Windows Prime Shield

What is Windows Prime Shield?

Are you not able to access your programs and documents because you cannot close a strange program called Windows Prime Shield? Unfortunately, it means that you have a rogue anti-spyware program which belongs to FakeVimes family onto your computer. This fake tool is primarily designed in order to extract money from computer users. Thus, you should not trust any word of it. Once it gets onto your computer, it performs a system scan and then provides you with a list of malicious software that is supposedly residing on your computer. You will not be able to access your desktop unless you remove Windows Prime Shield from your system. It is because it tends to start before the Windows operating system starts.testtesttesttest

How does Windows Prime Shield work?

Windows Prime Shield seeks to persuade you purchase a full version of it. It displays various fake notifications and pop-ups in order to scare you and make you believe that your computer is full of various infections. Actually, many people are fooled by the publishers of Windows Prime Shield because this fake tool is designed to look like a decent program. First of all, its interface looks very similar to Windows XP so people who are using this operating system might be at the greatest risk because they can easily believe that Windows Prime Shield is a legal program which belongs to Windows. However, other computer users might be scared into purchasing a license as well because of various fake messages, the fake scan that it performs, and the inability to use the computer properly. However, if you have noticed a strange program running and similar messages (see below), please ignore them and then remove the fake anti-spyware program itself.


There’s a suspicious software running on your PC.

For more details, run a system file check.


is suspected to have infected your PC.

This type of virus intercepts entered data and transmits them to a remote server.

Do you wonder how Windows Prime Shield has entered your system? It is actually very probable that you have installed it when you decided to check whether your computer does not contain any threats by clicking on the blinking notification on the web offering to do that and stating that your computer is infected. Do not trust these eye-catching notifications because it will install malicious software instead of the promised antimalware scanner.

How to remove Windows Prime Shield?

If you do not remove Windows Prime Shield from your system, you will not be able to use any of the functions of your computer. However, you should know that the manual removal process is basically impossible; thus we have provided you with the instructions that will help you to download a reliable antimalware tool SpyHunter. This antimalware suite will delete all the existing threats, including Windows Prime Shield without any difficulties.

Remove Windows Prime Shield

  1. Restart your computer and then keep tapping F8 when you see the BIOS screen.
  2. Select Safe Mode with Command Prompt from the Advanced Boot options menu using the arrow keys.
  3. Press Enter.
  4. Type cd.. near the C:\Windows\system32\ and then press Enter.
  5. Alongside C:\Windows, type in \explorer.exe and then press Enter.
  6. Open the Start menu and then type %appdata% into the search box (launch RUN and then type in %appdata%, then click OK if you are using Windows XP). Press Enter.
  7. Remove guard-{4 random symbols}.exe files from the directory and then Restart your computer normally.
  8. Type regedit into the search box and press Enter (launch RUN and then type in regedit, and press OK if you are using Windows XP).
  9. Follow this patch HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\Current Version\Winlogon.
  10. Locate Shell and right-click on it, then click Modify.
  11. Enter %WinDir%\Explorer.exe for Value and click OK.
  12. Go to and download SpyHunter.
  13. Install this antimalware tool and then start a system scan.

You should always keep your antimalware tool up-to-date in order to avoid even more serious threats.

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