DesktopProtector2010

DesktopProtector2010 may sound like the perfect security program for your PC the truth reveals that it is a fake.  Imitating real applications, DesktopProtector2010 will use scare tactics in order to achieve its primary goal of fooling you into buying its junk product.  It will display fake system scans, phony security warnings and annoying pop-ups to alert you to your system “threat.”  This pest comes from the malware family Desktop Defender 2010 which will use similar tactics to achieve their primary goal of defrauding unsuspecting users.  Since a “Full Version” and “License” does not exist, purchasing this fakeware is akin to throwing your money out the window.

Type: Rogue Security Application

Related file contents: uninstall.exe, Desktop Protector 2010.exe

Manual Removal Instructions: There is some risk that accompanies manual removal as a misstep may result in damage to your PC.  Only those familiar with the process should
attempt manual removal.  You will need to first delete the following processes:

uninstall.exe
Desktop Protector 2010.exe
Then go on to delete the following registry values:

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AppID\IEAddon.DLL
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Drive\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\antivirus_contextscan
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\IEAddon.StatusBarPane.1
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Desktop Protector 2010
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\tdifw_drv
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\SafeBoot\Minimal\tdidis32.sys
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\SafeBoot\Minimal\tdidis32.sys
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon “Shell” = “C:\Program Files\Desktop Protector 2010\Desktop Protector 2010.exe”
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AppID\{C0E56AC2-9F72-436E-B6E7-AEC28AF9E4EB}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{CCB5551D-8594-4999-85F9-1E3EABCB95AC}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\IEAddon.StatusBarPane
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{3ED0E410-5C8E-47B6-A75D-D10B886E903C}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Desktop Protector 2010

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “Desktop Protector 2010″
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet002\Enum\Root\LEGACY_TDIDIS32.SYS
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “”
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\antivirus_contextscan
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{08EEC6AD-7486-487F-89B7-5A3716DDAE14}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Drives\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\antivirus_contextscan
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{5B184B9D-B7BD-4FEA-8D1F-5E27182206A5}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{CCB5551D-8594-4999-85F9-1E3EABCB95AC}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\User Agent\Post Platform “Desktop Protector 2010″
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Enum\Root\LEGACY_TDIDIS32.SYS
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\Root\LEGACY_TDIDIS32.SYS
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\TDIDIS32.sys

Now, delete the following files:

%Program Files%\Desktop Protector 2010\hjengine.dll
%Program Files%\Desktop Protector 2010\MFC71ENU.DLL
%Program Files%\Desktop Protector 2010\MyTaskMgrDll.dll
%Program Files%\Desktop Protector 2010\siglsp.dll
%Program Files%\Desktop Protector 2010\uninstall.exe
%Program Files%\Desktop Protector 2010\Desktop Protector 2010.exe
%Program Files%\Desktop Protector 2010\MFC71.dll
%Program Files%\Desktop Protector 2010\msvcr71.dll
%Program Files%\Desktop Protector 2010\shellext.dll
%Program Files%\Desktop Protector 2010\tdifw_drv_WXP.sys
%Program Files%\Desktop Protector 2010\AF.dll
%Program Files%\Desktop Protector 2010\IEAddon.dll
%Program Files%\Desktop Protector 2010\msvcp71.dll
%Program Files%\Desktop Protector 2010\pthreadVC2.dll
%Program Files%\Desktop Protector 2010\tdifw_drv_WLH.sys
%WINDOWS%\System32\tdidis32.sys

Manual removal can simply eliminate the program that is a current threat to your system.  However, it does guarantee that you will not be infected with malware again.  In fact, additional malware can enter after DesktopProtector2010 and you may have not even been aware of it.  One of the benefits of using a professional anti-spyware program is that it will not only eliminate your current threat, it will keep you protected from any additional threats.

Trusted and reliable ZookaWare PC Cleaner promises to do just that.  ZookaWare PC Cleaner can safely remove all spyware from your PC with minimal effort.  ZookaWare PC Cleaner offers up-to-date protection and a guarantee to rid your system of all spyware or your money back.


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One Response

  1. Corry Ruth says:

    I was trying to get rid of DesktopProtector2010 by two weeks.. I tried many programs, nothing worked. Finally I found this site and downloaded the removal tool. SpyZooka also found many other issues that get me rid of. Really the best!

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