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SystemIron Adware Removal Instructions

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

SystemIron is a rogue security program. This is a new variant from Winiguard/Winisoft family. The author of SystemIron also made SecurePcAv, SafePcAv, GuardWWW, MyPcSecure, PcSecureNet, PcsSecure, APcSafe, APcSecure, ProtectSoldier, ProtectDefender, ArmorDefender, DefendAPc, SysDefenders, InSysSecure, SysProtector, APcDefender, PcProtectar, PcsProtector,… etc. To further convince victim, SystemIron 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%SystemIron SoftwareSystemIrondata.bin
  • %ProgramFiles%SystemIron SoftwareSystemIronlicense.txt
  • %ProgramFiles%SystemIron SoftwareSystemIronmain_config.xml
  • %ProgramFiles%SystemIron SoftwareSystemIronSystemIron.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%SystemIron SoftwareSystemIronSystemIronSvc.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%SystemIron SoftwareSystemIronuninstall.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%SystemIron SoftwareSystemIronalways_delete.xml
  • %ProgramFiles%SystemIron SoftwareSystemIronalways_skip.xml
  • %ProgramFiles%SystemIron SoftwareSystemIronquarantinequarantine.xml
  • %AllUsersProfile%DesktopSystemIron.lnk
  • %AllUsersProfile%Start MenuProgramsSystemIron2 Homepage.lnk
  • %AllUsersProfile%Start MenuProgramsSystemIron3 Uninstall.lnk
  • %AllUsersProfile%Start MenuProgramsSystemIron1 SystemIron.lnk

Create new registry entries:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwaremicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallSystemIron
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareSystemIron
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesAntispySvc
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesSystemIronSvc
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERsoftwareSystemIron
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERsoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun, “SystemIron”
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwaremicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun, “SystemIron”













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

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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