How To Remove Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 Enhanced Protection Mode Virus – Virus Removal



Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 Enhanced Protection Mode Virus is a virus infecting computers running Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 operating systems with Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 software. If you are seeing the Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 Enhanced Protection Mode window below, then you are infected. The virus knows you are running Kaspersky Internet Security 2010, takes over Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 and uses a similar looking icon to make you feel that Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 is still functioning.


This virus has been infecting computer users through a fake Adobe Flash update. There may be other distribution channels however. It is highly recommended that you do not update Adobe Flash unless the update is coming directly from Adobe corporation. Specifically, Facebook has become a popular distribution channel for this virus. Users have reported that they were infected with Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 Enhanced Protection Mode Virus after attempting to download a video on Facebook.


Two of the identified file names are 1_016.exe and flash-player.exe. Do not download or run anything that is called 1_016.exe or flash-player.exe without verifying that its source is legitimate. Below is a sample of what the files may look like.



This virus is extremely clever. It recognizes that you are using Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 and will cloak itself by mimicking the Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 appearance. This is so you will still feel comfortable that your Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 virus protection still is ok. However, your computer is under attack in the background.


When windows launches you will see a beige window stating that the “release date of the databases” is current. The time and date on the window matches the date and time you logged in, proving that it is not real. This is another tactic aimed at reassuring computer users that everything is fine with their computer.

Fake Database Update Window

Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 Enhanced Protection Mode Virus Fake Database Update Screenshot



If you click on the fake taskbar icon a red window will appear stating: “Attention! Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 operates under enhanced protection mode. This is a temporary measure necessary for immediate response to threat from virus. No action is required from you.”

Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 Enhanced Protection Mode Virus Alert Window Screenshot

Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 Enhanced Protection Mode Virus Alert Window Screenshot



You must remove the Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 Enhanced Protection Mode Virus as soon as possible. It is a very malicious virus which has infected your computer and rendered the real Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 antivirus program useless. Remember: This is not a real Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 program, it is a rogue program. The real Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 program has been completely disabled and is no longer actively protecting you.


You personal and computer data are all at risk of being compromised. This virus wants you to feel comfortable that it is a real Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 software application, when it is definitely not real. It can log all of your passwords and other personal information that you enter as your browse the web.


As more information regarding this virus becomes available we will update this page. We highly recommend that you remove the Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 Enhanced Protection Mode Virus. Try the recommended procedure below to remove this malicious infection.


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Begin Virus Removal by Following the Instructions Below
Target Virus: Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 Enhanced Protection Mode Virus

The removal process we are illustrating below has been proven to be the most effective way to remove the Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 Enhanced Protection Mode 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.

key





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.

key





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 nuke-M 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 Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 Enhanced Protection Mode. Remove the Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 Enhanced Protection Mode Virus by registering PC Tools. You must register PC Tools to remove Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 Enhanced Protection Mode.




8 After you have registered PC Tools the Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 Enhanced Protection Mode 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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