Get rid of Total Protect malevolent reproduction of legitimate windows tool.
Total Protect is a misleading security solution for Windows. Its look is very similar, if not the same, to the GUI of program familiar to many user. But looks can be deceiving, and this is just the case. Hackers have used templates of MSE, which is pretty legit security software, to make the malware look like a program approved or at least recommended by microsoft.
The resulted product is extremely insidious as it displays popups which pretend to reflect virus detections. The trick is that the path is indicated for most of the threats found. In spite of that that the adware points out infected files, which means they need to be disinfected but not deleted, many users have no patience to consider the message properly and rush into the removal of indicated content. Those users badly disorder their computers for the malware refer to such files as taskmg.exe, which is a core file for task manager.
Total Protect removal is not available by means of uninstalling. Working manual to remove Total Protect and free tools to exterminate the threat half-automatically are provided and explained below.
Total Protect Removal Manual
Incomplete or incorrect extermination of files and registry values constituting the infection, e.g. deletion of harmless files and registry entries instead of those specified below due to mistyping, is quite possible. Furthermore, resent observations on fake security tools have shown that this kind of malware might strike back, i.e. make harm to computer system in response to attempt of deleting its components.
If you are a Windows user, secure your computer system before proceeding to the adware extermination by means of system and registry backup prior to launching deletion of the adware components.
4 easy steps to remove fake antivirus:
Step1. System Backup
Step2. Killing Processes (in Windows)
You must kill Total Protect processes:
Once system and registry backup is complete, make sure the infection you want to get rid of is not currently running any processes; otherwise kill its processes in the Task Manager.
Step3. Exposure and Detection and Deletion of Total Protect Files
Once the targeted infection is idle, you need to find its relevant entries. Some of them might be hidden as the malware often attributes such value to its files in order to reduce the risk of their deletion.
*This malicious software creates the folders and files with random names, most likely you will not find in their files and folders with names such as in the example above, but they will look something like this.
Step4. Delete System Registry Values
Edit System Registry deleting the following entries: