Sunday, September 8, 2013

How to Remove Privitize VPN permanently-Removal Guide

‘I installed Privitize VPN (without my knowledge!). I thought I had successfully removed all traces of this annoying "bad"-ware. It's not in my registry, it doesn't show up under add/remove programs, and it dosn't show up under add-ons for Firefox, Chrome, or IE.
However, when I came out to the computer, there was a login box for Privitize vpn in the middle of a Firefox window -- with some unknown user's name in the user name box. I closed out Firefox, started it back up, and the same login appeared. This time I x-ed out the login window, and then tried to access to search for more info on Privitize VPN. I was unable to access the internet. I fired up Chrome, and the same thing happened.’ Yes, Tee Support agent always receive the complaints like that, if you want to get more details about Privitize VPN, please read the rest of the post.

What Is Privitize VPN and How Dangerous It Is?

Yes, the Privitize VPN is somehow like redirect virus while it seems like harmless due to its name related to Virtual Private Network through which you can visit foreign websites or some other thing. However, it turns out not like that instead of making chaos on your machine. It will redirect your search results to an unwanted website no matter you are using Google Chrome, Firefox every time you open a new tab. And meanwhile, it will take up a great part of the CPU to make your computer run slowly.

May be you have tried many ways to uninstall it but all in vain. For instance, you have tried ‘add or remove programs’ in control panel or end suspicious process in task manager. Yes, the steps list above is needed, but you have to figure out the related files. If you can remove it completely, it will come back again and again.
The long time you keep it on your computer, the more harms it can cause. To avoid your computer crash down, Tee Support labs have come up a pretty solution to manual remove it , you are welcome to follow the steps below to get rid of it completely.

Solution one:Efficient Way to Manual Remove Privitize VPN

1. Disable any suspicious startup items.

For Windows XP:
Click Start menu -> click Run -> type: msconfig in the search bar -> open System Configuration Utility -> Disable all possible startup items including those of Privitize VPN.

2. Show hidden files

a) open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options;
b) under View tab to tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK;
c) click on the “Start” menu and then click on the “Search programs and files” box, Search for and delete these files created by Privitize VPN:

3. Delete all registry values related to Privitize VPN your local hard disk C.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ‘Random’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Random
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” =Random

4. How to Disable Cookies generated by Privitize VPN
Assuming your browser is IE
Open browser>>Tools>>Internet Options>>Delete>>Place Checkmark in relevant boxes>>Delete>>OK

5. Disable proxy
1.    Click on Tools on the menu bar
2.    select Internet options
3.    go to Connections tab
4.    select LAN settings at the bottom of the dialog
5.    under the Proxy server, untick 'use a proxy server for your LAN (These settings will not apply to dial-up or VPN connections).'
6.    Click OK

Solution two: Get rid of Privitize VPN by automatic scan of SpyHunter removal tool

SpyHunter is a powerful, real-time anti-spyware application that designed to help computer users to clean up the infections like worms, Trojans, rootkits, rogues, dialers, spyware,etc. It is important to note that SpyHunter removal tool works well and should run alongside existing security programs without any conflicts.

Step one: Click the icon to download SpyHunter removal tool
Follow the instructions to install SpyHunter removal tool


Step two: After the installation, run SpyHunter and click “Malware Scan” button to have a full or quick scan on your PC

Step three: Select the detected malicious files after your scanning and click “Remove” button to clean up all viruses.

Note:since it is  complicated to figure out the random name files of the Privitize VPN from the legit system files, if you are not a computer geek, you are welcome to download Spyhunter automatic removal tool to get rid of it immediately!

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