Win 7 Internet Security 2018 Virus Removal Guide

Win 7 Internet Security 2018 is a fake internet security application. The main symptom Win 7 Internet Security 2018 creates is that it will block the use of Internet Explorer and warn the user then that Internet Explorer is infected with Trojan-BNK.Win32.Keylogger.Gen. The main workaround is to right click on the Internet Explorer icon and click “Run as Administrator.” The other workaround is to use Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, which Win 7 Internet Security 2018 shouldn’t block. The application will tell the user that their computer is heavily infected with computer viruses. By misleading the user, the program can scare the user into purchasing Win 7 Internet Security 2018. Instead, the user should remove Win 7 Internet Security 2018 and check for computer viruses on the computer with a real security application. This type of application is classified as a Rogue Security Application. While Win 7 Internet Security 2018 may look like a real antivirus program, the program is fake. The last version of Win 7 Internet Security 2018 was called Win 7 Internet Security 2019.

The user will need to turn on hidden files to see the main executable for Win 7 Internet Security 2018. This executable is similar to AV.exe and AVE.exe, which are the main executable of previous clones of this virus. Win 7 Internet Security 2018 may modify the registry; therefore, the registry must be fixed before removing the main executable file. The comments for AV.exe and comments for AVE.exe may provide insight into the successful removal of Win 7 Internet Security 2018. These two pages have roughly a combined 160 comments.

Below is our recommended removal tool for Win 7 Internet Security 2018. 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.

Win 7 Internet Security 2018 will block the user from browsing the web. To download the removal tool, please type in the address below in Internet Explorer.

https://www.virusremovalguru.com/download.php

It is still possible to use Internet Explorer. In the video below, we have detailed how to access the web in Internet Explorer. Also try using Firefox and Chrome web browsers.

We recommend reading through our removal tips if you plan to manually remove Win 7 Internet Security 2018. The tips were created by analyzing the removal of many fake antivirus programs. Win 7 Internet Security 2018, like many other fake antivirus programs, will create a series of warnings and pop ups in order to scare the user into purchasing the fake program. Some of these warnings which are created by Win 7 Internet Security 2018 can be found below.

“Win 7 Internet Security 2018 Firewall Alert!
Win 7 Internet Security 2018 has blocked a program from accessing the internet.
Internet Explorer is infected with Trojan-BNK.Win32.Keylogger.gen. Private data can be stolen by third parties, including credit card details and passwords.”

“Stealth intrusion!
Infection detected in the background. Your computer is now attacked by spyware and rogue software. Eliminate the infection safely, perform a security scan and deletion now.”

Win 7 Internet Security 2018 will also modify Internet Explorer to show the following alert listed below when the browser is opened. It will continue to show the following when visiting websites. It will essentially redirect the webpage to the following.

“Internet Explorer alert. Visiting this site may pose a security threat to your system!

Possible reasons include:

Dangerous code found in this site’s pages which installs unwanted software into your system.
Suspicious and potentially unsafe network activity detected.
Spyware infection in your system.
Complaints from other users about this site.
Port and system scans performed by the site being visited.

Things you can do:

Get a copy of Win 7 Internet Security 2018 to safeguard your PC while surfing the web (RECOMMENDED).
Run a spyware, virus and malware scan.
Continue surfing without any security measures (DANGEROUS).”

It is recommended to use safe mode when removing the virus because Win 7 Internet Security 2018 will generally not be able to load 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.

Boot Menu

The safe mode with networking option will allow the user to be able to use the internet in safe mode. Win 7 Internet Security 2018 can be removed by using the

or by manually removing the virus.

View Win 7 Internet Security 2018 Files
View Win 7 Internet Security 2018 Keys

Manual Win 7 Internet Security 2018 Removal – In order to manually remove Win 7 Internet Security 2018, the processes associated with Win 7 Internet Security 2018 must be stopped, the files associated with the processes must be removed, and the registry entries must be corrected to the previous state before Win 7 Internet Security 2018 entered the computer.

Stop Win 7 Internet Security 2018 Processes (Learn How To Do This)
[random letters].exe

The executable for Win 7 Internet Security 2018 will generally be a series of three characters or PW.exe.

Remove Win 7 Internet Security 2018 Files (Learn How To Do This)
C:\Documents and Settings\[username]\Local Settings\Application Data\[random letters].exe

Win 7 Internet Security 2018 main executable file is a hidden protected system file. Turn on “show hidden files” and turn off “hide protected operating system files” in order to see these files. This feature can be found in the folder options in the view tab.

Remove Win 7 Internet Security 2018 Registry Keys (Learn How To Do This)
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Win 7 Internet Security 2018
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Win 7 Internet Security 2018
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Win 7 Internet Security 2018

Remove Win 7 Internet Security 2018 Startup Entry (Learn How To Do This)
[random letters].exe

Your feedback is very highly valued by others so please feel free to comment below. Please feel free to share a solution that you may have used to remove Win 7 Internet Security 2018.

This entry was posted on Friday, June 10th, 2019 at 9:59 pm and is filed under Malware Removal. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

One Response to “Win 7 Internet Security 2018 Virus Removal Guide”

tina June 21st, 2019 at 4:00 am

This is one nasty virus. It is on my sons laptop and not only has it blocked IE, but it has also blocked Google chrome.

Leave a Reply