Microsoft® Windows® Security Essentials Trojan
Tips to remove Windows Security Essentials Trojan
This is the Trojan that has affected a lot of computers and users all around the world. This Trojan influences the customers that they need additional security features because their computer is affected with a lot of virus. This Trojan can redirect the users to download and install programs which are actually spywares. The most common spywares are Red Cross Antivirus, Peak Protection 2010, Pest Detector 4.1, Major Defense Kit and AntiSpy Safeguard. The Trojan affects your computer through the system vulnerability areas. After that it pops-up alert messages saying the computer is infected with virus. The pop-up message may look like as if it is given by the genuine Windows Security Essentials. The message then redirects the user to a page which is to install a security program showing this removes the infection from your computer. But actually the program will be a Spyware. Once this Spyware is installed, it can run a full system check which was programmed in the spyware.
Following are some tips and software to remove Windows Security Essentials Trojan:
- Effective removal softwares
- Free removal software
Effective removal softwares
There are many effective removal software available in the market for removing Trojan. Malwarebytes' is one of the best security programs known for the removal of this Trojan. A few others to name are Norton AntiVirus, Mcafee, ZoneAlarm, CA Internet security, Bullguard removal software, etc. Once these programs are installed on the computer that is affected, you can perform a Quick Scan. This program scans and detects all the Trojans present in your computer. It can then show the scan results with an option to remove it. Once it is removed, it can show a message to restart the computer for completing the scanning process.
Free removal software
Free spyware removal software are mainly provided to the home users. This security program can be used to remove the fake Windows Security Essential Alert Trojan. This program can be also used as a real-time protection for all kinds of online threats. The user interface of this program is simple with good navigations to perform the scan. This program detects and removes the Trojan from your computer but the shell registry values created by this Trojan cannot be removed using this software.
Ad-Aware is a spyware removal tool introduced by the LavaSoft. It is one of the best spyware removal programs which is used to remove all kinds of spywares. This particular Trojan can be detected faster using this security software. This software can be installed on any computer and it can protect your computer from all kinds of Trojans and worms. It removes all the executable files of this Trojan but cannot remove the registry value of winlogon.
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