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How to Get Rid of Security Master AV Rogue Antivirus Program? Is Security Master AV a Real Legitimate AntiVirus? Remove Security Master AV

By: Tom Parks

How to Get Rid of Security Master AV Rogue Antivirus Program? Is Security Master AV a Real Legitimate AntiVirus? Remove Security Master AV

Security Master AV is not a legitimate and Real Antivirus Program but itself a spyware, more precisely a new kind of rogue antispyware program from the same family of My Security Engine. The only difference being the core files are modified a little bit and the name is changed to hide it's detection by legitimate Antivirus programs installed on your PC.

This program is distributed with the help of trojans. When the trojan is started, it will automatically download and install Security Master AV onto your computer without your consent and knowledge and configure it to run when you start Windows.

When Security Master AV is started, it will imitate a system scan and detect a lot of various infections that will not be fixed unless you first purchase the program. Important to know, all of these reported infections are fake and don't actually exist on your computer! So you can safely ignore the scan results.


While Security Master AV is running, it will block the ability to run any programs as a method to scare you into thinking that your computer is infected with malware.

The following warnings will be shown:

Warning! Identity theft attempt detected
Hidden Connection IP:
Security Risk: High
Target: Microsoft Corporation Keys


System alert
Suspicious software which may be malicious has been detected on your PC. Click here to remove this threat immediately using Security Master AV.


Warning! Virus detected
Threat Detected: Trojan-Spy.HTML.Citifraud


Last but not least, Security Master AV will hijack Internet Explorer so that it will randomly show a warning page with the "Internet Explorer Warning – visiting this web site may harm your computer!" header. Of course, all of above warnings and alerts nothing more but a scam and like false scan results should be ignored!

As you can see, Security Master AV is a scam that designed with one purpose to trick you into purchasing the so-called full version of the program. Do not fall for these virus creators bait into buying the Rogueware! and if you already have, you should contact your credit card company and dispute the charges.

And now coming back on How to Get Rid of Security Master AV, you need a solid program to fix the damages, the rogue has caused. It alters files, folders,permissions and registry keys.

When you try to fix this rogue, by running legitimate antivirus you encounter that app cannot be executed warning, task manager disabled, registry editing disabled etc..

So, in order to get rid of Security Master AV completely, start your PC in safe mode with networking, If you can`t run the IE, then you should repair the proxy settings of Internet Explorer. Run Internet Explorer, Click Tools -> Internet Options. Select Connections Tab and click to Lan Settings button. Uncheck "Use a proxy server" box. Click OK. Click Apply. Click OK. And go to to run a Scan. Reimage is the only PC repair tool, that can correct the damage a virus has caused by replacing the damaged file from fresh 25 million Windows Components Repository bank. (Regular legitimate AntiMalware and AntiSpyware programs just delete the corrupted files)

Though some anti-Malware programs like Malware Bytes can delete this malicious fake anti-spywares, they cannot correct the damages it causes ie. they cannot fix the damaged system files. Reimage not only detects and terminates Adware, Spyware, Trojans, Key-loggers, Identity Theft scripts, Hijackers, Tracking Threats, Rogue Anti-Spyware, Unwanted Software, Phishing and Popups.files- it also fixes ALL the damage they left behind within 30 minutes. It is not just a registry cleaner, anti-spyware, windows repair and an Anti-virus software… it is a full-service, comprehensive "PC-Wash" that retrieves a "Just-Like-New" computer while keeping your personal data secure and protected.

Visit Reimage Now For a Complete Scan to Get Rid of Security Master AV

About the Author

Tom Parks works for Microsoft. He is currently researching on PC optimization and system security. He is also an avid gamer and owns xbox, PS3, Nintendo Wii, Dsi and PSP

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