Windows Shielding Utility is a fraudulent computer security program that is there to rip you off. It is a so-called rogue antispyware program that will make you think that your computer is infected with multiple threats and then it will make you pay for a product that does not exist. The fact is that even though your computer might seem to be under attack it is actually plagued by nothing else but Windows Shielding Utility. This rogue spams you with a huge amount of annoying fake security messages, not allowing you to operate your computer properly.
Were you to allow Windows Shielding Utility to stay in your computer for a longer period of time, it can actually slow down your system to the point that it can you will no longer be able to operate. The truth is that Windows Shielding Utility can easily block your internet access with intention to keep you from acquiring information on rogue removal. The rogue is also able to block your executables under a pretense that your program is infected with malware and needs to be closed to prevent the spread of the infection.
That is nothing but blatant lies and Windows Shielding Utility only wants you to spend your money for a completely worthless product. Rather than doing that, get yourself a good computer safeguard program and remove Windows Shielding Utility for good.
Windows Shielding Utility belongs to the Rogue.VirusDoctor family of dangerous computer threats. You might have encountered previous versions of this rogue already, such as Windows Software Saver, Windows Antihazard Helper, Windows AntiHazard Center and others. These rogues and Windows Shielding Utility copies the layout of Windows XP Explorer and it makes the rogue look as a legitimate part of the operating system.
When Windows Shielding Utility gets onto your computer, it performs a fake system scan and presents you with disturbing results saying that there are a lot of "viruses" in your computer. It also floods you with fake security notifications that keep popping up every now and then:
Firewall has blocked a program from accessing the Internet
C:\program files\internet explorer\iexplore.exe
is suspected to have infected your PC. This type of virus intercepts entered data and transmits them to a remote server.
Attempt to modify registry key entries detected. Registry entry analysis is recommended.
Warning! Identity theft attempt Detected
Hidden connection IP: 188.8.131.52
Target: Your passwords for sites
To make matters worse, Windows Shielding Utility tries to avoid being removed from your system by blocking your access to the Internet, Windows Task Manager, Registry Editor as well as a whole number of executables. These frustrating symptoms can be avoided by "registering" Windows Shielding Utility with the following activation key:
It WILL NOT remove Windows Shielding Utility, but it will give you some time to acquire a trustworthy antimalware program that will help you erase Windows Shielding Utility from your system once and for all. At the same time the program will protect your system from similar attacks in the future.