May 11, 2011

PC Security Guardian.



PC Security Guardian is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as Best Malware Protection and Personal Internet Security 2011.
It's promoted through the use of fake online scanners and compromised websites. Once installed, this rogue program will run a fake system scan and then will state that your computer in infected with spyware, worms and other malware. PC Security Guardian will prompt you topay for a full version of the program to remove the threats and to ensure system protection against other viruses. Do purchase this rogue program, it's a scam. Instead, please use the removal instructions below to remove PC Security Guardian either manually or with an automatic removal tool.

While running, PC Security Guardian will display a bunch of fake security alerts and pop-ups stating that your computer is infected or under attack from a remote server. The scammers want to make you think that your computer is infected with and to further scare you into buying their useless program. What is more, PC Security Guardian may block practically all programs on your computer saying that they are either infected or may cause serious damage to the system. PC Security Guardian will hijack Internet Explorer and redirect you to various infected websites that may harm your computer or install other malware. It is obvious that PC Security Guardian is nothing more but a scam. If you find that your computer in infected with this rogue program then use our removal guide below. We strongly recommend you to remove this malware from your PC.

Removal:

Kill malicious Processes from Task Manager:
  • [random].exe
Location of the infection:
  1. %UserProfile%\Application Data\[random]\
  2. %UserProfile%\Application Data\[random]\.[random].exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce "[random]" 
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msseces.exe "Debugger" = 'svchost.exe'
Although it is possible to manually remove PC Security Guardian, such activity can permanently damage your system if any mistakes are made in the process, as advanced spyware parasites are able to automatically repair themselves if not completely removed. Thus, manual spyware removal is recommended for experienced users only, such as IT specialists or highly qualified system administrators. For other users, we recommend  malware and spyware removal applications.

After removing all these files, restart your computer and the issue will be fixed. And don’t forget to do update your Security Software, check the Firewall Settings and the Operating System and finally do a full system scan with the Security Software.

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