Smart Protection 2012 - How to remove

Smart Protection 2012

Smart Protection 2012 is a rogue anti-spyware that applies misleading strategy in order to make its victims believe that they must purchase its licensed version. In reality, such version doesn’t even exist and malware should be removed from the system as soon as it manages to get there. To convice its victims that they should register licensed version, Smart Protection 2012, just like its predecessor Security Sphere 2012, starts displaying faked alerts and system scanners that usually report about numerous viruses detected. However, only Smart Protection 2012 is the only scam that is distributed by trojans viruses. In most of the cases, they manage to come without any user’s permission asked. Please, keep in mind that you must remove Smart Protection 2012 before it lets more viruses on your computer.

In order to start once you reboot your computer, Smart Protection 2012 modifies that system and also drops some faked harmless files that should be detected as dangerous malware next. Then it starts displaying annoying system scanners and alerts that interrupt victims every time they start using their machines. However, you must keep in mind that all system scanners displayed by Smart Protection 2012 have nothing to do with the real security status of your system. In other words, every pop up from Smart Protection 2012 is deceptive and should never be trusted. In most of the cases they report:

Warning: Your computer is infected
Detected spyware infection!
Click this message to install the last update of security software…

Smart Protection 2012 Warning
Your computer is still infected with dangerous viruses. Activate antivirus protection to prevent data loss and avoid theft of your credit card details.
Click here to activate protection.

However, it’s obvious that it’s almost impossible to ignore those warning notifications popping up out of nowhere. That’s why you should remove Smart Protection 2012 as soon as you notice its alerts. When trying to get rid of this malware, you may find some difficulties with launching your anti-spyware program. To remove Smart Protection 2012, you should reboot your computer to safe mode with networking first and then go online to download your anti-spyware. We recommend scanning with spyhunter, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware or Hitman Pro that are safe and effective. If you are disabled from getting online, type this address in your browser address bar: . This will help you to download the anti-spyware program and additionally launch it for scanning the system.

UPDATE: use this registration code to disable Smart Protection 2012: AA39754E-715219CE (source: S!Ri)

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4 responses to “Smart Protection 2012

  1. I just had to deal with removal of this virus on a friends computer, It was very tricky but was pretty straight forward one you found the random hash it was using.

    Let me know if you have any questions on removing this threat.

  2. can someone give me a simpler instructions…like how to get to safe mode on my computer…and then what to do after that!!

  3. Andrew Mowbray: Watch video. If you can’t distinguish which files to remove, use automated scanners. The parasite uses random file names.

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