Windows Smart Security Remvoval

What is Windows Smart Security really ? It is a malware. It wants to comprise your system a lot besides making money by stealing you (this application wants you to buy a fake program). This malware is from the same family as Total Security.

Windows Smart Security

Windows Smart Security

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Windows Smart Security can do the following to your computer: a) it will block you anti-virus software, will block any update you're trying to get and you will have problems accessing some websites ! b) it will disable your System Restore and lots of others Windows apps. It will seem your computer is out of control ! Windows Smart Security, like similar malware, can spread the following ways: a) fake online anti-virus scanners. Since they are fake…. don't expect good results ! Only another way for malware to infect your system ! b) fake codecs.

Windows Smart Security can infect your computer by pretending to be some installer. Fake codes can be push unto your computer (drive by download) by compromised websites that were created for that purpose or by legit websites that have been hacked. So you're simply surfing such a website and it will try to force a download. Without a good security program, or if the malware is very recent…you're at risk of being infected. Once on your system, Windows Smart Security will create fake files. It will modify your Registry and on the next reboot, it will report (on that pink window !)  lots of fake infections ! This is a fake scan…..with a fake report ! On that window, you will then notice an option to buy the fake registered version of Windows Smart Security. That is how Windows Smart Security wants to scare you and….to steal your money ! Do not buy anything from it, don't trust it ! Programs like Windows Smart Security have been programmed to also compromise your Registry Editor, your browser settings, to show you many ads and finally this malware will stays resident in the background. Do not believe this fake program ! Let me show you some real solution !

Some symptoms of Windows Smart Security:

  • Bogus Scan results
  • Auto Scans on Start-up
  • Warning coming out of a fake shield in the system tray
  • pop-ups and re-directs to the fake software's website
  • constant warnings of being infected as well as false statements of other trojans

Manual removal instructions for Windows Smart Security ( Please read our disclaimer below )

Kill Windows Smart Security processes: ( Learn How to Kill a Process Here. Opens in new Window )

  • hl11734594.exe

We do recommend you run a full scan using SpyHunter. Even if you do not intend on purchasing the product it will help to stop the virus from re-installing and re-activating while you manually remove it. Also it will inform you of any new changes to the file names. You may need this if it mutates. Delete Windows Smart Security registry values: ( Learn How to Edit Registry Here. Opens in new Window )

  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{425882B0-B0BF-11CE-B59F-00AA006CB37D}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SystemSecurity2009
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “hl11734594

Delete files: ( Hint ) Most of these files will be in the %Program Files\Protection System\ directory.

  • c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\hl11734594\pchl11734594ins
  • %UserProfile%\Desktop\Windows Smart Security 2009.lnk
  • %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Windows Smart Security\Windows Smart Security 2009.lnk

Delete directories: ( Please note that in most cases everything in this folder can be deleted. Just be sure it's the correct folder 😉

  • c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\hl11734594
  • c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\hl11734594\hl11734594
  • c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\hl11734594\pchl11734594ins
  • %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Windows Smart Security

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