How to remove Windows Command Processor virus
What is Windows Command Processor virus:
Threat Classification: Rogueware
Windows Command Processor is a rogueware program, which pretends to be a computer optimization tool that helps user locating and solving various problems, however, Windows Command Processor is just another PC virus from the Fakevimes family that uses misleading techniques common for any of the newer rogue AntiVirus tools. Windows Command Processor virus should be considered extremely dangerous because its main aim is to take money by collect sensitive information from the victim computers. That’s why the rogueware infection should be removed ASAP from the infected computer(s). Furthermore, Windows Command Processor virus is often bundled with other suspicious products, which could present danger to your system as well. The Windows Command Processor virus injects itself into the system and changes permission policies and modifies the registry. The threat masks itself as a legit program. The possible distribution of the Windows Command Processor virus varies but is not limited to – downloading fake Windows updates, installing software “supposedly” required to view an online video, clicking on ads or banners, downloading e-mail attachments or receiving files through a social media website or software.
Please note that Windows Command Processor virus scan results are bogus and are used with the only purpose of making you believe that your PC is at risk and fooling you to purchase Windows Command Processor virus. This would generate income for the creators of this adware (Astori LLC). Using Windows Command Processor virus will expose your personal information to third-parties and you need to know that it is possible that you may also become a victim of a credit card or identity fraud.
This is a high-level, high-risk threat, and it should not be left unattended and this is the reason why you should take actions and remove it immediately, as it is a serious threat to your online identity and security.
!!! Please note that these infections could potentially bring up other malware to your computer and even cause a loss of data. Please do not underestimate such threats.
How to remove Windows Command Processor virus:
There are two ways to remove this infection. It is totally up to you to decide which way you want to go:
1. Automatic Removal Method (recommended for ALL users), by using a Professional Malware Removal Software.
2. Manual Removal (recommended ONLY for PC Experts or Enthusiasts).
Remove Windows Command Processor virus Automatically:
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Remove Windows Command Processor virus Manually:
!!! Please note: You can remove Windows Command Processor virus manually, however, you should proceed at your own risk, as any of the interventions might render your system inoperable. Therefore this manual removal method is highly recommended for PC Experts or Enthusiasts. For regular users, MalwareKillers.com recommends using SpyHunter or any other reputable security application.
1. Remove Windows Command Processor virus Uninstall Entry:
First, you can try to go to Control panel and click on Programs and Features (Windows Vista/7/8/10) or Add/Remove Programs (Windows XP) and check the Uninstall Programs` List for any entry related to Windows Command Processor virus, Lpmxp2022.Com, Free Video Converter, Youtube Downloader HD, Video Media Player 1.1, Fast Free Converter, DIVX Player 3.2 or any third-party add-ons, extensions and toolbars. If you find such, double-click on it and try to remove it. Although, please mind that this is an actual infection and you might not be able to remove it directly from the list.
*(Start -> Control Panel -> Programs and Features or Add/Remove Programs) or “Win + R” keys to open “Run” and type in “control”, then hit enter.
2. Remove Windows Command Processor virus from your browser:
Go to Tools -> Internet options -> Advanced Tab and click the Reset button (make sure to select the Delete Personal Settings checkbox).
*please note that in order to save your favorites, you need to export them before resetting the browser as you will lose all personal settings.
After IE completes the operation, click the close button and then close IE in order for the changes to take effect.
Go to the following path (you can copy-paste it) and delete the entire folder “Chrome” with all the folders and files that are in it.
For Windows XP: %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\
For Windows Vista/7/8/10: %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Google\
Alternatively, you can navigate to these folders by following these steps:
For Windows XP:
1. Click on “Start” in the lower-left portion of the screen.
2. Choose “Run“.
3. Type %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\ and hit Enter.
For Windows Vista/7/8/10:
1. Click on the Windows logo in the lower-left portion of the screen.
2. Type %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Google\ and hit Enter.
1. At the top of the Firefox window (upper-left corner), click the Firefox button, go over to the Help sub-menu and select Troubleshooting Information.
2. Click the Reset Firefox button in the top-right corner of the Troubleshooting Information page.
3. To continue, click Reset Firefox in the confirmation window that opens.
4. Firefox will close and be reset. When it’s done, a window will list the information that was imported. Click Finish and Firefox will reopen.
3. Check for arguments added by Windows Command Processor virus in any Browser shortcuts or links to web pages:
Windows Command Processor virus might also hijack your web browser shortcuts in order to force-load its home page. This causes the Windows Command Processor virus`s web page to open up when you launch a hijacked shortcut.
The argument that Windows Command Processor virus uses in order to hijack shortcuts looks like or is similar to the one below:
http://Windows Command Processor virus.com/?utm_source=b&utm_medium=mlv&from=mlv&uid=&ts=
You can remove it manually by editing the shortcut`s target line.
4. Delete any folders or files related to Windows Command Processor virus by checking the following locations: