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Your Protection Adware Removal Instructions

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The Emsi Software malware research team has discoverd a new outbreak of the Your Protection adware. a-squared Anti-Malware detects this malware as Adware.Win32.YourProtection.

Your Protection is a rogue security program. This is a new variant from User Protection / Dr. Guard /PaladinAntivirus. This rogue application tries to trick you by displaying false positive/misleading scan results report, which says that your computer is infected with viruses or trojan, but you will not be able to delete them before you purchase.

Create new files:

  • %ProgramFiles%Your Protectionhelp.ico
  • %ProgramFiles%Your Protectionscan.ico
  • %ProgramFiles%Your Protectionsettings.ico
  • %ProgramFiles%Your Protectionsplash.mp3
  • %ProgramFiles%Your ProtectionUninstall.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%Your Protectionupdate.ico
  • %ProgramFiles%Your Protectionurp.db
  • %ProgramFiles%Your Protectionurpext.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%Your Protectionurphook.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%Your Protectionurpprot.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%Your Protectionvirus.mp3
  • %ProgramFiles%Your Protectionabout.ico
  • %ProgramFiles%Your Protectionactivate.ico
  • %ProgramFiles%Your Protectionbuy.ico
  • %AllUsersProfile%Favorites_favdata.dat
  • %UserProfile%Application DataMicrosoftInternet ExplorerQuick LaunchYour Protection.lnk
  • %UserProfile%DesktopYour Protection.lnk
  • %UserProfile%DesktopYour Protection Support.lnk
  • %UserProfile%Local SettingsTempmplay32xe.exe
  • %UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsYour ProtectionScan.lnk
  • %UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsYour ProtectionSettings.lnk
  • %UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsYour ProtectionUpdate.lnk
  • %UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsYour ProtectionYour Protection.lnk
  • %UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsYour ProtectionYour Protection Support.lnk
  • %UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsYour ProtectionAbout.lnk
  • %UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsYour ProtectionActivate.lnk
  • %UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsYour ProtectionBuy.lnk

Create new registry entries:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwaremicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallYour Protection
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareYour Protection
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERsoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun, “mplay32xe.exe”
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERsoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun, “Your Protection”



How to remove the infection of Your Protection (Adware.Win32.YourProtection)?

To delete this malware infection, please download and install a-squared Anti-Malware. Run a full scan on all drives and move all detected items to the quarantine.

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