How to remove PC GuardianTuesday, April 13th, 2010 at 6:17 am
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PC Guardian description
PC Guardian is also known as PC Guardian 2010. The program is a fake computer security tool. It looks like antispyware, it loads pop-ups similar to antispyware alerts but in the end it’s nothing more but malware.
PCGuardian puts lots of efforts to push people into purchasing the program. PC Guardian is a computer parasite and you should avoid it at all costs. It is definitely not something useful for your computer. It loads annoying pop-ups, it lowers machine’s security and it hijacks web browser.
PC Guardian is able to fabricate infection alerts and system scan. Victims of this fraud should know that each PC Guardian notification is counterfeit and unreliable.
Get rid of PC Guardian
PC Guardian is a Rogue Antispyware software
How to manually remove PC Guardian
To remove PC Guardian spyware you must block PC Guardian sites, stop and remove processes, unregister DLL files, search and delete all other PC Guardian files and registry utility. Follow the PC Guardian detection and removal instructions below.
The most typical software removal method is to remove PC Guardian by using "Add or Remove Programs" service. However there may be hidden PC Guardian files, running processes and registries in your computer, so PC Guardian may recreate all other files after reboot.
PC Guardian manual removal instructions
Stop and remove PC Guardian processes:
ave.exe Read more how to kill PC Guardian processes
Locate and delete PC Guardian registry entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command "(Default)" = "av.exe" /START "%1? %*"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\secfile\shell\open\command "(Default)" = "av.exe" /START "%1? %*"
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.exe\shell\open\command "(Default)" = "av.exe" /START "%1? %*"
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\secfile\shell\open\command "(Default)" = "av.exe" /START "%1? %*"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\FIREFOX.EXE\shell\open\command "(Default)" = "av.exe" /START "firefox.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\FIREFOX.EXE\shell\safemode\command "(Default)" = "av.exe" /START "firefox.exe" -safe-mode
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\IEXPLORE.EXE\shell\open\command "(Default)" = "av.exe" /START "iexplore.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center "AntiVirusOverride" = "1"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center "FirewallOverride" = "1" Read more how to delete PC Guardian registry entries
Download RegistryBooster 2010 to scan errors caused by PC Guardian
Detect and delete other PC Guardian files:
We strongly recommend you to use spyware remover to track PC Guardian and automaticaly remove PC Guardian processes, registries and files as well as other spyware threats.