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Monthly Archives: January 2012

How to Delete Milestone Antivirus Malware

The Milestone Antivirus malware is a very serious threat that is now affecting a lot of computers today, the strength of this virus lies upon its malicious installer. The Milestone Antivirus rogue utility will begin to run threat scanners without your permission once it is successfully installed in your system, these irritating scanners will automatically start as soon as you turn on your computer and it will start telling you about the threats and the malwares that it has supposedly found in your computer’s system.

You need to be aware that ultimately, the Milestone Antivirus fake utility’s goals is to try to find a way for you to give them your money and possibly even your credit card information. Your computer is not actually infested with any malwares, the Milestone Antivirus software itself is creating all these problems and it is now trying to convince you to waste your money. The best thing that you can do is to stay away from clicking any pop ups and ads made by the virus and try to follow the manual removal guide below.

 

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Steps to follow for Milestone Antivirus Manual Removal

Please make sure that you will not go through the manual removal without backing up your system just in case you make any mistakes in the process. It is strongly recommended that you double check the files that you are about to delete, the Milestone Antivirus manual removal requires accuracy since any errors will cause serious damage to your system.

Delete the following Milestone Antivirus registry files:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Milestone Antivirus
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\QTUpdate
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\exefile\shell\open\command “(Default)” = ‘C:\Program Files\conhost.exe “%1″ %*’

Delete the following Milestone Antivirus files:

  • c:\Program Files\conhost.exe
  • c:\Program Files\csrss.exe
  • c:\Program Files\Milestone Antivirus.ico
  • c:\Program Files\nuar.old
  • c:\Program Files\sh3.dat
  • c:\Program Files\sh4.dat
  • c:\Program Files\skynet.dat
  • c:\Program Files\Milestone Antivirus\
  • c:\Program Files\Milestone Antivirus\Milestone Antivirus.exe
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\wispex.html
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\wskinn.exe
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\i1.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\i2.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\i3.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\j1.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\j2.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\j3.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\jj1.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\jj2.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\jj3.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\l1.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\l2.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\l3.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\pix.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\t1.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\t2.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\Thumbs.db
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\up1.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\up2.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\w1.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\w11.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\w2.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\w3.jpg
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\word.doc
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\wt1.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\wt2.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\wt3.gif
  • %UserProfile%\Desktop\Milestone Antivirus.exe.txt
  • %UserProfile%\Desktop\Milestone Antivirus.lnk
  • %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Milestone Antivirus\
  • %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Milestone Antivirus\Milestone Antivirus.lnk

Please keep in mind that the Milestone Antivirus manual removal requires precision and a certain level of technical skill,  and it does not guarantee a complete removal. If the malware is not completely removed, some objects can stay hidden and can reanimate itself  when it is not completely removed. If you do lack the skill to remove the files, you need to be aware that any slight deviations from what is supposed to be deleted can lead to an irreparable system corruption. The removal of the Milestone Antivirus spyware is highly recommended.

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How to Uninstall Sysinternals Antivirus Spyware

You can be certain that the Sysinternals Antivirus spyware is definitely something that you do not need, this spyware is one of the malicious softwares that can infect your computer as you surf on the internet. Basically, the Sysinternals Antivirus virus will ask you to buy a registered version of their software but in order to force you to send them money or provide them with your credit card details, the  virus will continue to attack your computer system with a lot of malicious threats, this spyware is also a member of the Your PC Protector malware family.

In order to persuade you, the Sysinternals Antivirus rogue utility will first of all run threat scanners on your monitor, most of these scanners are not authorized by your computer, but will run itself anyway and there are instances where you will not be able to stop them. Once the scanners are finished, it will inform you that your computer has been infected with malicious programs and you will need to have it fixed right away. The Malware Protection rogue utility will also continue to generate pop ups which are really irritating, the pop ups will contain messages which will continue to ask you to buy their software. You need to know that the virus is trying to fool you into buying another fake product. This is ultimately what the virus wants, to scare you by destroying your computer system, and then offer you a so-called solution. To restore your computer back to normal, you need to follow the steps below.

 

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The Sysinternals Antivirus Manual Removal Steps:

Please take the time to back up your system before you go through the manual removal steps. You need to keep in mind that any errors during the Sysinternals Antivirus file deletion will cause serious problem and this is why you need to double check everything first.

Associated Sysinternals Antivirus Files:

