PrivacyGuard 2010 Removal Steps

Description: Privacy Guard 2010 other wise known as PrivacyGuard 2010 is your normal fake rogue security client. False software products like this have been aroudn for years and little has changed with this client.

Once installed on your computer Privacyguard 2010 will show false security warnings in an attempt to trick and scare the user into making a purchase of this fale software. Privacy Guard 2010 even shows a link going to Microsoft in an attempt to look lefit. Microsoft has nothing to do with this scam.

PrivacyGuard 2010 removal is not as hard as many other false clients out there. In our testings we found that the only wat to get infected with PrivacyGuard 2010 was to manually install the client. If you did not intall Privacy Guard 2010 on your computer, that means you have a Trojan virus that did install it. If this is the case we highly recommend you seek expert help because your have an open back door into your computer. In cases like this we recommend

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As soon as you find a copy of this malicious software on your computer, you should take steps to remove Privacy Guard 2010. Privacy Guard2010 removal is a process which involves the stopping of PrivacyGuard2010.exe, deletion of files and folders and the removal of registry entries.

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Privacy Guard 2010 Manual Removal Procedures

The first step you must take in order to remove Privacy Guard 2010 is to stop the following process:

  • PrivacyGuard2010.exe

Top Stop this proccess you can either borwse to the file location and re-name the file like we did in the video above, or you can download our process killer tool under SOFTWARE tab above. Be sure to download the one already re-named explorer.exe

The next step in Privacy Guard 2010 removal is to delete the following file:

Windows XP:

  • C:\Program Files\PC\PrivacyGuard 2010\PrivacyGuard2010.exe

Windows Vista/7:

  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PC\PrivacyGuard 2010\PrivacyGuard2010.exe

Once the above steps have been completed, Privacy Guard 2010 should no longer be running. At this time you need to run a FULL VIRUS SCAN. Don’t skip this step.

Privacy Guard 2010 Registry Removal Proedures

Removing files and folders alone is not sufficient to completely remove Privacy Guard 2010. The following keys and settings should also be removed from the Windows registry to complete Privacy Guard 2010 removal:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “PrivacyGuard2010.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “PrivacyGuard2010.exe”

Updated Regsitry traces


You should now run a full security scan to ensure no other threats are installed on your computer.

Privacy Guard 2010 Directories:


  • C:\Program Files\PC\PrivacyGuard 2010

Windows Vista/7:

  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PC\PrivacyGuard 2010\

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  • Chwparker

    Useless post as privacy guard won’t allow the infected computer to get online!

    • Anonymous

      Most people in today’s world have internet access from more then one source. We have helped tens of thousands of people with our guides so I would not consider them useless.

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