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My Safe PC 2014 Rogue Removal Instructions

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The Emsisoft malware research team has discovered a new outbreak of the My Safe PC 2014 Rogue.Emsisoft Anti-Malware detects this malware as Rogue.Win32.MySafePC2014.
My Safe PC 2014 is a rogue scanner application. A rogue application tries to trick you by displaying false-positive or misleading scan results, which says that your computer has a problem, or is infected with viruses or trojan, but you will not be able to fix it unless you purchase the (fake) program.
 
Created files and folders:

%commonappdata%\pavsdata
%commonappdata%\pavsdata\security_defender.exe
%commonappdata%\pavsdata\app.ico
%commonappdata%\pavsdata\cache.bin
%commonappdata%\pavsdata\vl.bin
%commonappdata%\pavsdata\support.ico
%commonappdata%\pavsdata\uninst.ico
%desktop%\My Safe PC 2014.lnk%commonprograms%\My Safe PC 2014\
%commonprograms%\\My Safe PC 2014\My Safe PC 2014.lnk
%commonprograms%\\My Safe PC 2014\My Safe PC 2014 Help and Support.lnk
%commonprograms%\\My Safe PC 2014\Remove My Safe PC 2014.lnk

Note, %commonappdata% typically refers to c:\programdata on Windows Vista/7/8 and c:\documents and settings\all users on Windows XP

 

Created registry entries:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
avsdssvc = %commonappdata%\pavsdata\security_defender.exe,0

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\Shell\Open\Command 
@ = "\"%commonappdata%\\pavsdata\\security_defender.exe\" /ex \"%1\" %*"

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Pavsdata
DisplayName = My Safe PC 2014
InstallLocation = %commonappdata%\\pavsdata
UninstallString = %commonappdata%\\pavsdata\\security_defender.exe /tout
DisplayIcon = %commonappdata%\\pavsdata\\security_defender,0

Screenshots:



 
In order to make removal easier you can attempt to activate My Safe PC 2014 with the following serial number: ?O?Z?L?W?I?T?F?Q?C?N?Y?K?V?H?S?E

To remove this malware infection, please download and install Emsisoft Anti-Malware. Run a full scan on all drives and move all detected items to quarantine.

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