This is surely a challenge when one tries to remove Live Security Platinum virus from the infected PC. We read one story today about a man who bought a brand new PC for his ex-wife, and she called him after a couple of hours and reported the PC to be contaminated with this rogue security program. Obviously, this is not the fault of this ex-husband and not the type of revenge. This is just a sad reality of today – many systems are being infected with Live Security Platinum junkware program that should be removed completely, effectively and professionally. However, there is one serious problem. This fake AV blocks execution (running) of legitimate security programs (no matter which application you prefer to use). The rest of the post will enlighten the basic principles of dealing with this problem.
Process Killer (pkiller.exe) is a good program that can assist you in termination of Live Security Platinum rogue process. You may download it from the address http://trojan-killer.net/download/pkiller.exe . Save it to certain location at your computer (doesn’t matter which one) and rename the file to iexplore.exe . Then run iexplore.exe – this will terminate the malicious process of the above-mentioned rogue program. The next step for you is to delete the virus using the legitimate security program. We recommend you to choose GridinSoft Trojan Killer – the powerful anti-malware tool that will assist you in elimination of all malicious files, registry entries and all other remnants Live Security Platinum scareware.
Milestones for successful removal of Live Security Platinum virus:
Click Win+R, enter the following link: http://trojan-killer.net/download/pkiller.exe in the appeared field, upload PKIller, save it to the desktop, rename it into iexplore.exe.
This procedure will terminate the processes launched by the virus.
If PKiller has fulfilled its job, run GridinSoft Trojan Killer.
Live Security Platinum video removal guide:
Live Security Platinum virus manual removal:
Live Security Platinum files to be removed:
%Desktopdir%\Live Security Platinum.lnk
%Programs%\Live Security Platinum\Live Security Platinum.lnk
Live Security Platinum virus registry entries to be removed:
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Live Security Platinum
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Live Security Platinum\DisplayIcon %AppData%\[random]\[random].exe,0
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Live Security Platinum\DisplayName Live Security Platinum
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Live Security Platinum\ShortcutPath “%AppData%\[random]\[random].exe” -u
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Live Security Platinum\UninstallString “%AppData%\[random]\[random].exe” -u