MalwareWar Removal Process (remove MalwareWar)

March 27, 2008

MalwareWar Explanation

MalwareWar or MalwareWar 7.3 is a new sadistic rogue anti-spyware program that may appear to be useful to novice computer users for removal of spyware and malware. MalwareWar does not remove malware or spyware, instead it main purpose is to get you to waste your money on the MalwareWar program which is a useless application. MalwareWar may slow the performance of your computer by displaying popups and alert messages stating that you are infected with a parasite. This is an exaggerated ploy programmed into MalwareWar by hackers to extort money from you. Do not under any circumstances purchase MalwareWar. MalwareWar can be removed from your system if a process is followed.

Are you getting popups from MalwareWar? Have you identified that you have MalwareWar installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove MalwareWar completely from your computer?

Why should you remove MalwareWar?

If MalwareWar resides on your computer, it can potentially damage your personal files or you may end up losing data stored on your system. Research has shown that MalwareWar may have the ability to make your computer vulnerable to remote attacks which could result, initially, in loss of money, possibly identity theft, and, eventually, a painstaking MalwareWar removal process.

How can you manually remove MalwareWar

Manual removal of MalwareWar may not be for everyone. Each manual MalwareWar removal step must be followed delicately to completely remove all related files and registry entries from your computer. If you are unsure or have doubts about editing your system registry, then we recommend that you use the automatic MalwareWar removal process.

MalwareWar can be removed manually by following the steps below.

  1. With all programs closed, click the Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.
  2. Locate the Add/Remove Programs icon and double click it.
  3. Locate MalwareWar in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find MalwareWar, you can continue to step 5.
  4. Restart your computer.
  5. Close all open programs and windows on your desktop.
  6. Open your registry editor (regedit) program by going to Start Menu, type in regedit, and click OK.
  7. Find all of the following registry entries and delete them. If you do not know how to do this, then you can read how to edit the registry in Windows.

    MalwareWar 7.3
    Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\MalwareWar 7.3.exe 7.3
  8. You may need to return to this removal process for removing MalwareWar. You can do this easily by bookmarking or adding a favorite to this page by clicking here. If you are using the FireFox web browser you can press the keys Ctrl and D simultaneously to bookmark this page.

    Image 1. Bookmark PCHubs removal process


  9. Delete all of the following files that are associated with MalwareWar from your computer.

    MalwareWar 7.3
    MalwareWar 7.3.exe
    MalwareWar 7.3.lnk
    MalwareWar 7.3 Website.lnk
    Uninstall MalwareWar 7.3.lnk
    MalwareWar 7.3.url

    If you need a better understanding on how to search for these files then you can read how to find and search for files and folders here.

    If you have issues deleting any of the previously listed files that are associated with MalwareWar, you can try rebooting your computer into safe mode. Booting into safe mode may allow certain malicious files to be deleted. If you are wondering how to boot into safe mode, you can read our process for starting a computer in safe mode here.

    Image 2. Select "Safe Mode with Networking"


  10. After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with MalwareWar by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\MalwareWar folder, select it, and delete it. In some cases you may not be able to find this directory. You can still continue to the next step.

  11. Restart your computer. You do not need to boot into safe mode at this point. You should have removed MalwareWar completely from your computer. If you find that MalwareWar is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic MalwareWar removal process.

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