Internet Security 2010 Virus
What are the symptoms of a Windows PC which has been infected by the Internet Security 2010 Virus and how can this virus be removed.
Many web users are deceived by some false advertisements found on internet. One of such deceiving advertisements is about antivirus programs. Some of these antivirus programs when downloaded cause virus infections. Internet Security 2010 comes under such infectious fake antivirus program. This software program disguises itself as a great program that can prevent any latest malicious objects found on Internet. But the fact is that this program never does any of the mentioned process. Instead it acts as a spyware software that helps online cyber criminals to invade the systems of many web users automatically. It use some automated warning messages that frighten the user of a computer to go ahead and use the false facilities provided by Internet Security 2010. As soon as a user falls prey to such warnings, the computer gets new virus infections that are found on Internet. As it is highly advanced virus program, some software tools are needed to remove the Internet Security 2010.
Read further to know more about Internet Security 2010.
- Symptoms of an infected Windows PC
- Main causes for the infection
- Tips to remove
Symptoms of an infected Windows PC
This virus may display a message "Security Warning! Worm.Win32.NetSky detected on your machine" and it will also recommend you to buy the product with the display stating Application cannot be executed. This virus also shows fake messages like “Windows can’t play the following media formats: MID, M4A, FLAC, WMA, WAV, AAC, MP3, MPEG, MPG, MP4, 3GP, MOV, MKV, FLV, AVS, WMV, AVI". After displaying such messages, this virus redirects its victims to vs-codec-pro.net where it is asked to pay for a full version of the program to remove those security issues or infections.
Main causes for the infection
There are various reasons coined out for the infection of the virus. The un-wanted pop ups and other windows may be a serious problem, as it may seem to be hard task in removing Internet Security 2010. As all spyware and hardware, this fake security software tool gets installed on your computer without your knowledge. It contains the Trojan, which can control the registry settings in the system, and disable other anti-spywares and anti-virus software. As you download some of the .exe files and free software, online hijackers find the easy way of installing this fake security software on your desktop.
The best way to remove Internet Security 2010 virus is to use high quality antivirus software like Norton, AVG, McAfee. If you are an expert computer user you can try some manual methods like rebooting the computer to run it in Safe Mode with networking. You can use Rkill to remove the entire trace of Internet Security 2010 virus from a computer. By using registry editor try to find the vital changes made by Internet Security 2010 virus in the computer, delete the files that have undergone changes. Make sure that you are not deleting some essential registry files that are needed for the computer to function.
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