XP Security Cleaner Pro is a rogue anti-spyware, which always says that your PC is infected and that you need to purchase its licensed version. Of course, if you don't want to lose your money, you should ignore this offer. In the beginning of its malicious activity, XP Security Cleaner Pro infects its target computer and drops its own files there. Additionally, it starts interrupting its victim with fake alerts and system scanners that all report about numerous viruses detected. In reality, these 'viruses' are just legitimate files that can be found on your computer, so they should never be eliminated. Even more, it may be really dangerous to follow XP Security Cleaner Pro's commands given because you may damage your PC's system by removing important files from it. If you are infected with this rogue, run a full system scan with reputable anti-spyware and remove XP Security Cleaner Pro without any delay.
HOW CAN I GET INFECTED WITH XP Security Cleaner Pro?
XP Security Cleaner Pro is spread by trojan horses that get inside the system through its backdoors. Once it manages to infect the machine, it adds its own registry entries and also drops its own files that additionally are detected as viruses, privacy threats and other malicious programs. As a result, XP Security Cleaner Pro gets ability to launch itself every time PC is rebooted and start bombarding its victims with fake alerts. These misleading notifications look like that:
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.
Severe system damage!
Spyware and viruses detected in the background. Sensitive system components under attack! Data loss, identity theft and system corruption are possible. Act now, click here for a free security scan.
Your system security is in danger. Privacy threats detected. Spyware, keyloggers or Trojans may be working in the background right now. Perform an in-depth scan and removal now, click here.
System security threat was detected. Viruses and/or spyware may be damaging your system now. Prevent infection and data loss or stealing by running a free security scan.
We highly recommend not falling for these fake notifications that belong to XP Security Cleaner Pro. Yes, it can be said that they are partially right because your PC is really infected. However, the main virus that has to be eliminated is XP Security Cleaner Pro. Remove it without any delay.
HOW TO REMOVE XP Security Cleaner Pro?
When trying to remove Xp Security Cleaner Pro, we don't recommend doing that manually because this virus creates randomly named files that can be easily mixed up with legitimate files. In order to get rid of this nasty parazite, you should run a full system scan with updated anti-spyware, such as Plumbytes Anti-MalwareWebroot SecureAnywhere AntiVirus or Reimage. If you can't launch these applications, use these steps:
1. Reboot your computer to Safe Mode with Networking. Just reboot your PC and, as soon as it starts booting up, start pressing F8 repeatedly.
2. Loggin as the same user as you were in normal Windows mode
3. Now click on IE or other browser and select 'Run As' or 'Run As administrator', enter your Administrator account password (if needed).
4. Enter this link to your address bar: http://www.2-spyware.com/download/hunter.exe and download a program on your desktop. Launch it to kill the malicious processes of XP Security Cleaner Pro and remove its files.
XP Security Cleaner Pro manual removal:
Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesSystem “DisableRegistryTools” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesSystem “DisableTaskMgr” = 0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClientsStartMenuInternetIEXPLORE.EXEshellopencommand “(Default)” = ‘”%LocalAppData%random”‘