Get Rid of Vista Home Security 2012 already in 2011
Vista Home Security 2012 is unlikely to outlive the year of 2012. However, it is badly annoying users in the year of 2011.
The software product is actually a variant of general software that infects the following Windows versions:
- Windoows 7
The general software is free to select appropriate name and relevant adjustment upon its landing on any of the above computer systems.
If a computer system on which it is installed is other than Windows or other than Windows of any of the aforementioned versions, the general software ends its processes and self-destroys. It is often referred to as trojan as users download it under the guise of system update.
The program is ignorant in the field of virus detection. However, it is a prodigy of blocking other applications. It can immediately terminate their processes launching its alert instead or keep the program that user has ordered to open out of resources necessary for its functioning.
To remove Vista Home Security 2012, follow the manual guide below.
Vista Home Security 2012 Removal Manual
Incomplete or incorrect extermination of files and registry values constituting the infection, e.g. deletion of harmless files and registry entries instead of those specified below due to mistyping, is quite possible. Furthermore, resent observations on fake security tools have shown that this kind of malware might strike back, i.e. make harm to computer system in response to attempt of deleting its components.
If you are a Windows user, secure your computer system before proceeding to the adware extermination by means of system and registry backup prior to launching deletion of the adware components.
4 easy steps to remove fake antivirus:
Step1. System Backup
Step2. Killing Processes (in Windows)
You must kill Vista Home Security 2012 processes:
Once system and registry backup is complete, make sure the infection you want to get rid of is not currently running any processes; otherwise kill its processes in the Task Manager.
Step3. Exposure and Detection and Deletion of Vista Home Security 2012 Files
Once the targeted infection is idle, you need to find its relevant entries. Some of them might be hidden as the malware often attributes such value to its files in order to reduce the risk of their deletion.
For Win XP:
For Win VISTA and Win7:
*This malicious software creates the folders and files with random names, most likely you will not find in their files and folders with names such as in the example above, but they will look something like this.
Step4. Delete System Registry Values
Edit System Registry deleting the following entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command "(Default)" = '"%LocalAppData%\kdn.exe" -a "%1" %*'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\exefile\shell\open\command "(Default)" = '"%LocalAppData%\kdn.exe" -a "%1" %*'
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.exe\shell\open\command "(Default)" = '"%LocalAppData%\kdn.exe" -a "%1" %*'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\FIREFOX.EXE\shell\open\command "(Default)" = '"%LocalAppData%\kdn.exe" -a "C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe"'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\FIREFOX.EXE\shell\safemode\command "(Default)" = '"%LocalAppData%\kdn.exe" -a "C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe" -safe-mode'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\IEXPLORE.EXE\shell\open\command "(Default)" = '"%LocalAppData%\kdn.exe" -a "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe"'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center "AntiVirusOverride" = '1'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center "FirewallOverride" = '1'