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Security Shield Virus – How to Remove Security Shield effectively

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on November 21st, 2012 | Leave a comment

Security Shield is a fake antivirus program like Live Security Platinum that has infected many computers. It is urgent to wipe it off the computer immediately. Knowing how this malicious program work is half done. Security Shield can install into user’s computer without any permission with the help of backdoor Trojan or downloader Trojan. After scanning your computer and displaying fake alerts, it will give you option to purchase a copy of the software in order to clean up all of the infections. If you are convinced and paid for the full version of Security Shield, it became worse when it was used to record collect sensitive information and send them across the internet.

How Security Shield damage the computer

  • Block task manager and registry editor
  • Disable access to internet
  • Display fake alerts to hijack desktop
  • Run auto-scan to slow down computer

Remove Security Shield Manually (not recommended to general users)
Removing Security Shield or other computer threat manually is a tough task for many general computer users, because they cannot correctly find out those Security Shield infected files from computer for the lack of professional computer knowledge. If you have a good knowledge about the computer system, maybe you can remove Security Shield in that way:
1. Firstly, you should stop Security Shield running processes from Task Manager

947190886.exe
932735408.exe
663846548.exe
6323257655.exe
595230097.exe
487839044.exe
4789509644.exe
4158304675.exe
246950008.exe
%USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\[random].exe
%LOCALAPPDATA%\[random].exe
%AppData%\[random].exe

2. And then, find out and delete all of Security Shield infected files from computer

947190886.exe
932735408.exe
663846548.exe
6323257655.exe
595230097.exe
487839044.exe
4789509644.exe
4158304675.exe
246950008.exe
[random].exe

3. Finally, clean out the Security Shield related registry entries

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce “[random]

Automatic Security Shield removal instruction
To safely and easily get rid of the malware, we recommend you to use a specialized antispyware program like Spyware Cease. The difficulty in removing Security Shield is it could block web browsers so that victims could not download an effective antispyware program. Now learn how to remove Security Shield with Spyware Cease.

1. Change web browser settings. Take firefox for example. Click Tools – click the Advanced tab – click Network tab – select Settings – select No proxy and click the OK button. Now you could download Spyware Cease to remove Security Shield virus.
2. Click here to save Spyware Cease to your computer
3. After install the antispyware program, Spyware Cease will run and update automatically
4. Run an online scan
5. Select all detected files and click remove button to get rid of Security Shield once for all.

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