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XP Smart Security 2010. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

removal by Jake Doevan - -   Also known as XPSmartSecurity2010 | Type: Rogue Antispyware
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XP Smart Security 2010 is a rogue program from the same family as XP Internet Security 2010. This fake program is promoted through the use of malware as well as fake online anti-malware scanners. Usually, rogue program enter users’ computers without their permissions. Most of the time, such programs come from fake online scanners that state that your computer is infected and that you should download and install XP Smart Security 2010 to protect your computer.

When the rogue program is installed, it will be configured to start automatically when you start Windows. After the fake scan, XP Smart Security 2010 will state that there are numerous infections on your computer. However, please note that the only security problem on the computer is XPSmartSecurity2010, you shouldn’t purchase this program. Furthermore, it will display many fake security alerts that will state that your computer is infected with malware or under attack from a remote computer. What is more, this fake program will block legitimate antivirus and anti-spyware program as well as security related websites.

As you can see, XP Smart Security 2010 is absolutely needless programs that why it should be removed from your computer as soon as possible. Please follow the removal instructions below to remove this infection from your computer.

XP Smart Security 2010 removal instructions:

1. Click Start->Run (or WinKey+R). Input: “command”. Press Enter or click OK.

2. Type “notepad” as shown in the image below and press Enter. Notepad will open.

3. Copy and past the following text into Notepad:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[-HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareClasses.exe]
[-HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareClassessecfile]
[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTsecfile]
[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT.exeshellopencommand]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTexefileshellopencommand]
@=””%1″ %*”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT.exe]
@=”exefile”
“Content Type”=”application/x-msdownload”

4. Save file as “exefix.reg” (without quotation-marks) to your Desktop.
NOTE: choose Save as type: All files

5. Double-click to open exefix.reg. Click “Yes” for Registry Editor prompt window.

6. Download STOPzilla or an automatic removal tool below. Update STOPzilla and run a full system scan.

If you can’t complete the above steps then please use another PC to download an automatic removal tool and exefix.reg (Right Click (Save Target As)) to download file. Copy these files to USB flash drive or any other external media and transfer them to infected computer. Launch exefix.reg file first and then install STOPzilla.

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Note: Manual assistance required means that one or all of removers were unable to remove parasite without some manual intervention, please read manual removal instructions below.

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XP Smart Security 2010 manual removal:

Kill processes:
av.exe

ave.exe

Delete files:
%UserProfile%Local SettingsApplication Dataav.exe

%UserProfile%Local SettingsApplication Dataave.exe

%UserProfile%Local SettingsApplication DataWRblt8464P

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  • Guest

    thank you so much…awesome! will recommend this to other friends and family .

  • Guest

    excellent guide…..I just removed this virus, but the viral file name was “VMA.EXE” and the companion system file was “7VJ5”. After removing, I performed a search for these file names and found additional copies of the “7VJ5” file in several other locations, which I promptly deleted.

  • Guest

    Can anyone post the details of the people responsible for this ?
    Or failing that any of their close relatives ?

  • Guest

    Unfortunately, I can't even log on to delete this virus as the computer keeps automatically resetting before i reach the log on screen.

    Can anybody help?

  • Guest

    i cant get onto sites on the computer that its on it just takes me to some page wich i cant get off on the internet browser

  • Ethan

    i cant access my browser and my reg edit is disabled by administrator. also it stops me from doing a system restore and i really want it gone 🙁

  • .

    All i did was open regedit
    goto file find VMA.exe from the root ot the registry hive and deleted all instances of the file
    clicked F3 to find next and rebooted all worked fine

    thanks for the tip