Windows 7 Fix Removal Process (remove Windows7Fix)

July 8, 2011

Windows 7 Fix

Windows 7 Fix is a program that was designed to target users of Windows 7 who may think that their system is in need of fixing or a boost of performance. The thing is, Windows 7 Fix will offer these fixes for a certain price but will not deliver after it is purchased. In other words, Windows 7 Fix is a useless application when it comes to speeding up any PC. Windows 7 Fix was designed to extort money from you and nothing else.

Are you getting popups from Windows 7 Fix? Have you identified that you have Windows 7 Fix installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove Windows 7 Fix completely from your computer?

Why should you remove Windows 7 Fix?

If Windows 7 Fix 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 Windows 7 Fix 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 Windows 7 Fix removal process.

How can you manually remove Windows 7 Fix

Manual removal of Windows 7 Fix may not be for everyone. Each manual Windows 7 Fix 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 Windows 7 Fix removal process.

Windows 7 Fix 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 Windows 7 Fix in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find Windows 7 Fix, 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.

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download "CheckExeSignatures" = 'no'
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main "Use FormSuggest" = 'yes'
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced "Hidden" = '0'
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced "ShowSuperHidden" = '0'
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "CertificateRevocation" = '0'
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "WarnonBadCertRecving" = '0'
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\ActiveDesktop "NoChangingWallPaper" = '1'
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Associations "LowRiskFileTypes" = '/{hq:/s's:/ogn:/uyu:/dyd:/c'u:/bnl:/ble:/sdf:/lrh:/iul:/iulm:/fhg:/clq:/kqf:/'wh:/lqf:/lqdf:/lnw:/lq2:/l2t:/v'w:/rbs:'
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments "SaveZoneInformation" = '1'
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System "DisableTaskMgr" = '1'
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "[random]"
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "[random].exe"
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system "DisableTaskMgr" = '1'
  8. You may need to return to this removal process for removing Windows 7 Fix. 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 Windows 7 Fix from your computer.

    %UserProfile%\Desktop\Windows 7 Fix.lnk
    %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\[random]
    %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\[random].exe
    %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\[random].dll
    %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\~r
    %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Windows 7 Fix\
    %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Windows 7 Fix\Uninstall Windows 7 Fix.lnk
    %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Windows 7 Fix\Windows 7 Fix.lnk

    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 Windows 7 Fix, 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 Windows 7 Fix by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\Windows 7 Fix 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 Windows 7 Fix completely from your computer. If you find that Windows 7 Fix is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic Windows 7 Fix removal process.


  • Vernon Parks says:

    Okay, thanks to you i was able to remove the Windows 7 malware program. I had left two files and registry entries still on my PC. did a safe mode boot and then deleted them… restarted… and now it does not pop-up like it did before. Thanks a million!

  • Chance Gazitano says:

    Yo, this is a great site. I am always looking for blogs like this. Keep up the good effort!

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