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AntiSpy Safeguard. How to Remove? (Uninstall Guide)

removal by - -   Also known as AntiSpySafeguard | Type: Rogue Antispyware
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AntiSpy Safeguard is a fake anti-spyware program that display false scan results as a tactic to scare you into thinking that your computer is infected with viruses. This fake program is advertised through websites that pretend to be online malware scanners that find infections on your computer, usually some Trojans, worms and other malicious software. Of course, the rogue program may come bundled with other malware onto your computer without your knowledge and pop-up in your computer screen like form nowhere. Also, malware authors distribute their bogus products using social engineering. Once installed, AntiSpy Safeguard will supposedly run a quick system scan and find a variety of files that it states are malware. These files, though, cannot be removed unless you first purchase the software. However, don't purchase it. The scan results are false, so you may safely ignore them. Besides, AntiSpy Safeguard won't remove any infections anyway because they simply don't exist on your computer.

AntiSpy Safeguard is a clone of Red Cross Antivirust, Pest Detector 4.1, Peak Protection 2010 and Major Defense Kit. While running, it will also display many fake security alerts and notifications from Windows task bar. Those notifications will claim that your computer is under attack from a remote computer and that a remove login attempt was block by AntiSpy Safeguard. Sounds great, but unfortunately that's not true. Furthermore, this scareware will block task manager, system restore and even safe mode. It will probably block all other programs on your computer too claiming that those programs are infected. That's also a lie. As you can see, AntiSpy Safeguard is nothing more but a scam. If you find that your computer is infected with this virus, please follow AntiSpy Safeguard removal instructions bellow to remove it either manually for free or with an automatic removal tool. Related files: tmp.exe

AntiSpy Safeguard properties:
• Changes browser settings
• Shows commercial adverts
• Connects itself to the internet
• Stays resident in background

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AntiSpy Safeguard manual removal

Kill processes:
antispy.exe
defender.exe
tmp.exe
Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\PAV
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "WarnonBadCertRecving" = "0"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "WarnOnPostRedirect" = "0"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "tmp"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce "SelfdelNT"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon "Shell" = "%UserProfile%\Application Data\antispy.exe"
Delete files:
%UserProfile%\\Application Data\\antispy.exe
%UserProfile%\\Application Data\\defender.exe
%UserProfile%\\Application Data\\tmp.exe
%UserProfile%\\Local Settings\\Temp\\kjkkklklj.bat
Delete directories:
%UserProfile%\Application Data\PAV\

Geolocation of AntiSpy Safeguard

Map reveals the prevalence of AntiSpy Safeguard. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: United States.

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Comments on AntiSpy Safeguard

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<Guest>
is there a free way to get rid of the virus antispy safeguard thx
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its alright
this happen 2 me to and i was freaking out but all you have to do is "system restore" try to pick a date from the day before or before this started happening
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Jac1999
Sous vista le programme hotfix.exe est à retirer...
Killer le process
Lancer le process IExplore pour prendre la main sous le bureau
puis rechercher le fichier et effacer le du disque.
Avec CCleaner effacer toute trace du fichier dans le registre.
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<Guest>
you can close the progrom once the fake system scan is done, instead of clicking continue unprotected click the link for ordering the product, once the order screen comes up right click the TASKBAR icon, NOT the SYSTEM TRAY icon and click close, this will allow to use your browser again
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<Guest>
alt and F4 worked a treat, thanks
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<Guest>
if you're persistant with Alt and F4 when it first starts up you can close the program and hence get on the internet to get the removal tools
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<Guest>
Download it from another computer onto a memory stick
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<Guest>
Hello. How do I download anything when the program blocks me from doing anything?
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<Guest>
HELP MEE!!!!! OMG!!! I cant do anything!
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