Windows Verifying Center Virus Removal Guide

Windows Verifying Center is a fake security application. The application is fake for a variety of reasons. The main reason why it is fake is that it can scan the entire computer in less than one minute. Rarely can a program scan the computer in less than 30 minutes. Also, when loading the application on a clean computer, it will still show the same results as other computers. Windows Verifying Center doesn’t protect the computer and it can’t remove viruses. The application is a rogue security application. Unfortunately, there is no option to uninstall Windows Verifying Center and the program will ask for a registration key or code. This is done because the program wants the user to purchase it. One of the main symptoms is that Windows Verifying Center will block the user from using Internet Explorer. We have provided a fix below (please view the video). The previous version of Windows Verifying Center is called Windows Examination Utility.

Below is our recommended removal tool for Windows Verifying Center. 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.

If you are unable to run Internet Explorer, we have created a video below to show how to access the internet. With the internet, you will be able to download the removal tool. We have tested the removal tool and it has successfully removed Windows Verifying Center.

We recommend reading through our removal tips first if you plan to manually remove Windows Verifying Center. These tips should provide insight into the removal of Windows Verifying Center since many fake antivirus programs share similarities. For example, there are around 20 or 30 previous versions of Windows Verifying Center which share similar removal steps. Generally, if you can remove one fake antivirus program, you can remove all fake antivirus programs. Below are some fake warnings shown by Windows Verifying Center.

It is recommended to use safe mode when attempting to remove Windows Verifying Center. Windows Verifying Center shouldn’t load in safe mode. To enter safe mode, restart the computer and press F8 multiple times before the Windows screen to bring up the boot options.

Boot Menu

We recommend using safe mode with networking. Networking will allow you to use the internet connection.

View Windows Verifying Center Files
View Windows Verifying Center Keys

Manual Windows Verifying Center Removal – In order to manually remove Windows Verifying Center, the processes associated with Windows Verifying Center must be stopped, the files associated with the processes must be removed, and the registry entries must be corrected to the previous state before Windows Verifying Center entered the computer.

Stop Windows Verifying Center Processes (Learn How To Do This)
[six random letters].exe

Remove Windows Verifying Center Files (Learn How To Do This)

Windows XP – C:\Documents and Settings\[username]\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\[six random letters].exe

Windows Vista & Windows 7 – C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\[six random letters].exe

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

Remove Windows Verifying Center Startup Entry (Learn How To Do This)
[six random letters].exe

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