Accidentally installed Privitize VPN on your computer and now don’t know how to remove it? Nothing related show on the Add or Remove Programs when you check Control Panel? Privitize VPN also affected the default searches in browsers? Computer has been acting weird since Privitize VPN download? Keep getting annoying ads and random redirecting pages?
Privitize VPN is supposed to be a helpful virtual private network that speeds up your Internet and thus you can better enjoy computer usage. However, recently, many people complain that this program is related with ads companion and they have difficulties in removing it as well. Privitize VPN adds a search box to your browsers and you won’t be able to get rid of it by removing add-ons or plug-ins. If you type something and search in its box, you won’t get the expected results that match your search inquiries. Instead, it will hijack your browsers to random and suspicious sites, which are full of promotion messages or may be corrupt with hidden virus codes. Besides, Privitize VPN recommends you to install Babylon, which is known as a stubborn hijacker malware, as your homepage or default search engine.
And the system will be more vulnerable to be attacked by other PC threats. You may also experience error or blank page when you load your regular sites. And furthermore, instead of making your PC run faster, it may disconnect your internet connection by changing DNS or host files. Therefore, you’d better remove Privitize VPN from your computer soon. Please follow the manual removal guide to start.
Step 1: Show hidden files and folders.
Under View tab to tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK
Step 2: Delete files.
%AppData%\NPSWF32.dll %AppData%\Protector-[rnd].exe %AppData%\result.db %UserProfile%\Application Data\random.exe
Step 3: Remove registry entries.
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Inspector HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect 0 HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings\UID [rnd] HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings\net [date of installation] HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\AVENGINE.EXE\Debugger svchost.exe
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Please be advised that manual removal is a complicated process and if you haven’t sufficient expertise in dealing with program files, process, .dll files and registry entries, it may lead to mistakes damaging your system. Therefore, it is required to get professional tech support to make sure complete and safe deletion.