How To Remove Home Safety Essentials Virus



Home Safety Essentials Virus is a fake program infecting Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 operating systems. The virus and infection alerts that are displayed by Home Safety Essentials are completely fake. This internet scam is defrauding computer users using tactics designed to dupe computer users into believing that their computer is infected. The computer user is told to purchase the full version of Home Safety Essentials to get the infections removed, which is the ultimate goal of the creators of this virus. Do not purchase Home Safety Essentials! Removal instructions are at the bottom of the article.

Home Safety Essentials Virus Desktop Icon

The Home Safety Essentials Virus creates a desktop icon resembling a pair of dice and named Home Safety Essentials. The desktop icon is rather symbolic of the virus itself, running the program is a big risk for your computer.

The initial setup and installation begins with a realistic looking installation window. The window goes through three different steps: Checking System Parameters; Extracting Setup File; Installing. Of course none of these steps are actually taking place. This is a deceptive tactic used by the creators of this virus to make you believe that it is a legitimate program. Below is a screenshot of the fake setup window.

Home Safety Essentials Virus Fake Setup Window



The virus alerts, infection alerts and virus scan results are completely fake. All warnings, alerts and scans are a scare tactic hoping to convince you that Home Safety Essentials is real and can remove all of the infections. The creators of Home Safety Essentials are hoping that computer users purchase this fake software program. Taking your money is their only intention.

Home Safety Essentials Screenshot
Home Safety Essentials Virus Fake Infections Screenshot


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The Home Safety Essentials will appear when Windows launches. It is very realistic and can easily trick the person who is not computer savvy into quickly getting their credit card out. PLEASE NOTE: Home Safety Essentials is a FAKE computer security product and can turn into a fatal error for your PC. (It should be removed right away.)


The creators of the virus have gone a step further and created a completely bogus website with many pages. The website looks authentic and close attention was paid to detail. The Home Safety Essentials website is completely fake and Home Safety Essentials is not a real product. Please do not trust anything that the Home Safety Essentials website tells you!

Home Safety Essentials Fake Scam Website Screenshot
Home Safety Essentials Virus Fake Website



Home Safety Essentials will not let you remove itself using the Add/Remove Programs utility in the control panel. Performing a Windows System Restore is not a method that anyone should use to get rid of Home Safety Essentials. Windows System Restore does not clean your computer of this virus. Home Safety Essentials is still embedded regardless of how long ago you restored your computer.

Home Safety Essentials will not let you remove itself using the Add/Remove Programs utility in the control panel.



If you do not remove Home Safety Essentials, it will start closing programs or not allow you to run them. You have a serious computer infection on your computer that needs to be removed. Proper removal is critical in dealing with any virus, especially Home Safety Essentials.


Some users have reported errors in their computer that are associated with this virus. Some of the common errors are: “HSbdf_231.exe cannot be launched”, “cannot create file HSE.ico” or “HS912_231.exe has stopped working“. Even though the virus may not appear or is unable to launch does not mean that the virus is gone or not performing any malicious tasks on your computer. This virus must be removed immediately.


We have found some success in removing Home Safety Essentials by following our recommended instructions below. These instructions will work for computers running all Windows operating systems. You will get it removed with our recommended instructions below.


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Begin Virus Removal by Following the Instructions Below
Target Virus: Home Safety Essentials Virus

The removal process we are illustrating below has been proven to be the most effective way to remove the Home Safety Essentials Virus.

You must be on the infected computer when performing these steps.




1 On your keyboard, click and hold the Windows key, then press the R key. See keyboard diagram below.

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2 After you have clicked the Window key and R key, the Run Box will appear. Type the following into the run box and click OK:

iexplore //spywarehelpcenter.com/nuke


Windows Run Nuke

After you click OK, your computer will connect to our website and download nuke-M.




When you see the nuke-M download box, click the Save button. The picture of the download box is below.

nuke-M Download Box





After you click the “Save” button, another window will open asking you where to save it. Browse to your desktop and click Save again so that you save the nuke-M file to your desktop. The window you will see is shown below.

nuke-M Save Desktop Box





3 After you have saved the nuke-M file to your desktop, go ahead and run the nuke-M file by double clicking on it. If you computer asks if you are sure you want to run nuke-M, click OK. nuke-M will quickly disable the virus allowing you to install antivirus software. The virus should now be temporarily disabled. If the nuke-M file is blocked by the virus, rename the file to ‘iexplore’ or ‘explorer’ and try to open nuke-M again.

nuke-M icon





4 Now that the virus is not running it is time to begin removal. On your keyboard, click and hold the Windows key, then press the R key. See keyboard diagram below.

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5 After you have pressed the Windows and R key, the Windows Run Box will open. Type exactly the following into the run box and click OK:

iexplore https://spywarehelpcenter.com/remove


Windows Run Remove





After clicking OK, your computer will connect to our website and download our recommended virus removal program called Spyware Doctor by PC Tools. When the download box appears click the Save button. The picture of the download box is below.

PC Tools Download Box





After you click the “Save” button, another window will open asking you where to save it. Browse to your desktop and click Save again so that you save the PC Tools file to your desktop. The window you will see is shown below.

PC Tools Save Desktop Box





6 Open the PC Tools installation file from your desktop and perform the virus scan.

PC Tools Safe Install Icon





7 Once the virus scan is complete, PC Tools will have found Home Safety Essentials. Remove the Home Safety Essentials Virus by registering PC Tools. You must register PC Tools to remove Home Safety Essentials.




8 After you have registered PC Tools the Home Safety Essentials Virus should be completely gone.




Call us toll free at 888-220-8968 and we can gladly walk you through these steps.

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