Remove Windows Anti Malware Patch

What is Windows Anti Malware Patch?

Windows Anti Malware Patch is a fake security software from the Rogue:Win32/FakeVimes family; it is advertised online as a reliable product but all it does is to notify you of fake threats, bogus attacks and pretends to contain threats to entice users to buy its full version. Windows Anti Malware Patch is inserted to your system through the help of Trojans, as you visit infected sites and through downloading infected or malicious software.

Some Windows Anti Malware Patch screenshots:
Windows Anti Malware Patch
Windows Anti Malware Patch

Once Windows Anti Malware Patch invades your system, it will tell you through pop up messages that there are threats to your files and your personal data and it recommends that you scan your computer using Windows Anti Malware Patch's scan. But when you do actually press scan, you will receive a fake scan result that will mention so many invented threats; you can ignore the scan and even reject it right away. Threat messages will irritatingly display every 2 minutes plus Windows Anti Malware Patch will invade your browser to take you to its purchase site to pretend to remove the threat right away.

Some of the Windows Anti Malware Patch fake security alerts and warnings that users may get:
Warning Firewall has blocked a program from accessing the Internet C:\program files\internet explorer\iexplore.exe is suspected to have infected your PC. This type of virus intercepts entered data and transmits them to a remote server.

It's important to get rid of Windows Anti Malware Patch as soon as you see its pop ups. Use a reliable anti-spyware program to remove it plus conduct a full registry scan to check for possible infected files.

Associated Windows Anti Malware Patch System Entries and files

Windows Anti Malware Patch Processes

Windows Anti Malware Patch Files

Windows Anti Malware Patch Registry Entries

How to Stop Windows Anti Malware Patch Fake Alerts

To register Windows Anti Malware Patch and stop its fake warnings, use the following fake license key.

Windows Anti Malware Patch registration code: 0W000-000B0-00T00-E0020

NOTE: this code will NOT remove Windows Anti Malware Patch from your computer, it will JUST stop the annoying alerts and messages.

Windows Anti Malware Patch Removal Instructions

Step 1: Reboot in Safe Mode with Networking

To restart your computer in Safe Mode with networking:

  1. Restart your computer.

  2. When you see the computer manufacturer's logo, press and hold the F8 key.

  3. On the Advanced Boot Options screen, use the arrow keys to highlight Safe Mode with Networking, and then press Enter.
    Safe Mode with Networking Screen

  4. Log on to your computer with a user account that has administrator rights.

Step 2: Disable Windows Anti Malware Patch Proxy Server

Windows Anti Malware Patch may add a proxy to its package. Its goal is to get the information through the Web connection (password etc).
It also helps to block the connection to certain sites (eg malware removal help sites) or to block the download of trustworthy antispyware and antivirus programs.

The following steps reset the Internet Explorer proxy settings in the Windows registry so that you can access the Internet again:

  1. Click Start, and then click Run. (Keyboard Shortcut: Windows logo + R)

  2. Copy and paste or type the following text in the Open box in the Run dialog box:

    Run dialog box

  3. Click OK.

  4. click Start, and then click Run.

  5. Copy and paste or type the following text in the Open box in the Run dialog box:

  6. Click OK.

Now that you have disabled Windows Anti Malware Patch proxy server, you will be able to browse the web again with Internet Explorer.

  1. Click Start, and then click Run. (Keyboard Shortcut: Windows logo + R)

  2. Type in iexplore.exe.
    Run iexplore.exe

Step 3: Stop Windows Anti Malware Patch processes

In order to stop Windows Anti Malware Patch from interfering with our removal procedure, we need to end and kill its processes. For this, we will use a FREE powerful utility called RogueKiller.

RogueKiller (by Tigzy) is a tool written in C++, which scans the running processes, and kills those which are malicious. This tool was developed based on speed execution, which will clean the running processes before being killed.

To terminate Windows Anti Malware Patch process:

  1. Always in Safe Mode Download RogueKiller to your desktop from the following link:

    RogueKiller Download link
    RogueKiller Setup Icon
    RogueKiller is a portable application, so you don't need to install anything.

  2. Windows Anti Malware Patch may block all executable files, so when you launch the RogueKiller file, it will execute itself. So Rename RogueKiller.exe to or winlogon.exe or iexplore.exe

  3. At this point a "pre-scan" will complete and stop any malicious process. Also a list of options will appear along the right-hand side.
    RogueKiller Pre-Scan

Step 4: Remove Windows Anti Malware Patch registry keys

To remove Windows Anti Malware Patch malicious registry entries, we will need RogueKiller again.
RogueKiller also checks for rogue Registry entries, rogue drivers, and Master Boot Record (MBR) issues, so rootkits will be cut.
RogueKiller can also fix and restore a Host file, delete any Proxy entries, repair shortcut problems and unhide files.

CAUTION: This tool is not for beginners. In this step we will ONLY use the Registry tab.

To Delete Windows Anti Malware Patch Registry entries:

  1. Always in Safe Mode run a scan, open RogueKiller and click on Scan.
    RogueKiller Scan Progress

  2. After a while, you should see a screen with scan results like the following one:
    RogueKiller Scan Results

  3. Click on the Registy tab, then click on the Delete button.
    RogueKiller Delete Registry Entries

Don't Reboot you computer yet, please stay in Safe Mode.

Step 5: Remove Windows Anti Malware Patch files

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is simply the best known FREE malware removal tools online.

To remove Windows Anti Malware Patch files:

  1. Download Malwarebytes to your desktop from the following link:
    Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Download link
    MBAM Setup Icon

  2. Just Follow the easy setup process. Do not make any changes to the default settings
    When the setup is finished, make sure you leave both the Update Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware checked.
    You can check or uncheck the Enable free trial of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware PRO as the malware removal is FREE.
    Then click on the Finish button. If Malwarebytes prompts you to reboot, please do not do so.
    Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Setup Wizard

  3. When Malwarebytes is launched, it will ask you to update the databse. Just click OK.
    Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Updating

  4. On the Scanner tab,select Quick scan and then click on the Scan.
    Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Quick Scan Screen

  5. When the scan is finished a message box will appear, click OK to continue.
    Then the screen results will show the various malware infections including Windows Anti Malware Patch that Malwarebytes has found on your computer.
    the image below is just an example, your results will be different.
    Click on the Remove Selected button.
    Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Quick Scan Results Screen

  6. After Malwarebytes has finished the removal of Windows Anti Malware Patch, you will get a message stating that you need to reboot your computer.
    Just Do so, and restart your computer in Normal Mode.
    Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Quick Reboot Message

Step 6: Check for any Windows Anti Malware Patch left over

To make sure that your computer is now completely free of Windows Anti Malware Patch, redo a Malwarebytes scan in Normal Mode.
After your are finished, Reboot your PC as asked by Malwarebytes anti-malware.


Sarah MelbenchI am Sarah Melbench and I am an Anti-Malware Enthusiast! I created this website to spread the word about the lastest malware infections. I write guides and tutorials about malware removal as well as reviews of anti-malware programs.Follow me on G+

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One comment on “Remove Windows Anti Malware Patch
  1. first of all, windows update get cumulative security update fon internet explorer 11, 24 hours after wu get the others patches monthly security and quality rollup, May 2017 quality and rollup . NET framework, malicious removal tool May. Why didn t you mention that Natalie Silvanovich was part of duo that reported this issue to Microsoft? We can do better for our sisters behind the keyboard.

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