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Win 7 AntiMalware 2010 Removal

Win 7 AntiMalware 2010 is a rogue malware removal tool, fake virus protection program that displays fake security alert and lists false system security threats just to trick you into thinking that your computer is infected with spyware, adware and other malware. It’s not a new rogue program. It uses misleading methods to trick users into purchasing the rogue program. Don’t buy it!

As a typical scareware, Win 7 AntiMalware 2010 displays fake security warnings and notifications claiming that your computer is infected and under attack from a remote computer. That’s not true, please ignore such false information. The rogue program also blocks antivirus and antispyware programs and hijacks Internet Explorer & Firefox. It may disable Task Manager and Registry Editor to make the removal process rather complicated as these tools are very useful when removing such infections. You may choose to remove Win 7 AntiMalware 2010 either manually or with an automatic removal tool. However, please note that this rogue program may come bundled with other malicious software that’s why we strongly recommend you to use an anti-malware program for Win 7 AntiMalware 2010 removal.

I have now completed the removal and restoration of my system. I have backed up all the registry keys and will wait a week or so before deleting them in case I need to restore them. To make sure the I checked the registry keys were the same on both an XP and Windows 7 PC and work.

First a warning – this requires changing Windows registry, which can irretrievably damage your system if you make a mistake. Please ensure you backup your system before proceeding and make backups of all registry keys before you change/delete them. I cannot be held responsible if you break your system. If you are unsure, consult a professional before proceeding.

Anyways, here what I did:

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Win 7 AntiMalware 2010

Bugger – I am an IT Professional and I got hit with Win 7 AntiMalware 2010 Fake-AV yesterday. I am running Windows 7 with Sophos Anti-Virus v9 and Windows Defender, all fully patched yet still got hit – perhaps I should shell out for the paid version of Malware Bytes!.

I am currently cleaning up my iTunes, moving greatest hits to original albums, removing duplicates, putting the English album covers on instead of American, and it was this last part part that got me – downloading images from Google. I was looking for the 2 heads facing each other that can look like a vase. In the 90’s I was in a band that had a recording session that we sold on cassette. I still have it on my iPod, but never kept the artwork and I was trying to re-create it.

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