Removing Internet Security 2010 from Windows® 7
Sometimes, you may see ads for downloading Internet Security 2010 on your system while surfing the Internet. Actually, it is a fake notification intended to trap you. You may be given many offers saying that all the malware infections can be detected and removed by this security tool. If you download it, you are doing nothing but inviting troubles into your system. These false antivirus programs contain the most dreadful malware infections, such as called Trojans. Once they get into your system, they will crash your system. The system will slow down and the database will get corrupted. You will not be able to access the data. These fake antivirus programs will further show messages that the user have to pay a certain amount for accessing its full version because the Internet Security 2010 is not able to remove all the malware infections. If you believe it and pay for it, your system will certainly get damaged and your money may be lost forever. The tips to remove Internet Security 2010 from your Windows 7 system are given below:
- Stop the running programs
- Using antispyware
- Remove registry keys
Stop the running programs
The first step for the removal of Internet Security 2010 is to stop the running program, i.e. av.exe. For this, press 'Ctrl' + 'Alt' + 'Delete' keys together. You will get 'Task Manager' and you can stop the program from there. If you cannot access this tool due to virus attack, boot in Safe Mode and stop the running programs of Internet Security 2010 in Windows 7 system.
If you try all the above methods and cannot succeed, it means that the Task Manager option has been disabled. It may be due to the attack of this fake Internet Security 2010. In such cases, you can utilize antispyware program, like Spyware Doctor, to remove Internet Security 2010 from Windows 7 system. It will successfully remove the false security program from your system.
Once you stop the av.exe running process, you need to edit the registry to remove registry keys affected by Internet Security 2010. For this, you have to type 'regedit' in the 'Run' command. Then, remove the keys related to Internet Security 2010 from Windows 7 system.
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