Remove Total Security
Removal instructions

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Total Security is also known as TotalSecurity, Total Security 2009 | Type: Rogue Antispyware
Total Security is a rogue anti-spyware application that displays false scan results to convince you that your computer is infected with malware. The rogue program is a clone of another fake spyware remover called System Security. Usually, Total Security is installed through the use of Trojan viruses that display fake security alerts about various infections and security problems. Eventually, TotalSecurity access the system without user's knowledge and permission. On the other hand, the rogue can be also downloaded and installed manually, but this is less common situation.

Once installed, Total Security performs fake system scan and displays various infections that cannot be removed until you first purchases the program, because trial version is supposedly unable to remove those infections. Actually, these infections do not really exist and are being shown only to scare you hopping that you will buy a license of Total Security 2009. The rogue may also display the Total Security Protection Center window which is very similar to legitimate Windows Security Center notifications. What is more, Total Security terminates popular anti-malware applications when users try to perform system scan. To make things worse, TotalSecurity will constantly display fake security warnings. You may see fake alerts with the following text:

"Security Monitor: WARNING!
Attention! System detected a potential hazard (TrojanSPM/LX) on your computer that may infect executable files.Your private information and PC safety is at risk. To get rid of unwanted spyware and keep your computer safe you need to update your current security software. Cleck Yes to download official intrusion detection system (IDS software)"

Fake firewall alerts may also appear.

"Total Security Firewall Alert
Total Security firewall has blocked a program from accessing the Internet
Chrome Internet Browser is infected with worm Lsas.Blaster.Keyloger. This worm is trying to send your credit card details using Chrome Internet Browser to connect to remote host."

It is obvious, that this parasite should be removed as soon as possible. Please use the removal guide below to remove Total Security manually from the system. Related files: TSC.lnk, help.lnk, registration.lnk

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

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Total Security screenshot

Total Security snapshot

Total Security manual removal

Kill processes:
tsc.exe
Sc2C21UvvM.exe
[RANDOM NUMBER].exe

Delete registry values:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\"[RANDOM NUMBER]" = "%UserProfile%\Application Data\[RANDOM NUMBER]\[RANDOM NUMBER].exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\[RANDOM NUMBER]\"pc[RANDOM NUMBER]ins" = "1"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\[RANDOM NUMBER]
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\1FD92E3F7C34799BFB075C41DA05D1FE
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{D263FA6D-84CC-48A8-9AF6-C664362B7A5B}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{D263FA6D-84CC-48A8-9AF6-C664362B7A5B}
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "1FD92E3F7C34799BFB075C41DA05D1FE"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center "AntiVirusOverride" = "1"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center "FirewallOverride" = "1"

Unregister DLLs:
winsource.dll

Delete files:
tsc.exe
Sc2C21UvvM.exe
winsource.dll
TSC.lnk
Help.lnk
Registration.lnk
Uninstall TSC.lnk
[RANDOM NUMBER].exe

Delete directories:
c:\Program Files\TSC
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\TSC
c:\Program Files\Common Files\System\Uninstall
%UserProfile%\Application Data\[RANDOM NUMBER]
%UserProfile%\Application Data\[RANDOM NUMBER]\pc[RANDOM NUMBER]ins

Geolocation of Total Security

This map reveals the prevalence of Total Security. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: India, Egypt, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Romania.

QR code for Total Security removal instructions

Total Security 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 Total Security 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 Total Security right in your pocket.
Simply use the QR scanner and read removal instructions from mobile device.

Information added: 2009-03-20 02:24
Information updated: 2011-04-08 02:04

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Users comments about Total Security:

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bob
thanks man i love you
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<Guest>
i bought this product and my internet security recognized it as a virus/trojan. how can i get my money back?
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<Guest>
Total Security removal instructions may not work for some of you just because virus constantly changes and files may be different. But in most cases Total Security files should be the same as written above.
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<Guest>
Total Security Removal

Step 1 - Kill Processes - Not active?
Step 2 - Registry Keys do not exist
Step 3 - No such DLL

This is not accurate
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<Guest>
cant get money back, tehy actually charged me again and said it was a credit. now in the hole 99.85 X 2 can anyone help
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<Guest>
anyone have luck getting their money back???
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<Guest>
16. by ITSuperman. 2009-09-28 06:09:33

For those who still have trouble with this Adver tool .

1) Goto OR RUN C:program (2) filescommon (3) filesuninstall (double click on the uninstall shortcut)

Watch this troublemaker go away....

Thank u ITSuperman 4 tip.
Hope this helps = )
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<Guest>chris
got the program itself off my computer via stopping random # .exe with the task manager at start up & then running a search of every file with that # and deleting it, BUT my all spyware & virus programs are still disabled. suggestions?
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chris
got rid of this thing by stopping random #.exe via task mgr at startup and then deleting every file i could find with that same number, but my spyware programs are still disabled. suggestions?
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James
Hello the way you have got my posted your done my computer I would not use your software if it was free and you were paying me to do it.
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Ann
Malwarebytes will be enough, a quick scan, even on free version, but I just bought it as it seemed to be just great. Take care of p2p, and music downloading in the future
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Louis
I saw someone recommending other antispywares, but some postings say it won't help. Malwarebytes will do it easily, I guess whoever did it is very happy we buy their antispyware softwares because of it
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Louis
Malwarebytes, google it, a quick scan, and delete it, after that no more traces of it
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<Guest>
how to delete total security from our pc
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<Guest>
Hello, I don't remember putting total security on my computer. I put in the activation key that came and it did not work. It showed that I updated in (/2009)
Please looki into this matter and let me know what I must do.
Vivian Braxton
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<Guest>
i wanna say thanks for the info. i some how got infected with total security for about 1 week now. i hope this will help remove it
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Charlie from NV
i try to delete some files from the registry, my computer crash, it wont come back to my desktop, WTF is going on??? this troubleshooting is FAKE!!!
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<Guest>
Had no tsc.exe on my machine. Had random#.exe and jqs.exe instead hope this helps. I can shut it down and used mbam but it comes back everyday and I have to repeat the process. Rootkit revealer showed nothing it keeps reinstalling. Help!
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Judith
Thank you so much, i wasn't able to open anything but internet and itunes.
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<Guest>
I do not want your product please remove it immediate.
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