XP Smart Security 2010 Removal Guide
What is XP Smart Security 2010?
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:
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 Spyware Doctor or an automatic removal tool below. Update Spyware Doctor 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 Spyware Doctor.
How to prevent from getting rogue antispyware
Do not let government spy on you
The government has many issues in regards to tracking users' data and spying on citizens, so you should take this into consideration and learn more about shady information gathering practices. Avoid any unwanted government tracking or spying by going totally anonymous on the internet.
You can choose a different location when you go online and access any material you want without particular content restrictions. You can easily enjoy internet connection without any risks of being hacked by using Private Internet Access VPN.
Control the information that can be accessed by government any other unwanted party and surf online without being spied on. Even if you are not involved in illegal activities or trust your selection of services, platforms, be suspicious for your own security and take precautionary measures by using the VPN service.
Backup files for the later use, in case of the malware attack
Computer users can suffer from data losses due to cyber infections or their own faulty doings. Ransomware can encrypt and hold files hostage, while unforeseen power cuts might cause a loss of important documents. If you have proper up-to-date backups, you can easily recover after such an incident and get back to work. It is also equally important to update backups on a regular basis so that the newest information remains intact – you can set this process to be performed automatically.
When you have the previous version of every important document or project you can avoid frustration and breakdowns. It comes in handy when malware strikes out of nowhere. Use Data Recovery Pro for the data restoration process.