Win 7 Home Security 2017 Virus Removal Guide
Win 7 Home Security 2017 is a new fake security application. Win 7 Home Security 2017 can infect computers with any Windows computer. The main difference is that the name will change. For example, Win 7 Home Security 2017 will change to XP Home Security 2017 if it infects a computer running Windows XP. Win 7 Home Security 2017 can’t be uninstalled and has to be removed. Win 7 Home Security 2017 was designed to scare the user into purchasing the fake security application. Therefore, the application must be removed. Win 7 Home Security 2017 will block the user from using Internet Explorer. When attempting to go to a website, the website will be directed to Win 7 Home Security 2017 warning page. The main workaround is this issue 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 Antispyware 2017 shouldn’t block. The user can also log into another user account and then work to remove Win 7 Home Security 2017. This type of application is classified as a Rogue Security Application. While Win 7 Home Security 2017 may look like a real antivirus program, the program is fake. The last version of Win 7 Home Security 2017 was called Win 7 Home Security 2018.
The main file (or executable) for Win 7 Home Security 2017 is similar to AV.exe and AVE.exe, which are the main executable of previous clones of this virus. Win 7 Home Security 2017 will 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 Home Security 2017. These two pages have a combined 170 comments.
Below is our recommended removal tool for Win 7 Home Security 2017. 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 Home Security 2017 will block the user from browsing the web. To download the removal tool, please type in the address below in Internet Explorer.
It is still possible to use Internet Explorer. In the video below, we have detailed how to access the web in Internet Explorer.
We recommend reading through our removal tips if you plan to manually remove Win 7 Home Security 2017. Win 7 Home Security 2017, 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 Home Security 2017 can be found below.
“Win 7 Home Security 2017 Firewall Alert!
Win 7 Home Security 2017 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.”
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 Home Security 2017 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 Home Security 2017 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 Home Security 2017 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.
The safe mode with networking option will allow the user to be able to use the internet in safe mode. Win 7 Home Security 2017 can be removed by using the
Manual Win 7 Home Security 2017 Removal – In order to manually remove Win 7 Home Security 2017, the processes associated with Win 7 Home Security 2017 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 Home Security 2017 entered the computer.
Stop Win 7 Home Security 2017 Processes (Learn How To Do This)
The executable for Win 7 Home Security 2017 will generally be a series of three characters or PW.exe. These three letters will generally be lower case letters. Right click on the process and click “open file location” to find the location of the file.
Remove Win 7 Home Security 2017 Files (Learn How To Do This)
Win 7 Home Security 2017 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. Search “folder options” in the program search to get to the folder options.
Remove Win 7 Home Security 2017 Registry Keys (Learn How To Do This)
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Win 7 Home Security 2017
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Win 7 Home Security 2017
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Win 7 Home Security 2017
Remove Win 7 Home Security 2017 Startup Entry (Learn How To Do This)
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