Description of XP Total Security and consequences of its residing on your PC
There is no correlation between number of viruses on your computer system and number of threats reported by XP TotalSecurity (XP Total Security). The outcome of its scan, though it varies from case to case, would not take into account any real virus. It is important to clarify that the scan window by the program is not a reflection or any scan process and certainly the list of threats generated according to such scan result would represent randomly selected names which have nothing to do with actual parasites in the memory of your computer.
In the meantime, several links of the program, which is categorized to be adware and fake system utility, have been established, through which it enjoys a support of dropper infections and viruses removing obstacles for its post-installation activities to ensure its unhindered functioning.
To remove XP TotalSecurity is a must for proper use of computer system features, as well as for computer data safety. In addition, infections linked with the adware should be exterminated. To cope with the two challenges at once, start free scan right here .
XP Total Security Technical Details:
- Full name: XP TotalSecurity, XP Total Security, XP Total-Security
- Version: 2011
- Type: Rogue anti-spyware
- Origin: Russian Federation
Signs of being infected with XP Total Security
A number of the adware signs providing clear evidence of its presence are rather considered as a source of annoyance and a good reason to get rid of XP TotalSecurity. In the meantime, in some cases initial signs of the adware presence do not provide unique identification of it as they hush up its name. Such situation is typical to the cases of the adware introduction by means of illegal installation agents. In such a case, first alerts displayed by the misleading software look very similar to system alerts.
Users can identify the adware by its unnamed popups on following their suggestion contained in them. For instance, there is a popup saying “Critical system error. Immediately scan your PC”. Most users are not inclined to trust it and merely close the popup. However, if they followed the suggestion, they would personalize the source of annoyance and thus be capable of requesting relevant assistance.
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XP Total Security automatical removal:
There is no use to ignore the virus threats, which behave quietly, merely because they do not annoy you directly. Click the link below to start free scan to disclose every hidden or annoying infection and then remove XP TotalSecurity applying genuine remover of IT infections. Needless to say, the suggested remedy is equally applicable against concealed threats, which will be removed alongside with the adware.
Manual Removal of XP Total Security:
It is not safe to stretch the time of the fake antispyware extermination, for the adware applies self-protection routines and may, if not survive, badly damage computer system, if its relevant facility detects extermination attempt sanctioned by user. Windows users can escape this risk removing XP TotalSecurity manually in Safe Mode with Command Prompt, but, if there are no long intervals between the adware entries extermination, the adware will not be able to strike back, too.
Remove XP Total Security files and dll’s:
%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\opRSK
%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\pw.exe
%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\MSASCui.exe
Unregister XP Total Security registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command “(Default)” = “%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\pw.exe” /START “%1” %*
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\pezfile\shell\open\command “(Default)” = “%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\pw.exe” /START “%1” %*
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.exe\shell\open\command “(Default)” = “%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\pw.exe” /START “%1” %*
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\pezfile\shell\open\command “(Default)” = “%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\pw.exe” /START “%1” %*
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\FIREFOX.EXE\shell\open\command “(Default)” = “%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\pw.exe” /START “C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\FIREFOX.EXE\shell\safemode\command “(Default)” = “%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\pw.exe” /START “C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe” -safe-mode
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\IEXPLORE.EXE\shell\open\command “(Default)” = “%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\pw.exe” /START “C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center “AntiVirusOverride” = “1”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center “FirewallOverride” = “1”