Live Security Platinum Virus Removal Guide
Live Security Platinum is a new fake antivirus application. Live Security Platinum is the new version of MS Removal Tool, which is a fake antivirus application released back in 2011. Live Security Platinum is malware, or malicious software, which was created with hopes of tricking the user into purchasing the fake antivirus application. Live Security Platinum uses a design similar to other antivirus programs and claims to provide a system scan, protection, privacy, update features, and settings. Live Security Platinum will block all programs from running in an attempt to block the user from removing Live Security Platinum. It also hopes to convince the user that there are security related problems with the computer. However, the real problem is Live Security Platinum.
Live Security Platinum makes a variety of changes to the computer (adding new files, modifying the registry, etc.) and is detrimental to the computer since it continually blocks all programs. The guide below provides steps on how to remove Live Security Platinum. It is best to remove Live Security Platinum and scan with a real antivirus program to remove any potential viruses in the computer. Another excellent option is to perform a system restore to restore the computer to a previous date before Live Security Platinum infected the computer.
Below is our recommended removal tool for Live Security Platinum. 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.
For ease of removing Live Security Platinum, we recommend to boot the computer in safe mode, which should stop Live Security Platinum from starting. If Live Security Platinum blocks the internet, boot into safe mode with networking and then access the internet.
Below are some common pop ups related to Live Security Platinum:
“Last scan detected malicious programs (2), viruses (26), adware (2), spyware (6), tracking cookies (2).
It is highly recommended that you remove all the threats from your computer immediately”
“Warning: Your computer is infected
Detected spyware infection!
Click this message to install the latest update of security software”
Stop Live Security Platinum Processes (Learn How To Do This)
Remove Live Security Platinum Files (Learn How To Do This)
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\[random letters].exe
Windows Vista and 7:
The files for Live Security Platinum may be hidden files.
Remove Live Security Platinum Registry Keys (Learn How To Do This)
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Live Security Platinum
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Live Security Platinum
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Live Security Platinum
Remove Live Security Platinum Startup Entry (Learn How To Do This)
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