Rogue security application, WiniShield, comes from famed families of Trojans WiniFighter and WiniBlueSoft. Once WiniShield has gained access to your PC, it will run a series of scans that provide false results of infections. The results are either completely false or extremely exaggerated because the files or often placed there by the program itself. The intention is to scare, intimidate and persuade you to purchase the program.
Everything about the “trial version” of the program is false so you can be assured that if you chose to purchase the “full version” or “license,” you would receive absolutely nothing in return. Not only will not receive anything, if WiniShield remains on your computer, you will be presented with a host of problems ranging from sluggish PC performance to browser hijacking. WiniShield will even prevent you from attempting to browse sites that would help you to remove the pest!
If you happened to purchase this program, you would have used safebillsolution dot com (DO NOT GO) for billing. This is also a rogue payment center. Not only are your card details not safe, but WiniShield has no qualms about selling your data to other online crooks who will take you for a lot more than the $50 that you spent on WiniShield.
Type: Rogue Security Application
Related file contents:
WiniShieldSvc.exe, WiniShield.exe, Uninstall.exe, data.bin, license.txt, WiniShield.lnk, 1 WiniShield.lnk, 2 Homepage.lnk, 3 Uninstall.lnk
Manual Removal Instructions:
Manual removal is an option for the elimination of this program but it is not necessarily the safest. Prior knowledge of computer programming is needed for efficient removal. If you fill this criterion, then proceed with the following instructions:
Be sure to remove these files and folders:
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Desktop\WiniShield.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\WiniShield
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\WiniShield\1 WiniShield.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\WiniShield\2 Homepage.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\WiniShield\3 Uninstall.lnk
c:\Program Files\WiniShield Software
c:\Program Files\WiniShield Software\WiniShield
c:\Program Files\WiniShield Software\WiniShield\data.bin
c:\Program Files\WiniShield Software\WiniShield\license.txt
c:\Program Files\WiniShield Software\WiniShield\uninstall.exe
c:\Program Files\WiniShield Software\WiniShield\WiniShield.exe
c:\Program Files\WiniShield Software\WiniShield\WiniShieldSvc.exe
Delete the following processes thoroughly:
Followed by deleting these registry values:
WiniShield is remarkably resilient and will come back if there is even one file left behind. For thorough and safe removal, a trusted anti—spyware application like ZookaWare PC Cleaner may be a better option. ZookaWare PC Cleaner will not only clear your PC of spyware now, it will keep you protected in the future from new threats. ZookaWare PC Cleaner is updated daily to ensure that you are fully secure. To be fully safeguarded, you need ZookaWare PC Cleaner.