Usually, Security Mechanic is promoted through the use of Trojan viruses and malicious software. It enters a computer secretly without your permission and knowledge. Once installed, the rogue program will display legitimately looking security alerts from your Windows Task bar. Security Mechanic will claim that your computer is seriously infected with spyware, adware or Trojans and must be cleaned immediately. In oder to do so, you have to purchase the program. However, we strongly recommend you not to do so, because SecurityMechanic is scam. Some of the fake security alerts that you may see:
Intercepting programs that may compromise your privacy and
harm your system have been detected on your PC. Click here
to remove them immediately with the latest version of Security
Security Mechanic has detected harmful software in your
system. It is strongly recommended to register Security
Mechanic to remove these threats immediately.
Click on this message to fix these errors."
While running, Security Mechanic will also perform a fake system scan and report numerous infections. The scan results are obviously false. What is more, this parasite will hijack the Internet Explorer and redirect you to various malicious websites with fake reviews or advertisements. You may also notice that your computer works slower that usual. That's just another sign of this bogus software.
If you find that your computer is infected with this rogue program, do not purchase it. Instead, please use the manual removal guide below to remove Security Mechanic from your PC for free.
Related files: setup.exe
Security Mechanic properties:
• Changes browser settings
• Shows commercial adverts
• Stays resident in background
Security Mechanic manual removal
Delete registry values:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Security Mechanic"
C:\Program Files\Security Mechanic\
%Documents and Settings%\[User]\Application Data\SpyProtector\
Geolocation of Security Mechanic
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