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PC Security 2011 Adware Removal Instructions

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The Emsisoft malware research team has discovered a new outbreak of the PC Security 2011 adware. Emsisoft Anti-Malware detects this malware as Adware.Win32.PCSecurity2011.

PC Security 2011 is a rogue application. A rogue application tries to trick you by displaying false positive/misleading scan results report, which says that your computer has a problem, or infected with viruses or trojan, but you will not be able to fix it before you purchase.

Create new files:

  • %ProgramFiles%PC Security 2011
  • %ProgramFiles%PC Security 2011PC2011.exe
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011bg_button_a.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011bg_button_span.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011blank.gif
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011block_p_01.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011block_p_03.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011blue.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011critical_202.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011defender_001.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011defender_002.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011defender_003.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011defender_004.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011defender_005.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011defender_006.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011defender_007.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011defender_008.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011filder.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011header.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011i_1.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011i_2.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011i_3.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011level.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011loading.gif
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011logo.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011m.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011off.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011on.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011progressbar.gif
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011progressbar_bg_1.gif
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011prot.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011scan_res_icon.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011t01.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011t02.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011update.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011w1.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011w2.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011w3.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011w4.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011w5.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011warning_popup_072.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011warning_popup_200.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011_001.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011_002.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011_005.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011_006.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011_007.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011_ico1.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011_ico2.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011_ico3.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011activate_01.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011activate_02.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011activate_03.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011activate_hdr_1.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011activate_hdr_2.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011activate_hdr_bg.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011at.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011balloon_174.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataPC Security 2011balloon_201.png
  • %UserProfile%Application DataUninstall_Security
  • %UserProfile%Application DataUninstall_Securityuninstall_security.lnk
  • %UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsPC Security 2011
  • %UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsPC Security 2011PC Security 2011.lnk
  • %UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsStartupPC2011.lnk

Create new registry entry:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERsoftwarePC Security 2011

Screenshots:

Adware.Win32.PCSecurity2011_1-400x264.pn

Adware.Win32.PCSecurity2011_2-400x278.pn

Adware.Win32.PCSecurity2011_3-400x278.pn

Adware.Win32.PCSecurity2011_4-400x229.pn

How to remove the infection of PC Security 2011 (Adware.Win32.PCSecurity2011)?

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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