How to get rid of SafetyGuard rogue anti-spyware tool. Automatic and manual removal guide

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SafetyGuard (also distributed under the name of Safety Guard) is another name in the family of rogue anti-spyware applications. In has been recently developed and is now being actively spread in the Web. SafetyGuard is generally brought to the system via certain Trojan bearing the name of Trojan.FakeSmoke. In addition, this penetration is done without user’s desire and consent. This Trojan then actively uses various available system security vulnerabilities in order to expand the malicious activity of SafetyGuard. Please also be advised that SafetyGuard in fact does not even have the features of regular antivirus application, even though it claim to be powerful antivirus tool.


As already specified above, SafetyGuard normally penetrates into PCs without even informing users about this or asking for any sort of approval. This trick is nothing but a backdoor trespassing method. Its main peculiarity is that it uses certain software vulnerabilities you might have on your system. SafetyGuard would normally commence its malicious work by performing a fake scan that will create an impression as if it indeed scans your drives and folders searching for potential viruses. You need to know that this scan is fake and cannot influence the real security situation condition of your PC. This is all done just in order to get you persuaded that you have very serious problems with your PC security. Similar to many other rogue antivirus tools, SafetyGuard will initiate some popup on your desktop claiming that your system is under severe attacks. You need to be aware why this is all done – simply to fool you and convince you as if you PC indeed might be damaged due to availability of many viruses in it. The final trick is that SafetyGuard will offer you to delete infections by offering you to buy its full version. To summarize the above-mentioned, SafetyGuard was developed not to help you remove viruses – but just to fool you by giving fake promises. We, the team of GridinSoft Software Developers, therefore seriously urge you to carefully read the removal recommendations stipulated below and to permanently remove SafetyGuard as soon as you find it on your system. Even though SafetyGuard would declare that it is the only solution to remove all the scams and viruses detected, in reality it is nothing but a rogue, simply aiming to steal hard earned money from you. The best solution to perform would be to permanently and completely delete SafetyGuard as soon as it has been detected on a computer system. It is of utmost importance to use a trustworthy anti-spyware to protect your PC from this and the other rogues. So why don’t you use Gridinsoft Trojan Killer to permanently get rid of it?

As you see, SafetyGuard is not a lonely walker in the empty space. Similar to other trojans and rogue software, it has multiple links to other rogues. That’s why complex malware removal is the best way to get rid of rogue SafetyGuard. In addition, if you remove SafetyGuard automatically by using Gridinsoft Trojan Killer you get life-time protection from malware aggression.

Please be advised that GridinSoft LLC and IS NOT associated, affiliated, consorted, or connected with the publishers or creators of SafetyGuard. In the same manner this article should not be wrongly treated or understood in being associated in any way with the promotion or endorsement of malware. Our only intention is to provide information that would give instructions to PC users on how to detect and completely remove malware from their computers with the help of Gridinsoft Trojan Killer and/or manual removal instructions stipulated below. Thus, this article should be used for educational and informational purposes only.

SafetyGuard automatic remover:

    SafetyGuard manual removal guide:

    Delete SafetyGuard files:

    %CommonPrograms%\SafetyGuard\1 SafetyGuard.lnk
    %CommonPrograms%\SafetyGuard\2 Homepage.lnk
    %CommonPrograms%\SafetyGuard\3 Uninstall.lnk
    %ProgramFiles%\SafetyGuard Software\SafetyGuard\SafetyGuard.exe
    %ProgramFiles%\SafetyGuard Software\SafetyGuard\uninstall.exe

    Delete SafetyGuard registry entries:


    However, please be aware that manual removal of SafetyGuard is a time-consuming undertaking. Moreover, it does not always ensure full deletion of the rogue due to the fact that certain files might be hidden or even may be restored automatically afterwards. In addition, such a manual interference might damage the PC. That’s why we strongly recommend automatic removal of SafetyGuard. By choosing GridinSoft Trojan Killer for this purpose you will be able to save your time and get the required result.

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