How to remove Fake Microsoft Windows Activation
Fake Microsoft Windows Activation description
Fake Microsoft Windows Activation is a pop-up claiming that Windows needs to be re-activated. For this you have to enter credit card information then you are most likely infected with a ransomware infection.
The Fake Microsoft Windows Activation screen reads:
Microsoft Windows Activation
Microsoft Piracy Control
Your copy of Windows was activated by another user. To help reduce software piracy, please re-activate your copy of Windows now. We will ask for your billing details, but your credit card will NOT be charged. You must activate Windows before you can continue to use it. Microsoft is committed to your privacy. For more information, www.microsoft.com/privacy.
Do you want to activate Windows now?
Fake Windows Activation trojan locks up your computer, disables Task Manager and provides only two options “activate windows” or “do it later”. If you click on “do it later” your computer will simply be rebooted. For terminating this ransomware choose decent security tool or follow a removal tutorial.
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How to manually remove Fake Microsoft Windows Activation
To get rid of spyware such as Fake Microsoft Windows Activation you need to remove processes, search and delete registry keys, DLL and other Fake Microsoft Windows Activation related files from your computer.
Take Note: The manual process of removing spyware from your computer is difficult and puts you at risk of damaging your computer. We advise using our automatic Fake Microsoft Windows Activation remover.
- Uninstall Fake Microsoft Windows Activation from Control Panel
Start > Settings > Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs. Double click to uninstall.
Unregister Fake Microsoft Windows Activation DLL files:
To unregister DLL click Start > Run > type "regsvr32 /u PATH_TO_FILE/FILE.dll"
Delete Fake Microsoft Windows Activation registry entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System "DisableTaskMgr" = "1"
To open registry editor click Start > Run > type "regedit".
Warning! Manual registry entries editing may cause damage to your system.
Download Uniblue RegistryBooster 2010 to scan for registry errors.
Search and delete these Fake Microsoft Windows Activation related files: