If you have ever seen the virus activity of Internet Security 2010 you probably know what it really is. Well, its developers have made a step further – by introduction of another rogue anti-spyware tool known as Security Essentials 2011. If you do not want to be tricked again – carefully read and follow the advices on removal of this scareware stipulated below.
Please be aware – this rogue application penetrates to computer by means of some Trojans that represent themselves as some decent Flash updates or certain video codecs that are required for watching videos online. Upon installation of these Trojans you are facing Security Essentials 2011 right away. You will not have a chance to watch the above-mentioned videos online – this is just a trick for the doorway to penetration of Security Essentials 2011 to your machine. It will be brought to your system without your knowledge or authorization. Security Essentials 2011 will be configured to be launched automatically as soon as you log into Windows. Just as with all other rogues, Security Essentials 2011 will demonstrate as if it scans your machine and upon completion will state about availability of lots of infections on your system. However, it will not give you a chance to get rid of them if you do not buy this rogue. Since all these detected viruses are all false and this application is just another scareware you should by all means decline to buy it. Please also be advised that many files it states to be threats are legitimate Windows files and applications that should not be removed, otherwise your PC will not operate as it should. Thus, you should not remove any of them manually.
One of the features of Security Essentials 2011 is that it create obstacles for using other programs. In particular, it will not let you run exe-files on your computer. In other words, once you try to start some exe-file it will present a message that will state that the executable is infected with virus and then the rogue will terminate it. Please know that this message is a fake one. You need to disregard it completely, because these applications are not infections at all. This is all done for the only purpose – to hinder you from running any programs that may assist you in removal of this rogue from your PC.
This rogue will present various security alerts in the form of pop-up windows or little balloon-like alerts generated from Windows taskbar. These alerts will state that active infections representing risk to your personal and private data on your computer have been detected.
To make the long story short, Security Essentials 2011 is a scam that only aims to steal your money. So you need to be aware of this rogue and not to buy it. Please take time to read the below-mentioned guidelines on removal of Security Essentials 2011 – either automatically or manually.
Security Essentials 2011 automatical remover:
Security Essentials 2011 manual removal guide:
Delete Security Essentials 2011 files:
%AppData%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Security Essentials 2011.lnk
%AppData%\Security Essentials 2011
%AppData%\Security Essentials 2011\SE2010.exe
%AppData%\Security Essentials 2011\sejgdls
%AppData%\Security Essentials 2011\sejgdls\semblgbls.cfg
%Desktop%\Security Essentials 2011.lnk
%StartMenu%\Security Essentials 2011.lnk
Delete Security Essentials 2011 registry entries:
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon “Shell” = “%UserProfile%Application Data\Security Essentials 2011\SE2010.exe” /hide”