Vista Home Security 2013 is a rogue security program designed by cyber criminals for money extortion. This program belongs to Braviax family known for complex malicious changes made in the system registry. These changes make system practically useless and press a user of an infected system into purchasing this malicious program. Vista Home Security 2013 looks like a normal security program and perform security scans. However, both the scans and security alerts are faked and made only for purpose of scaring computer users and selling them fake license for completely useless and dangerous program. Vista Home Security 2013 might come with Trojans from malicious and infected web sites with free downloads. It also might infect computer after a click made on the link placed in user’s email message. Vista Home Security 2013 might be offered for a free scan on some web pages that would scare a visitor with a message about viruses found on his/her computer. After Vista Home Security 2013 infected computer, it blocks program files with few exceptions including antivirus software and windows system tools. It blocks and redirects web browsers making it hard to look for a help on removal. You need to remove Vista Home Security 2013 as soon as possible since your system will be infected with more malicious programs while your antivirus software is blocked by this malicious program. Here you can find Vista Home Security 2013 removal tool and a guide for a Vista Home Security 2013 manual removal that can help you with the manual removal.
Contents of Vista Home Security 2013 Removal Guide
- Remove Vista Home Security 2013 manually
- Vista Home Security 2013 Removal Tool
- Complete Vista Home Security 2013 removal
What is Vista Home Security 2013
Vista Home Security 2013 is a malicious program for getting money from users of infected computers. This program look impressive, and this might mislead users into thinking that all the security alerts are real while these alerts are designed by cyber criminals only for scaring users and selling them useless program that have nothing to do in common with security software. Instead, it is very dangerous and brings damages to the infected system. Vista Home Security 2013 blocks user’s programs, including legitimate antivirus software, web browsers, and system tools. Infected system becomes practically useless and used by criminals only to press a user into purchasing a fake license to this malicious program. This effectively makes programs like Vista Home Security 2013 very close to ransomware scams for money extortion.
Vista Home Security 2013 is distributed with free downloads from malicious websites. All sort of scams might be used to spread this program including email and scary malicious webpages that clime to find computer infection on visitors computers and offer Vista Home Security 2013 for a free scan. After Vista Home Security 2013 blocks your web browsers and other programs, your unprotected computer get more viruses and spyware programs. Your security and privacy will be under permanent threat before remove Vista Home Security 2013 components from your PC.
Vista Home Security 2013 Removal Tool
Removal tools specially designed to handle this malware can help you get rid of Vista Home Security 2013. To remove a spyware and viruses installed along with this program, you need to test your system with special antispyware tools and antivirus programs. Vista Home Security 2013 Removal Tool that helps to solve problems and remove even the most complicated computer infections. Active protection helps to guard your computer against malicious programs and PUP.
How to manually remove Vista Home Security 2013
If you want to manually remove Vista Home Security 2013, then you need to unlock your system programs by resetting your system registry database and remove malicious files that belong to this program. Then you need to scan your system with antivirus products to clean other threats. You need to be very careful while making any changes to your system registry. Errors here can make your computer system inoperable. The manual way of removal is mostly addressed to computer professionals and advanced PC users with experience in system administration. Help guides for basic removal procedures and system tools that you find here might be helpful, but it is always better to rely on a real experience in working with Registry Editor.
Vista Home Security 2013 is quite well protected against removal. If you remove malicious program, it wouldn’t help you to revert malicious changes made in your system registry. The changes that Vista Home Security 2013 makes are severe and it is not easy to fix. This program hijacks even Safe Mode and you can disable Vista Home Security 2013 automatic start only by rebooting your system in a Safe Mode with Command Prompt that let start system tool needed for the removal.
Try to register this program with the number 3425-814615-3990 before trying other things. This registration will NOT remove Vista Home Security 2013 from your computer, but this will stop some malicious activities and false security alerts.
Kill Vista Home Security 2013 malicious processes
%AppData%\[random 3 chars].exe
Remove Vista Home Security 2013 entries from system registry:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\FIREFOX.EXE\shell\open\command “(Default)” = ‘”%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\[random].exe” /START “%Program Files%\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe”‘
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\FIREFOX.EXE\shell\safemode\command “(Default)” = ‘”%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\[random].exe” /START “%Program Files%\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe” -safe-mode’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\IEXPLORE.EXE\shell\open\command “(Default)” = ‘”%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\[random].exe” /START “%Program Files%\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe”‘
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe “(Default)” = ‘exefile’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe “Content Type” = ‘application/x-msdownload’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\DefaultIcon “(Default)” = ‘%1? = ‘”%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\[random].exe” /START “%1? %*’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command “IsolatedCommand” = ‘”%1? %*’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\runas\command “(Default)” = ‘”%1? %*’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\runas\command “IsolatedCommand” = ‘”%1? %*’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\exefile “(Default)” = ‘Application’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\exefile “Content Type” = ‘application/x-msdownload’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\exefile\DefaultIcon “(Default)” = ‘%1?
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\exefile\shell\open\command “(Default)” = ‘”%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\[random].exe” /START “%1? %*’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\exefile\shell\open\command “IsolatedCommand” = ‘”%1? %*’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\exefile\shell\runas\command “(Default)” = ‘”%1? %*’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\exefile\shell\runas\command “IsolatedCommand” – ‘”%1? %*’
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.exe\shell\open\command “(Default)” = ‘”%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\[random].exe” /START “%1? %*’
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\exefile\shell\open\command “(Default)” = ‘”%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\[random].exe” /START “%1? %*’
How to Edit Windows Registry
Delete Vista Home Security 2013 files:
%AppData%\[random 3 chars].exe
Note: If this guide is looking too complicated or you don’t want to risk with your system, then it is better to download removal tools and remove Vista Home Security 2013 without a risk to hurt your system. This way is quick and safe as compared to the manual removal.
Remove Malware Completely
Vista Home Security 2013 might be bundled with other malicious program and spread in one pack. It helps other malware infect your system by blocking your antivirus programs and utilities. Spyware installed along with Vista Home Security 2013 might help cyber criminals to steal your money and use your computer snd your private data for some illegal activities. You need to remove these programs also after you remove Vista Home Security 2013. For this you need to make an update to your antivirus program and run full system scan. If nothing will be found by the antivirus you use, then try to check the result by scanning your system with free antivirus scanners from well-known and trusted antivirus vendor.
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