Windows Efficiency Master is a fake security program that is affecting Windows users from all over the world. It is categorized as FakeVimes group of malware. This group of malware come directly into computer without user’s prior notification and changes windows configuration. It changes start up program and registry setting in such a way that this virus can launch itself any time computer restart or new program is been downloaded. It run fake scan of computer and shows computer is been affected with various malicious program and viruses. This virus show following message on scanned computer:

Windows Efficiency Master
First Scanning
To get your protection running you need to do the first-time scanning of your PC.
Firewall has blocked a program from accessing the Internet
Internet Explorer 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.
Recommended: Please click “Prevent attack” button to prevent all attacks and protect your PC.

This Prevent attack button will ask user to upgrade Windows Efficiency Master to full version. Full version will cost $99 or more. Until you purchase this software via compromising your credit card this fake alert will keep popping. Also, this virus can disable firewall, security program and windows updates in such a way that existing program stop working. This virus can invite other unwanted program and viruses to make money from your data and privacy. You should remove Windows Efficiency Master immediately. If not removed in timely fashion your computer security not only at risk your computer performance is also degraded and you could lose your essential data. This guide is designed to help you remove Windows Efficiency Master virus.


Method 1: Using Software to remove Windows Efficiency Master Virus
Method 2: Manually Windows Efficiency Master virus via registry and windows files
Method 3: Windows Efficiency Master Virus via removal YouTube video

How to remove Windows Efficiency Master virus :

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Step 1:Print out these instructions as you will need to shut down the computer in next step. Need help call us at: 800-518-8533

Step 2:Now power down the Windows Efficiency Master virus infected computer and wait for 30 Seconds before you turn on.

Step 3:Now please turn ON the computer and immediately keep hitting F8 until you see WINDOWS ADVANCED OPTIONS MENU as shown below.
Windows F8 Key

Step 4:In the WINDOWS ADVANCED OPTIONS MENU, go down to the SAFE MODE WITH NETWORKING using the arrow keys on the board. Then press ENTER on the keyboard. This will take your computer to Safe mode. Safe Mode will cause the display and desktop icons to appear changed. This is normal. No need to Panic as it is due to Windows Efficiency Master virus.
Safe mode Option

Step 5Now we must end all the processes that belong to Windows Efficiency Master virus so that it does not interfere with your ability clear your computer. Inspector-[Random Characters].exe and Protector-[Random Characters].exe are the processed that needs to be stopped. To do this we need to download Rkill, developed by Bleepingcomputer to help stop the computer process of Windows Efficiency Master virus. Now please hold down the WINDOWS key and the R key simultaneously to open RUN dialog box.
Run command Prompt

Step 6Now type “iexplore.exe http://www.fixpcyourself.com/rkill.com” and hit the OK button.
Rkill

Step 7:Save the Rkill.exe on your desktop. Double-click the Rkill icon and run Rkill.exe. You will see a black MS DOS dialog box. Now it will kill all the processes of Windows Efficiency Master virus. It will take several minute before a Notepad file containing log information on what Rkill found will open. You may review it and close notepad file.

Step 8:Now you are ready to removal all the infection related to Windows Efficiency Master virus. For that you need to use Malwarebytes software. It is a very popular malware and spyware removal application. Now please hold down the WINDOWS key and the R key simultaneously to open RUN dialog box. Type “iexplore.exe http://www.fixpcyourself.com/mbam.exe” and hit the OK button.
Malwarebytes

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Step 9:Save the mbam.exe on your desktop. Double click the Malwarebytes icon and run mbam.exe. Now the SELECT SETUP LANGUAGE dialog box will appear. Select your preferred language and hit press OK button.
Malwarebytes Language

Step 10:The Malwarebytes SETUP WIZARD will show blow screen Hit the NEXT button to continue.
Malwarebytes Wizard

Step 11:Now the LICENSE AGREEMENT screen will appear as shown. Accept the agreement and hit NEXT button.
Malwarebytes License Agreement

Step 12:Now the Information screen will appear. Click on next button and continue following the steps.
Windows Efficiency Master virus- Malwarebytes Information

Step 13:SELECT DESTINATION LOCATION screen will appear now. You can choose the location where Malwarebytes can be installed. We recommend choosing the default location as shown then click NEXT button.
Windows Efficiency Master virus - Malwarebytes Install path

