How to remove Vista GuardianTuesday, February 2nd, 2010 at 6:40 am
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Vista Guardian description
Vista Guardian is a rougue anti-spyware, which can not be trusted. The parasite is fraudulent and displays warnings about infections. At your computers’ desktop this malware floods many security alerts and fake warnings once it is released. This unwanted parasite trying to show false scan results by making believe the user have to purchase a rogue Vista Guardian software.
As many other parasites Vista Guardian is not an exception this time. It also arrive on computer via Trojan that can change system settings and hijack an Internet browser to a fake security websites. Moreover, during installation Vista Guardian will make a copy of itself and will run instantly when you start an application. What is more, while the parasite is running, it may show you various alerts, such as:
Tracking software found!
Your PC activity is being monitored. Possible spyware infection. Your data security may be compromised. Sensitive data can be stolen. Prevent damage now by completing a security scan.
However, this is all scam and you are fully safe to ignore it. Vista Guardian also has a property to hijack Internet Explorer and show false alerts when you open a website.
All in all, Vista Guardian is a scam and it is highly recommended do not trust this malware after it shows you fake scan results and all kind of false warnings. Do not purchase it, but use reputable anti-spyware and remove this parasite from you PC for good.
Get rid of Vista Guardian
Vista Guardian is a Rogue Antispyware software
How to manually remove Vista Guardian
To remove Vista Guardian spyware you must block Vista Guardian sites, stop and remove processes, unregister DLL files, search and delete all other Vista Guardian files and registry utility. Follow the Vista Guardian detection and removal instructions below.
The most typical software removal method is to remove Vista Guardian by using "Add or Remove Programs" service. However there may be hidden Vista Guardian files, running processes and registries in your computer, so Vista Guardian may recreate all other files after reboot.
Vista Guardian manual removal instructions
Stop and remove Vista Guardian processes:
av.exe Read more how to kill Vista Guardian processes
Locate and delete Vista Guardian registry entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command | @ = “”%AppData%\av.exe” /START “%1″ %*”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command | IsolatedCommand = “”%1″ %*”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe | @ = “secfile”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe | Content Type = “application/x-msdownload”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\secfile\shell\open\command | @ = “”%AppData%\av.exe” /START “%1″ %*”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\secfile\shell\open\command | IsolatedCommand = “”%1″ %*” Read more how to delete Vista Guardian registry entries
Download RegistryBooster 2010 to scan errors caused by Vista Guardian
Detect and delete other Vista Guardian files:
We strongly recommend you to use spyware remover to track Vista Guardian and automaticaly remove Vista Guardian processes, registries and files as well as other spyware threats.