What is AnyProtect?

AnyProtect is a potentially unwanted program that is presented as a backup tool. It is designed as a legitimate program that many people would like to have. AnyProtect has a website, where its full version can be bought for about $59.99. However, many users later had regrets about the purchase, not only because AnyProtect could be easily replaced with other free tools, but also because installing this program caused the problems with their computers. The malware not only fakes the system risks messages, but also crawls into web browsers and collects personal information. In addition, AnyProtect may contain other threats, like trojans or browser hijackers, that’s why we strongly recommend to remove AnyProtect, particularly if you are not sure of its origin. Uninstall AnyProtect using following removal guide.

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How AnyProtect gets on your PC?

AnyProtect can be downloaded by the users who have mistaken it for a handy application, however the most common way of its distribution is ‘bundling’. Bundling is a method of putting several pieces of software in one setup, thus, users likely miss the options of additional software. Avoiding getting the malware is also possible when one is cautious of the threats of clicking the Internet advertisement, visiting questionable websites and opening suspicious emails. In some cases, AnyProtect will not uninstall and give you error message. You can use special removers to forcefully remove AnyProtect from your computer. One of the best malware removers is Norton.

How to remove AnyProtect from your computer?

To uninstall AnyProtect remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have AnyProtect in their database. You can try to use them for removing AnyProtect.

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to AnyProtect – files, folders, registry keys.

 

Download Norton*Trial version of Norton provides detection of computer viruses for FREE. To remove malware, you have to purchase the full version of Norton.

Alternative Solution:

Norton Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as AnyProtect.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove AnyProtect

Or uninstall AnyProtect manually.

Step 1: Remove AnyProtect from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find AnyProtect.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find AnyProtect and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find AnyProtect, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate AnyProtect and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove AnyProtect from your browser.

Step 2: Remove AnyProtect from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find AnyProtect.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose AnyProtect.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable AnyProtect.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of AnyProtect:

Remove following registry entries:

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Remove following files:

%THREAT%.dll

Remove following folders

%PROGRAMFILES%\AnyProtect\

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