Step 14:Now the SELECT START MENU FOLDER screen will appear. Let the default as it is and click NEXT button.
How to remove Windows Efficiency Master virus - Malwarebytes Folder

Step 15:Now the SELECT ADDITIONAL TASKS screen will appear. If you want a Desktop Icon or Quick Launch icon then check appropriate boxes.
shortcut

Step 16:READY TO INSTALL screen will come next. Hit the INSTALL button to install Malwarebytes.
Windows Efficiency Master virus - Ready to Install

Step 17:In this step let the UPDATE and LAUNCH checked as it is to update the application with latest malware definition to capture all the malwares then click FINISH button.
Updates

Step 18:Once update is done then Scanner screen will launch. Make sure to select PERFORM FULL SCAN is selected to clean up Windows Efficiency Master virus infection. Click on SCAN button to start the scan.
full scan

Step 19:Now choose the local drives that you want to scan from the dialog box and click SCAN button.
Windows Efficiency Master virus - drive

Step 20:Be patient as the scan will take several minutes before it cleans up Windows Efficiency Master virus infection. Once the scan is finished, a message box saying the scan is complete will appear. Click OK button to close the box then click SHOW RESULTS button.
drive selection

Step 21:From results dialog box choose REMOVE SELECTED button to remove all the infections found. Malwarebytes will also delete all of the files and registry keys affected by Windows Efficiency Master virus and add them to the quarantine.
Windows Efficiency Master virus- quarantine

Step 22:Malwarebytes may require you to reboot the PC to complete the Windows Efficiency Master virus (Removal Steps). After completions reboot your computer Malwarebytes will be launched, please follow the instructions on the screen and continue the removal process. Once everything is clean out a log will be open created by Malwarebytes. Please reviewed it and closed it. Now your computer should be free of Windows Efficiency Master virus. Enjoy.
Windows Efficiency Master virus- Complete

Step 23:Keep Antivirus up to date and active. If you do not have antivirus then we offer antivirus software at this link

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Technical Details of Windows Efficiency Master virus files :
You may need to delete following Windows Efficiency Master virus files :

%APPDATA%\[RANDOM CHARACTERSACTERS].js
%Programdata%\
%windows%\system32\drivers\Windows Efficiency Master.sys
%Desktop%\Windows Efficiency Master.lnk
%AppData%\result.db
%CommonPrograms%\Windows Efficiency Master.lnk
%DesktopDir%\Windows Efficiency Master.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Windows Efficiency Master \Uninstall Windows Efficiency Master
%Temp%\
%appdata %\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\
%CommonStartMenu%\Programs\random
%UserProfile%\Desktop\Windows Efficiency Master.lnk
%AllUsersProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Windows Efficiency Master.lnk
%LocalAppdata %\Windows Efficiency Master Virus\uninstall\Windows Efficiency Master virus.lnk
%program files%\NPSWF32.dll
%AppData%\[random].exe

Also please check following registry file infected by Windows Efficiency Master virus:

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Windows Efficiency Master
HKU\Sokolow Family\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
GuardSoftware = %AppData%\[random].exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\MpCmdRun.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\MpUXSrv.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\MSASCui.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\”Shell” = “[random].exe”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\CustomizeSearch=site address
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\Search Bar=site address
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\InternetExplorer\LowRegistry\DontShowMeThisDialogAgain
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Windows Efficiency Master

How to remove Windows Efficiency Master virus (how to remove it using YouTube Video) :

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Symptoms of Windows Efficiency Master virus:

It changes windows configuration.
It launches at will and blocks all existing program.
It keep showing computer is at risk and has various viruses.
It demand full version purchase of Windows Efficiency Master to prevent attacks.

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How to remove Windows Efficiency Master virus and Safety Tips:

1. Run the Malwarebytes using these steps to How to remove Windows Efficiency Master virus
2. Make sure your computer is up to date with windows updates.
3. Make sure Windows Firewall is enable.
4. Install reputable and commercial How to remove Windows Efficiency Master virus .
5. Keep the Antivirus active and current
6. Call tech support help line: 1-800-518-8533 if you are unable remove this infection or have any question or concern.

