What is Personal Security
Personal Security is a fake security software. It is a scam, which is there just to steal your money. It uses the tried tricks of creating a sense of scare in the user and force him to purchase this crap piece of software, which does not do anything to protect you from spyware and virus.
Please be advised, and do not do anything to purchase Personal Security.
You can try to follow the given steps for the manual removal of Personal Security from your computer.
Technical Details of Personal Security
- Full name: Personal Security, Personal Security
- Date Appeared: Oct. 2009
- Characteristic: Rogue security program
- URL: http://Personal Security.com
Do I need to remove Personal Security
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 Personal Security is to install a good quality Anti-spyware Program and scan your system for any infections.
Automatic removal of Personal Security is always good and complete as compared to any attempts to manually remove it, 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 Personal Security.
Instructions to get rid of Personal Security
If you really want to remove the Personal Security infection on your system manually then proceed as follows.
Step 1: Kill the Personal Security Processes – Learn how to do that
Step 2: Remove Personal Security files, folders and all associated Personal Security DLL files:Learn how to do that
%appdata%\microsoft\internet explorer\quick launch\psecurity.lnk
%desktopdir%\Personal Protection Center.lnk
Step 3: Uninstall Personal Security registry entries: Learn how to do that
HKEY_USERS\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\ “[HEX numeric random name]”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Run “wow64main.exe”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Run “PSecurity”