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.

Boot Menu

View Security Protection Files
View Security Protection Keys

The comment provided by previous users may provide insight into removing Security Protection.

Total PC Defender.exe Comments
Defender.exe Comments
Spyware Protection Comments

Manual Security Protection Removal –

Stop Security Protection Processes (Learn How To Do This)

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)
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Security Protection
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Security Protection

Remove Security Protection Startup Entry (Learn How To Do This)

Questions? Solutions? Please share below.

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4 Responses to “Security Protection (SecurityProtection) Virus Removal Guide”

Honesto Quijano July 6th, 2024 at 5:06 pm

I bought the SP Virus Removal for 3 yrs last Monday, 07/04/11 thru my credit card and the bank paid you yesterday, however, I have not received any confirmation from you.
And, the virus are still in my computer. Please help. Thank you.

Jarek from Poland July 11th, 2024 at 6:29 pm

In case you can’t boot your PC in Safe Mode with Networking or you can’t delete the malicious files manually, you can use this code SL55J-T54YHJ61-YHG88 and any email to register the rogue application in order to stop the fake security alerts.

Once this is done, you are free to install anti-malware software and remove the rogue anti-virus program from your computer properly. If you need help in removing Security Protection from your computer, please leave a comment below. Additional information about this malware and comments are welcome too. Good luck and be safe online.

Cortnee July 16th, 2024 at 8:39 am

thanks sooo much :) this was amazing. helped soo much :) Arrghh yay!

Victor August 14th, 2023 at 9:50 pm

This guide is great, helped me to get rid of that nasty virus. Thanks a lot!!

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