Remove My Security Shield
Removal instructions

Severity scale:  
  (72/100)
My Security Shield is also known as MySecurityShield | Type: Rogue Antispyware
My Security Shield is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as Security Master AV and My Security Engine. Just like its predecessors, My Security Shield is promoted through the use of fake online scanners and other bogus websites or malware that displays fake security alerts on your computer. The scareware states that your PC is infected with spyware, adware and other viruses and that you should download and install My Security Shield in order to remove the infections. In reality, though, this is nothing more but a scam. And if you decide to install My Security Shield then it will make your computer almost unusable.

Once installed, the rogue program will install a variety of files on your computer that act as fake malware so that the program will find them while scanning. These files are: cid.drv, CLSV.tmp, DBOLE.exe, delfile.sys, fan.dll, grid.sys, kernel32.exe, kernel32.sys, PE.dll, PE.tmp, runddlkey.drv, SICKBOY.drv, std.dll, tempdoc.tmp, tjd.sys and other. All these files are located in %UserProfile%Recent folder.

While My Security Shield is running, it will automatically start scanning your computer and then will state that there are many infected files that should be removed, but this can be done only with a full version of the program. You may also find that your computer starts to become slower. Furthermore, My Security Shield will constantly display fake security alerts stating that your computer is infected and that you should purchase the program immediately to protect your computer. The text of some of these alerts are:


Warning! Virus detected
Threat Detected: Trojan-PSW.VBS.Half
Description: This is a VBScript-virus. It steals user's passwords.


Memory access problem
WindowsErrorForm has encountered a problem at address 0x1FC408.
We are sorry for the inconvenience.
If you see this error again, operational information can be irrevocably lost.

As you can see, My Security Shield uses misleading methods to scare you into purhcasing the program. The removal guide below will walk you through removing the My Security Shield and any associated malware that may have been installed with it. You can remove this virus manually, but we strongly recommend you to use an automatic removal tool. Finally, if you have already purchased the bogus program then contact your credit card company and dispute the charges. Related files: 4475.mof, mozcrt19.dll, MS345d_2129.exe, MSS.ico, sqlite3.dll, My Security Shield.lnk, cookies.sqlite, fan.dll, kernel32.sys, std.dll

My Security Shield properties:
• Changes browser settings
• Shows commercial adverts
• Connects itself to the internet
• Stays resident in background

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My Security Shield manual removal

Kill processes:
MS345d_2129.exe
Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\3
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{3F2BBC05-40DF-11D2-9455-00104BC936FF}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MS345d_2129.DocHostUIHandler
HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes "URL" = "http://findgala.com/?&uid=2129&q={searchTerms}"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes "URL" = "http://findgala.com/?&uid=2129&q={searchTerms}"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer "PRS" = "http://127.0.0.1:27777/?inj=%ORIGINAL%"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download "RunInvalidSignatures" = "1"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\5.0\User Agent\Post Platform "control/7.02129"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "My Security Shield"
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes "URL" = "http://findgala.com/?&uid=2129&q={searchTerms}"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download "CheckExeSignatures" = "no"
Unregister DLLs:
mozcrt19.dll
sqlite3.dll

Delete files:
4475.mof
mozcrt19.dll
MS345d_2129.exe
MSS.ico
sqlite3.dll
vd952342.bd
MSJYQMS.cfg
My Security Shield.lnk
cookies.sqlite
Instructions.ini
cid.drv
CLSV.tmp
DBOLE.exe
delfile.sys
fan.dll
grid.sys
kernel32.exe
kernel32.sys
PE.dll
PE.tmp
runddlkey.drv
SICKBOY.drv
std.dll
tempdoc.tmp
tjd.sys
Delete directories:
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\345d567\
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\MSHBXRCOBWS\
%UserProfile%\Application Data\My Security Shield\

Geolocation of My Security Shield

This map reveals the prevalence of My Security Shield. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: United States and United Kingdom.

QR code for My Security Shield removal instructions

My Security Shield qrcode QR is short for Quick Response. They can be read quickly by the mobile phones. QR codes can store more data than standard barcodes, including url links, geo coordinates, and text.
The reason we add QR code to the website is that parasites like My Security Shield are really hard to remove on infected computer. you can quicly scan the QR code with your mobile device and have manual removal instructions to uninstall My Security Shield right in your pocket.
Simply use the QR scanner and read removal instructions from mobile device.

