Saturday, August 21, 2010

Advanced Security Tool 2010 Removal GuideAdvanced Security Tool 2010 Removal Guide

Advanced Security Tool 2010 Removal Guide
Advanced Security Tool 2010 is a fake antivirus program designed mainly to cheat the user to buy the full version of Advanced Security Tool 2010 in order to remove the malwares detected in the computer. Advanced Security Tool 2010 infects the computer and will configure itself to start automatically when Windows boot. Then Advanced Security Tool 2010 will scan the computer and produce fake result and state that the computer is infected by malwares. Don't believe them as it is a lie.

Advanced Security Tool 2010 provide fake features like Full PC Scan, Privacy Keeper, and Firewall. It shows "It is highly recommended that you activate Advanced Security Tool to assure that your PC works correctly and has no crashes." It produces fake warning: "Your PC might be at risk. Activate the software to protect it." Don't believe all of them.

Advanced Security Tool 2010 should be removed immediately.

Advanced Security Tool 2010 Removal Guide
Kill Process
(How to kill a process effectively?)

Unregister DLL files
%UserProfile%\Application Data\scan.dll

Delete Registry
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Advanced Security
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{80c10400-59cb-4c79-97ce-cc693103afca}
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft "adver_id" = "29"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Associations "LowRiskFileTypes" = ".exe;"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "AdvSecTool"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "rundll32" = ""
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon "Shell" = "%UserProfile%\Application Data\asectool.exe" /sn"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system "EnableLUA" = "0"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "rundll32" = ""
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon "Shell" = "explorer.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\ntload.exe"

Remove Folders and Files
%UserProfile%\Application Data\1tmp.bat
%UserProfile%\Application Data\asectool.exe
%UserProfile%\Application Data\scan.dll
%UserProfile%\Application Data\secmof.tmp
%UserProfile%\Desktop\Advanced Security Tool 2010.LNK
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Advanced Security Tool 2010.LNK

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