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How to Remove Windows Safety Master Fake Antivirus Program? (Rogueware Removal Guide)

 

Windows Safety Master virus runs automatically and disables most of your system application. For the removal of this malicious virus, please follow our instruction step by step. Before that, we will explain to you what Windows Safety Master virus is.

 

What is Windows Safety Master Virus?

 

Windows Safety Master is rogueware breaking into computer without permission and knowledge. It disguises as legitimated security software, displays fake detected results and tricks you into purchasing its full version. The fake antivirus application is the tool of money making for cyber criminals. This virus is widely distributed in the network and defrauds money from targeted users.

Screenshot of Windows Safety Master Rogue Security Program
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Dangers of Windows Safety Master Virus

 

If any one whose computer has been infected with Windows Safety Master rogueware, he will see the virus installs itself on your system automatically, creating malicious files, adding its registry and boot item, etc.

The entire installation only lasted a few seconds. Then the rugueware pops up its fake interface claiming that malicious items has been found in your PC. You need to active it to get an ultimate protection.

Or Windows Safety Master fake antivirus software will start an unreal system scan automatically and then display a bogus detected result that your PC is infected with various virus. The purpose is to promote you to pay for its full version too.

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Except using non-existing virus to scare you into activating it, the Windows Safety Master virus also disables most of your system applications so that you have to purchase it for recovering the normal use of your PC at least. Actually, this rogueware redirectly forces your to take out money to buy it. Of course, by stopping your security software and system programs form running, Windows Safety Master can avoid being removed too.

It stops the antivirus programs (eg: Anvi Smart Defender) and Windows operating applications like Windows Task Manager from starting. Whenever you attempt to run them, there will pop up window claiming that the program is suspected to have infected your PC.

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It disables all of your browser and makes you can’t go to internet.
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So you have no chance to download legitimated antivirus program to get rid of it.

However, if you are tricked into purchasing this malicious software, your privacy information including credit card is at risk of being stolen. It’s reported such rogueware containing Antivirus Security Pro, Smart Guard Protection and Windows Active HotSpot, etc will make you end up being financial theft.

To buy the full version of Windows Safety Master fake security program, you are required to submit some of your personal information.
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Besides we find that Windows Safety Master will pop up some irrelevant security alerts such as Torrent link, Identity theft like below:

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Never believe these fake scan results and even buy this rogueware. Once such bogus alert pops up, you should remove Windows Safety Master virus immediately.

More: How dose Windows Safety Master sneak into computer and Prevention

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How to Remove Windows Safety Master Virus

 

Effective methods for the removal of Windows Safety Master virus

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Step 1 Stop Windows Safety Master virus from running

 

Stopping the rogueware Windows Safety Master from running can allow you connect the internet and use other antivirus software to remove the virus, which make the whole removal easier. But this step cannot remove the rogueware.

Three options are available for disabling Windows Safety Master rogueware


 

Option 1 Disable Windows Safety Master virus via Activation Code

 

1. Find and click the question icon in the interface of Windows Safety Master virus. Then click “Register” button.

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2. Enter product key (choose one from the list below) and click Register after the picture shown below pops up.

valid license code:

0W000-000B0-00T00-E0001
0W000-000B0-00T00-E0002
0W000-000B0-00T00-E0003

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Option 2 Disable Windows Safety Master virus within the Safe Mode with Networking

 

For Windows XP and 7: Please restart your PC and then repeatedly press F8 when the boot menu appears.Use the arrow keys to highlight the option “Safe Mode with Networking”, and then press ENTER.

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For Windows 8: use your mouse to point to the lower-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer up, click Settings, click Power and select Restart.

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When Choose an option window appear, use arrow key to select Troubleshoot and then press Enter. Use the same method to choose Advanced options, Startup Settings, and Restart  successively.

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Press 5 on your keyboard to get into Safe Mode with Networking

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Step 2 Remove Windows Safety Master virus using Anvi Smart Defender antivirus software

 

Anvi Smart Defender specializes in detect and remove various malware, virus and PUPs, which always keep the virus database up-to-date. Every time when there are viruses, PUPs or suspicious programs are going to installing on your PC, it will remind you in the format of security popups.