Information added: 2010-08-05 02:17
Information updated: 2012-05-30 13:25

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Users comments about My Security Shield:

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Rick
Is there a legal action that can be taken again these malicious people?
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Page
Żal mi tej strony
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page
I had the same problem. If you use Windows 7 check for a repair disk. You have this if you had backed up your computer before this incident.
The disk will check for problems with your boot directory and registry. Let it run and follow the prompts as needed. Once the system has rebooted the program has been removed.
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Idiot
Got the Security Shield and fell for it. A week after my purchase, every trace of the program disappeared. Well, except for the fact that someone in the Mideast now has my old debit card number and has attempted to use it. Luckily, it was caught by my financial institution. Now I have to get some ID insurance.
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carmen
Im so confused. For some reason it inturrepted my virus ware, that I already had and now I dont know what to do!!!!!! I hate downloading things becuse im so worried now.....
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kenedy
My Security Shield is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as Security Master AV and My Security Engine.
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scum
its a bunch of asians who cant spell in english, they created this virus 100% i swear t god what smartarsefkermofos
im so furious, i need to fix my pc, someone help please.

fk this sht off.
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dc
Jehanlyn awesome fix. whatever you do, do not use the spyware removal programs. they will load and detect, then tell you to buy in order to remove the virus. follow Jehanlyns directions, no money spent, computer restored. thanks again
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Tabitha
Thanks so much Jehanlyn I was lost your awesome
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Jordon
Jehanlyn, YOU ARE MY HERO!!!!!!!!!!! My parents just got me a $400 laptop and Security Sheild poped up out of no where and wouldnt let me do anything. I was freaking out and then I did what you said and my laptop is now working correctly. THANK YOU SOOOOOOOOO MUCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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guest
I got this program on my sons computer and like everyone else it wouldnt let me do anything. However it let me run the Microsoft security essentials that was already present on the system. I updated the advanced settings on security essentials to remove high and severe threats and quarantine low and moderate. I then ran a full scan. after a little bit the scan detected a sever threat and asked if I wanted to clean the computer. After cleaning the computer clicking yes the scam software was gone. So if you have Microsoft Security Essentials already installed on your computer, you will be able to run scans with that even if you cant open system restore or remove software. however, you HAVE to update your advanced settings. The first time I ran the scan it didnt remove it. The second time it did after updating settings.
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TARA
Well I got scammed 50.00 by this program just a few days ago I cancelled my credit card that I used & have to wait til the charge posts to my account & dispute the charges with my bank. I hope I will get my money back. I was scammed big time I feel like an idiot
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guest
Jehanlyn has the real working solution. Safe mode, system restore, sit back with a cold beverage.
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Misty
Thank you..Im restoring my computer now. Hope it works. This My Shield came out of no where and completely took over everything. I hope this restoration works. Thanks all for the great advise!
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cpgman
THANK YOU Jehanlyn. I thought I was in for a $100 diagnostics charge to fix this scam as it would not disappear no matter how many times I rebooted. Followed your steps below and rebooted in Safe Mode using the F8 key and it disappeared finally...Help was much appreciated!
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Jehanlyn
Security shield messes up all of your computer processes as I was to discover. Dont bother trying to download any removal tools. They probably wont run. Simply restart your computer and keep tapping F8 until the black screen appears. Select safe mode with networking and then press enter.
When windows starts, click start, select programs, accessories, system tools, and then system restore. This should only take a few minutes. It completely removed Security shield from my computer. I hope it works for you. Good luck...
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Keith
Jehanlyn, Thank you for the advice, I have updated McAffee and it didnt stop it.
Your suggestion cleared the problem.
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bddomains
jehanlyn u r great man. love u bro
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who is this big Shield
what gives you right to control
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<Guest>
Security Shield will not let me get on the internet to scan and remove...what do I do??
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<Guest>
please can u get rid out security shied
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<Guest>
i keep pressing unprotected, it keeps popping up so does that mean it has taken over or what? i've kept it unprotected but...does that mean its wiping away my computer. please please help!!
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