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Security Inspector 2010 Adware Removal Instructions

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The Emsisoft malware research team has discoverd a new outbreak of the Security Inspector 2010 adware. Emsisoft Anti-Malware detects this malware as Adware.Win32.SecurityInspector2010.

Security Inspector 2010 is a rogue security program, this is another variant of Antivirus Studio 2010. A rogue application tries to trick you by displaying false positive/misleading scan results report, which says that your computer is infected with viruses or trojan, but you will not be able to delete them before you purchase.

Create new files:

  • %UserProfile%Application DataMicrosoftInternet ExplorerQuick LaunchSecurity Inspector 2010.lnk
  • %UserProfile%Application DataSecurity Inspector 2010
  • %UserProfile%Application DataSecurity Inspector 2010securitycenter.exe
  • %UserProfile%Application DataSecurity Inspector 2010securityhelper.exe
  • %UserProfile%Application DataSecurity Inspector 2010taskmgr.dll
  • %UserProfile%Application DataSecurity Inspector 2010Security_Inspector_2010.exe
  • %UserProfile%Local SettingsTemp_2.tmp
  • %UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsSecurity Inspector 2010.lnk
  • %UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsSecurity Inspector 2010
  • %UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsSecurity Inspector 2010Help Security Inspector 2010.lnk
  • %UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsSecurity Inspector 2010How to Activate Security Inspector 2010.lnk
  • %UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsSecurity Inspector 2010Security Inspector 2010.lnk
  • %UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsSecurity Inspector 2010Activate Security Inspector 2010.lnk

Create new registry entries:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERsoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun
    (String) %random% = %UserProfile%Desktopsecurityhelper.exe
    (String) Security Inspector 2010 = “%UserProfile%Application DataSecurity Inspector 2010Security_Inspector_2010.exe” /STARTUP
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERsoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallSecurity Inspector 2010
    (String) DisplayName = Security Inspector 2010
    (String) UninstallString = “%UserProfile%Application DataSecurity Inspector 2010securityhelper.exe” /UNINSTALL
    (String) DisplayIcon = “%UserProfile%Application DataSecurity Inspector 2010securityhelper.exe”,1
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERsoftwareSecurity Inspector 2010
    (String) BuyUrl = 27A7E7669B41CDB835AF9730D059250578C9FF9E82454E6F83646674E479310A7EDCFA80D573FC0 94DE757EC1A1359E60C406316556E26DE31CED7EBA0FBBB5FDFF528F1DCAF829FC20F
    (String) (Default) = %UserProfile%Application DataSecurity Inspector 2010
    (String) ADVid = 1
    (String) InstallDir = %UserProfile%Application DataSecurity Inspector 2010
    (String) SoftID = Security Inspector 2010
    (DWORD) ScanSystemOnStartup = 0×00000001 (1)
    (DWORD) AutomaticallyUpdates = 0×00000001 (1)
    (DWORD) MinimizeOnStart = 0×00000000 (0)
    (DWORD) BackgroundScan = 0×00000001 (1)
    (DWORD) BackgroundScanTimeout = 0×00000001 (1)
    (DWORD) LastTimeStamp = 0×000000D9 (217)
    (String) LastUpdateDate = 2010/10/18
    (DWORD) BaseStamp = 0×0001BB21 (113441)







How to remove the infection of Security Inspector 2010 (Adware.Win32.SecurityInspector2010)?

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

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