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How To Remove Internet Security 2010 Virus (Uninstall Guide)
Publisher:  Time:12/15/2009  News From:

It will then recommend that you purchase the program to remove the infection. When you start certain programs, another Trojan will display a message and then terminate the program. The message it will display is:

 Application cannot be executed. The file is infected. Please activate your antivirus software.

Some of the programs that will cause this message to be shown include Notepad, the CMD prompt, Freecell, Minesweeper, Nero, Windows Messenger, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Window calculator, Skype, and PowerPoint. This same Trojan will also display a warning when you try to run programs, such as Windows Media Player or WinAmp, that play audio and video files. This error message is:

 Windows can`t play the folowing media formats: AVI;WMV;AVS;FLV;MKV;MOV;3GP;MP4;MPG;MPEG;MP3;AAC;WAV;WMA;CDA;FLAC;M4A;MID. Update your video and sound codec to resolve this issue.

It will then prompt you to purchase VSCodec Pro, which is another rogue program, to fix the supposed problem. Just like the scan results, these security warnings are fake and are only being shown to try and convince you that your computer has a security problem.

As you can see, Internet Security 2010 was created to scare you into purchasing the program. Without a doubt, you should definitely not do so, and if you have, you should contact your credit card company and dispute the charges stating that the program is a scam. Finally, to remove Internet Security 2010 and any related malware please use the removal guide to remove it for free.

Symptoms that may be in a HijackThis Log:

 F2 - REG:system.ini: UserInit=C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon86.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [winupdate86.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\winupdate86.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Internet Security 2010] C:\Program Files\InternetSecurity2010\IS2010.exe
O10 - Unknown file in Winsock LSP: c:\windows\system32\winhelper86.dll
O10 - Unknown file in Winsock LSP: c:\windows\system32\winhelper86.dll

Automated Removal Instructions for Internet Security 2010 using Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware:

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