Removal of Windows® security 2010 from system
What is Windows security 2010? How can it be removed from a system?
Windows security 2010 is a fake software. Fake software are mainly designed to mislead the user into purchasing a product. It has become one of the dangerous threats today. Black hat search engine optimization is the technology which is used by these fake software. Windows security 2010 is one of them. Once the fake antivirus software is installed into the system, this software will inform the user that the system is infected with more malware. It will also display various fake scanning reports to inform the user that they need to install the original version of the fake antivirus to get rid of the malware. If the user installs the original version of the software, they will never get any additional benefits and the system performance will start to slow down. The fake antivirus will continue to display various pop-up windows.
Following are various methods to remove Windows security 2010 from a system:
- Using registry
- Terminating the process
- Third-party software
Since the details about the installed applications are kept in the Windows registry, the latter is one of the most important components in a system. So, the removal of Windows security 2010 includes the removal of corresponding details from the registry as well. For this, you need to open the registry editor in the system. Regedit command is used to open the registry editor. It will make the registry edit window appear. You need to be very careful while editing the system registry because improper registry entries may affect the working of your system. This method is recommended only to experts. You can also remove it from your system by deleting the files of fake antivirus.
Terminating the process
The removal of details from the registry alone will not help remove the Windows security 2010 software; you also need to terminate the running of the process. Windows Task Manager is used to terminate the processes in the system. Pressing 'ALT', 'CTRL', and 'DEL' simultaneously will make the task manager appear. Then you need to select the 'Process' tab and then terminate the process. Before going to terminate the process, you need to know all the processes utilized by the Windows security 2010 fake software.
Third party software are available for all of the removal processes in the system. Here also, you could use some types of third party softyware to remove the Windows security 2010 software completely from the system. The main purpose behind using these software is to completely avoid user intervention. Malware Bytes is one such software tool. This software is capable to detect, remove, and avoid the fake software that are present in the system. The inbuilt technologies in these software provide support to remove malware from the system.
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