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SecurePcAv Adware Removal Instructions

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

SecurePcAv, come from hxxp://www.securepcav.com, is a rogue security program. This is a new variant from Winiguard/Winisoft family. The author of SecurePcAv also made SafePcAv, GuardWWW, MyPcSecure, PcSecureNet, PcsSecure, APcSafe, APcSecure, ProtectSoldier, ProtectDefender, ArmorDefender, DefendAPc, SysDefenders, InSysSecure, SysProtector, APcDefender, PcProtectar, PcsProtector,… etc. To further convince victims SecurePcAv, 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%SecurePcAv SoftwareSecurePcAvalways_skip.xml
  • %ProgramFiles%SecurePcAv SoftwareSecurePcAvmain_config.xml
  • %ProgramFiles%SecurePcAv SoftwareSecurePcAvSecurePcAv.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%SecurePcAv SoftwareSecurePcAvuninstall.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%SecurePcAv SoftwareSecurePcAvalways_delete.xml
  • %ProgramFiles%SecurePcAv SoftwareSecurePcAvquarantinequarantine.xml
  • %AllUsersProfile%DesktopSecurePcAv.lnk
  • %AllUsersProfile%Start MenuProgramsSecurePcAv1 SecurePcAv.lnk
  • %AllUsersProfile%Start MenuProgramsSecurePcAv2 Homepage.lnk
  • %AllUsersProfile%Start MenuProgramsSecurePcAv3 Uninstall.lnk
  • %UserProfile%[email protected][1].txt

Create new registry entries:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwaremicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallSecurePcAv
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareSecurePcAv
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERsoftwareSecurePcAv
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwaremicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun, “SecurePcAv”
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERsoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun, “SecurePcAv”

Screenshots:

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

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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