Win 7 Home Security 2011. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

removal by Jake Doevan - -   Also known as Win 7 Home Security, Win7 Home Security 2011 | Type: Rogue Antispyware
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Win 7 Home Security 2011 is a rogue anti-spyware application that is promoted through the use of malware. It also comes from fake video websites or bundled with other malware and fake online scanners as well. Once installed, Win 7 Home Security 2011 will run a fake system scan and display numerous non-existent infections that can't be removed unless you first purchase the program. That wouldn't be so bad, but it actually asks you to pay for a full version of the program in order to remove infections that don't even exist. That is nothing more but a scam. Win 7 Home Security 2011 will display many fake security warnings to make you think that your computer is infected with computer worms, trojans, adware or that you are under attack by an Internet virus. While running, Win 7 Home Security 2011 will also block antivirus and anti-spyware programs in order to protect itself. It will block security related websites and display fake warning in Internet Explorer claiming that nearly all websites that you going to visit are infected. If your computer is with this fake program, please use the removal instructions below to remove Win 7 Home Security 2011 from your computer either manually for free or with an automatic removal tool.

Win 7 Home Security 2011 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.exe]
[-HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareClassessecfile]
[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTsecfile]
[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT.exeshellopencommand]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTexefileshellopencommand]
@=””%1″ %*”

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

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 STOPzilla or an automatic removal tool below. Update STOPzilla 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 STOPzilla.

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Win 7 Home Security 2011 manual removal:

Kill processes:
ave.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:
%AppData%ave.exe

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