How to get rid of the ProtectWindowsManager VirusSometimes the ProtectWindowsManager file may cloak a virus, for example Sophos found FuYu, as well as F-Secure found Application.Agent.HA. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.
Other problems with ProtectWindowsManager.exe
The ProtectWindowsManager.exe process is also known as WindowsProtectManger Service or, as the case may be, Windows SysTool Service and is a part of Redmonder or, as the case may be, WindowsProtectManger control. This software is produced by DTools LIMITED or, as the case may be, SysTool PasSame LIMITED. An obsolete or defective version of ProtectWindowsManager.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- WindowsProtectManger service has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- WindowsProtectManger service has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- ProtectWindowsManager.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module ProtectWindowsManager.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about ProtectWindowsManager.exe WindowsProtectManger service
ProtectWindowsManager.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file ProtectWindowsManager.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 708,264 bytes (9% of all these files), 487,056 bytes as well as 23 other variants.
It is the WindowsMangerProtect service: WindowsMangerProtect service.
The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The ProtectWindowsManager file is not part of the Windows operating system. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. ProtectWindowsManager.exe is capable of supervise programs. For this reason, 53% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A ProtectWindowsManager.exe file has a 50% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME". In this case, the file size is usually 485,888 bytes (33% of all these files), 338,432 bytes, 697,000 bytes, 528,896 bytes or, as the case may be, 530,408 bytes. It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. ProtectWindowsManager.exe is capable of track other applications.
Attention: If you find ProtectWindowsManager.exe on your computer, please scan it with an anti-virus product. If your anti-virus software does not recognize it as being harmful, then please make sure that you have the latest update of the signature file, or check the file online. For this option, you may want to use Security Task Manager. Here, click on the process with the right mouse button and send the file to an online virus scanner.
What do other computer users say about ProtectWindowsManager?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall Redmonder or WindowsProtectManger control
To remove WindowsProtectManger service from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Redmonder or WindowsProtectManger control in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if ProtectWindowsManager.exe (WindowsProtectManger service) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of WindowsProtectManger service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for WindowsProtectManger service or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or ProtectWindowsManager.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.