XP Home Security 2013 - How to remove?
What is XP Home Security 2013?
XP Home Security 2013 is a rogue antispyware program, one more member in the family of Braviax rogues. It uses exactly the same methods and has the same goals as all other members of this family. The application uses Trojan virus which installs XP Home Security 2013 to the targeted computer without users’ knowledge.
The program is started as soon as the system is rebooted. The same happens every time you log in to Windows. XP Home Security 2013 loads a fake scanner and simulates performing system scan. After a while, the program generates a list of infections and asks you to purchase a full version of it in order to get rid of detected infections.
What is more, the program starts generating fake alerts that warn about spyware infections that have been detected on the system. The messages state that your system is at risk and recommend activating your antivirus software in order to protect your computer against viruses and other security threats. Take a closer look at some of them:
Severe system damage!
Your system security is in danger. Privacy threats detected. Spyware, keyloggers or Trojans may be working in the background right now. Perform an in-depth scan and removal now, click here.
Beware! Spyware infection was found. Your system security is at risk. Private information may get stolen, and your PC activity may get monitored. Click for and anti-spyware scan.
System security threat was detected. Viruses and/or spyware may be damaging your system now. Prevent infection and data loss or stealing by running a free security scan.
Rogue malware detected in your system. Data leaks and system damage are possible. Click here for a free security scan and spyware deletion.
If you are one of those experiencing this kind of problems on your system, it is clear that your system has been infected. Remove XP Home Security 2013 as soon as you detect it on your computer. We recommend downloading this fix and installing it into registry (will work till parasite is relaunched):
You can download it by entering this url in Start->run box, just make sure you click confirm in XP Home Security 2013 alert box and move other windows aside.
To kill malware processes automatically and delete the threat we recommend running scan with Spyhunter. If program does not launch, rename it to .com and try again.
Spyhunter program should kill XP Home Security 2013 process on launch. If it does not, there are alternate removal instructions for versions with heavy rootkit:
1. Import eregfix like in the guide above.
2. Download TDSS Killer from http://support.kaspersky.com/downloads/utils/tdsskiller.exe
3. Run it, if it detects something and asks for reboot, do so, but press F8 during reboot. Choose safe mode.
4. Run MSCOnfig, disable all startup entries
5. Reboot and boot normally, run spyhunter and delete what it finds.
Automatic XP Home Security 2013 removal tools
Manual XP Home Security 2013 removal
Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove XP Home Security 2013, 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 StopZilla or other tools found on 2-viruses.com.
It is impossible to list all file names and locations of modern parasites. You can identify remaining parasites, other XP Home Security 2013 infected files and get help in XP Home Security 2013 removal by using StopZilla scanner.