How to remove PrivacyGuardPro (Removal Instructions)

PrivacyGuardPro 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.

PrivacyGuardPro Screenshot

Make sure to not fall in this scam, if your computer is infected with PrivacyGuardPro, 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
  • 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%PrivacyGuard PRO 2.0
%ProgramFiles%PrivacyGuard PRO 2.0\Infralution.Common.dll
%ProgramFiles%PrivacyGuard PRO 2.0\Infralution.Controls.dll
%ProgramFiles%PrivacyGuard PRO 2.0\Infralution.Controls.VirtualTree.dll
%ProgramFiles%PrivacyGuard PRO 2.0\PrivacyGuard.Common.dll
%ProgramFiles%PrivacyGuard PRO 2.0\PrivacyGuard.exe
%ProgramFiles%PrivacyGuard PRO 2.0\SharpZipLib.dll
%ProgramFiles%PrivacyGuard PRO 2.0\uninstall.exe
%AllUsers%\Desktop\PrivacyGuard PRO.lnk
%AllUsers%\Start Menu\Programs\PrivacyGuard PRO 2.0
%AllUsers%\Start Menu\Programs\PrivacyGuard PRO 2.0\PrivacyGuard RPO.lnk
%AllUsers%\Start Menu\Programs\PrivacyGuard PRO 2.0\Uninstall PrivacyGuard PRO.lnk

The program creates the following registry entries:

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HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PrivacyGuard PRO 2.0
HKCU\Software\PrivacyGuard\PrivacyGuard
HKCU\Software\PrivacyGuardPro, Inc.
HKCU\Software\PrivacyGuardPro, Inc.\PrivacyGuardPro

How to remove PrivacyGuardPro (manual removal) ?

  • Kill the running process PrivacyGuard.exe
  • Unregister all the PrivacyGuardPro DLLs
  • Delete all the PrivacyGuardPro files
  • Delete all the PrivacyGuardPro registry entries

How to remove PrivacyGuardPro (automatic removal) ?

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