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Smart Fortress 2012. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

removal by Jake Doevan - -   Also known as SmartFortress2012, SmartFortress 2012 | Type: Rogue Antispyware

Smart Fortress 2012 is a rogue anti-spyware program that uses various misleading methods to scare you into thinking that your computer is infected with viruses. Once installed, this rogue security program will start a fake system scan and report false scan results to scare you that your system is infected. Then it will ask you to pay for a full version of the rogue program to remove non-existing system security threats and infections from your computer. Do not purchase this program as it's nothing more but a scam. Uninstall Smart Fortress 2012 from your computer as soon as possible. Note, that this rogue antispyware can download and install additional malware toyour computer making the situation even more complicated.

Usually, Smart Fortress 2012 is distributed via Trojans and fake online virus scanners that display fake security alerts claiming that your computer is infected. A simple scam can trick many users into installing rogue security products. The rogue program is also promoted on various malicious websites that are compromised by hackers. You may also install this parasite by mistake. Very often such malware pretends to be flash player update or Windows update. Visiting malicious video websites you can find that sometimes Flash_Player.exe is required to view this video which is the straightest way to malware infection. Usually users do not need installing flash updates via websites, they are distributed through Adobe applications.

Warning: Your computer is infected
Detected spyware infection!
Click this message to install the last update of security software…

Security Monitor: WARNING!
Attention! System detected a potential hazard (TrojanSPM/LX) on your computer that may infect executable files. Your private information and PC safety is at risk.
To get rid of unwanted spyware and keep your computer safe you need to update your current security software.
Click Yes to download official intrusion detection system (IDS software).

While running, Smart Fortress 2012 will flood your computer with fake security alerts and notifications about security problems as shown above. It will slow down your computer and block antivirus software so that you cannot run malware scan. And that's not all. To make things even worse, this infection will hijack your web browser and modify Windows registry so that the rogue program stays active in Safe Mode too. Likely, you won't be able to access certain security related websites and legitimate malware removal tools.

If you find that your computer is infected with this parasite, please use the removal guide below to remove Smart Fortress 2012 from your system. You can use this activation key AA39754E-715219CE to register the rogue program so that it won't block your anti-spyware programs. If you don't want to use this activation key, then reboot your computer in safe mode with networking and download recommend anti-spyware program to remove this malware from your computer.

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Smart Fortress 2012

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  1. John says:
    April 19th, 2012 at 6:10 am

    Does it applicable for all windows OS?

  2. john says:
    April 19th, 2012 at 12:31 pm

    hi my son down loaded your fortress and i wish you to refund my money now

  3. Kalihto says:
    May 2nd, 2012 at 2:34 am

    Thanks for sharing.

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