How to remove Personal SecurityWednesday, December 2nd, 2009 at 1:16 am
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Personal Security description
Personal Security comes from the same family of rogue anti-spyware tools as the infamous Cyber Security. Don‘t trust the application with protecting your computer; PersonalSecurity is not only fraudulent but it is also malicious.
Personal Security reports regular programs as infections and requires buying full version for deleting the „threats“. It uses aggressive tactics to indimidate victims and gain a purchase. PersonalSecurity hijacks web browser and loads the following notification:
This website has been reported as unsafe
We strongly recommend to discontinue the use of this website.
Register your computer’s security software
This website has been reported to Microsoft for containing threats that might steal personal or financial information from your computer.
Personal Security also displays other fabricated alerts in order to make an image of badly infected PC. Trust neither of those and remove PersonalSecurity with no doubt.
Here are some examples of Personal Security pop-ups:
Personal Security Alert!
Protect your PC from violent virus attack!
Personal Security – vulnerable file(s) found!
Personal Security has identified that some documents nd files can be vulnerable to viruses.
You may lose your personal data and infect other network computers.
Security Center reports that ‘Personal Security’ is inactive.
Antivirus software helps to protect your computer againts
viruses and other security threats. Click here for the
suggested actions. Your system might be at risk now.
Get rid of Personal Security
Personal Security is a Rogue Antispyware software
How to manually remove Personal Security
To remove Personal Security spyware you must block Personal Security sites, stop and remove processes, unregister DLL files, search and delete all other Personal Security files and registry utility. Follow the Personal Security detection and removal instructions below.
The most typical software removal method is to remove Personal Security by using "Add or Remove Programs" service. However there may be hidden Personal Security files, running processes and registries in your computer, so Personal Security may recreate all other files after reboot.
Personal Security manual removal instructions
Block Personal Security sites:
prosecure-protection1.com Read more how to block Personal Security sites
Stop and remove Personal Security processes:
psecurity.exe Read more how to kill Personal Security processes
Locate and delete Personal Security registry entries:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\5.0\User Agent\post platform "WinTSI 01.12.2009" Read more how to delete Personal Security registry entries
Download RegistryBooster 2010 to scan errors caused by Personal Security
Search and unregister Personal Security DLL libraries:
win32extension.dll Read more how to unregister Personal Security DLL files
Detect and delete other Personal Security files:
c:\Program Files\Common Files\PSecurityUninstall
c:\Program Files\Common Files\PSecurityUninstall\Uninstall.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\PSecurity
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\PSecurity\Computer Scan.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\PSecurity\Help.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\PSecurity\Personal Security.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\PSecurity\Registration.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\PSecurity\Security Center.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\PSecurity\Settings.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\PSecurity\Update.lnk
%UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\PSecurity.lnk
We strongly recommend you to use spyware remover to track Personal Security and automaticaly remove Personal Security processes, registries and files as well as other spyware threats.