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GuardWWW Adware Removal Instructions

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

GuardWWW, come from hxxp://, is a rogue security program. This is a new variant from Winiguard/Winisoft family. The author of GuardWWW also made MyPcSecure, PcSecureNet, PcsSecure, APcSafe, APcSecure, ProtectSoldier, ProtectDefender, ArmorDefender, DefendAPc, SysDefenders, InSysSecure, SysProtector, APcDefender, PcProtectar, PcsProtector, etc. To further convince victims GuardWWW, 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%GuardWWW SoftwareGuardWWWalways_delete.xml
  • %ProgramFiles%GuardWWW SoftwareGuardWWWalways_skip.xml
  • %ProgramFiles%GuardWWW SoftwareGuardWWWGuardWWW.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%GuardWWW SoftwareGuardWWWmain_config.xml
  • %ProgramFiles%GuardWWW SoftwareGuardWWWuninstall.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%GuardWWW SoftwareGuardWWWquarantinequarantine.xml
  • %AllUsersProfile%DesktopGuardWWW.lnk
  • %AllUsersProfile%Start MenuProgramsGuardWWW2 Homepage.lnk
  • %AllUsersProfile%Start MenuProgramsGuardWWW3 Uninstall.lnk
  • %AllUsersProfile%Start MenuProgramsGuardWWW1 GuardWWW.lnk
  • %UserProfile%[email protected][1].txt

Create new registry entries:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwaremicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallGuardWWW
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwaremicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun, “GuardWWW”
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERsoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun, “GuardWWW”












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

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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