Application Data\Microsoft for Windows Vista/7. In this folder there will be the main executable file of Windows Efficiency Magnifier (with the icon of avi file, and there may be several of them), having some random name. Rename the above-mentioned executable file(s) into some other name of your choice and restart your computer. Upon the system restart Windows Efficiency Magnifier will no longer block your Internet browser. Download the latest version of GridinSoft Trojan Killer to your infected computer, install it and run it.

The removal procedure of Windows Efficiency Magnifier is similar to removal of Windows Remedy virus as shown on the video below

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Delete Windows Efficiency Magnifier virus files:

Delete Windows Efficiency Magnifier virus registry entries:

3 comments:

Jerry said...

Thanks for info on windows efficiency magnifier, though thankfully I do not require it at this time. However, I am at the point where I get the false alert, that conterminously appears and reappears. I have not been able to end the process. I am unable to get task manager to work. I have tried to open the real windows defender program and could not. Would appreciate suggestions as what to do.

Andrew McPherson said...

Please watch the video carefully. It shows how to remove this virus. You can terminate its process by renaming the exe-file of this virus and then by rebooting the system.

De said...

Omg ur a life saver ! Thank you !

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