The Fake PC Optimization Tools 'Windows XP Fix/Windows Vista Fix/Windows 7 Fix' Use Identical Interface and Money Extortion Techniques
July 09, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology NewsEnigmaSoftware.com reports three new phony Windows optimization programs by the names of Windows XP Fix, Windows Vista Fix and Windows 7 Fix. Windows XP Fix, Windows Vista Fix and Windows 7 Fix use a nice-looking user interface and deceptive money extortion techniques to convince Internet users that their machine's hard drive.
It is apparent that the three fake pc optimization programs Windows XP Fix, Windows Vista Fix and Windows 7 Fix were all created by the same group of scammers. The Threat Research Center technicians at EnigmaSoftware.com have identified each of these programs to render virtually the same false alert messages and render similar system scan results. From these findings, it is obvious that Windows 7 Fix, Windows XP Fix and Windows Vista Fix were created to infiltrate systems that run Windows 7, XP or Vista. Windows 7 Fix, Windows XP Fix and Windows Vista Fix are similar to other popular fake security programs such as XP Antispyware 2012, Windows XP Repair, Win 7 Security 2012, and Vista Anti-virus 2012.
In the past EnigmaSoftware.com, has identified many other rogue security and optimization applications that have identical graphical user interfaces but exhibit a slightly different name. The creators of these applications purposely make subtle changes to the name only to cause mass confusion among computer users who do not know any better.
Basically, Windows XP Fix, Windows Vista Fix and Windows 7 Fix are all the same fake PC optimization program. The files that populate a system with any of these programs installed on it are virtually the same. Even still, Windows XP Fix, Windows Vista Fix and Windows 7 Fix were discovered on the same day which leads EnigmaSoftware.com to believe that the creators developed one program that can easily be modified to have different names.
The 'Windows…Fix' family of deceptive optimization programs each have a designated website that users may be redirected to for purchase of a full Windows Fix program. In addition to the Windows Fix programs being virtually identical, EnigmaSoftware.com found that the associated purchase sites are identical with only a slight variation in the web address.
EnigmaSoftware.com advises computer users through the Windows XP Fix, Windows Vista Fix and Windows 7 Fix Removal Reports that each of these deceptive programs are designed to ultimately extort money from you. It is highly advisable that the "removal report" articles be used to successfully remove Windows XP Fix, Windows Vista Fix or Windows 7 Fix.
Each of the removal reports for Windows XP Fix, Windows Vista Fix and Windows 7 Fix can be viewed on the following links.