Guide to remove XP Security Cleaner Pro (virus)

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This is the article on how to get rid of XP Security Cleaner Pro fake antivirus from your computer. You probably wonder how this scam could ever get into your system. Well, there are various paths that hackers use for this purpose. Social networks are often vulnerable and can be used by fraudsters to spread links that send links that cause computer to be infected. Of course, browsers can become vulnerable as well. In all cases the penetration of XP Security Cleaner Pro virus into your system isn’t legal. And, logically, there’s no any smart person that would intentionally have the desire to use the services of this hoax.

XP Security Cleaner Pro gives many promises. It presents itself as some superb anti-malware solution for your daily security needs. But remember that it initially came into your computer without asking your permission. Hence, this is the first direct proof of the fact that there’s something really unfair in the entire program that named itself so boldly, with exaggeration.

XP Security Cleaner Pro initiates the fake scan of your computer each time you turn it on. And its appearance, of course, isn’t coordinated with you. The rogue self-starts itself automatically. This unwanted occurrence is initiated by this scam while it installs itself initially. So, the program runs the bogus scan and reports unreal threats. There are quite many of them, by the way. All of them are invented. But the XP Security Cleaner Pro hoax tells that they are real and that the only thing you can do with them is purchase the full version of this fake anti-malware program.

Buying XP Security Cleaner Pro scam is a tragic mistake some users make. Hopefully, this will not be the case with you. Instead of trusting this malicious tool you need to undertake the necessary steps to delete it immediately, using the powerful security program in your anti-malware arsenal. We recommend you to try our proven software – GridinSoft Trojan Killer for these purposes. If you have any problems using it for removal of this scam please let us know.

XP Security Cleaner Pro similar removal video guide:

XP Security Cleaner Pro step-by-step removal instructions from GridinSoft Trojan Killer anti-virus Lab

Step 1.

Run GridinSoft Trojan Killer. Click Win+R and type the direct link for the program’s downloading.

If it does not work, download GridinSoft Trojan Killer from another uninfected machine and transfer it with the help of a flash drive.

Step 2.

Install GridinSoft Trojan Killer. Right click – Run as administrator.

Run as administrator


Don’t uncheck the Start Trojan Killer checkbox at the end of installation!


Manual removal guide of XP Security Cleaner Pro virus:

Delete XP Security Cleaner Pro files:

  • %LocalAppData%\[rnd_2]
  • %Temp%\[rnd_2]
  • %UserProfile%\Templates\[rnd_2]
  • %CommonApplData%\[rnd_2]

Delete XP Security Cleaner Pro registry entries:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\ [rnd_0]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\Content Type application/x-msdownload
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\DefaultIcon
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\DefaultIcon\ %1
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command\ “[rnd_1].exe” -a “%1″ %*
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command\IsolatedCommand “%1″ %*
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\runas
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\runas\command
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\runas\command\ “%1″ %*
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\runas\command\IsolatedCommand “%1″ %*
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\ Application
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\Content Type application/x-msdownload
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\DefaultIcon
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\DefaultIcon\ %1
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\shell
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\shell\open
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\shell\open\command
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\shell\open\command\ “[rnd_1].exe” -a “%1″ %*
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\shell\open\command\IsolatedCommand “%1″ %*
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\shell\runas
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\shell\runas\command
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\shell\runas\command\ “%1″ %*
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\shell\runas\command\IsolatedCommand “%1″ %*
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