Windows Premium Shield is a rogue antispyware application created by money-hungry hackers who want to extort money from the unsuspecting for a quick pay day. The Windows Premium Shield program is similar to previously identified rogue security applications (Windows Efficiency Console and Windows Activity Booster) in that they all use an interface similar to the trusted Windows Security Center notification system.
The use of Windows Premium Shield is not recommended as we have proven to find out that it cannot detect or remove any legitimate type of malware threat as it claims to. The Windows Premium Shield program is more of a scam than something you will want to use for removal of spyware and malware threats from a PC.
Computer users suffering from the repeated alerts and scan results rendered by Windows Premium Shield will have the desire to remove the program altogether. This removal process is mostly accomplished through the use of an updated antispyware scan application like SpyHunter.
Through removing Windows Premium Shield you will eliminate the possibility of your system being damaged or your bank account relinquished of more than $70 for a bogus security program. Under no conditions should PC users trust Windows Premium Shield or purchase Windows Premium Shield. Doing so will only disappoint and give you remorse for paying such a ridiculous amount for a useless program.
In an effort to alleviate the problems that come with Windows Premium Shield, you should take action now to remove Windows Premium Shield. The process of removing Windows Premium Shield can be tricky, which is why you may use a malware solution to easily remove it from your system. New antimalware software is one key to removing Windows Premium Shield in addition to manual removal, which may be performed by more experienced PC users.
Automatically Detect and Remove Windows Premium Shield:
*SpyHunter’s free version is only for malware detection. If SpyHunter detects Windows Premium Shield on your PC, you will need to purchase SpyHunter to remove Windows Premium Shield and any other detected malware.
Can’t install or run SpyHunter using the download link above or is the malware infection blocking installation? Try our alternate download file here (http://www.onlinesafety411.com/go/spyhunter-alternate-download).
If your internet browser is being blocked and you are unable to download SpyHunter, please follow these instructions:
1. Hold the WinKey (Windows Key on your keyboard) and press the R key at the same time.
2. Type in (or copy and paste) http://www.onlinesafety411.com/go/download-spyhunter and press Enter. (Use the alternate download link if the other is not working for you or the malware infection is blocking download/installation. http://www.onlinesafety411.com/go/spyhunter-alternate-download)
3. The SpyHunter download will begin.
4. You must find the downloaded file SpyHunter-Installer.exe and open/run it (double-click) to start the installation of SpyHunter.
Note: Windows Premium Shield may block installation of antimalware or antivirus software. You may need to boot your PC into Safe Mode with Networking to install an antimalware program.
Steps to boot into Safe Mode with Networking:
- Bookmark or Favorite this Post/Web Page.
- Restart your PC
- Press the F8 key (before Windows starts to load – during the boot sequence text screens) a few times until it registers.
- Select “Safe Mode with Networking” and press Enter.
- Allow the system to boot into Safe Mode with Networking and then return to this page to download an antimalware application.
Windows Premium Shield Technical Details
Windows Premium Shield Pop-up text examples:
Trojan activity detected. System integrity at risk.
Full system scan is highly recommended.
System data security is at risk!
To prevent potential PC errors, run a full system scan.
Firewall has blocked a program from accessing the Internet
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
is suspected to have infected your PC.
This type of virus intercepts entered data and transmits them
to a remote server.
Windows Premium Shield Files
Windows Premium Shield Registry Entries
- HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\MpCmdRun.exe
- HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\MpUXSrv.exe
- HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\MSASCui.exe
- HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msconfig.exe
- HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msmpeng.exe
- HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msseces.exe
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Associations “LowRiskFileTypes” = “.zip;.rar;.nfo;.txt;.exe;.bat;.com;.cmd;.reg;.msi;.htm;.html;.gif;.bmp;.jpg;.avi;.mpg;.mpeg;.mov;.mp3;.m3u;.wav;”
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments “SaveZoneInformation” = “1”
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon “Shell” = “%AppData%\guard-<random>.exe”
- HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin” = “0”
- HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “ConsentPromptBehaviorUser” = “0”
- HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “EnableLUA” = “0”
- HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “EnableVirtualization” = “0”