Windows Safety Series is determined by YooCare Labs as fake security software which is designed to trick you into thinking your computer was severely infected and then lure users to pay for the worthless product. All the warnings it shows are fake. Remove it as quickly as you can.
Windows Safety Series is a newly-released rogue program from the same family like Windows Secure Workstation. It also has the same fake features as the great majority of rogue programs. Generally, this virus usually spreads via trojan that can enter a computer without any permission and content. Once active, a misleading alert will pop up at the desktop to scare innocents users. Later, a bogus scan will run automatically when users log in Windows as this virus has created a certain corrupted registry entry to the compromised PC.
What comes next is that your PC will be shown lots of infections that are not existent at all. If you believe in this, then Windows Safety Series is going to scare you to buy its license to get rid of all the fake infections. Certainly, what you need to do is ignore the messages by this rogue program since it is high risk for the system. Many users have fallen prey to this hazardous malware program and they have encountered trouble in downloading and installing new programs. Even worse, the internet connection is unstable and it keeps shutting off. In a word, once a user accepts this rogue software and allows it to enter the system, it will cause all types of havoc in your system. It can’t be detected and removed from your PC because you won’t find it in the Add/Remove Programs. Instead, it is suggested users to follow the manual guide below to completely get rid of such malicious rogue program.
1. Reboot your computer to safe mode with networking. ?As your computer restarts but before Windows launches, tap “F8″ key constantly.
2. Show hidden files and folders.
Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.
Click the View tab.
Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
3. Open Registry entries. Find out the malicious files and entries and then delete all.
a. Press the “Start” button and then choose the option “Run”. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.
b. All malicious files and registry entries that should be deleted:
%UserProfile%\Desktop\Windows Safety Series.lnk
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegistryTools” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 0
Spending a lot of time removing this Windows Safety Series virus but still with no luck? Considering the harmfulness of the virus, it must be removed immediately before it causes further damage to your system. However, most users know little about this infection and can do nothing except running an anti-virus scan. Even though you have tried the most famous anti-virus you still end up with frustration. This rogue program can disable all the antivirus programs. You can get the issue fixed manually on you own. If you are not sufficient enough to deal with program files, processes, .dll files and registry entries, live chat with YooCare experts now to save your computer and remove the virus safely and completely.
Published by Sarah Poehler on August 16, 2012 | Fake Antivirus Removal Tips