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MyPcSecure Adware Removal Instructions

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The Emsi Software malware research team has discoverd a new outbreak of the MyPcSecure adware. a-squared Anti-Malware detects this malware as Adware.Win32.MyPcSecure.

MyPcSecure, come from hxxp://www.mypcsecure.com, is a rogue security program. This is a new variant from Winiguard/Winisoft family. The author of MyPcSecure also made PcSecureNet, PcsSecure, APcSafe, APcSecure, ProtectSoldier, ProtectDefender, ArmorDefender, DefendAPc, SysDefenders, InSysSecure, SysProtector, APcDefender, PcProtectar, PcsProtector, etc. To further convince victims MyPcSecure,  will also create numerous junk files with random names on your computer that will be detected as malware when the program scans your computer, but will not allow you to remove them until you purchase it.

Create new files:

  • %ProgramFiles%MyPcSecure SoftwareMyPcSecurealways_delete.xml
  • %ProgramFiles%MyPcSecure SoftwareMyPcSecurealways_skip.xml
  • %ProgramFiles%MyPcSecure SoftwareMyPcSecuremain_config.xml
  • %ProgramFiles%MyPcSecure SoftwareMyPcSecureMyPcSecure.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%MyPcSecure SoftwareMyPcSecureuninstall.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%MyPcSecure SoftwareMyPcSecurequarantinequarantine.xml
  • %AllUsersProfile%DesktopMyPcSecure.lnk
  • %AllUsersProfile%Start MenuProgramsMyPcSecure2 Homepage.lnk
  • %AllUsersProfile%Start MenuProgramsMyPcSecure3 Uninstall.lnk
  • %AllUsersProfile%Start MenuProgramsMyPcSecure1 MyPcSecure.lnk
  • %UserProfile%[email protected][1].txt

Create new registry entries:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwaremicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallMyPcSecure
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareMyPcSecure
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERsoftwareMyPcSecure
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwaremicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun, “MyPcSecure”
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERsoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun, “MyPcSecure”













How to remove the infection of MyPcSecure (Adware.Win32.MyPcSecure)?

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

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