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Vista Internet Security 2010. How to Remove? (Uninstall Guide)

removal by - -   Also known as VistaInternetSecurity 2010, VistaInternetSecurity2010 | Type: Rogue Antispyware
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Vista Internet Security 2010 (can be also called as Vista Internet Security or Vista Internet Security 2011) is a rogue anti-spyware program that simulates a system scan and reports false scan results just to scare you and make you think that your computer is infected with Trojans, worms and other malware. Once installed, it will display fake security alerts or notifications and then inform you that you need to pay money to register the program if you want to remove the infections and computer threats, which of course do not even exist. Do not pay for this software and get rid of Vista Internet Security 2010 form your computer upon detection using the removal stated guide below.

Vista Internet Security 2010 displays warnings and notifications about serious security threats and privacy issues. It will also state that it has detected many critical spyware objects and that these objects can expose private information. Of course, that's not true. This is just a part of whole scam. Besides, no matter what you decide to do, it will ask to pay for a full version of the program to protect your computer from malware and possible attacks from the Internet. Just ignore all of this and read the removal instructions carefully. Remove Vista Internet Security 2011 as soon as possible!

VistaInternetSecurity2010 removal instructions:

1. Click Start->Run (or WinKey+R). Input: "command". Press Enter or click OK.
2. Type "notepad" as shown in the image below and press Enter. Notepad will open.
3. Copy and past the following text into Notepad:


Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[-HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareClasses.exeshellopencommand]
[-HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareClassessecfileshellopencommand]
[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT.exeshellopencommand]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT.exe]
@="exefile"
"Content Type"="application/x-msdownload"

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTsecfile]

4. Save file as "exefix.reg" (without quotation-marks) to your Desktop.
NOTE: choose Save as type: All files
5. Double-click to open exefix.reg. Click "Yes" for Registry Editor prompt window.
6. Download Spyware Doctor or an automatic removal tool below. Update Spyware Doctor and run a full system scan.

If you can't complete the above steps then please use another PC to download an automatic removal tool and exefix.reg (Right Click (Save Target As)) to download file. Copy these files to USB flash drive or any other external media and transfer them to infected computer. Launch exefix.reg file first and then install Spyware Doctor. Related files: av.exe

Vista Internet Security 2010 properties:
• Changes browser settings
• Shows commercial adverts
• Connects itself to the internet
• Stays resident in background

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Vista Internet Security 2010 manual removal

Kill processes:
av.exe
Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareClasses.exeshellopencommand "(Default)" = "%UserProfile%Local SettingsApplication Dataav.exe" /START "%1" %*
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareClassessecfileshellopencommand "(Default)" = "%UserProfile%Local SettingsApplication Dataav.exe" /START "%1" %*
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT.exeshellopencommand "(Default)" = "%UserProfile%Local SettingsApplication Dataav.exe" /START "%1" %*
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTsecfileshellopencommand "(Default)" = "%UserProfile%Local SettingsApplication Dataav.exe" /START "%1" %*
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClientsStartMenuInternetFIREFOX.EXEshellopencommand "(Default)" = "%UserProfile%Local SettingsApplication Dataav.exe" /START "C:Program FilesMozilla Firefoxfirefox.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClientsStartMenuInternetFIREFOX.EXEshellsafemodecommand "(Default)" = "%UserProfile%Local SettingsApplication Dataav.exe" /START "C:Program FilesMozilla Firefoxfirefox.exe" -safe-mode
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClientsStartMenuInternetIEXPLORE.EXEshellopencommand "(Default)" = "%UserProfile%Local SettingsApplication Dataav.exe" /START "C:Program FilesInternet Exploreriexplore.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftSecurity Center "AntiVirusOverride" = "1"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftSecurity Center "FirewallOverride" = "1"
Delete files:
%UserProfile%\AppData\Local\av.exe
%UserProfile%\AppData\Local\WRblt8464P

Geolocation of Vista Internet Security 2010

Map reveals the prevalence of Vista Internet Security 2010. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: United States.

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Comments on Vista Internet Security 2010

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Mercestes
I cant comment on the rest of the steps. but the instructions to fix your executable instructions in the registry did work.

Once you have access to your executables again, its merely a matter of running your fav. AV program or manually removing the infected files.

Thank you, btw.
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<Guest>
I have no idea how I even got the Vista Internet Security, but I can tell you it was extremely annoying, and it took me days of aggravation to figure out how to do it, and then I found your site. I cannot thank you enough! God Bless you!
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<Guest>
I the best way to remove virus is just roll back to a restore point before the computer was infected.
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<Guest>
Thank you!!
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<Guest>
Umm... I see no AV.exe
I have an ave.exe but no av.exe
DO I kill it?
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<Guest>
You can get Spyware Doctor for free using the google pac.
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Dark
Ok, none of this crap worked and it's still popping up like crazy. So someone please give me a soultion that WORKS!!!!
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<Guest>
this worked out great! i would like to kick in the nuts who ever wrote this crap program.
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<Guest>
thank you so much, those pop ups were driving me insane. in the middle of writing a dissertation and thought i would lose all my work

thank you again
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<Guest>
I can't open my taskmanager. cant open malwarebytes. can't redownload malwarebytes. can't system restore. i'm lost.
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