SafetyGuard - How To Remove?


SafetyGuard is a rogue anti-spyware which hails from the fraudulent and quite old family of malwares known to be joining WiniGuard and other rogues. You should remember that all scams from this group are closely related to Trojan.FakeSmoke and that’s why they all can easily get on your computer without any permission asked. SafetyGuard is additionally set to launch after every reboot of your computer and this is also known to be done by Trojan. Of course, you can easily avoid these infiltrations by installing not only reliable anti-virus but anti-spyware program as well. Make sure that both programs will be constantly updated!

After being let inside the PC, SafetyGuard starts displaying bogus system scanners and alerts. These scanners list a great variety of infections and then offer to purchase a licensed version for a removal. Safety Guard claims on its notifications that only this “full” variant is capable to remove these “dangerous cyber threats” that all have been detected. However, the one and only scam which should be eliminated from your PC is SafetyGard.

If you see this scam on your computer out of nowhere, you should remove SafetyGuard as soon as possible. The main reason why you have to do this is because it only poses to be a reliable security program and seeks only to rip you off. Please, follow the removal guide below and get rid of SafetyGuard.

Automatic SafetyGuard removal tools

Note: Reimage trial provides detection of parasites and assists in their removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.  We might be affiliated with some of these programs. Full information is available in disclosure

Manual removal


Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove SafetyGuard, such activity can permanently damage your system if any mistakes are made in the process, as advanced spyware parasites are able to automatically repair themselves if not completely removed. Thus, manual spyware removal is recommended for experienced users only, such as IT specialists or highly qualified system administrators. For other users, we recommend using Reimage or other tools found on


SafetyGuard screenshots


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September 10, 2010 10:04, September 10, 2010 10:06

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