Removal of Personal Security Pro virus – clone of Personal Shield Pro scam

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In this newsletter we would like to emphasize your utmost attention to the fact of presence of another rogue anti-virus in the present world wide web. It bears the name Personal Security Pro and, based on the statistics of keywords, is quite a threatening one for many computers world wise. First of all, it is worth mentioning that this malware is very similar to Personal Shield Pro virus. They have the same interface and many other things in common. Especially when it comes to infecting computers with their malicious files and scamming users. Nevertheless, in spite of its such convincing name, the fact is that this is simply the next clone of fake security applications originating from malware and virus family. The scam is especially dangerous since it enters into the PC without user consent or approval and then tries to behave as if it is some kind of a legitimate antivirus tool.

Keep in mind that this trojan is a totally fake security software which leads users to a scam practice where it suggests users to effect the payment for the so-called full version of it. You might be curious as for why would someone purchase this program if it’s a scam and a fake tool. Our answer is this: Personal Security Pro applies rogue approaches in order to trap its victims. Initially, it penetrates into a specific workstation, then it says it’s some great anti-spyware tool that has identified viruses and malwares on your computer, then it suggests to you to make the payment (some type of virus removal fee) in order to have your system restored. Sadly, so many innocent PC users tend to believe into this fraudulent campaign and they make the payment for bogus “Personal Security Pro” aiming that it would help them to resolve their issues but, in fact, the real problem is the Personal Security Pro virus itself. Therefore, it’s recommended to get rid of it instead of trusting this rogueware. Just as we said, it is the direct clone of Personal Shield Pro virus, so you may find more information in the Internet about how severe this program is and what damage it does to the infected computers.

Please don’t forget that both Personal Security Pro and Personal Shield Pro are the fake programs which may enter your computer through malware-spreading websites by means of trojans dropping it. Upon successful penetration into your workstation, Personal Security Pro would show virus alerts and other notifications coming up suddenly on your screen. All those virus alerts are bogus and are presented in front of you simply in order to trick you into believing that your system is virus affected and you need to purchase Personal Security Pro to get rid of these viruses. Please disregard all messages and notifications of Personal Security Pro and find out the real remedy how to get rid of this rogue at once, without hesitation or postponing the removal for some later date.

Milestones for successful removal of Personal Security Pro virus:

  • Before downloading GridinSoft Trojan Killer as the anti-virus program recommended by us for removal of Personal Security Pro malware open your browser and download Process Killer application, the free tool from GridinSoft LLC. Process Killer is used to terminate the processes of viruses which create obstacles for launching decent anti-viruses like GridinSoft Trojan Killer. In order to download Process Killer go to your browser and insert this text into the address field:
  • Press Enter.

  • Save pkiller.exe to your hard drive folder (whatever one you choose). Afterwards you need to rename “pkiller.exe” into “explorer.exe” and launch “explorer.exe”
  • Warning: if you could not launch “explorer.exe” you may try to rename “pkiller.exe” to “iexplore.exe” or “winlogon.exe”. Then run the renamed file.

  • Upon successful termination of the process of Personal Security Pro using Process Killer close it and download GridinSoft Trojan Killer.
  • Update the program, run the scan and remove all detected threats upon termination of the scan with GridinSoft Trojan Killer.

Personal Security Pro virus manual removal:

Personal Security Pro files to be removed:
%UserProfile%\Application Data\[random digits]\[random digits].exe
Personal Security Pro virus registry entries to be removed:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce “[random digits].exe″

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