Versions Watcher.exe process is pretty malicious and negatively influences general performance of the PC. The process like that can appear in the system despite the fact that your current anti-virus may not detect it as a computer threat. So that a Versions Watcher folder appears without your right intention.
When you notice the Versions Watcher.exe file in the system, it is time to full scan the PC. However, first you should try to check Task Manager right-clicking on the process if you see it, choose option to open the Versions Watcher folder where the process is located. Do not waste your time waiting for the magical solution of the problem, you have to react.
When you meet Versions Watcher.exe malware, it is a signal of vulnerability in the security or drawbacks of your online behavior. Take time and pay closer attention to bad performance, overloading of the computer to maximum, stealing CPU power, losing private information. If at least two of these symptoms take place in the system, it is not the problem with functioning, it is malware penetration and you need to clean your PC. Forget about mindless installation on the random resources that increases the risks of penetration due to the malware samples hackers attach as bundled tools. Add the anti-virus software to increase your security.
The source of the Versions Watcher.exe process will not be your headache with GridinSoft Anti-Malware software. It deals with rubbish and keeps the system clean. Follow the information in the steps provided in the rest of the article to make your computer safe again.
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Right after you download GridinSoft Anti-malware install it on your computer.
After GridinSoft Anti-Malware installation is completed, please run it and choose the type of scan. We highly recommend you to use the “Full Scan” for the first time especially if your PC infected already. This will allow to remove all potential threats from your computer. And if you want to keep your computer clean it well enough to use the “Quick Scan” every day after you remove the virus. Also, you can use shedule scan to scan your computer when you don’t use your computer.
Run the Scan Process. It may take some time, so you can relax and do your favorite things (watch film, read a book, read some news, etc.). GridinSoft Anti-Malware let you know then he finish the scan process.
Click on the “Fix now” button below the scan results list. Also, you can choose what exactly you can do with the detected like move to quarantine, or delete forever. Also you can ignore the file, but you must be 100% sure about the safety of this file! Many different viruses mask as a popular program to trick the user, so do this with extreme caution.
After the removal process completes, you will be advised to reboot your computer, but we recommend you to go to the Step 4 and after that restart your PC to check if there any thread remain on your computer.
Shut down all your browsers. Open the “Tools” tab in GridinSoft Anti-Malware menu and choose Reset Browser Settings tool.
Select the browser what was infected with a virus and click on the “Reset” button:
Now your system is clean! If you have any question, you can always ask GridinSoft Support Team for help here). But before you go we advise you to do one more thing to be sure that any malware or adware won’t buther you in the future.
How to prevent your PC from being infected again with the Versions Watcher.exe virus
GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being infected with malware ahead of time. This feature called “On-Run Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” tab and press “Start” button as demonstrated below:
The useful and interesting function may allow people to prevent install of malicious software, stop the malicious process and protect you from dangerous scripts what can be running on your computer. It means, when you will try to install some suspicious file, On-Run Protection will block this installation attempt ahead of time. NOTE! If users want to allow the dangerous program to be installed, they may choose “Ignore always” button and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk). In case, if you want to terminate the malicious program, you must select “Block always“.