Do you know what ErrorSafe is?
ErrorSafe is a fake anti-spyware program known as a clone of the WinFixer rogue anti-spyware program. Unlike its name, ErrorSafe is totally UN-safe. ErrorSafe may display fake annoying popups stating that a user is infected with some type of parasite. ErrorSafe claims it will remove spyware infections on your computer but it will not. ErrorSafe is not a legitimate spyware removal tool.
In non-techie terms: ErrorSafe and the ErrorSafe.com website are designed by hackers to extort money from you. ErrorSafe and ErrorSafe.com use certain tactics to get users to purchase the full version of ErrorSafe. ErrorSafe is not a legitimate spyware removal tool and you should download or purchase ErrorSafe under any circumstances.
ErrorSafe Automatic Removal Instructions
ErrorSafe Manual Removal Instructions
This manual removal method is for techie computer users. ErrorSafe manual removal may be difficult and time consuming to remove. There's no guarantee that ErrorSafe will be removed completely. So read the ErrorSafe removal steps carefully and good luck.
Before you start: Close all programs and Internet browsers. Also back up your computer in case you make a mistake and your computer stops working.
- Uninstall ErrorSafe Program
Click on Start > Settings > Control Panel > Double-click on Add/Remove Programs. Search for and uninstall ErrorSafe if found.
- To stop ErrorSafe processes (view process removal steps)
Go to Start > Run > type taskmgr. The click the Processes tab and you'll see a list of running processes.
Search and stop these ErrorSafe processes:
For each unwanted process, right-click on it and then select "End task".
- To Unregister ErrorSafe DLLs (view DLL removal steps)
Search and unregister these ErrorSafe DLLs:
To locate the ErrorSafe DLL path, go to Start > Search > All Files or Folders. Type ErrorSafe and in the Look in: select either My Computer or Local Hard Drives. Click the Search button.
Once you have the ErrorSafe DLL path, go to Start and then click on Run. In the Run command box, type cmd, and then click on OK.
To locate the exact DLL path, type cd in order to change the current directory. To display the contents of the directory, use the dir command. To remove the DLL file type regsvr32 /u FILENAME.dll (FILENAME is the name of the file that you want to unregister).
- To unregister ErrorSafe registry keys (view registry keys removal steps)
Go to Start > Run > type regedit > press OK.
Edit the value (on the right pane) by right-clicking on it and selecting the Modify option. Select the Delete option.
Search and delete these ErrorSafe registry keys:
- If your homepage has been changed, go to Start > Control Panel > Internet Options > click on the General > click Use Default under Home Page. Add the your desired default homepage, then click Apply > click OK. Open a new web browser to check that you have your desired default homepage.
- Remove ErrorSafe Directories.
To find ErrorSafe directories, go to Start > My Computer > Local Disk (C:) > Program Files > Show the contents of this folder.
Search and delete the following ErrorSafe directories:
Right-click on the ErrorSafe folder and select Delete.
A message will appear saying 'Are you sure you want to remove the folder [NAME OF FOLDER] and move all its contents to the Recycle Bin?', click Yes.
Another message will appear saying 'Renaming, moving or deleting [FOLDERNAME] could make some programs not work. Are you sure you want to do this?', click Yes.
- To remove ErrorSafe icons on your Desktop, drag and drop them to the Recycle Bin.
You've completed the ErrorSafe manual removal instructions!
I hope this article has helped you solve your ErrorSafe problems. If you want to contribute to this article, post your comment below.
Disclaimer: This article is for educational purposes. By using this information you agree to be bound by the disclaimer. There's no guarantee that ErrorSafe will be completely removed from your computer. Seek professional help if your computer continues to experience problems.