How to Remove ProtectSoldier | ProtectSoldier Removal Guide



ProtectSoldier followed right on the heels of ProtectDefender as another entry of rogue antivirus software in the notorious and prolific wini family of rogues. Like all of them it is installed via trojan horses and pushed via flash player updates and video codec downloads. Once installed on a system it will create numerous files to scan and then later claim are virus infected. Further it will run each startup and scan your computer claiming multiple security problems with your pc. It is at this point that it will tell you that in order to fix all the problems on your computer you must purchase this software. This is a scam…. read on for how to remove protectsoldier.


Among the alerts that this rogue pops up are:

Spyware Alert!
Your computer is infected with spyware. It could damage your critical files or expose your private data on the Internet. Click here to register your copy of ProtectSoldier and remove spyware threats from your PC.

The first step you should take to remove protectsoldier or any other unwanted piece of software is to go to the control panel, add/remove programs and attempt to uninstall protectsoldier there. It may not be possible to do this, but is always worth a try with these rogues. Even if it works, continue to scan with a malware removal tool such as superantispyware or malwarebytes antimalware to clean the leftovers from your system. Next you should finish up with a scan from a trusted antivirus application and at this point you should have successfully removed protectsoldier.

If the above doesn’t work, your next best bet is to use the portable scanner from superantispyware to get rid of protectsoldier. You can find a download link for the portable scanner on my virus removal toolkit page. Once that is downloaded run a full scan and remove all the problem files that it finds. It will have a unique filename each time it’s downloaded so make sure to take note of the filename that is downloading.

If you need to make a manual removal of protectsoldier then you will need the following listing of filenames associated with protectsoldier:

%user%DesktopProtectSoldier.lnk
%user%Start MenuProgramsProtectSoldier.lnk
%progfiles%ProtectSoldier Software
%progfiles%ProtectSoldier SoftwareProtectSoldier
%progfiles%ProtectSoldier SoftwareProtectSoldierProtectSoldier.exe
%progfiles%ProtectSoldier SoftwareProtectSoldierUninstall.exe

After any protectsoldier removal you should follow up with further malware removal scans and antivirus scans. Make sure that you make use of trusted tools such as malwarebytes or superantispyware for malware removal and trusted antivirus such as avg, avira, avast, etc. Free scanners and online scanners are okay, just make sure they have a good reputation.

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