  • c:\Program Files\adc_w32.dll
  • c:\Program Files\alggui.exe
  • c:\Program Files\extra1.dat
  • c:\Program Files\extra2.dat
  • c:\Program Files\nuar.old
  • c:\Program Files\skynet.dat
  • c:\Program Files\svchost.exe
  • c:\Program Files\wp3.dat
  • c:\Program Files\wp4.dat
  • c:\Program Files\scdata
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\dbsinit.exe
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\wispex.html
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\i1.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\i2.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\i3.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\j1.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\j2.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\j3.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\jj1.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\jj2.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\jj3.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\l1.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\l2.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\l3.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\pix.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\t1.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\t2.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\Thumbs.db
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\up1.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\up2.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\w1.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\w11.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\w2.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\w3.jpg
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\word.doc
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\wt1.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\wt2.gif
  • c:\Program Files\scdata\images\wt3.gif
  • c:\Program Files\Sysinternals Antivirus
  • c:\Program Files\Sysinternals Antivirus\Sysinternals Antivirus.exe
  • %UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\ccsmn.exe
  • %UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\ccsmn151.acf
  • %UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\ccsmn151.ltd
  • %UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\ccsmn151.lti
  • %UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\ccsmn151_0.acb
  • %UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\ccsmn151_0.aci
  • %UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\ccsmn151_0.mt
  • %UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\ccsrr.exe
  • %UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\lleod150
  • %UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\wmharun.log
  • %UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\wmrun.log
  • %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Sysinternals Antivirus
  • %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Sysinternals Antivirus\Sysinternals Antivirus.lnk

Associated Sysinternals Antivirus Windows Registry Information:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Sysinternals Antivirus
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{149256D5-E103-4523-BB43-2CFB066839D6}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{149256D5-E103-4523-BB43-2CFB066839D6}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\AdbUpd
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “novavapp”
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “novavappr”

The Sysinternals Antivirus manual removal procedure may require a certain level of technical skill and it may be too complicated for new computer users. The lack of technical skill and the slightest error during the deletion may cause an irreparable system corruption.  What’s more, undeleted files and objects that remain hidden may cause the virus to reanimate automatically after incomplete removal. For this reason it’s strongly advised that the removal of the Sysinternals Antivirus tool, which will save your time and avoid any system corruptions and ensure the desired result be utilized.

If you need assistance removing Sysinternals Antivirus Spyware or have other PC, Server or Laptop problems call us at 800-643-2638 or email us at Support@ExpertSupportNow.com. We can speed up your system and fix most problems remotely through the internet while you watch!

How to Remove Malware Protection Spyware

You can be certain that the Malware Protection spyware is definitely something that you do not need, this spyware is one of the malicious softwares that can infect your computer as you surf on the internet. Basically, the Malware Protection virus will ask you to buy a registered version of their software but in order to force you to send them money or provide them with your credit card details, the  virus will continue to attack your computer system with a lot of malicious threats.

In order to persuade you, the Malware Protection rogue utility will first of all run threat scanners on your monitor, most of these scanners are not authorized by your computer, but will run itself anyway and there are instances where you will not be able to stop them. Once the scanners are finished, it will inform you that your computer has been infected with malicious programs and you will need to have it fixed right away. The Malware Protection rogue utility will also continue to generate pop ups which are really irritating, the pop ups will contain messages which will continue to ask you to buy their software. You need to know that the virus is trying to fool you into buying another fake product. This is ultimately what the virus wants, to scare you by destroying your computer system, and then offer you a so-called solution. To restore your computer back to normal, you need to follow the steps below.

 

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The Malware Protection Manual Removal Steps:

Please take the time to back up your system before you go through the manual removal steps. You need to keep in mind that any errors during the Malware Protection file deletion will cause serious problem and this is why you need to double check everything first.

Delete the following Malware Protection process files:

  • defender.exe
  • [random].exe

Delete the following Malware Protection registry files:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Malware Protection
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\BrcWizApp.BrcWiz
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\BrcWizApp.BrcWiz.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{80c10400-59cb-4c79-97ce-cc693103afca}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{4B66E1DF-4DE3-4CDA-83B5-11673EADAB0B}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{9692BE2F-EB8F-49D9-A11C-C24C1EF734D5}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{58B4E0F5-F122-4C02-B038-C482D998486A}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{80c10400-59cb-4c79-97ce-cc693103afca}
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft “adver_id” = “29?
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Associations “LowRiskFileTypes” = “.exe;”
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “Malware Protection”
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “rundll32? = “”
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon “Shell” = “%UserProfile%\Application Data\defender.exe” /sn”
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “EnableLUA” = “0?
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “rundll32? = “”

Unregister the following DLL Malware Protection files:

  • scan.dll

Delete the following Malware Protection files:

  • %Documents and Settings%\[User Name]\asr.dat
  • %Documents and Settings%\[User Name]\Application Data\1tmp.bat
  • %Documents and Settings%\[User Name]\Application Data\defender.exe
  • %Documents and Settings%\[User Name]\Application Data\scan.dll
  • %Documents and Settings%\[User Name]\Application Data\[random].tmp
  • %Documents and Settings%\[User Name]\Desktop\Malware Protection.lnk
  • %Documents and Settings%\[User Name]\Start Menu\Malware Protection.lnk

The Malware Protection manual removal procedure may require a certain level of technical skill and it may be too complicated for new computer users. The lack of technical skill and the slightest error during the deletion may cause an irreparable system corruption.  What’s more, undeleted files and objects that remain hidden may cause the virus to reanimate automatically after incomplete removal. For this reason it’s strongly advised that the removal of the Malware Protection spyware, which will save your time and avoid any system corruptions and ensure the desired result be utilized.

