What is Vista Internet Security 2010
Vista Internet Security 2010 is yet another variant of the series of rogue security software, which were released in a bunch recently. It is an attempt to the common phrase “Internet Security” with the popular operating system “Windows Vista” to create a sense of credibility in the minds of innocent computer users.
Vista Internet Security 2010 takes the help of some trajans already present in your computer to drive its traces into your system, which display lots of fake malware reports to suggest that your computer is infected, compromised and contains lots of malware.
It tries to sell its full software, claiming that it can clean your computer. But this claim is false. It is simply incapable of providing any sort of protection to your computer. Do not trust it.
If you want to get rid of these annoying pop-ups and fake warning messages, you can take the help of following steps.
Technical Details of Vista Internet Security 2010
- Full name: Vista Internet Security 2010
- Date Appeared: Jan. 2010
- Characteristic: Rogue security program
Do I need to remove Vista Internet Security 2010
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.
How to Uninstall Vista Internet Security 2010 scam
The best way for the removal of Vista Internet Security 2010 is to install a good quality Anti-spyware Program and scan your system for any infections.
Automatic removal of Vista Internet Security 2010 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 Vista Internet Security 2010.
Instructions to get rid of Vista Internet Security 2010
If you really want to remove the Vista Internet Security 2010 infection on your system manually then proceed as follows.
Step 1: Kill the Vista Internet Security 2010 Processes – Learn how to do that
Step 2: Remove Vista Internet Security 2010 files, folders and all associated Vista Internet Security 2010 DLL files:Learn how to do that
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\av.exe
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\WRblt8464P
Step 3: Uninstall Vista Internet Security 2010 registry entries: Learn how to do that
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command “(Default)” = “av.exe” /START “%1? %*”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\secfile\shell\open\command “(Default)” = “av.exe” /START “%1? %*”
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.exe\shell\open\command “(Default)” = “av.exe” /START “%1? %*”
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\secfile\shell\open\command “(Default)” = “av.exe” /START “%1? %*”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\FIREFOX.EXE\shell\open\command “(Default)” = “av.exe” /START “firefox.exe”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\FIREFOX.EXE\shell\safemode\command “(Default)” = “av.exe” /START “firefox.exe” -safe-mode
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\IEXPLORE.EXE\shell\open\command “(Default)” = “av.exe” /START “iexplore.exe”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center “AntiVirusOverride” = “1”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center “FirewallOverride” = “1”