Advanced Security Tool 2010. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

removal by Ugnius Kiguolis - -   Also known as AdvancedSecurityTool2010, Advanced Security Tool | Type: Rogue Antispyware
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Advanced Security Tool 2010 is a rogue security program that use deceiving methods to trick you into thinking that your computer is infected with viruses. This fake program is from the same family as Security Central scareware. It’s promoted mostly through the use of Trojans, fake online scanners and other bogus websites. Once installed, Advanced Security Tool 2010 will pretend to scan your computer for malware and display a list of infections such as Trojans, spyware, worms and other malware. It will prompt you to pay for a full version of the program to remove the infections. In reality, though, the scan results are totally false. So, obviously it won’t remove any infections simply because they don’t even exist on your computer. Please use the removal instructions below to remove Advanced Security Tool 2010 from your computer as soon as possible.

While Advanced Security Tool 2010 is running, it will display fake security alerts stating that your computer was found to be infected with malicious programs or that someone is trying to transfer your private data via Internet. These alerts are also fake, so you can ignore them. The fake security alerts read:

Firewall Warning
Hidden file transfer to remote host was detected
Advanced Security Tool 2010 has detected that somebody is trying to transfer your private data via Internet. We strongly recommend you to block the attack immediately.

Privacy Alert
Your system was found to be infected with itercepting programs. These can log your activity and damage your privacy. Click here for Advanced Security Tool 2010 spyware removal.

What is more, this virus may block legitimate anti-spyware programs and other programs. Task Manager and other system tools might be disabled as well. As you can see, AdvancedSecurityTool2010 is a scam. Please don’t install and purchase it. If you have already purchased it then contact your credit card company and dispute the charges. Then please follow Advanced Security Tool 2010 removal instructions below.

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Advanced Security Tool 2010 manual removal:

Kill processes:
asectool.exe



Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareAdvanced Security

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTBrcWizApp.BrcWiz

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTBrcWizApp.BrcWiz.1

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTCLSID{80c10400-59cb-4c79-97ce-cc693103afca}

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTInterface{4B66E1DF-4DE3-4CDA-83B5-11673EADAB0B}

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTInterface{9692BE2F-EB8F-49D9-A11C-C24C1EF734D5}

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTTypeLib{58B4E0F5-F122-4C02-B038-C482D998486A}

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerBrowser Helper Objects{80c10400-59cb-4c79-97ce-cc693103afca}

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoft "adver_id" = "29"

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesAssociations "LowRiskFileTypes" = ".exe;"

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun "AdvSecTool"

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun "rundll32" = ""

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionWinlogon "Shell" = "%UserProfile%Application Dataasectool.exe" /sn"

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionpoliciessystem "EnableLUA" = "0"

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun "rundll32" = ""

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionWinlogon "Shell" = "explorer.exe C:WINDOWSsystem32ntload.exe"

Unregister DLLs:
scan.dll

Delete files:
asr.dat

1tmp.bat

asectool.exe

scan.dll

secmof.tmp

Advanced Security Tool 2010.LNK



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