Win 7 Total Security 2012
Win 7 Total Security 2012 is a deceiving security application or most known as rogue software. This type of program will usually arrive on the computer when a malicious web site is visited. Fake multimedia web site that requires visitors to download a file in order to view online video are also another way to get infected with Win 7 Total Security 2012 virus. If this is installed, an abrupt changes on the registry is executed so that it will be able to run automatically once Windows is started. After installation, it will show its presence by flooding the screen of pop-up and task bar alerts. Sometimes, this potentially unwanted application will replace desktop wall paper with a warning. Any attempt to run installed programs will be oppose by Win 7 Total Security 2012 and announce that the file is infected.
As long as this program is on the system, it will never stop to promote itself in unreasonable manner. Scare tactics are always implemented by rogue programs in order to push victims to pay for the so called licensed version. Keep in mind that any version of Win 7 Total Security 2012 will not provide any positive results on the computer. As a matter of fact it will endanger the system once it has entered one’s computer. If a presence is observe, immediately download an efficient anti-malware program and perform a full scan. Any detected threats should be deleted to make sure that it was totally eliminated.
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Technical Details and Additional Information:
Damage Level: Medium
Systems Affected: Windows 9x, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7
When Win 7 Total Security 2012 is activated, it will start providing unreal security alerts. It aims to convince user that computer is infected and a purchase of the fake antivirus is necessary. The bogus alert message will have the following messages:
Win 7 Security 2012 Alert
Security Hole Detected!
A program is trying to exploit Windows security holes! Passwords and sensitive data may be stolen. Do you want to block this attack?
Win 7 Security 2012 Firewall Alert
Win 7 Security 2012 has blocked a program from accessing the internet
Internet Explorer is infected with Trojan-BNK.Win32.Keylogger.gen
Private data can be stolen by third parties, including credit card details and passwords.
How to Remove Win 7 Total Security 2012
Boot Windows in Safe Mode With Networking
1. First thing to do is to reboot the computer in Safe Mode with Networking to avoid Win 7 Total Security 2012 from loading at start-up. You may want to print this procedure as we have to restart the computer to complete the removal process.
- Restart the computer.
- Before Windows begins to load, press F8 on your keyboard.
- It will display an Advanced Boot Options menu. Please select Safe Mode with Networking.
- Windows will now start in Safe Mode.
Automatic Removal Procedure
2. Download removal software and save it on your Desktop or any location on your PC.
3. When finish downloading, double-click on the file to install the application.
4. Follow the prompts and install with default configuration.
5. Before the installation completes, you need to update the database.
6. Click Finish. Program will run automatically and you will be prompt to update the program before doing a scan. Please update.
7. When finished updating, the tool will run. Select Perform full scan on main screen to check your computer thoroughly.
8. When scanning is finished click on Show Results.
9. Make sure that all detected threats are checked, click on Remove Selected. This will delete all files and registry entries that belongs to Win 7 Total Security 2012.
10. Restart your computer.
Note: If Win 7 Total Security 2012 prevents mbam-setup.exe from downloading. Download the software from another computer. Renaming it to something like 'anything.exe' can help elude the malware.
Alternative Removal Procedure
If the above solution didn’t work, you may try this trick of upgrading the malware to a full-working version that will bring back stability to the computer.
1. Register Win 7 Total Security 2012 using the following registration key.
Registration Code: 3425-814615-3990
This may not remove the rogue application but activating the registered version may reduce annoyances and return your access to Internet, task manager and registry editor.2. Once activated, you may now proceed with the removal procedure as stated above.
Alternative Removal Method for Win 7 Total Security 2012
Option 1 : Use Windows System Restore to return Windows to previous state
If Win 7 Total Security 2012 enters the computer, there is a big chance that Windows files, registry entries and other essential components are also infected. System Restore can reinstate clean system files by restoring the configuration to an earlier date. The method also replaces compromised files with a clean version. If you have a saved restore point before Win 7 Total Security 2012 infiltrates the PC, we highly encourage you to execute this procedure if none of the above works. You may proceed with Windows System Restore, click here to see the full procedure.
Option 2 : Win 7 Total Security 2012 manual uninstall guide
IMPORTANT! Manual removal of Win 7 Total Security 2012 requires technical skills. Deleting system files and registry entries by mistake may result to total disability of Windows system. We advise you to perform a backup of registry before proceeding with this guide.
1. Kill any running process that belongs to Win 7 Total Security 2012.
- Press Ctrl+Alt+Del on your keyboard.
- When Windows Task Manager appears, look for Win 7 Total Security 2012 files (refer to Technical Reference) and click End Process.
2. Delete all registry entries that belong to this malware.
- Press [Windows Key]+R on your keyboard.
- In the 'Open' dialog box, type regedit and press Enter. This will open registry editor.
- Find and delete registry entries as mentioned in Technical Reference section below.
- Close registry editor. Changes made will be save automatically.
3. Scan the computer with antivirus program.
- Connect to Internet and open your antivirus software. Please update to obtain the latest database and necessary files.
- Restart the computer in Safe Mode.
- Just before Windows logo begins to load press F8 on your keyboard.
- On Windows Advanced Boot Options, select Safe Mode and press Enter.
4. Delete all files dropped by Win 7 Total Security 2012.
- While still in Safe Mode, search and delete malicious files. Please refer to 'Technical Reference'. Make sure that you execute 'End Task' first before deleting the file. Otherwise, the system will not let you perform this action.