Shield Plus Cleaner may infect plenty of PCs today. Once the attack of this program is successful, the application starts its faulty scanning of your system and then very soon reports plenty of fake errors and infections. Obviously, its only mission is to scare you into thinking your system is full of malware.
Later on, when you attempt to get rid of those fake infections supposedly revealed by Shield Plus Cleaner program, it will tell you that in order to have your system cleaned you have to purchase its full version. However, buying this program is the waste of your money, since Shield Plus Cleaner is the junk software too.
How does Shield Plus Cleaner get into my system?
Note that Shield Plus Cleaner is spread in the world wide web these days through being bundled by default with many other cost-free programs. You need to realize that you actually bear personal responsibility for installing this application into your system. Don`t allow any concealed installations to occur in your PC without your knowledge or approval. Always select the option of a custom (advanced) installations to avoid any unpleasant surprises in the future.
How to remove Shield Plus Cleaner?
If you detect Shield Plus Cleaner and don’t wish to keep it on your PC, then you can follow the removal guide given below to remove it. You may choose a manual method to delete this infection, but it should be reminded that, the manual removal is a cumbersome and risky task which must only be attempted by advanced users. If you are a novice user, it is a better option to use an automatic removal tool, for instance Trojan Killer by GridinSoft.
Removal tool for Shield Plus Cleaner:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Trojan Killer and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In Trojan Killer’s window click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of Trojan Killer, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Shield Plus Cleaner in the future.
GridinSoft Trojan Killer offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Trojan Killer and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):