If you need assistance removing Malware Protection spyware or have other PC, Server or Laptop problems call us at 800-643-2638 or email us atSupport@ExpertSupportNow.com. We can speed up your system and fix most problems remotely through the internet while you watch!

 

How To Remove Antivirus Smart Protection Malware / Spyware

Antivirus Smart Protection 2012 is a fake anti-virus scanning tool made to look like a legitimate Windows program. Once installed to a computer Antivirus Smart Protection 2012 will configure itself to start automatically when Windows starts up. Once the program runs it will begin to do numerous scans that come up with virus entries that it found on your computer. These warnings and scans are problems it finds are not actual threats but made up ones the program creates. If you attempt to remove the issues with Antivirus Smart Protection 2012 it will ask that you pay for the full version. You should never purchase this program, Antivirus Smart Protection 2012 was created to trick users into purchasing a fake program in an attempt to steal credit card information.

 

Manual Removal of Antivirus Smart Protection 2012:

First to avoid any further infections caused by internet browsing redirects users will need to go to their Internet Options; this can be done by going to the start menu followed by control panel. Once in Internet Options choose the “Connections” tab followed by “LAN Settings” uncheck the “Use a Proxy Server” Option. Once done click “Ok” to save these settings.

Next users need to disable the process from running, to do this press Ctrl+Shift+Esc to open up the task manager, once opened choose “Processes” and look for .exe, click on the process and then click the “End Process” button. This will disable the program from running and will allow the files to be removed. The following is a list of files that need to be deleted:%UserProfile%\Recent\PE.tmp

  • %UserProfile%\Recent\ppal.tmp
  • %UserProfile%\Recent\runddlkey.exe
  • %UserProfile%\Recent\runddlkey.sys
  • %UserProfile%\Recent\snl2w.sys
  • %StartMenu%\Antivirus Smart Protection.lnk
  • %StartMenu%\Programs\Antivirus Smart Protection.lnk

 

Remove Antivirus Smart Protection 2012 Registry Entries :

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer “DisallowRun” = “1″
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\DisallowRun “0″ = “msseces.exe”
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\DisallowRun “1″ = “MSASCui.exe”
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\DisallowRun “10″ = “avgscanx.exe”
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\DisallowRun “11″ = “avgcfgex.exe”
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\DisallowRun “12″ = “avgemc.exe”
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\DisallowRun “13″ = “avgchsvx.exe”
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\DisallowRun “14″ = “avgcmgr.exe”
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\DisallowRun “15

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How To Uninstall Malware Protection Center Malware / Spyware

Malware Protection Center is a fake anti-virus scanning tool made to look like a legitimate Windows program. Once installed to a computer Malware Protection Center will configure itself to start automatically when Windows starts up. Once the program runs it will begin to do numerous scans that come up with virus entries that it found on your computer. These warnings and scans are problems it finds are not actual threats but made up ones the program creates. If you attempt to remove the issues with Malware Protection Center it will ask that you pay for the full version. You should never purchase this program, Malware Protection Center was created to trick users into purchasing a fake program in an attempt to steal credit card information.

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Manual Removal of Malware Protection Center:

First to avoid any further infections caused by internet browsing redirects users will need to go to their Internet Options; this can be done by going to the start menu followed by control panel. Once in Internet Options choose the “Connections” tab followed by “LAN Settings” uncheck the “Use a Proxy Server” Option. Once done click “Ok” to save these settings.

Next users need to disable the process from running, to do this press Ctrl+Shift+Esc to open up the task manager, once opened choose “Processes” and look for .exe, click on the process and then click the “End Process” button. This will disable the program from running and will allow the files to be removed. The following is a list of files that need to be deleted:

  • %AppData%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Malware Protection Center.lnk
  • %CommonAppData%\79b35\
  • %CommonAppData%\79b35\MPa76.exe
  • %CommonAppData%\79b35\MPC.ico
  • %CommonAppData%\79b35\5162.mof
  • %CommonAppData%\79b35\mozcrt19.dll
  • %CommonAppData%\79b35\sqlite3.dll
  • %CommonAppData%\79b35\BackUp\
  • %CommonAppData%\79b35\BackUp\Adobe Rea

Remove Privacy Protection Registry Entries :

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer “PRS” = “http://127.0.0.1:27777/?inj=%ORIGINAL%”
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download “RunInvalidSignatures” = “1″
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\5.0\User Agent\Post Platform “88680791803″
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\5.0\User Agent\Post Platform “update/208040″
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer “DisallowRun” = “1″
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\DisallowRun “0″ = “msseces.exe”
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\DisallowRun “1″ = “MSASCui.exe”
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\DisallowRun “10″ = “avgscanx.exe”
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\DisallowRun “11″ = “avgcfgex.exe”
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\DisallowRun “12″ = “avgemc.exe”
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\DisallowRun “13″ = “avgchsvx.exe”
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\DisallowRun “14″ = “avgcmgr.exe”
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\DisallowRun “15″ = “avgwdsvc.exe”
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\DisallowRun “2″ = “ekrn.exe”
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\DisallowRun “3″ = “egui.exe”
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\DisallowRun “4″ = “avgnt.exe”

 

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