Description of XP Home Security 2012 and consequences of its residing on your Pt’s
XP Home Security 2012 is a virus that pretends to be antivirus. The virus infects computer system on a root level and in whole. That means it is not a program specific parasite.
In the meantime, program specific viruses are widely applied to propagate its copies. Such viruses exploit weakness of common programs to make them intermediate in the installation and download of the virus that fake antivirus.
Exploiting other programs vulnerabilities is only one of many methods applied to propagate the misleading product. Apart from that method, suggestive approach is used. It is based on online advertisement such as fake online scanner and annoying offer to download the above program.
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Technical Details and screenshots:
- Full name: XP Home Security 2012, Windows XP Home Security 2012
- Version: 2012
- Type: Rogue anti-spyware
- Origin: Russian Federation, Ukraine
Signs of being infected with XP Home Security 2012
Online scanners by the adware sometimes show up the infection as it might pretend to be installed by users no matter that it has been actually already introduced by viral mediators. The purpose of such a ploy is on the surface: a user would be much more inclined to trust XP Home Security 2012, if the application were installed on the user’s agreement.
Nevertheless, the online scanner may as well appear to be a trap when you bump into it before the program is inside your computer. That is why providing agreement on the fake antivirus installation is not advised under any circumstances.
General signs of the program are plain enough and provide quite adequate information to establish the identity of the threat.
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XP Home Security 2012 automatical removal:
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Manual Removal of XP Home Security 2012:
Automated extermination of the adware will ensure total system disinfection and certainly will cover the fake antivirus.
If you are inclined to get rid of XP Home Security 2012 manually, please take the above into your consideration.
Remove XP Home Security 2012 files and dll’s:
Unregister XP Home Security 2012 registry values:
HKEY_USERS.DEFAULTSoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerBrowserEmulation “TLDUpdates” = ‘1’
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareClasses.exeshellopencommand “(Default)” = ‘”%LocalAppData%kdn.exe” -a “%1” %*’
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareClassesexefileshellopencommand “(Default)” = ‘”%LocalAppData%kdn.exe” -a “%1” %*’
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT.exeshellopencommand “(Default)” = ‘”%LocalAppData%kdn.exe” -a “%1” %*’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClientsStartMenuInternetFIREFOX.EXEshellopencommand “(Default)” = ‘”%LocalAppData%kdn.exe” -a “C:Program FilesMozilla Firefoxfirefox.exe”‘
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClientsStartMenuInternetFIREFOX.EXEshellsafemodecommand “(Default)” = ‘”%LocalAppData%kdn.exe” -a “C:Program FilesMozilla Firefoxfirefox.exe” -safe-mode’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClientsStartMenuInternetIEXPLORE.EXEshellopencommand “(Default)” = ‘”%LocalAppData%kdn.exe” -a “C:Program FilesInternet Exploreriexplore.exe”‘
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftSecurity Center “AntiVirusOverride” = ‘1’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftSecurity Center “FirewallOverride” = ‘1’