Do you know what Security 2009 is?
Security 2009 is a wicked program that is falsely claimed to be a tool for removing spyware from your computer. After some research we found Security 2009 is nothing more than another rogue anti-spyware program masquerading on the internet. Security 2009 is the ultimate scam especially if you fall victim the deceitful tactics that Security 2009 performs to get you to purchase the full version of Security 2009.
Security 2009, after installed, starts to display popups and then executes a system scan without asking your permission. Security 2009 is difficult to remove as it is not listed in the add/remove programs option in your control panel.
In non-techie terms: Security 2009 should never be downloaded, installed or purchased under any circumstances. Security 2009 is a waste of time and money. Rogue applications like Security 2009 may look like they are harmless but the reality remains, Security 2009 is very dangerous and could seriously damage your computer.
Aliases: Security 2009, Security2009.
Security 2009 Automatic Removal Instructions
Security 2009 Manual Removal Instructions
This manual removal method is for techie computer users. Security 2009 manual removal may be difficult and time consuming to remove. There's no guarantee that Security 2009 will be removed completely. So read the Security 2009 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 Security 2009 Program
Click on Start > Settings > Control Panel > Double-click on Add/Remove Programs. Search for and uninstall Security 2009 if found.
- To stop Security 2009 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 Security 2009 processes:
For each unwanted process, right-click on it and then select "End task".
- To unregister Security 2009 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 Security 2009 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 Security 2009 Directories.
To find Security 2009 directories, go to Start > My Computer > Local Disk (C:) > Program Files > Show the contents of this folder.
Search and delete the following Security 2009 directories:
C:\Program Files\Security 2009
Right-click on the Security 2009 folder and select Delete.
A message will appear saying 'Are you sure you want to remove the folder Security 2009 and move all its contents to the Recycle Bin?', click Yes.
Another message will appear saying 'Renaming, moving or deleting Security 2009 could make some programs not work. Are you sure you want to do this?', click Yes.
- To remove Security 2009 icons on your Desktop, drag and drop them to the Recycle Bin.
You've completed the Security 2009 manual removal instructions!
I hope this article has helped you solve your Security 2009 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 Security 2009 will be completely removed from your computer. Seek professional help if your computer continues to experience problems.