Privacy Guard 2010 is a rogue anti-spyware program that displays fake security alerts and non-existent infections. This rogue is typically installed through the use of Trojans that come from fake online scanners and porn/warez websites. Instead of allowing the video to be shown, the Trojan will instead download and install PrivacyGuard 2010. Then Privacy Guard 2010 will pretend to scan your computer and detect malicious files but not allow them to be removed until the program is purchased. The rogue program wants to scare you into purchasing it. If you find that your computer is infected then use our removal instructions below to remove Privacy Guard 2010 and related malware automatically using the removal tool given below.
While Privacy Guard 2010 is running it will also display fake security warnings and alerts on your computer. These alerts will state that an active infection has been found and that you should purchase Privacy Guard 2010 to remove found viruses and to protect your computer against other malware. PrivacyGuard 2010 will also block certain programs saying that they are infected. It may hijack your web browser as well. Privacyguard2010.com is known to be related with this rogue program. You shouldn’t download anything from that website.
As you can see, Privacy Guard 2010 was created to trick you into thinking that your computer has all sorts of malware so that you then purchase it. The reality is that Privacy Guard 2010 is a scam. If you have already purchased the program, then you should contact your credit card company and dispute the charges. To remove Privacy Guard 2010 and the related Trojans, please use the removal guide below.
Privacy Guard 2010 manual removal:
Delete registry values:
EnableLUA = 0x00000000
ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin = 0x00000000
ConsentPromptBehaviorUser = 0x00000000