How to remove Privacy Protection Suite (removal instructions)

Privacy Protection Suite is a rogue security software, it is a false anti-spyware application that is generally installed in the user’s computer by dangerous trojans (such as Zlob and false video codecs), but it can also be installed manually by the victim.

Once your computer is infected with this parasite, it will immediately displays security warnings, alerts and system scans stating that your computer is heavily infected. These warnings are all false and are only displayed to make you think your computer is truly infected and that it is necessary to buy the full version of the software to remove the so-called infections.

Privacy Protection Suite Screenshot

Make sure to not fall in this scam, if your computer is infected with Privacy Protection Suite, it is recommended to remove it immediately and to scan your system with a real security software.

Symptoms of infection

  • The process PrivacyGuard.exe is running in your system
  • The process Upload.exe is running in your system
  • Slow computer performance
  • Repeated security warnings, alerts and system scans
  • Web sites that suddenly are shown on your desktop

When the program is executed, it creates the following files:

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%ProgramFiles%Privacy Protection Suite 2.1
%ProgramFiles%Privacy Protection Suite 2.1\Infralution.Common.dll
%ProgramFiles%Privacy Protection Suite 2.1\Infralution.Controls.dll
%ProgramFiles%Privacy Protection Suite 2.1\Infralution.Controls.VirtualTree.dll
%ProgramFiles%Privacy Protection Suite 2.1\Interop.NetFwTypeLib.dll
%ProgramFiles%Privacy Protection Suite 2.1\PrivacyGuard.Common.dll
%ProgramFiles%Privacy Protection Suite 2.1\PrivacyGuard.exe
%ProgramFiles%Privacy Protection Suite 2.1\Uninstall.exe
%ProgramFiles%Privacy Protection Suite 2.1\Upload.exe
%AllUsers%\Desktop\Privacy Protection Suite.lnk
%AllUsers%\Start Menu\Programs\Privacy Protection Suite 2.1
%AllUsers%\Start Menu\Programs\Privacy Protection Suite 2.1\Privacy Protection Suite.lnk
%AllUsers%\Start Menu\Programs\Privacy Protection Suite 2.1\Uninstall Privacy Protection Suite.lnk

The program creates the following registry entries:

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HKCU\Software\Privacy Protection Suite, Inc.
HKCU\Software\Privacy Protection Suite, Inc.\Privacy Protection Suite
HKCU\Software\PrivacyGuard

How to remove Privacy Protection Suite (manual removal) ?

  • Kill the running process PrivacyGuard.exe
  • Kill the running process Upload.exe
  • Unregister all the Privacy Protection Suite DLLs
  • Delete all the Privacy Protection Suite files
  • Delete all the Privacy Protection Suite registry entries

How to remove Privacy Protection Suite (automatic removal) ?

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