Jun 24, 2012

Remove/Uninstall Live Essential Platinum Virus (Step-By-Step Instruction)

Live Essential Platinum is a fake antispyware that is capable of launching itself without your permission as soon as Windows starts. It has already infected huge number of computer users worldwide. If you are one of the victims of this nasty virus, take measure to remove it from your computer now.

What is Live Essential Platinum?

Live Essential Platinum is defined as a malicious rogue program just like its family member called Live Security Platinum. It can access targeted computer secretly and may be distributed by malicious trojan parasites throughout the Web. Although it presents as a beneficial antispyware software, it is a rogue anti-spyware program that created by scammers to cheat unwary PC users and notably decrease computer performance in reality.

Once this virus is on board, this rogue program will display a lot of fake errors messages, prevent softwares execution, hijack internet browsers in order to trick you into purchasing a license. It uses scare tactics by automatically scanning users’ computers and reporting lots of non-existent viruses. Users should ignore the warning and scan results since they are totally fabricated. Live Essential Platinum will force you to buy the full version while bragging that it is the only solution to fix your computer but actually it is not. Once you submit details to pay for that, attackers behind this malware may record your information and use the data on other online illegal transaction. Remember this is just a rogue program without any function to detect or remove virus. What’s worse? You even cannot uninstall it the way you remove ordinary software from control panel, Add/Remove entry since it is not located in there at all. Hence, to further protect your computer, it is no doubt to remove this pest immediately once downloaded.

Manual removal is a risky job as any mistake will lead to system crash immediately. When you perform the following guide, back up your data first. If you’re not computer literacy or not sure how to deal with registry entries, please live chat with YooCare experts now.

Infected Symptoms:

Crash your system or disable your internet.
Install other trojan or spyware on your computer.
Antivirus program is not working.
Allow the hacker to access your entire system.
Important information will be sent to remote server.

Can system restore help to remove Live Essential Platinum?

No. We kindly remind you that system restore is not a wise choice to remove this rogue program. Many computer users found that after they did a system restore, things are going to be worse. Not only did the computers freeze, but also lose their precious data. Furthermore, the virus may be still in the computer and made chaos secretly. Hence, it is recommended that using the manual approach below to remove this nasty virus as soon as possible.

Manual Removal Guides:

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.

Attention: Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.

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:
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.exe
%UserProfile%\Desktop\Live Essential Platinum.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
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\Current\Winlogon\”Shell” = “{rnd}.exe”

Live Essential Platinum Virus Removal is As Similar As Live Security Platinum

Special tips: Spending a lot of time removing this Live Essential Platinum but still with no luck? Live chat with YooCare experts now to unlock your computer and remove the virus safely and completely.

Published by & last updated on August 17, 2012 5:27 pm

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