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? asked in Computers & InternetSecurity · 1 decade ago

Help, how can i remove personal security anti virus?

o.k. i downloaded the melwar thing to remove the personal securty program. but every time when i click "SCAN" to scan the computer, the window stays for 3 seconds and disapper. help i want it to scan

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  • ?
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago
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    You can remove it with this removal tool for this malware http://www.net-studio.org/eng/patch/patch/149-free...

    It's free and easy to use

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  • 1 decade ago

    The Best way to Remove all kind of Virus,Trojans,Malware,Spyware,

    Worm,Pop Up Advertisements ,Hijack Web browser rootkit and all Rogue Fake

    Anti-virus in you Computer is Restart You Computer Safe Mode with Networking

    1. Log out and reboot your machine.

    2. When the machine starts the reboot sequence, press the F8 key repeatedly.

    3. Select Safe Mode with Networking from the resulting menu.

    4. Login. If the malware has changed your password, try logging in as

    Administrator. By default, Administrator has no password.

    5. The machine will continue booting, but the Windows desktop will look different.

    Then in The Safe With Networking .Download and Scan By Using Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware http://www.download.com/Malwarebytes-Anti-Malware/...

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    Spyware log out and reboot back into normal mode

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  • 1 decade ago

    Did you know Personal Security was not real antivirus. It's a counterfeit security tool that tries to rip people off by making them believe their PCs are infected. The ultimate goal Personal Security pursues is to have you buy its licensed copy (which is totally useless and even dangerous). So do not fall victim of this scareware.

    Remove Personal Security virus using this tutorial: http://removeit.info/remove-personal-security-fake... .

    This will help

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    How to remove Personal Antivirus (Removal Guide)

    Mar 15, 2009 ... A Window impersonating Windows Security Center stating that you should purchase Personal Antivirus. Numerous alerts stating that your ...

    http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/remo...

    a-squared trojan remover (Free Working Version for life and Proactive Premium Version) [NOW WITH IKARUS ANTIVIRUS] [wrkx w/ Netbooks]

    http://www.emsisoft.com/en/software/free/

    a-squared (a-squared) is a complementary product to antivirus software and desktop firewalls on MS Windows computers. Antivirus software specializes in detecting classic viruses. Many available products have weaknesses in detecting other malicious software (Malware) like Trojans, Dialers, Worms and Spyware (Adware). a-squared fills the gap that malware writers exploit. Automatic updates: In a-squared Free the updater must be run manually. The auto-update feature of a-squared Personal checks hourly for new available updates and installs them automatically. a-squared Free is freeware! You can download and use it completely for free.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Your computer is infected with rogue anti-spyware

    Try to use some free antivirus and antispyware products

    http://free.avg.com/

    SPYBot Search & Destroy

    http://www.safer-networking.org/en/download/index....

    MalwareBytes Anti-Malware

    http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam.php

    Kaspersky Free removers

    http://www.kaspersky.com/removaltools

    You can also try to remove it manually. Use manual removal instructions

    http://hands-oncorp.com/2009/12/01/personal-securi...

    OR

    http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/malware-removal/

    Use manual removal guide only in SAFE MODE.

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  • 1 decade ago

    i did not realy understand that program did you downloaded, but try to run scan in SAFE MODE.

    Also you can try to scan your PC with Spyware Doctor and see it it finds any malware traces:

    http://www.pcindanger.com/personal-security-remova...

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    I suggest you follow the link provided, and check out the information provided on how to remove this PC parasite:

    http://www.pcthreat.com/parasitebyid-8625en.html

    Remember to also ensure your antivirus application is up to date and fully functional at all times!

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  • 1 decade ago

    Stopping System Processes

    1.Press the "Ctrl," "Alt" and "Delete" keys at the same time. Click the "Task Manager" button.

    2.Click on the "Processes" tab and select the process "PAV.exe."

    3.Click the "End Process" button.

    Deleting Files and Directory

    1.Go to the "Start" menu and click on "Search."

    2.Check the box next to "All Files and Folders" and type "pav.exe." Hit "Enter" and then delete all of the found entries.

    3.Repeat step 2 for the following items:

    "Uninstall Personal Antivirus.lnk"

    "%UserProfile%\Application Data\Personal Antivirus\settings.ini"

    "%UserProfile%\Application Data\Personal Antivirus\uill.ini"

    "%UserProfile%\Application Data\Personal Antivirus\unins000.exe"

    "%UserProfile%\Application Data\Personal Antivirus\Uninstall Personal Antivirus.lnk"

    "%UserProfile%\Application Data\Personal Antivirus\db"

    "%UserProfile%\Application Data\Personal Antivirus\db\config.cfg"

    "%UserProfile%\Application Data\Personal Antivirus\db\Timeout.inf"

    "%UserProfile%\Application Data\Personal Antivirus\db\Urls.inf"

    "%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows\log.txt"

    "%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows\pguard.ini"

    "%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows\services.exe"

    "%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\iv.exe"

    "%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows\services.exe"

    "PersonalAV"

    Deleting Registry Values

    1.Go to the "Start" menu and click "Run."

    2.Type "regedit" in the search line and press "Enter" to bring up the Windows Registry Editor.

    3.Find and delete the following registry values:

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    it's personal security blocking the scanner. unfortunately it blocks most of antispyware tools. but you can delete it on your own, use removal guide http://www.spywarevoid.com/remove-personal-securit...

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  • Abel A
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    go to add/remove programs in control panel

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