What is Secret Service
Secret Service, also known as SecretService, is a scareware. It gets entry to your system with the help of some trojan present in your system. As soon as it enters your system, it starts displaying you false alarm screens and scan results and reports the presenc eof malware files, which may actually be not present in your system, Sometimes it also designates perfectly legitimate files also as malware.
Secret Service, thus, tries to create a sense of urgency and then offer to clean your system if you purchase the licensed version of it.
Please do not fall victim to its dirty tactics. You can take the help of following steps for the removal of Secret Service from your system.
Technical Details of SecretService
- Full name: Secret Service, SecretService
- Date Appeared: July 2008
- Characteristic: Rogue security program
- URL: http://Secret Service.com
Do I need to remove Secret Service
You can yourself search your computer manually, but it is not recommended unless you are a tech-geek. To save time and effort, we recommend you to download a FREE Scanner.
The best way for the removal of Secret Service is to install a good quality Anti-spyware Program and scan your system for any Secret Service infections.
Automatic removal of Secret Service is always good and complete as compared to any attempts to manually remove Secret Service, which may sometime lead to erroneous results. If you are not completely aware of all the files and registry entries used by this rogue anti-spyware, then we do not recommend you to attempt for the manual removal of Secret Service.
Instructions to get rid of Secret Service
If you really want to remove the Secret Service infection on your system manually then proceed as follows.
Step 1: Kill the Secret Service Processes – Learn how to do that
Step 2: Remove Secret Service files, folders and all associated Secret Service DLL files:Learn how to do that
Uninstall Secret Service.lnk
%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Secret Service
%Program Files%\Secret Service
Step 3: Uninstall Secret Service registry entries: Learn how to do that
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “Secret Service”