Do you know what IE Security is?
IE Security, as trustworthy as it may sounds, is nothing but another rogue anti-spyware program circulating over the internet. IE Security claims to be a spyware removal program that is able to detect and remove different types of malware from your computer. If you believe this then you are being misled. IE Security does not detect or remove malware or even viruses for that matter.
IE Security is a scam developed by hackers who seek out to extort money from you. IE Security tries to sell itself by locating fake parasites and then claiming that you must purchase a full version of IE Security in order to remove them. Do not fall for this trick. We believe IE Security may also be promoted on the ie-security.com website which is a site that you should stay away from.
In non-techie terms:
IE Security comes from many of the same sources as other well-known rogue anti-spyware applications such as the Trojan Zlob or Vundo. Other sources that IE Security may come from include illegal warez sites or porn web sites. It is very important to remember that IE Security is a program that you must remove and not use for detection or removal of spyware. Do not purchase IE Security under any conditions.
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Aliases: IE Security, IE-Security, IESecurity, www.ie-security.com.
IE Security Automatic Removal Instructions
IE Security Manual Removal Instructions
This manual removal method is for techie computer users. IE Security manual removal may be difficult and time consuming to remove. There's no guarantee that IE Security will be removed completely. So read the IE Security 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 IE Security Program
Click on Start > Settings > Control Panel > Double-click on Add/Remove Programs. Search for and uninstall IE Security if found.
- To stop IE Security 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 IE Security processes:
For each unwanted process, right-click on it and then select "End task".
- 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 IE Security Directories.
To find IE Security directories, go to Start > My Computer > Local Disk (C:) > Program Files > Show the contents of this folder.
Search and delete the following IE Security directories:
Right-click on the IE Security folder and select Delete.
A message will appear saying 'Are you sure you want to remove the folder IE Security and move all its contents to the Recycle Bin?', click Yes.
Another message will appear saying 'Renaming, moving or deleting IE Security could make some programs not work. Are you sure you want to do this?', click Yes.
- To remove IE Security icons on your Desktop, drag and drop them to the Recycle Bin.
You've completed the IE Security manual removal instructions!
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Disclaimer: This article is for educational purposes. By using this information you agree to be bound by the disclaimer. There's no guarantee that IE Security will be completely removed from your computer. Seek professional help if your computer continues to experience problems.