20 Thoughts on “How to remove Windows Efficiency Master virus

  1. Brad Hodge on February 21, 2014 at 7:25 am said:

    Windows Efficiency Master virus message locked my computer. I borrowed my neighbour’s laptop and google about it. I came to know that its a scam and removed it from my computer by following the above mentioned steps. This article helped me to get rid of this Windows Efficiency Master virus.

  2. Gerry Hazlitt on February 20, 2014 at 11:17 am said:

    THANKYOU VERY VERY MUCH… I really really appreciate your help

  3. Mark McGivern on February 19, 2014 at 3:25 am said:

    Well done guys. great guide.

  4. Joey Palmer on February 17, 2014 at 10:50 am said:

    Thank you for your help these steps are worth following if you have Windows Efficiency Master virus i had it . . and removed it completely by following these steps . . thank you :)

  5. My computer was infected by this virus and I follow your steps and was able to make my computer run successfully.

  6. Charles Jones on February 10, 2014 at 5:56 am said:

    Suddenly I was got a message

    Windows Efficiency Master
    First Scanning
    To get your protection running you need to do the first-time scanning of your PC.
    Firewall has blocked a program from accessing the Internet
    Internet Explorer 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.
    Recommended: Please click “Prevent attack” button to prevent all attacks and protect your PC.

    i got solution for it on Google its suggest me to visit http://www.fixpcyourself.com ” so, i tried it and follow the all steps and finally i got a solution.
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  7. Learie Constantine on February 10, 2014 at 5:18 am said:

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  8. Edward Odumbe on February 9, 2014 at 5:37 am said:

    Thanks for these instructions! Played tech support for my college-aged Daughter this morning and used the system restore option to clear Windows ……

  9. Hamilton Balk on February 8, 2014 at 12:09 pm said:

    strongly agree with you patrice . . this helps a lot toget rid of my virus it also got rid of other viruses on my pc you guys are awesome thanks

  10. Jack Mason on February 8, 2014 at 12:06 pm said:

    Hi my self Jack, and thank you for this post. i really appreciate for your steps given on this website because it is really work and i get rid of this virus.
    Very helpful, thanks again. You literall saved my life!

  11. George Larsen on February 8, 2014 at 12:05 pm said:

    Very helpful, thanks a lot!! It worked!! I was scared only for a minute until I googled and realized this was a scam!! Then I was worried that I would have to restore to my factory settings without any backup of my files.. U were a lifesaver!! I really didnt know how I would get into the computer and I definitely wasnt paying for anything!!, So again, thanx!!

  12. George Larsen on February 8, 2014 at 12:04 pm said:

    Just wanted to give you a thank you for the in depth description, I knew it was physically impossible for the govt to do such a thing however it seemed very real and I was scared terribly and once I made it to my friends I googled your site and wahlaw!

  13. Frank Lee on February 8, 2014 at 12:04 pm said:

    OMG it really worked Thank you so much now i don’t have to pay that i don’t have!!!

  14. Eddie Billy on February 8, 2014 at 12:03 pm said:

    I got infected by Windows Efficiency Master virus today. Initially thought they found out I am illegal and wanted to deport me. But did some research on Google and found it is just virus. I used your guide and remove this virus. Good job. Now I am just waiting for immigration reform bill to pass then I am free man. Good luck guys.

  15. Thank you! I was about to lose it for a minute.

  16. Cecilia banks on February 8, 2014 at 12:01 pm said:

    I had problem installing malwarebytes..so I took help of live chat..and amazing it is very fast and especially jack helped me a lot in our whole chat session.thank you veri much..every one who has any issue should call them or chat with them.

  17. Bill Brendly on February 8, 2014 at 12:00 pm said:

    Great work..I appreciate it..the virus has gone..thanks..

  18. Bill Brendly on February 8, 2014 at 12:00 pm said:

    thanks a tonne!! for helping me out, my pc got almost crashed. You guys saved it. thank you guys.

  19. Aaron Adams on February 8, 2014 at 11:59 am said:

    This Windows Efficiency Master is a fake security program got in my laptop.It changes my start up program and registry setting.after going through your site i found it fair and made a good decision. I appreciate your prompt and excellent service.

  20. Louisa Jack on February 8, 2014 at 11:57 am said:

    Seriously…thank you. Thanks for using your brain to do good for others than to use it to cause havoc and destruction. The virus popped up when my son was using the computer and he was terrified to tell me. You saved us both! Lol. Thanks for sharing your expertise and knowledge.

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