Many users reported win32 protector.c Wirus error on their computers.
This error might be caused by various issues, but in today’s article, we’re going to show you how to fix this issue.
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This error is usually caused by various reasons, such as hardware issues, corrupted files, corrupt drivers, etc.
- The win32 protector.c Wirus error is caused when the file was corrupted.
- To fix it, you have to use a dedicated tool to scan for and fix the damaged file.
- Another effective solution is to rename the corrupted file.
PC problems? Solve them in minutes.
Enable the Windows Defender Firewall
- Open Windows Search, type firewall, and open Windows Firewall
- Select the Allow an app or feature through Windows Firewall option
- Locate the Windows Defender Firewall on the list, and select it
- Click on the Change settings button
- Enable the Windows Defender Firewall
Uninstall the third-party antivirus software
- Press Windows Key + R to open Run.
- Type appwiz.cpl in the text field and click OK.
- Locate the security program and uninstall it.
- Restart your computer after doing that.
Run a SFC scan
- Click Start
- Type cmd in the Search bar
Right-click Command prompt
- Select Run as administrator
- In the Command prompt window, type the following command and press Enter: DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth
- Wait for the scan to complete.
- Go to this link to download the tool.
- Extract the Win32_Protection.sys file from the zipped folder.
- Run the .exe file and follow the on-screen instructions.
Run the DISM tool
- Type dism in the Windows search box.
- Click Download tool now under Windows Deployment Services.
- Double-click the Win32_ Protector_ c Windows Resource Module in the Windows Deployment Services window.
- Select the Run as administrator option.
- Press the Restart button.
Perform an SFC scan
- Press the Windows key + S, type cmd, and right-click on the relevant search result.
- Select Run as administrator.
- Type in the following lines and press Enter after each: DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth SFC.exe /SCANNOW
Perform a DISM scan
Press Windows Key + X and select Command prompt (Admin) or PowerShell (Admin).
When Command prompt opens, run the following command: DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth
Perform a System Restore
Press Windows Key + S and enter system restore. Now select Create a restore point from the list of results.
When System Properties window opens, click the System Restore button.
Now click Next.
- Follow the further on-screen instructions.