E-Set Antivirus 2011 is a rogue security program from the same family as the fake AVG Antivirus 2011. This rogue anti-virus is distributed via fake online scanners mostly appearing on infected websites. These anti-malware scanners offer installing free E-Set Antivirus 2011 which additionally initiates numerous problems for user. Once installed, it will run fake system scan on your computer for viruses and display numerous infections, mostly spyware, adware, Trojans and other malware. E-Set Antivirus 2011 will prompt you to pay for a full version of the program to remove supposedly found malware from your computer. If E-Set Antivirus 2011 has infected your computer you should remove it as soon as possible. It’s a scam, so don’t purchase it. Instead, please use the removal instructions below to remove E-Set Antivirus 2011 from your computer either manually or with an automatic removal tool. Though it may look trustworthy and legitimate, remember that only those programs that you download from official websites can be trusted.
While E-Set Antivirus is running, it will constantly display fake security alerts and weird pop-ups about non-existent infections in your computer. The main goal of this fake antivirus program is to scare you into thinking that your computer is infected. These fake security alerts will pop up like every two or five minutes and will claim that your computer is under attack or baldy infected with Trojans and other malware that can even steal your passwords and other sensitive information. Here are some of its warnings:
E-Set Antivirus 2011 blocks security related programs and websites to protect itself from being removed. It hijacks Internet Explorer and redirects users to various misleading websites full of Ads.
E-Set Antivirus 2011 is nothing more but a scam. It goes without saying that you should remove it from your computer upon detection. Full details on how to remove E-Set Antivirus 2011 are outlined below. We strongly recommend you to scan your computer with legitimate anti-spyware program to completely remove the rogue program and any related malware from your computer.
E-Set Antivirus 2011 manual removal:
[random].exe, like msiexecs.exe
Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun "E-Set 2011" = '%ProgramFiles%E-Set 2011e-set.exe'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionInternet Settings5.0User AgentPost Platform "WinNT-A8I 16.03.2011"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution Optionschrome.exe "Debugger" = 'msiexecs.exe -sb'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution Optionsfirefox.exe "Debugger" = 'msiexecs.exe -sb'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution Optionsiexplore.exe "Debugger" = 'msiexecs.exe -sb'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution Optionsopera.exe "Debugger" = 'msiexecs.exe -sb'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution Optionssafari.exe "Debugger" = 'msiexecs.exe -sb'
%UserProfile%DesktopE-Set Antivirus 2011.lnk
c:Documents and SettingsAll UsersStart MenuE-Set 2011
c:Documents and SettingsAll UsersStart MenuE-Set 2011E-Set Antivirus 2011.lnk
c:Documents and SettingsAll UsersStart MenuE-Set 2011Uninstall.lnk