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Vista Antispyware 2011. How to Remove? (Uninstall Guide)

removal by - -   Also known as vistaantispyware2011 | Type: Rogue Antispyware
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Vista Antispyware 2011 is extremely unsafe because it is categorized as rogue anti-spyware. This scam originates from the same rogue anti-spyware family as the infamous XP Security 2011 and other threats from Security AntiMalware Guard group that have been noticed in the middle of November. Vista Antispyware 2011 is known to have been infecting computers running Windows Vista by posing to be legitimate anti-spyware. It implements its malicious tactics through the bogus online virus scanners and sneaky trojans that overcome computer’s defense without any permission.

Having infiltrated computer in this way, malware never stops. Just like its relative programs, Vista Antispyware 2011 drops its own files to detected the as malicious. It functions by displaying numerous security notifications and may also start redirecting your web browser to insecure websites also promoting Vista Antispyware 2011. Its alerts announce:


Privacy threat!
Spyware intrusion detected. Your system is infected. System integrity is at risk. Private data can be stolen by third parties, including credit card details and passwords. Click here to perform a security repair.



Stealth intrusion!
Infection detected in the background. Your computer is now attacked by spyware and rogue software. Eliminate the infection safely, perform a security scan and deletion now.


Additionally to these above mentioned symptoms, Vista Antispyware 2011 can be predicted to ask you to pay for its licensed version – foolishly said to be the only possible solution if you want to get rid of the problems detected. In fact, Vista Antispyware 2011 scanners are just invented things of the scam and are definitely untrustworthy. It’s highly recommended to remove Vista Antispyware 2011 virus before it will "remove" these problems found on your PC.

How to remove Vista Antispyware 2011:

To remove Vista Antispyware 2011 you will need another PC, as removing it from safe mode with networking will not work in most of the cases.

a) Burn these programs to CD or write them to USB disk. You can use your MP3 player, or smartphone if it has storage functions. This parasite does not spread through USB at the moment:

1. Spyware Doctor or an automatic removal tool below. Update Spyware Doctor and run a full system scan.

2.You might want to download Hitman Pro or Malwarebytes as alternate scanners. Though you are likely to be able to download them later on.

b) Boot normally. Wait for Vista Antispyware 2011 to launch, and run exeregfix.reg . This should allow launching legitimate programs

c) Delete or remove the files that are mentioned in our files box. You can use Spyware Doctor to identify the infected files and additional infections or automatic Vista Antispyware 2011 removal tool. Do not forget update it before scanning. Remove what it finds.

d) Scan with Spyware Doctor and secondary tools and reboot your PC. This should fully get rid of Vista Antispyware 2011.

UPDATE!!! One of PC security bloggers, S!Ri, has announced about a serial code that may help you to disable those malwares like Vista Antispyware 2011 that change their names according to OS they find. Enter this serial code when doing registration: 1145-17884799-7733. This and the order number 21197673 should also work for earlier versions of this type of parasite. After typing them, you should become able to use your anti-spyware, if it fails follow the guide written below. Be aware that these numbers are expected to change in the near future!
Vista Antispyware 2011 properties:
• Connects itself to the internet
• Hides from the user
• Stays resident in background

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Vista Antispyware 2011 manual removal

