VirProtect Removal Guide

Do you know what VirProtect is?

VirProtect is a rogue anti-spyware program that may display fake system alerts getting a user to purchase a full version of the program. Clicking on this system alert may redirect you to the website to download a rogue anti-spyware program. Do not under any circumstances download or purchase this program since it is not a legitimate spyware removal program. VirProtect may also be installed from Zlob.Trojan.

Do you get a system alert message like this?

System Alert!
System has detected a number of active spyware applications that may impact the performance of your computer. Click the icon to get rid of unwanted spyware by download and up-to-date antispyware solution.

In non-techie terms: may look like a real website and offer what seems to be legitimate spyware removal software but it is not. Many websites are set up for the sole purpose of misleading a user into purchasing a product that may cause harm to your system. It is always a good practice to check the credentials of a products website before purchase. website may resemble the image below. OVERVIEW
Name: vrp_setup.exe
Type: Rogue Anti-spyware program
Size: 3.11MB
VirProtect .com WHOIS Information:
Registration Service Provided By: ESTDOMAINS INC
Contact: +1.3027224217
ODS ltd
Robyn Turner (
Level 11 Toowong Tower
9 Sherwood Road
null,Qld 4006
Tel. +61.38761200
Creation Date: 23-Oct-2007
Expiration Date: 23-Oct-2008
Domain servers in listed order:

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  • David

    THANKS...the smitfraudfix method worked wonders on my computer but I had to follow instructions exactly.

  • http://smitfraudfix james weston

    smithfraudfix got all my praise. It got rid of virprotect. And it was a simple process.

  • Hanafi

    Its work on my computers too. Thx!

  • shiva

    super... It worked for me 2

  • mary & dave

    thanks viprotect has been removed from our computer!

  • mike

    worked like a charm, thanks very much

  • sam

    Thank you so much... after fiddling with .ddls' & .exes' for hours, this did the job handy.

    not sure why asked to delete all files in the C:...[user]\Local Settings\Temp folder?! but oh well, it worked


  • Ian

    Ola......cheers 4 the automatic removal stuff. worked a treat, mucho gracias......even 4 me a monkey managed to follow ur instructions in 5 mins.......:))

  • Josee D.Rochon-Leduc

    I purchased Malware Alarm & Registry Deframentation 5 months ago still I have no security on my computer. I would like for you to help me with this problem.
    Thank's Josee.
    PS: I have only 6 days left of protection on my computer. August 16th '08.