Privitize VPN installs on user machine without knowledge. Privitize VPN claims itself as Free VPN. It claims that using this free Privitize VPN will secure your online communication and it creates a secure tunnel through which internet traffic flows, and hidden from anyone else. Privitize VPN even changes default search engine on your browser and makes Babylon as default search engine. It also changes home page on your browsers and make Babylon homepage on your browser. After installing itself, Privitize VPN virus open default search engine and interfere with your other searches. It always takes you to other unwanted site. It keeps redirecting your searches to other sites as well. If you try remove it using control panel then you will be surprised to know there is no such program in you installed program. So it hides itself among the system files. Most antivirus program does not even recognized Privitize VPN. So they cannot even get rid of it. To remove this malware you need to search under system folders and find it and delete it. But finding it could be tricky and missing single file on system can reproduce Privitize VPN virus again. So remove Privitize VPN safely and delete it from the root follow our self-help instructions.

Remove Privitize VPN (Removal guide) Steps:

Please Note: Our free step by step guide works well when the Privitize VPN is in initial stages! If you cannot connect to the internet or have problem downloading our solution or your firewall is disabled or your windows update is not working or your background intelligence service is not working then we suggests you to get professional help and don’t try to do it yourself otherwise you may end up losing your important data and programs completely! If you need our help call us at 800-518-8533

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 Privitize VPN 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 Privitize VPN.
Safe mode Option

Step 5:This, Privitize VPN, infection may change computer windows settings to use a proxy server that will not allow you to browse any pages on the Internet with Internet Explorer. We will first need to fix this as we will need to download malware removal utilities. They are safe and very reputed in Computer Industry. Now hold down the WINDOWS key and then press the R key.
Privitize VPN - Run command Prompt

Step 6:The RUN dialog box will appear. Type iexplore.exe In the RUN dialog and click OK button.
Run command Prompt

Step 7:You will see Internet Explorer. On the top navigation click TOOLS then under the sub-menu of TOOLS choose INTERNET OPTIONS as shown below.
IE Option

Step 8: Now find the CONNECTIONS tab within the INTERNET OPTIONS dialog box and click on it. Then click the LAN SETTINGS button.
Privitize VPN - LAN settings

Step 9:If there is a check-mark in the box named “Use a proxy server for your LAN”, under the PROXY SERVER section, then unchecked the box. If there is not a check mark located in the box then you can skip this step and move on to next step.
proxy

Step 10:Now hit the OK button to close the LOCAL AREA NETWORK dialog box. Then press the OK button to close the INTERNET OPTIONS dialog box.

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Step 11Now we must end all the processes that belong to Privitize VPN so that it does not interfere with your ability clear your computer. Inspector-[rnd char].exe and Protector-[rnd char].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 Privitize VPN. Now please hold down the WINDOWS key and the R key simultaneously to open RUN dialog box.
Run command Prompt

Step 12Now type “iexplore.exe http://www.fixpcyourself.com/rkill.com” and hit the OK button.
Rkill

Step 13: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 Privitize VPN. 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 14:Now you are ready to removal all the infection related to Privitize VPN. 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 15: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 16:The Malwarebytes SETUP WIZARD will show blow screen Hit the NEXT button to continue.
Malwarebytes Wizard

Step 17:Now the LICENSE AGREEMENT screen will appear as shown. Accept the agreement and hit NEXT button.
Malwarebytes License Agreement

Step 18:Now the Information screen will appear. Click on next button and continue following the steps.
Privitize VPN - Malwarebytes Information

Step 19: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.
Remove Privitize VPN (Removal guide) - Malwarebytes Install path

Step 20:Now the SELECT START MENU FOLDER screen will appear. Let the default as it is and click NEXT button.
removal guide for Privitize VPN - Malwarebytes Folder

Step 21:Now the SELECT ADDITIONAL TASKS screen will appear. If you want a Desktop Icon or Quick Launch icon then check appropriate boxes.
shortcut

Step 22:READY TO INSTALL screen will come next. Hit the INSTALL button to install Malwarebytes.
Remove Privitize VPN (Removal guide) - Ready to Install

Step 23: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 24:Once update is done then Scanner screen will launch. Make sure to select PERFORM FULL SCAN is selected to clean up Privitize VPN infection. Click on SCAN button to start the scan.
full scan

Step 25:Now choose the local drives that you want to scan from the dialog box and click SCAN button.
Remove Privitize VPN (Removal guide) - drive

Step 26:Be patient as the scan will take several minutes before it cleans up Privitize VPN 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 27: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 Privitize VPN and add them to the quarantine.
Privitize VPN - quarantine