Kill processes:
pw.exe
MSASCui.exe
Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareClassespezfile
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTpezfile
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareClasses.exeshellopencommand "(Default)" = "%UserProfile%Local SettingsApplication Datapw.exe" /START "%1" %*
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareClassespezfileshellopencommand "(Default)" = "%UserProfile%Local SettingsApplication Datapw.exe" /START "%1" %*
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT.exeshellopencommand "(Default)" = "%UserProfile%Local SettingsApplication Datapw.exe" /START "%1" %*
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTpezfileshellopencommand "(Default)" = "%UserProfile%Local SettingsApplication Datapw.exe" /START "%1" %*
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClientsStartMenuInternetFIREFOX.EXEshellopencommand "(Default)" = "%UserProfile%Local SettingsApplication Datapw.exe" /START "C:Program FilesMozilla Firefoxfirefox.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClientsStartMenuInternetFIREFOX.EXEshellsafemodecommand "(Default)" = "%UserProfile%Local SettingsApplication Datapw.exe" /START "C:Program FilesMozilla Firefoxfirefox.exe" -safe-mode
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClientsStartMenuInternetIEXPLORE.EXEshellopencommand "(Default)" = "%UserProfile%Local SettingsApplication Datapw.exe" /START "C:Program FilesInternet Exploreriexplore.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftSecurity Center "AntiVirusOverride" = "1"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftSecurity Center "FirewallOverride" = "1"
Delete files:
%UserProfile%Local SettingsApplication DataopRSK
%UserProfile%Local SettingsApplication Datapw.exe
%UserProfile%Local SettingsApplication DataMSASCui.exe
%UserProfile%AppDataLocalopRSK
%UserProfile%AppDataLocalpw.exe
%UserProfile%AppDataLocalMSASCui.exe

Geolocation of Vista Antispyware 2011

Map reveals the prevalence of Vista Antispyware 2011. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: United States.

Information updated:

Comments on Vista Antispyware 2011

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tkg2902
As mentioned earlier, you can disable it by using system restore, but make sure you do it in the repair mode. Using system restore in normal operating mode wont kill it.

Doesnt hurt to run a good system scan and and tune up at a repair facility as well.

Also, beware of some of the sleazier porn sites ! Yeah thats where I got mine. :o.
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Davy
After much frustrating messing about found the comment about Microsoft Security Essentials. Worked perfectly. Thanks
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T3B3C3
> MS Security Malware detected, although at first and tried to detain him and, of course intermediary for the infection still occurred.
> Avira disappointed this time the full line. Even if malware detected, youll eat at all could not cope.
> While antimalware found and "pretended" to remove that, but with minor bugs.
After removing Vista Antimalware completely stopped working security center, rehabilitation center, antivirus, firewall and defender were not going to run.

Please use the restore points, then the laptop recovery tool from the notebook manufacturer. And everything will be ok.
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Sarah
All right, the best thing EVER I have found for this horrible virus (which still unfortunately requires another computer) is downloading Microsoft Security Essentials off of the Microsoft website. Its the best program Ive ever had (way better than Norton) and its FREE!!
Just run a quick scan, it detects it, and then its gone. I spent all day trying to find a solution to this virus and nothing on any forums. This did, hallelujah. And its even protected me from it two other times. One of those times just now when I clicked a link on google. Microsoft Security Essentials picked it up and cleaned it off in a matter of seconds.

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/security_essentials/default.aspx
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snow_eyes_d.a.b.
I have another code in case that doesnt work.
1147-175591-6550
does anyone know how to reset the system to a previous date? i think it uses task manager? but i cant remember how to get there manually. Help?
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Jess
SYSTEM RESTORE!
I followed the above instructions and it didnt even work (without paying).

However, I ran a system restore, to about two weeks ago, and its gone.
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mb
worked great and got rid of the vista antispyware.
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Jeff
yep, I tried everthing to get rid of this, actually unsure how it got through my high priced virus / spyware program, on my business computer. Finally got a brain fart and retored ny system to an earlier date. system works great again.

Not hard to tell that this is a scam though with all those spelling mistakes, but what a bitch!!!
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chris
i fought with vista anti spyware for a couple of hours & no trick that I knew could get rid of it for any length of time.... I contacted my credit card company & told them what was going on, I told them I was going to purchase their product then stop payment on it, (I have my own retail buss) the credit card company will "charge back" the monies on my card, they will have to fight it, either way win or loose it costs them 35.00 for a chargeback fee.....

if everyone did this to each b.s. company that puts a virus on your computer & then tries to make you buy their system, it would cost them a fortune!!!!!

hope it all works out in the end,

p.s. the guy I talked to from the cc company had to chuckle, :& said it was a great idea....

cg
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John Crosby
Though I couldnt launch .exe files, it seemed to work when I right clicked and ran as administrator.
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