What is Windows Accelerator Pro?
Windows Accelerator Pro is a dangerous virus, classified as rogue antispyware program. Once infected, you will not be able to use your computer properly anymore. The most common way that Windows Accelerator Pro uses to infiltrate your computer is through various Windows or your internet browser's vulnerabilities.
The virus disguises itself as an anti-spyware program which automatically scans your computer for any possible threats, and displays numerous allegedly found infections. It then forces you to believe your system is highly infected and make you purchase the program to clean your PC. However, the main infection here is Windows Accelerator Pro itself. To be more distinguishable, it disables your desktop and changes it into black background, so that you would not be able to use any other program but the rogue antispyware.
Basically, no other application can be executed if Windows Accelerator Pro is running in the background. If you attempt to launch any app, you will instantly notice a system tray notification like the one below:
It is essential that you get rid of the infection as soon as possible, because leaving it running keeps your computer open for any other dangerous infections, not to mention crippling your computer's performance. The easiest (and safest) way to delete Windows Accelerator Pro is by following our automated instructions, that include downloading a certified legitimate antispyware tool. It will automatically detect and remove the virus with all of its' traces. If you consider yourself an experienced computer user, you can get rid of Windows Accelerator Pro yourself by following our manual removal instructions below.
How to remove Windows Accelerator Pro virus?
Automated Windows Accelerator Pro removal instructions
Automatic removal is safest and easiest way to deal with such infection. On the other hand, we also provide you with manual instructions in the bottom of this page.
First, it is essential that you "activate" Windows Accelerator Pro with the key provided below. Activating the virus will reduce its' protective mechanisms and it will be significantly easier to get rid of, as it will no longer block other programs. However, if activating does not help, please follow our alternate removal instructions.
Once the rogue app is registered, you can launch your internet browser.
Type the following URL in your browser's address bar to download SpyHunter: http://removepcinfection.com/sh
- Install SpyHunter by double-clicking on the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions.
- SpyHunter will automatically scan and detect Windows Accelerator Pro infection.
- Once it's detected, you can remove Windows Accelerator Pro hijacker by registering SpyHunter. You will also have an active protection against such threats in the future.
Alternate Removal Instructions
If for any reason regular instructions do not help, please follow this alternative guide to get rid of Windows Accelerator Pro:
Restart your computer into Safe Mode:
Open your web browser and download SpyHunter to remove Windows Accelerator Pro:
or type the following URL in your browser's address bar: http://removepcinfection.com/sh
- Click "Run" when it prompts you to. This will download and install SpyHunter which will automatically perform a full system scan.
Manual Windows Accelerator Pro removal instructions
Note: proceed with manual instructions only if you are an experienced computer user.
Please follow these instructions to delete Windows Accelerator Pro from your computer:
- Stop guard-emit.exe running process and any other processes with random name.
Delete the following files or folders:
- %ProgramData%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Windows Accelerator Pro.lnk
- %Desktop%\Windows Accelerator Pro.lnk
Delete the following registry value:
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "GuardSoftware"
Should you have any problems removing Windows Accelerator Pro, don't hesitate to drop a comment below or contact us directly on our contact page.