Privacy.exe is the core (main) process of the rogue security program bearing the name of Privacy Protection. This is quite a new fake anti-virus tool which is indeed very persistent in attacking so many computers all over the world over the latest period of time. Removing Privacy Protection fake anti-malware tool is not that easy as it might seem to be at the first glance. Well, it is easy but you should know one trick how exactly to do it. The point is that this virus blocks running of any executable, including the anti-viruses already installed onto your system. It will let you download some particular anti-malware tool to your computer but will not let you actually run it. However, there is a key to bypassing this blockage. If you are able to successfully terminate the main process of PrivacyProtection rogue tool then you will succeed in deleting it with the help of certain anti-virus scanner and rogue killer (like GridinSoft Trojan Killer, for example). So, below please find how exactly you may terminate the core process of this virus and then subsequently get rid of it with the help of GridinSoft Trojan Killer.
Privacy Protection removal milestones:
- Click “Start” and select “Run”. In the respective field insert the word combination “taskkill.exe /F /IM privacy.exe” (without quotation marks). Click “OK”. Repeat the process the necessary number of times until privacy.exe (the main process of Privacy Protection) is successfully terminated.
- Download, install and run GridinSoft Trojan Killer.
- Remove all detected items and reboot your PC. Repeat the scan in the case of necessity.