How to remove AV Security Essentials: Download Removal Tool
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AV Security Essentials
Win32/Win64 (Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 10)
AV Security Essentials is a rogue antivirus program that pretends to be a real security software. The design of the program is rather attractive and functional and it seems serious, but the first perception is incorrect. The real nature of the program is malicious. Appearing on your computer it will be waiting for an update to download a virus for your computer. The downloaded virus can destroy your system and steal your personal information, that's why it's better to remove AV Security Essentials immediately when you notice it on your computer. But when this rogue program is already installed on your computer and it is spread on your hard drive, so it can be very hard to remove it. But don't be upset, this article will help you to overcome these difficulties.
AV Security Essentials intrusion method
AV Security Essentials copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is cid.exe. Then it creates new startup key with name AV Security Essentials and value cid.exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name cid.exe or AV Security Essentials. Also, it can create folder with name AV Security Essentials under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData.
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How to remove AV Security Essentials manually
This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with AV Security Essentials, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by AV Security Essentials.
To get rid of AV Security Essentials, you should:
1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:
Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.
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2. Delete the following malicious folders:
3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:
Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.
If AV Security Essentials blocks you from running security programs.
Often rogue programs like AV Security Essentials block you from running security programs and visiting anti-virus websites. In this case we recommend you to boot your Windows in Safe Mode with Networking. This is special mode when Windows will not load third-party services, drivers and start-up objects. However you will be able to use Internet. Just download and run suggested programs for easy AV Security Essentials removal is Safe Mode with Networking. To load in Safe Mode with Networking and remove AV Security Essentials do the following:
Information provided by: Aleksei Abalmasov