AntiSpyware Shield Pro

AntiSpyware Shield Pro is a rogue antivirus which is usually installed by Trojans and other forms of malware. The aim of this rogue security product is to convince users to buy the licensed version of the application. In order to do so, the application displays various exaggerated security notifications, digital attack warnings as well as other forms of desktop messages in order to create a general state of panic at end-user level. Due to the fact that this is a misleading software application it is recommended to take all the necessary steps to remove AntiSpyware Shield Pro from the affected PC as soon as it has been detected.

AntiSpyware Shield Pro

AntiSpyware Shield Pro

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Immediately after installation Antispyware Shield Pro starts scanning the system for malware and other threats. However, all files reported as infected are mostly created by the application itself for this purpose in order for it to use them in its attempt to trick the PC user. For this reason and as a result of the fact that Antispyware Shield Pro is in many cases installed by other forms of malicious software it is recommended to use genuine security applications while trying to remove Antispyware Shield Pro. A good example of a reliable antivirus is SpyHunter, security software that is capable to assist in the entire detection and removal process of this rogue software. After conducting a full system scan, manual removal techniques can be applied in order to completely remove AntiSpyware Shield Pro.

Antispyware Shield Pro Removal Procedures

In order to remove AntiSpyware Shield Pro it is first required to end its main executable running process. For this reason, the following task should be terminated using the Windows Task Manager: ( Learn how to terminate a running process )

•    antispyshield.exe

After ending its main executable process it is recommended to remove all the AntiSpyware Shield Pro related files, folders and resource libraries.

•    %UserProfile%\Desktop\Antispyware Shield Pro.lnk
•    %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Antispyware Shield Pro
•    %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Antispyware Shield Pro\Antispyware Shield Pro.lnk
•    %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Antispyware Shield Pro\Uninstall.lnk
•    c:\Program Files\Antispyware Shield Pro
•    c:\Program Files\Antispyware Shield Pro\antispyshield.exe
•    c:\Program Files\Antispyware Shield Pro\License.rtf
•    c:\Program Files\Antispyware Shield Pro\uninst.exe
•    c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\JKPF893
•    c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\JKPF893\restore.exe
•    c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\Restore
•    c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\Restore\storage.dat

Antispyware Shield Pro Registry Removal Proedures

In order to properly remove AntiSpyware Shield Pro it is crucial to not only clean the entire set of files and folders that are part of this application but to also remove all of the registry keys that have been created in order to ensure its presence in the system. For this purpose, the following registry entries should be deleted: (Learn How to Edit Registry Here)

•    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\antispyshield.exe
•    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Antispyware Shield Pro
•    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “EnableLUA” = 0
•    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Entire Safe Scripts Ltd\Antispyware Shield Pro
•    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\TypedURLs
•    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “Restore”

Delete Antispyware Shield Pro Directories:

•    c:\Program Files\Antispyware Shield Pro\

Outside Resources:

http://rogueantispyware.blogspot.com/2009/12/antispyware-shield-pro.html

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/remove-antispyware-shield-pro

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