1. Download and install antivirus software Anvi Smart Defender.

Download:http://dotfab.com/download_asd.html

 

2: Click quick or full scan

 

After you install the program, please open it, and switch to Scan tab, perform quick or full scan to eliminate Windows Safety Master virus and any malware, viruses and PUPs.

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3. Remove malicious files form your computer

 

Once the scan is over, Anvi Smart Defender will display the scan results. Click on Remove button to completely remove any of Windows Safety Master viurs and any malware, viruses and PUPs from your computer.

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Step 3 Clean up Windows Safety Master virus’ leftovers from computer

 

To ensure the completely removal of Windows Safety Master rogueware, we need to clean up all of its leftovers including its residual error and invalid registry entries as well as junk files.

 

1. Download and install the paid or free version of Cloud System Boostersystem maintenance & optimizer software.

Download link: >http://www.dotfab.com/download_csb.html

Purchase link: http://www.dotfab.com/csbupgrade.php

 

2. After you install the program, please open it, click on Quick Clear button on the main screen to run a quick and full scan.

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3. Once the scan completes, there will come out a result screen, please click Clear button there to remove these junk files, invalid registry entries, etc to make sure the computer system is clean.

 

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Note: Because some users had their computers been infected with Windows Safety Master virus which browse malicious websites. In order to reduce the chance that the virus gets onto PC again when you these sites in your browsing history by accident, please follow us to clean up you browser cookies.

Back to Could System Booster Homepage→click Disk Cleaner→scroll over and opt for Internet Explorer Cookies, Firefox Cookies and Google Chrome Cookies→Click Start Clean to remove them.

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Except this system cleaning, please clean up junk files and other system junk regularly to keep your PC in a healthy state.

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Keep your disk drivers clean

 

After a longtime of use, your disk drives must carry a heavy load. it is necessary to install a repair and clean tool like Anvi Ultimate Defrag to help you fix bug and errors of files in your disk drives, clean up junk files, rearrange fragmented data in the disk as well as optimize the performance of your disk drives.

Free download: http://www.dotfab.com/downloads_aud.html

Purchasehttp://www.dotfab.com/audupgrade.php

After install it, please select the disk drive you want to repair and clean and operation you would like to run ( Repair, Clean, Defrag and Optimize ), then click on Start.

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For any question, please feel free to send us your comment below.

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How dose Windows Safety Master sneak into computer and Prevention

Up to now the delivering means of Windows Safety Master virus infection via malicious and compromised websites, dubious email attachments and links, free downloads and fake updates, drive-by downloads as well as share files. Be attentive when meet cases mentioned above.

So to safely surf online, you’d better do the following:

1. Be attentive to visit websites, especially those unknown and with strange looking.

To avoid the harassment of various pop-ups, ads, malicious and/or hijacked websites as well as phishing websites, you have to install a legitimate software for 24-hours protection. Here we recommended you a free blocker Anvi AD Blocker to keep you surf safe online.

Download link http://www.dotfab.com/download_adb.html.
Because this free version is only vaild for 15 days, if you want to get a long-time online protection, you have to purchase its pro version in this link http://www.dotfab.com/adbupgrade.php

After install the software according to instructrons, please start it and click “ON” button to keep it running. Then close it to allow it works in the background to give you a real-time protection.

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for detailed instruction, please read Easy Ads-free Surfing with Anvi Ad Blocker

 

Besides, if you decide to block a website forever and allow Anvi AD Blocker to block it automatically for you without a notification, please do this according what the picture shows to achieve it.

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As Anvi AD Blocker is a free small tool offered by Anvi Smart Defender, so it is avalible for you to install it by downloading Anvi Smart Defender in the step 2 for removing viruses hiding in your PC.

2. Always keep an eye on what you click and download, including music, movies, files, browser plug-ins or add-ons. When you do install software, make sure you’re getting the software from a trusted source.

3. Even if you have to install a necessary software, please always select Custom Installation instead of Recommended Installation and refuse any plugin by opting for Decline or Skip or other means during the process of installing such free software.

4. Keep your antivirus software and other security protect applications up to data.

5. Delete internet browsing history including the history of the websites you have visited and the history of the downloads you’ve performed to prevent you from getting malicious infections again.