Windows Efficiency Master Removal

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    Windows Efficiency Master Removal

    I was at work but the Windows Efficiency Master shows its appearance suddenly and then run a scan which tells me that my computer is at great risk with a bunch of threats in the system. What should I do with it? Does Windows Efficiency Master tell the truth? I have been stuck and can do nothing with my computer.

    If you see Windows Efficiency Master running a scan on your computer without your permission, which means your computer has been compromised by the nasty fake anti-virus program. Windows Efficiency Master has been a tricky rogue program which has been created by cyber criminals for money. The vermin can be promoted to a targeted computer through hidden manners which are beyond computer users to realize. Once installed on a random computer without consciousness, the fake program will disable programs in the compromised system and then run a scan. After the scan, it will threaten computer users with numerous risky items and scare innocent users to pay for its further version to remove those so-called items. Please do not be fooled by the stupid rogue program and purchase its full version. Instead of cleaning those alleged threats, you are in the need of removing the rogue program completely.

    Note: Still failed to get Windows Efficiency Master off your computer even tried many time? Don’t worry; please contact YooSecurity online experts for help by starting a chat.


    How does Windows Efficiency Master infiltrate into a targeted computer without permission?

    Computer users may be at loss how the rogue program access to their computers as they don’t think they have done something wrong with their computers. Actually, the infection of Windows Efficiency Master interrelates with users random activities online. The malicious program can be distributed to a random computer via the following covert manners. On the one hand, it has the ability to sneak into a random computer if users download or install any program which is bundled with the rogue program. Internet users lack the knowledge with some free programs and install them onto their computers at random; the fake program will seize the opportunity to permeate into the targeted computers. How that happens? As a component of a free program, computer users may miss detecting it so that the rogue program will move into a targeted computer without any consciousness. Accordingly, users should choose custom installation, instead of default one to finish the process of installation. On the other hand, computer users are required that don’t pay a visit to a malicious web as it is a medium for hackers to deliver computer threats. Plenty of internet users take it for granted that it is secured for them to browse vicious webs such as a porn one. However, majority of victims get such an infection for the visits to a malicious web, click on unknown links. It is wise for internet users to avoid browsing unsecured webs. Additionally, open or download of an attachment from spam email will also contribute to the coming of Windows Efficiency Master.

    What will Windows Efficiency Master do to handicap a contaminated computer?

    As soon as creeping into a random computer without permission, the rogue program will frustrate innocent computer users at the following aspects. At first, it will take over the whole system and disable your trusted anti-virus program and then prevent you from running your programs. The fake anti-virus is able to run itself and then have a scan of your computer. In reality, it is beyond for the rogue program to scan a computer as it doesn’t have a database as a trusted anti-virus. Therefore, the items displayed by the fake program do not exist at all. To be more ridiculous, the vermin frighten computer users to purchase its licensed version to handle those inexistent threats. A bunch of victims have been swindled out of money as they did realize it is a scam. Once computer users paid its full version, the vermin will trace their credit cards details and then do something more harmful. At second, the rogue program is equipped to install other adware to a compromised computer via creating system loopholes. The adware will generate system traffic to drive users crazy.

    The steps to remove Windows Efficiency Master manually

    Press Ctrl +Shift +Esc to open Windows Task Manager and the click on Process. And then find out the process of virus and then click on end process.


    Step 2
    Press Win key +E, and then click on Organize and then "Folder and search options" and then "View". After that, please click "Show hidden files, folders, and drives".

    folder options.jpg

    Step 3
    Please press Win +R to get run window, and then type regedit and then hit enter key.



    Please delete all the malicious files in Registry Editor. Computer users should keep in mind that they should delete the files which relating to the virus; any mistake will lead the crash of the vulnerable system!
    Here are all the files you need to remove.
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

    Step 5
    Reboot the computer normally to take effective, when the above steps are done.


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    In summary, Windows Efficiency Master is an annoying fake anti-virus program which is targeted into swindling computer users out of money. As soon as getting inside of a random computer, it will have a fake scan and then order users to purchase its further version to eliminate the risky items shown by it. Furthermore, it will also install additional threats to damage the compromised computer further. Consequently, computer users should get rid of the Windows Efficiency Master as soon as possible.


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