Windows Smart Warden Virus Removal Guide

Windows Smart Warden is a fake antivirus application which is from the original virusdoctor family of fake antivirus products. Windows Smart Warden is modeled itself off the Windows 7 security center to make the program look legitimate; however, the program is fake and the alerts shown by the program don’t reflect the current state of the computer. Windows Smart Warden is generally installed through a fake antivirus scanner web page which looks like a legitimate program scanning the computer. The scanner will then place a trojan horse on the computer and download Windows Smart Warden. Since the program is fake and generally installed without your permission. we highly recommend removing Windows Smart Warden.

Below is our recommended removal tool for Windows Smart Warden. The removal tool has been rated 5 cows out of 5 by Tucows and was previously CNET’s Editor’s Choice. Feel free to download it below.

Windows Smart Warden may attempt to block your attempts to remove the program by blocking the installation of removal software. We recommend changing the filename of the program is Windows Smart Warden blocks the removal tool or attempting to boot the computer in safe mode, which should stop Windows Smart Warden from starting. If Windows Smart Warden block the internet, boot into safe mode with networking and then access the internet.

Boot Menu

View Windows Smart Warden Files
View Windows Smart Warden Keys

Manual Windows Smart Warden Removal –

Stop Windows Smart Warden Processes (Learn How To Do This)
Protector-fmy.exe

Remove Windows Smart Warden Files (Learn How To Do This)

Windows XP:
C:\Documents and Settings\[username]\Application Data\Protector-fmy.exe

Windows Vista and 7:
C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Roaming\Protector-fmy.exe

The files for Windows Smart Warden may be hidden files.

Remove Windows Smart Warden Registry Keys (Learn How To Do This)
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Windows Smart Warden
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Windows Smart Warden
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Windows Smart Warden

Remove Windows Smart Warden Startup Entry (Learn How To Do This)
Protector-fmy.exe

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