Description of Smart Fortress 2012 virus and consequences of its residing on your PC’s
Smart Fortress 2012 is made to mislead users into thinking their PCs are infected with threats it names at random. The names mentioned in its messages are retrieved from databases of genuine security products. Unlike the names, detection technologies are not extracted in the course of fake antispyware development.
If you have got the program installed onto your machine, it is actually infected at least with one threat, namely the fake antispyware that itself claims the same, but refers, of course, to dummy detection names instead of its own components.
The adware is not a novelty as it belongs to old family of counterfeits with System Security adware for the earliest registered adware in the strain.
Here you can pick up a free scanner as a solution to remove Smart Fortress 2012 safely and entirely.
Technical Details and screenshots:
- Full name: Smart Fortress 2012, Smart-Fortress 2012, SmartFortress 2012
- Type: Rogue Security Software, Trojan Horse
- Origin: Russian Federation, Ukraine
Signs of being infected with Smart Fortress 2012
Smart Fortress 2012 consists of popups faking menu of full-featured antivirus plus various popups explaining particular events and threats. Needless to say, both the menu and messages contain deceptive information.
The adware is installed in such a way as to guarantee its menu and popups could be displayed from the very beginning of Windows session. That is ensured by creating relevant Startup registry entry. Therefore users are forced to watch the adware’s popups and virtually sink in signs of its presence so that the detection happens even if user would try to ignore the parasite. Click here to get rid of Smart Fortress 2012 and enjoy assistance in detection and extermination of real viruses.
Smart Fortress 2012 automatical removal:
Many real infections are likely to reside on your PC as the phony antivirus creates perfect conditions for their introduction and further flourishing. The security suite below will remove Smart Fortress 2012 ensuring the fake is exterminated together with actual security threats.
Manual Removal of Smart Fortress 2012:
The manual covers the rogue as much as possible, which is why users who follow the guide may find missing some of the entries below. That is a natural consequence of an attempt to cover every deviation of the fake. Please skip a missing entry once you have ensured you have not done a mistyping that resulted into failure to detect the malware’s component.
Remove Smart Fortress 2012 files and dll’s:
%CommonAppData%\<random 33 characters>
%CommonAppData%\<random 33 characters>\<random 33 characters>
%CommonAppData%\<random 33 characters>\<random 33 characters>.exe
Unregister Smart Fortress 2012 registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\<random 4 characters>
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\<random 4 characters>
HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-861567501-152049171-1708537768-1003_Classes\%s “(Default)” = “<random 4 characters>”
HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-861567501-152049171-1708537768-1003_Classes\<random 4 characters>\shell\open\command “(Default)” = “%CommonAppData%\<random 33 characters>\<random 33 characters>.exe” -s “%1″ %*
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe “(Default)” = “<random 4 characters>”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\<random 4 characters>\shell\open\command “(Default)” = “%CommonAppData%\<random 33 characters>\<random 33 characters>.exe” -s “%1″ %*