Soft Veteran. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

removal by Ugnius Kiguolis - -   Also known as SoftVeteran | Type: Rogue Antispyware
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SoftVeteran is a misleading anti-virus application that displays false scan results and fake security warnings to convince you that your computer is infected with spyware, Trojans and other malware. The main goal of Soft Veteran is to trick you into purchasing the program. Obviously, this is a scam. First of all, SoftVeteran is an infection itself, meaning that it can’t remove anything. Secondly, you won’t get anything in return. In other words, you will simply lose your money and that’s it. Obviously, you should by this crap. Instead, uninstall SoftVeteran from the system upon detection.

Soft Veteran is promoted through the use of Trojans and other malware. Some people think that this type of software must be manually installed. Well, not necessarily. This infection may be downloaded and installed secretly without your knowledge. But usually, this parasite is pushed via fake online anti-malware or similar scanners. SoftVeteran has it’s home page, but is not dangerous. It’s the same template used to promote rest of the rogue program from the WiniSoft family.

SoftVeteran home page snapshot:
SoftVeteran home page

When running, the rogue program will constantly display fake security alerts and notifications to scare you into thinking that your PC is infected or under attack. It will block antivirus programs and certain Windows OS system tools such as Task Manager and Registry Editor. You may not be able to restore you system to last known good configuration. SoftVeteran will also modify Windows Hosts file and redirect web browser to various misleading websites that promotes other malware. If you find that your computer is infected, please use the removal guide below to remove SoftVeteran from the system manually for free.

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Soft Veteran snapshot
Soft Veteran

Soft Veteran manual removal:

Kill processes:
SoftVeteran.exe

uninstall.exe

qd4.tmp.exe

10555hzcktool91c.exe

Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareSoftVeteran

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallSoftVeteran

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWARESoftVeteran

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun "jqd4.tmp.exe"

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun "SoftVeteran"

Delete files:
SoftVeteran.exe

uninstall.exe

SoftVeteran.lnk

1 SoftVeteran.lnk

2 Homepage.lnk

3 Uninstall.lnk

jqd4.tmp.exe

1051zhreat910265.ocx

10555hzcktool91c.exe

1057download952240z.ocx

Delete directories:
%Temp%

c:Documents and SettingsAll UsersStart MenuProgramsSoftVeteran

c:Program FilesSoftVeteran Software

c:Program FilesSoftVeteran SoftwareSoftVeteran

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