by Inspector on November 9, 2013

in Security, Privacy

SmitFraudFix is an anti-spyware, anti-malware and desktop hijack malware removal tool, created by S!Ri to remove rogue security programs and malware from PC. It targets malware that displays fake security alerts on your computer, changes your desktop background to security warnings and installs rogue programs.


Examples of programs that SmitFraudFix targets include:

  • MS Antispyware 2009
  • XP Police Antivirus
  • IE-Security
  • IE Defender
  • Zlob Trojans
  • Smitfraud Trojans

SmitFraudFix is a security tool that removes Desktop Hijack malware. Its anti-spyware and anti-malware. SmitfraudFix can remove:

  • Smitfraud
  • Win32.puper
  • AVGold
  • Security iGuard
  • Spyware Vanisher
  • Virtual Maid
  • SpySheriff
  • PSGuard
  • SpyAxe
  • WinHound
  • AlphaCleaner
  • AdwarePunisher
  • SpywareQuake
  • SpywareSheriff
  • PestTrap
  • MalwareWipe
  • Spyware Soft Stop
  • BraveSentry
  • SpyGuard
  • AdwareSheriff

SmitfraudFix Usage

Search for Infection

  • Double-click SmitfraudFix.exe
  • Select 1 and hit Enter to create a report of the infected files. The report can be found at the root of the system drive, usually at C:rapport.txt

Clean PC

  • Reboot your computer in Safe Mode (before the Windows icon appears, tap the F8 key continually)
  • Double-click SmitfraudFix.exe
  • Select 2 and hit Enter to delete infect files
  • You will be prompted: Do you want to clean the registry ? answer Y (yes) and hit Enter in order to remove the Desktop background and clean registry keys associated with the infection
  • The tool will now check if wininet.dll is infected. You may be prompted to replace the infected file (if found): Replace infected file ? answer Y (yes) and hit Enter to restore a clean file
  • A reboot may be needed to finish the cleaning process. The report can be found at the root of the system drive, usually at C:rapport.txt

Optional Functions

  • To restore Trusted and Restricted site zone, select 3 and hit Enter.
  • You will be prompted: Restore Trusted Zone ? answer Y (yes) and hit Enter to delete trusted zone.

Note: process.exe is detected by some antivirus programs (AntiVir, Dr.Web, Kaspersky) as a “RiskTool”. It is not a virus, but a program used to stop system processes. Antivirus programs cannot distinguish between “good” and “malicious” use of such programs, therefore they may alert the user about this software as a riskware.

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