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XP Security Plus 2013. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

removal by Gabriel E. Hall - - | Type: Rogue Antispyware

XP Security Plus 2013 (also be called as XP Security Plus) is a fake program, which seems to belong to the category of rogue antispywares. While we haven't discovered its example yet, we have received some complains from our readers, so we want to warn you as well Though it may look trustworthy, in reality the program, which has XP Security Plus 2013 name, has no ability to fix problems on victim's computer. It is used for the only intention – to help scammers get the money from unaware PC users. For that, this bogus program has been reported to display fake system scanners and additionally report about numerous viruses detected. Be sure that XP Security Plus 2013 has an empty virus data base, so it should NEVER be trusted. You must remove this rogue from your computer immediately after it starts displaying its annoying pop-ups and notifications about 'dangerous' viruses and system errors.


XP Security Plus 2013 seems to be designed to use trojan horses for its distribution. In most of the cases, it has came from the hacked websites and fake media codecs. Of course, this freeware can also lead you to the unexpected infiltration of this threat. As soon as it enters the system, it starts its activity, which is based on secret registry changes and the invention of harmless files. These files will additionally be reported as viruses. Here are some of these alerts:

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.

System danger!
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 hijack!

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.

As you can see, this rogue is set to scare people into paying for its fake license. Please, never do that because scammers can easily use your credit card information for stealing all your money! If you have already paid for this scam, contact your credit card comapny to dispute the charges. Additionally, remove XP Security Plus 2013 from your computer.


In order to remove XP Security Plus 2013 from your computer, we recommend scanning it with reputable anti-spyware. Try choosing from Malwarebytes MalwarebytesCombo Cleaner and Reimage. This will help you to find all infected files that belong to this new virus.

If you can't launch a program because of this virus and its activity, follow 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: and download a program on your desktop. Launch it to kill the malicious processes of XP Security Plus 2013 and remove its files.

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Alternative Software
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Alternative Software
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  1. b1caez02 says:
    December 24th, 2012 at 12:07 pm

    wfk.wxe is the culprit in Task Manager

  2. b1caez02 says:
    December 24th, 2012 at 12:35 pm

    should be wfk.exe is one of the culprits

  3. chickennugget says:
    January 12th, 2013 at 2:14 pm

    I tried to download it but, XP Security Blocked and when I press Continue unprotected, it closes but SpyHunter-Installer doesnt open.

  4. Ernest Kahn says:
    March 18th, 2013 at 6:52 am

    I received the virus as “XP Security Cleaner Pro”

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