What is XP Security Center

XP Security Center is one of the rogue Anti-Spyware programs, which have recently been released. XP Security Center tries to get onto your system by generating false reports that your system is infected with malware.

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The main carriers for XP Security Center to get into your system is through some video codec and media player downloads. Once XP Security Center gets onto your system, it pretends to start an automatic scan of your system. After the scan is over, it generates fake reports telling you that your system has multiple instances of spyware and malware. It then offers you to purchase and download a full licensed version of XP Security Center, which will clean your system.

If you get trapped at this stage, XP Security Center will steal your credit card information and will send you a software, which itself is a piece of malware and tries to install further spyware onto your system. On one hand you have been robbed of your money, and on the other hand your system is exposed to further infections from malware and spyware.

The first step towards the removal of XP Security Center is to first determine whether your system is actually infected with XP Security Center or not. You can use any of the good quality reputed anti-spyware programs available freely on the Internet. If your system is found infected with XP Security Center, we recommedn you to take immediate steps towards the removal of XP Security Center from your system to avoid further intrusion of your privacy.

Technical Details of XP Security Center

  • Full name: XP Security Center, XP SecurityCenter, XPSecurityCenter, FraudTool.Win32.XPSecurityCenter.a, W32/Suspicious_U.gen, XPSecurityCenter, New Malware.aj, Mal/Packer, Win32/XPSecCenter
  • Date Appeared: July 2008
  • Characteristic: Rogue security program
  • URL: http://XPSecurityCenter.com

Do I need to remove XP Security Center

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.

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How to Uninstall XP Security Centers cam

The best way for the removal of XP Security Center is to install a good quality Anti-spyware Program and scan your system for any XP Security Center infections.

Automatic removal of XP Security Center is always good and complete as compared to any attempts to manually remove XP Security Center, 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 Security Center.

Instructions to get rid of XP Security Center

If you really want to remove the XP Security Center infection on your system manually then proceed as follows.

Step 1: Kill the XP Security Center ProcessesLearn how to do that

%program_files%registrydoctor2008registrydoctor.exe
rgd_freeinstaller.exe

Step 2: Remove XP Security Center files, folders and all associated XP Security Center DLL files: Learn how to do that

%program_files%\xpsecuritycenter\unzip32.dll
%program_files%\xpsecuritycenter\pthreadvc2.dll
%program_files%\xpsecuritycenter\xpsecuritycenter.dll
%program_files%\xpsecuritycenter\htmlayout.dll

a0048803.exe
a0048933.exe
install.exe
winivstr.exe
xpsecuritycenter.exe
%common_desktopdirectory%\xpsecuritycenter.lnk
%common_programs%\xpsecuritycenter\uninstall.lnk
%common_programs%\xpsecuritycenter\xpsecuritycenter.lnk
%program_files%\xpsecuritycenter\data\daily.cvd
%program_files%\xpsecuritycenter\xpsecuritycenter.exe
%program_files%\xpsecuritycenter\unzip32.dll
%program_files%\xpsecuritycenter\xp_securitycenter.cfg
%program_files%\xpsecuritycenter\xpsecuritycenter.dll
install[1].exe
%program_files%\xpsecuritycenter\htmlayout.dll
%program_files%\xpsecuritycenter\install.exe
%program_files%\xpsecuritycenter\pthreadvc2.dll
%program_files%\xpsecuritycenter\un.ico
%program_files%\xpsecuritycenter\unzip32.dll
%program_files%\xpsecuritycenter\pthreadvc2.dll
%program_files%\xpsecuritycenter\xpsecuritycenter.dll
%program_files%\xpsecuritycenter\htmlayout.dll
install[1].exe
a0048933.exe
a0048803.exe
%program_files%\xpsecuritycenter\xpsecuritycenter.exe
%program_files%\xpsecuritycenter\install.exe
winivstr.exe

%common_programs%\xpsecuritycenter
%program_files%\xpsecuritycenter
%program_files%\xpsecuritycenter\data

Step 3: Uninstall XP Security Center registry entries: Learn how to do that

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run xp securitycenter
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\xp_securitycenter
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\xp_securitycenter info
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run xp securitycenter

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