Vista Home Security 2012 is a fake anti-malware program. This phony program is promoted through the use of Trojans that display fake security alerts on your computer. Fake alerts claim that your computer is infected and that you should download and install Vista Home Security 2012 in order to remove the infection. Once installed, Vista Home Security 2012 will be configured to start automatically each time you log on into Windows. While running, it will scan your computer and report numerous infections on your computer, such as:
Your system security is in danger. Privacy threats detected. Spyware, keyloggers or Trojans may be working 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.
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.
Infection detected in the background. Your computer is now attacked by spyware and rogue software. Eliminate the infection safely, perform a security scan and deletion now.
Keep in mind that all these scan results are false, so you shouldn't worry about that too much. The only real infection is Vista Home Security 2012. Please use the removal guide below to remove this infection from your computer as soon as possible.
When active, this fake program display a variety of security alerts on your computer. Vista Home Security 2012 will claim that your computer is infected with Trojans, worms, adware, spyware and other malware. It may also display a fake alert claiming that your computer is under attack from a remote computer. All of these nag screens are being shown to scam you into thinking you are infected with false information so that you purchase the program. As you can see, Vista Home Security 2012 is a total scam, don't purchase it! Instead, follow the removal instructions below and remove Vista Home Security 2012 from your computer upon detection. If you have already purchased this fake program then you should contact your credit card company and dispute the charges.
If you have problems with getting online or launching your anti-spyware, enter one of these registration codes to make your virus think you have purchased Vista Home Security 2012: 2233-298080-3424, 3425-814615-3990 or 9443-077673-5028. After that, run a full system scan with updated anti-spyware and get rid of Vista Home Security 2012 for good.
Vista Home Security 2012 manual removal:
Delete registry values:
HKEY_USERS.DEFAULTSoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerBrowserEmulation "TLDUpdates" = '1'
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareClasses.exeshellopencommand "(Default)" = '"%LocalAppData%kdn.exe" -a "%1" %*'
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareClassesexefileshellopencommand "(Default)" = '"%LocalAppData%kdn.exe" -a "%1" %*'
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT.exeshellopencommand "(Default)" = '"%LocalAppData%kdn.exe" -a "%1" %*'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClientsStartMenuInternetFIREFOX.EXEshellopencommand "(Default)" = '"%LocalAppData%kdn.exe" -a "C:Program FilesMozilla Firefoxfirefox.exe"'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClientsStartMenuInternetFIREFOX.EXEshellsafemodecommand "(Default)" = '"%LocalAppData%kdn.exe" -a "C:Program FilesMozilla Firefoxfirefox.exe" -safe-mode'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClientsStartMenuInternetIEXPLORE.EXEshellopencommand "(Default)" = '"%LocalAppData%kdn.exe" -a "C:Program FilesInternet Exploreriexplore.exe"'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftSecurity Center "AntiVirusOverride" = '1'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftSecurity Center "FirewallOverride" = '1'