What is XP Antispyware 2010
XP Antispyware 2010 is yet another name for the rogue security software, which has the other names like Vista Antispyware 2010, Vista Antivirus 2010, XP Internet Security, Vista Internet Security and things like that. All these names are of a single software.
The clever thing in this whole episode is that the software changes its interface according to the operating system of the computer on which it is installed. This allows it to enjoy more credibility and there are more chances that the software gets purchased.
But please do not fall in its trap. Do not do anything like purchasing its full licensed version.
You can take the following steps for the removal of XP Antispyware 2010.
Technical Details of XP Antispyware 2010
- Full name: XP Antispyware 2010, XPAntispyware 2010
- Date Appeared: Jan. 2010
- Characteristic: Rogue security program
- URL: http://XP Antispyware 2010.com
Do I need to remove XP Antispyware 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.
The best way for the removal of XP Antispyware 2010 is to install a good quality Anti-spyware Program and scan your system for any infections.
Automatic removal of XP Antispyware 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 XP Antispyware 2010.
Instructions to get rid of XP Antispyware 2010
If you really want to remove the XP Antispyware 2010 infection on your system manually then proceed as follows.
Step 1: Kill the XP Antispyware 2010 Processes – Learn how to do that
Step 2: Remove XP Antispyware 2010 files, folders and all associated XP Antispyware 2010 DLL files:Learn how to do that
Step 3: Uninstall XP Antispyware 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”