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Smart Protection 2012 Rogue Removal Instructions

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The Emsisoft malware research team has discovered a new outbreak of the Smart Protection 2012. Emsisoft Anti-Malware detects this malware as Rogue.Win32.SmartProtection2012.

Smart Protection 2012 is a rogue application. A rogue application tries to trick you by displaying false positive or 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:

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\B7E85B320179A6C600266C1CD151FC4E\
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\B7E85B320179A6C600266C1CD151FC4E\B7E85B320179A6C600266C1CD151FC4E
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\B7E85B320179A6C600266C1CD151FC4E\B7E85B320179A6C600266C1CD151FC4E.exe
%UserProfile%\Desktop\Smart Protection 2012.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Smart Protection 2012\
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Smart Protection 2012\Smart Protection 2012.lnk

Create new registry entries:

B7E85B320179A6C600266C1CD151FC4E = %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\B7E85B320179A6C600266C1CD151FC4E\B7E85B320179A6C600266C1CD151FC4E.exe

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Smart Protection 2012\
DisplayName = Smart Protection 2012
ShortcutPath = “%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\B7E85B320179A6C600266C1CD151FC4E\B7E85B320179A6C600266C1CD151FC4E.exe” Uninstall
UninstallString = “%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\B7E85B320179A6C600266C1CD151FC4E\B7E85B320179A6C600266C1CD151FC4E.exe” Uninstall
DisplayIcon = %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\B7E85B320179A6C600266C1CD151FC4E\B7E85B320179A6C600266C1CD151FC4E.exe,0



To register this rogue application, you can use any email and try the following serial number:


How to remove the infection of Smart Protection 2012 (Rogue.Win32.SmartProtection2012)?

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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