Security Protection (SecurityProtection) Virus Removal Guide
Security Protection is a fake antivirus application. Security Protection will be downloaded onto the computer through a variety of methods including fake scanner pages, trojan horses, and PDF exploits. Generally, Security Protection will be installed without user permission. Sometime the user will install the program; however, they will generally be deceived into installing the program. The program can’t be uninstalled and will ask for a registration key. It is best to remove the program immediately so that the program can’t harm the computer further. We recommend using safe mode when attempting to remove Security Protection.
Below is our recommended removal tool for Security Protection. The removal tool has been rated 5 cows out of 5 by Tucows and was previously CNET’s Editor’s Choice. Feel free to download it below. If you would rather manually remove Security Protection, please continue to read below.
Check out our removal tips if you plan to manually remove Security Protection. If you are unable to launch or browser the web on Internet Explorer, use the browser provided by Security Protection. The video below shows how to use the internet browser of a fake antivirus program. Another option would be to use safe mode.
The comment here summarizes a method used to remove Spyware Protection. It will be easier to remove Security Protection in safe mode. To enter safe mode, restart the computer and press F8 multiple times before the Windows screen to bring up the boot options. Select safe mode with networking to enter safe mode with the internet.
The comment provided by previous users may provide insight into removing Security Protection.
Remove Security Protection Files (Learn How To Do This)
Windows XP – C:\Documents and Settings\[username]\Application Data\defender.exe
Windows Vista & Windows 7 – C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Roaming\defender.exe
Remove Security Protection Registry Keys (Learn How To Do This)
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