How to Remove

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How to Remove is a scam site that pimps a fake antispyware app, System Security. pretends to scan your PC, then sends you some “security” alerts. How thoughtful. popups read: says:
Warning!!! Your computer contains various signs of viruses and malware programs presence. Your system requires immediate anti viruses check! System Security will perform a quick and free scanning of your PC for viruses and malicious programs.”
The page at says:
Your computer remains infected by viruses! They can cause data loss and file damages and need to be cured as soon as possible. Return to System Security and download it secure to your PC”

Despite’s “warnings,” if you don’t remember how you got to, the only spyware you’re infected with is

Let me show you how to block pop-ups, for free. Removal Instructions

For DIY removal, you’ll delete files. Not sure how to delete filesClick here, and I’ll show you. Otherwise, go ahead and…

Block sites:

Note: In any files I mention above, “%UserProfile%” is a variable referring to your current user’s profile folder. If you’re using Windows NT/2000/XP/7, by default this is “C:Documents and Settings[CURRENT USER]” (e.g., “C:Documents and SettingsJoeSmith”).

How Do You Remove Files?

Need help deleting files? While you should only manually remove files if you’re comfortable editing your system, you’ll find it’s fairly easy.

How to delete files in Windows XP/Vista/7:

  1. Click your Windows Start menu, then click “Search.”
  2. A pop up will ask, “What do you want to search for?” Click “All files and folders.”
  3. Type a file in the search box, and select “Local Hard Drives.”
  4. Click “Search.” Once the file is found, delete it.

How to stop processes:

  1. Click the Start menu, select Run.
  2. Type taskmgr.exe into the the Run command box, and click “OK.” You can also launch the Task Manager by pressing keys CTRL + Shift + ESC.
  3. Click Processes tab, and find processes.
  4. Once you’ve found the processes, right-click them and select “End Process” to kill

stop processes

How to remove registry keys:

Backup your registry before you edit it. Then…

  1. Click the Start menu, and click “Run.” An “Open” field will appear. Type “regedit” and click “OK ” to open up your Registry Editor. In Windows 7, just type “regedit” into the “Search programs and files” box in the Start menu.
  2. Registry Editor opens as a two-paned window: the left side lets you select registry keys,the right side shows the values of any selected registry key.
  3. To find a registry key, select “Edit,” then select “Find,” and in the search bar type any of ‘s registry keys.
  4. When the registry key appears, to delete the registry key, right-click it, and select “Modify,” then select “Delete.”

registry editor

How to delete DLLs:

  1. Open the Start menu, and click “Run.” Type “cmd” in Run, and click “OK.” (In Windows 7, just type “regedit” into the “Search programs and files” box in the Start menu.)
  2. To change your current directory, type “cd” in the command box, press “Space,” and enter the full directory where the DLL is located. If you’re not sure where the DLL is located, enter “dir” in the command box to display a directory’s contents. To go one directory back, type “cd ..” in the command box and press “Enter.”
  3. When you’ve found a DLL, type “regsvr32 /u SampleDLLName.dll” (e.g., “regsvr32 /u jl27script.dll”) and press “Enter.”

remove dll files

That’s it. If you want to restore any DLL you removed, type “regsvr32 DLLJustDeleted.dll” (e.g., “regsvr32 jl27script.dll”) into your command box, and press “Enter.”

Did change your homepage?

  1. Select Start menu > Control Panel > Internet Options > General.
  2. Type your preferred home page’s URL (e.g., “”).
  3. Click “Use Default,” “Apply,” and “OK.”

change homepage Removal Tip

Is your computer acting funny after deleting files? Try Reimage, software that selectively reinstalls broken Windows files.

Also, to save time finding files, download Spyware Doctor, run the free scan, and manually remove files it finds.

What is

Let me explain some definitions related to May Be a Browser Hijacker

Browser hijackers can change your web browser settings. Browser hijackers may change your home page to or redirect your searches through a pay-per-click site to make money, and browser hijackers may also monitor your web activities. Often, resetting your web browser to its default settings will not remove or stop the browser hijacker from working. May Be Rogue Anti-Spyware

Rogue anti-spyware refers to anti-spyware/antivirus software of questionable value. Rogue anti-spyware may not be proven to protect your computer from spyware, may popup fake alerts or create many false positives about your PC being infected, or may use scare tactics to try to get you to purchase the application. Rogue anti-spyware software may be installed by a Trojan, come bundled with other software, or install itself through web browser security holes. While it is fairly rare, some rogue anti-spyware is created and distributed by known spyware or adware companies, and the rogue anti-spyware may install spyware or adware itself.

Often when you’re infected with rogue anti-spyware like, you’ll see a false popup security alert like this:

rogue antispyware popup alert

Rogue Anti-Spyware Tactics

Typically, rogue anti-spyware such as has one or more of the qualities listed below, which is why rogue anti-spyware is considered anti-spyware software of questionable value.

  • False positives/fake alerts: Rogue anti-spyware may produce a large number of false positives or use fake alerts, noting that your computer is infected with spyware parasites or other threats that do not really exist.
  • Copycat looks: Rogue anti-spyware may copy the look and feel of other legitimate or rogue anti-spyware applications. Often, rogue anti-spyware applications may appear as close clones of other rogue anti-spyware software.
  • High pressure marketing: Rogue anti-spyware may use scare tactics or other aggressive advertising and marketing tactics to try to trick you into buying the rogue anti-spyware application. Often, rogue anti-spyware may produce false positives and fake alerts about your computer being infected.
  • Poor detection/scan reporting: Rogue anti-spyware may produce poor reports when it scans your PC. For example, rogue anti-spyware may say your computer is infected 11 parasites, but not specify which spyware parasites or what type of parasites. Rogue anti-spyware may also report that your PC is infected with SafeAndClean, but not tell you which related files, DLLS, etc. were found on your computer.
  • Weak scanning/detection: Rogue anti-spyware may not only poorly report on computer infection, but rogue antispyware may also poorly scan your PC. Rogue anti-spyware may skip over important folders and files of your computer that should be scanned to detect spyware.
Via: Faster PC Clean! Clean!





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