Guides to Remove/ Uninstall Internet Security Guard Fake Antivirus

Posted by John Larkin - April 12, 2014

The system installed Internet Security Guard fake antivirus accidentally? Lots of security warnings pop up constantly? No worries, this page will do you a favor to completely get rid of Internet Security Guard rogueware.

Description of Internet Security Guard Virus:

Internet Security Guard is a rogue program which disguises as a real security tool to cheat innocent PC users. The fake antivirus program can be installed to PCs without PC users’ permission and it intends to cheat PC users into buying its registered version to resolve security problems.

Normally, the rogue program Internet Security Guard is bundled with free programs. So your PC is likely to be affected if you download programs from the Internet. Visiting unsafe web sites may increase the chances to get infected with the rogue program. Thus, you had better not visit malicious web sites. Once Internet Security Guard malware gets inside your system, it will scan your system immediately.

And then Internet Security Guard rogueware will show you a fake scan result which claims that your system is infected with many malicious viruses. You are advised to remove the viruses by using its registered version. But actually, there are no viruses on your system. Internet Security Guard is just a fake security tool which is created by cyber criminals to steal money from users. Instead of detecting and removing any viruses, the rogue program may damage your system. It is necessary to get rid of Internet Security Guard rogue program from your system permanently.

Screenshot of Internet Security Guard Virus:

Troubles Caused by Internet Security Guard Virus:

Internet Security Guard virus infiltrates into random system with system loopholes
Internet Security Guard virus changes system registry settings and activates itself automatically
Internet Security Guard virus inserts many malicious scripts to the system folders stealthily
Internet Security Guard virus pretends to scan the system and displays numerous fake warnings
Internet Security Guard virus aims to mislead you to download its fraudulent registered key
Internet Security Guard virus slows down the affected system greatly
Internet Security Guard virus steals sensitive information for illegal purposes
Internet Security Guard virus could download additional risky PC viruses to cause further damage

As is described above, we should be aware that the earlier we remove Internet Security Guard virus, the better it will be. Hence, we post detailed manual removal guide below. If you are not familiar with the computer, please take every step carefully.

Instructions to Remove Internet Security Guard Virus:

Step 1: Show hidden files. Click Start Menu > Control Panel > Folder Option, and tick “Show hidden files and folders” and uncheck “Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)”. Press OK.

Step 2: Restart the computer in Safe Mode with Networking. Press F8 before the startup screen appears till the options appear. Use arrow keys to select it.

Step 3: End suspicious processes of Internet Security Guard virus. Hit Ctrl+Alt+Delete together to run Task Manager. Click Process tab, click on unfamiliar processes and click End process.

Step 4: Delete registry files of Internet Security Guard virus. Press Win+R to launch Run, enter “regedit”, you’ll see the Registry Editor. Then find and remove suspicious files in various directories.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\ Internet Security Guard

Step 5: Search and remove inserted files of Internet Security Guard virus.

%UserProfile%\Start Menu\ Internet Security Guard \Help.lnk

You should know that manual removal of Internet Security Guard virus needs certain level of computer skills. Any mistake can lead to additional computer troubles. If you are afraid of making unexpected errors, contact Doofix online experts who will be 24/7 available to help you fix your problems.

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