Security Protection Virus

How To Remove Security Protection Virus

This page is intended to assist you in removing Security Protection Virus. On this site we like to show our visitors the fastest and easiest ways to remove viruses. We reported on the removal instructions for the Security Protection virus some time ago and this page is an update to that report from what Spyware Help Center has learned since its discovery. Removal instructions are at the bottom of the article.

Video presentation on how to remove Security Protection Virus

This virus should never be purchased as it is completely fraudulent. It should also be taken seriously as we have learned of many computers be ruined by it. Due to the large amount of traffic our Help Center received on this particular infection, and from we have learned from fielding calls and emails from troubled PC users, we have decided to make the page more efficient than our original post in an effort to better help our visitors. Please continue to read along to see how to remove Security Protection Virus.

Security Protection Virus is a fake antivirus program designed to steal the infected users money by tricking them to purchase the program. This program has been made to boot right at start up. Every time the computer is restarted you will see this program running. This has been one of the nastiest Malware infections we have seen all summer. Traditional removal procedures are not working with with this virus.

Security Protection Virus Screen Shots
Security Protection Virus

We have tested more than 10 different programs for removing this infection and we only found two that actually removed it. One of them did not provide total protection once downloaded. The challenge in removing the Security Protection Virus is to actually install the removal software as this infection will do everything in its power to to stay on your computer.

The instructions below are the fastest and easiest way to remove the Security Protection Virus.

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Begin Virus Removal by Following the Instructions Below
Target Virus: Security Protection Virus

The removal process we are illustrating below has been proven to be the most effective way to remove viruses. You must be on the infected computer when performing these steps.

Follow the instructions below and you will successfully remove the Security Protection Virus.

1 To begin, go ahead and reboot the infected computer. If the infected computer is turned off, go ahead and turn it on.

2 Immediately as the computer begins to boot, press F8 many times. Pressing F8 allows you to access the Advanced Options Menu.

3 Once you are in the Advanced Options Menu, use your arrow keys and select the Safe Mode with Networking option. Press enter when you have selected that option.

Safe Mode with Networking

4 Windows will now boot into Safe Mode with Networking. Safe Mode with Networking will allow you to remove Security Protection which it would not allow when Windows was in normal mode.

5Now 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.


6 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:


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

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

PC Tools Safe Install Icon

8 Once the virus scan is complete, PC Tools will have found Security Protection. Remove the Security Protection Virus by registering PC Tools. You must register PC Tools while still in Safe Mode to remove Security Protection.

9 After you have registered PC Tools, and the virus was removed, you can safely reboot into Normal Mode. The virus should be completely gone.

Video presentation on how to remove Security Protection Virus

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



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