Step 28:Malwarebytes may require you to reboot the PC to complete the Remove Privitize VPN. After completion reboot your computer Malwarebytes will be relaunched, 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 Privitize VPN. Enjoy.
Privitize VPN - Complete

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Technical Details of Privitize VPN files :
You may need to delete following Privitize VPN files :

%LocalAppData%\[Rnd]
%temp%\[rnd].exe
C:\Windows\System32\drivers\[Rnd].sys
%AppData%\[rnd].bat
%AppData%\Protector-[rnd].exe
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\[rnd].exe
%UserProfile%\Desktop\Privitize VPN.lnk
%appdata%\[rnd].exe
%CommonAppData%\[Rnd]
%Program Files%\Privitize VPN
%CommonStartMenu%\Programs\Privitize VPN.lnk

Also please check following Privitize VPN registry file:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[Rnd Character]\defaulticon “Default” = ‘%1’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER \Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System ‘DisableTaskMgr’ = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[Rnd].exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Privitize VPN
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Privitize VPN
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\protector.exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ‘Inspector’

Privitize VPN Symptoms:

Privitize VPN changes browser settings
It installs Babylon as default search engine
Privitize VPN installs without user permission
It consumes system resources

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  1. I got infected with this Privitize VPN virus and show this article. I think any of this file can be causing the problem:

    C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\HP SimplePass\TrueSuiteService.exe
    C:\Program Files\IDT\WDM\STacSV64.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
    C:\Windows\system32\Hpservice.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\armsvc.exe
    C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel® Management Engine Components\DAL\jhi_service.exe
    C:\Windows\SysWOW64\rundll32.exe
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WLIDSVC.EXE
    C:\Program Files\Intel\WiFi\bin\ZeroConfigService.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Bluetooth\obexsrv.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\wbem\unsecapp.exe
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WLIDSvcM.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\wbem\wmiprvse.exe
    C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Auto\HPAuto.exe
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\SystemCore\mcshield.exe
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\SystemCore\mfefire.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Application Virtualization Client\sftlist.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\taskhost.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
    C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
    C:\Program Files (x86)\HP SimplePass\TouchControl.exe
    C:\Program Files\IDT\WDM\sttray64.exe
    C:\Windows\System32\hkcmd.exe
    C:\Windows\System32\igfxpers.exe
    C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
    C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe
    C:\Program Files\HP\HP Officejet Pro 8600\Bin\ScanToPCActivationApp.exe
    C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP LaunchBox\HPTaskBar1.exe
    C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP LaunchBox\HPTaskBar2.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Virtualization Handler\CVHSVC.EXE
    C:\Program Files (x86)\McAfee Security Scan\3.0.285\SSScheduler.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel® USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Driver\Application\iusb3mon.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch\HPMSGSVC.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP On Screen Display\HPOSD.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP CoolSense\CoolSense.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\Shared\hpqWmiEx.exe
    C:\Program Files\McAfee.com\Agent\mcagent.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Bluetooth\mediasrv.exe
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\SYNAPTICS\SYNTP\SYNTPHELPER.EXE
    C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkServiceNetworkRestricted
    C:\Program Files (x86)\HP SimplePass\BioMonitor.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Bluetooth\BTPlayerCtrl.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\wbem\unsecapp.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\SearchIndexer.exe
    C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe
    C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
    C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServicePeerNet
    C:\Program Files\HP\HP Officejet Pro 8600\Bin\HPNetworkCommunicator.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\CyberLink\YouCam\YCMMirage.exe
    C:\Windows\Microsoft.Net\Framework64\v3.0\WPF\PresentationFontCache.exe
    C:\Program Files\Intel\BluetoothHS\BTHSAmpPalService.exe
    C:\Program Files\Intel\BluetoothHS\BTHSSecurityMgr.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Support Framework\hpsa_service.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel® Rapid Storage Technology\IAStorDataMgrSvc.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel® Management Engine Components\LMS\LMS.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Internet Security\Engine\19.9.0.9\ccSvcHst.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel® Management Engine Components\UNS\UNS.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Internet Security\Engine\19.9.0.9\ccSvcHst.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingBar\7.1.362.0\SeaPort.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\notepad.exe
    C:\Users\Ricky Molina\Downloads\Defogger.exe
    C:\Users\Ricky Molina\Downloads\SecurityCheck(1).exe
    C:\Windows\SysWOW64\cmd.exe
    C:\Windows\SysWOW64\notepad.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\SearchProtocolHost.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\SearchFilterHost.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\wbem\wmiprvse.exe
    C:\Windows\System32\cscript.exe

    Anyway happy to report is it fixed and your blog really help me.

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