What is Windows Security Master?
Have no doubt that you need to remove Windows Security Master instead of trusting supposedly beneficial services. Even though the anti-spyware is represented as a legitimate security program, Anti-Spyware-101.com researchers can assure you that this is a fictional program which has been developed by schemers to fool you into giving up your money. Unfortunately, many rush to purchase the full version of the clandestine Windows Security Master without even thinking about the consequences. If you purchase the fake malware remover, besides taking your money in return of bogus services, schemers will also find out your home address, full name and credit card details. This data could be employed to use your credit card in the future. If this is not what you want, you need to ignore the bogus rogue’s services and rush to delete it from the PC.
How does Windows Security Master work?
It is important to understand how Windows Security Master has entered your operating system. In reality, there are quite a few different ways cyber crooks could slip the infection in. Needless to say, schemers invent new ways to attack your personal computer, especially if you have not employed reliable Windows security software or you if have failed to install the necessary updates. In some cases cyber criminals may distribute the rogue, or any of its clones, like Windows Defence Unit or Windows Protection Tool, via fake online scanners. These bogus scanners can identify fictitious malware to trick you into downloading supposedly legitimate and reliable security software. Needless to say, schemers could also use active Trojans, corrupted links, bundled downloads, malign spam email attachments, and other tricks to infiltrate the rogue.
The rogue anti-spyware is an incredibly clandestine infection which can block executable files found on your PC. As you probably understand already, this can stop you from launching Windows utilities, installing malware removal software or connecting to the web altogether. This is meant to stop you from installing Windows Security Master removal tools, as well as to trick you into thinking that the infections represented by the bogus rogue’s scanner are authentic. Malware researchers assure that none of the threats listed by the scanner are real. Nonetheless, this does not mean that other malicious programs are not running on your operating system. As mentioned before, active Trojans could even be responsible for the infiltration of the rogue, and you should delete these from the PC as well.
How to remove Windows Security Master?
You have to delete Windows Security Master from the operating system in order to ensure that schemers cannot manipulate you into wasting your money on a completely bogus and useless product. We strongly recommend using automatic malware removal software to delete the rogue from the PC, and the instructions displayed below will help you perform this task. You might also be able to install reliable automatic malware removal software after disabling the existing symptoms. To disable them you can try to activate a special license key (see below). Enter one of the keys into a box which you can reach by clicking on the Question mark icon and then selecting Register.
Delete Windows Security Master
- Restart the computer.
- As soon as BIOS screen disappears – start tapping F8 on the keyboard.
- Use arrow keys to select Safe Mode with Command Prompt.
- Tap Enter to confirm the selection and wait for the PC to boot up.
- Type cd.. after C:\Windows\system32\ and tap Enter.
- Now type explorer.exe after C:\Windows and tap Enter.
- Click the Start menu icon on the left of the Task Bar and click RUN/Search.
- Enter %appdata% into the boxes to open the Application Data folder.
- Right-click svc-[random file name].exe and select Delete.
- Restart the computer in the Normal Mode.
- Once again click RUN/Search in the Start menu and enter regedit.
- Go to HKEY_CURRECT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\Current Version\Winlogon.
- Right-click the Shell item and select Modify.
- Now locate the Value box, enter %WinDir%\Explorer.exe and click OK.
- Go to http://www.anti-spyware-101.com/download-sph .
- Download a legitimate malware removal tool.
- Install the program, scan the computer and remove the discovered malware.
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Remove these Windows Security Master Registry Entries:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\k9filter.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\bckd "ImagePath" = "123123.sys"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msmpeng.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msconfig.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\MSASCui.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\MpUXSrv.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\MpCmdRun.exe