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Feb 12

Windows Protection Master

Windows Protection Master is a rogue which is installed through FakeCodec scams stating the user needs to update their Flash Player.

The Windows Protection Master uses scare tactics with fake alert pop ups saying the computer is infected to get the user top purchase the rogue.

Windows Protection Master GUI

Files and Locations:
XP
<Drive>:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\<USER>\APPLICATION DATA\Inspector-<Random Names>.exe
Win7
<Drive>:\USERS\<USER>\AppData\ROAMING\Inspector-<Random Names>.exe

The Windows Protection Master rogue can be removed with manually, however, because of blocking apps and possible infections by other malware that may have been included, it is best to use our Antivirus removal tool, VIPRE Antivirus.

You can download a free trial to remove the the rogue by clicking on the link below:

http://www.vipreantivirus.com/Antivirus-Trial/VIPRE-Antivirus/

 If you are unable to download and install our malware removal tool because the rogue has infected your computer and is not allowing you to  install the program, you can use our VIPRE Rescue Disc here:

http://live.sunbeltsoftware.com

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