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File Restore Rogue Removal Instructions

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The Emsisoft malware research team has discovered an outbreak of the File Restore rogue. Emsisoft Anti-Malware detects this malware as Rogue.Win32.FileRestore.

File Restore is a rogue scanner application. A rogue application tries to trick you by displaying false positive or misleading scan results, which say that your computer has a problem, or is infected with viruses or trojans, but you will not be able to fix anything before you purchase the program.

Creates new files:

%CommonAppData%\[random]
%CommonAppData%\[random].exe
%CommonAppData%\[random]
%CommonAppData%\-[random]
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\File Restore\
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\File Restore\File Restore.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\File Restore\Uninstall File Restore.lnk
%AppData%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\File_Restore.lnk
%UserProfile%\Desktop\File Restore.lnk

Creates new registry entries:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
[random] = %CommonAppData%\[random].exe

Screenshots:

To register this rogue application you can try the following serial number:

08467206738602987934024759008355

How to remove the File Restore Rogue (Rogue.Win32.FileRestore)?

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

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