How to remove Win 7 GuardianTuesday, February 2nd, 2010 at 6:18 am
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Win 7 Guardian description
Win 7 Guardian is not something one should trust with their computer security. No matter what Win 7 Guardian does it is very important not to trust it. The application may display system scans and their reports about dangerous files and infections being found on your PC. Win 7 Guardian may also generate pop-up alerts about viruses and security threats that need to be deleted by Win 7 Guardian. The trick is that this fake security software needs to be purchased if the user wants to enjoy its full benefits. The “benefits” include: terminating legitimate security tools, hijacking your web browser, creating security flaws which allow other similar parasites to enter your computer.
Win 7 Guardian only infects Windows 7 users. It has other names for those who use different Windows OS: XP Antivirus Pro 2010, Vista Internet Security 2010 and many others. Win 7 Guardian is nothing but a scam and a system infection. The best way to deal with it is to remove Win 7 Guardian as soon as you can.
Get rid of Win 7 Guardian
Win 7 Guardian is a Rogue Antispyware software
How to manually remove Win 7 Guardian
To remove Win 7 Guardian spyware you must block Win 7 Guardian sites, stop and remove processes, unregister DLL files, search and delete all other Win 7 Guardian files and registry utility. Follow the Win 7 Guardian detection and removal instructions below.
The most typical software removal method is to remove Win 7 Guardian by using "Add or Remove Programs" service. However there may be hidden Win 7 Guardian files, running processes and registries in your computer, so Win 7 Guardian may recreate all other files after reboot.
Win 7 Guardian manual removal instructions
Stop and remove Win 7 Guardian processes:
av.exe Read more how to kill Win 7 Guardian processes
Locate and delete Win 7 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 Win 7 Guardian registry entries
Download RegistryBooster 2010 to scan errors caused by Win 7 Guardian
Detect and delete other Win 7 Guardian files:
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\av.exe
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\WRblt8464P
We strongly recommend you to use spyware remover to track Win 7 Guardian and automaticaly remove Win 7 Guardian processes, registries and files as well as other spyware threats.