Vista Security Tool 2010 (or Vista Security Tool 2011) is a new type of rogue antispywares that actually have not much common with computers’ protection and removal of viruses. Vista Security Tool 2010 seeks only to steal the money, so after foolishly reporting hundreds of spyware detected offers its commercial version. However, before you purchase Vista Security Tool 2010, you must know that this program is advertised through Trojan horses that employ backdoor techniques.
Since the unregistered version of the program is installed and stays unnoticed, ave.exe executable file is also installed. Upon every system start, Ave.exe is configured to launch every time PC user runs any other file ending .exe and additionally Vista Security Tool 2010 appears. The additional behavior is all about fabricated system scanners and exaggerated pop-up ads. All these alerts try to make Vista Security Tool 2010 look like a normal and even reputable anti-spyware which warns you that your system is under the risk of malware.
Obviously, the promoted program Vista Security Tool 2010 offers to repair nonexistent infections. The commercial version which is suggested to be bought for the PC user who has been attacked by Vista Security Tool 2010 is useless, so don’t make a payment. This rogueware usually interrupts into the normal functionality and web-surfing, so don’t waste any minute and remove Vista Security Tool 2011 as soon as possible.
Remove Vista Security Tool 2010 using this guide:
1. Click Start->Run (or WinKey+R). Input: “command”. Press Enter or click OK.
2. Type “notepad” as shown in the image below and press Enter. Notepad will open.
3. Copy and past the following text into Notepad:
4. Save file as “exefix.reg” (without quotation-marks) to your Desktop.
NOTE: choose Save as type: All files
5. Double-click to open exefix.reg. Click “Yes” for Registry Editor prompt window.
6. Run a scan with anti-malware program.
UPDATE!!! You try disabling programs hailing from this huge family of malwares by entering this serial code: 1145-17884799-7733 . After some our research, it seems like this key and order number 21197673 which sometimes is also required should also work for other versions of malwares that change their names according to OS. However, scammers are expected to change these numbers in the near future. After typing them, you should become able to use your anti-spyware, if it fails follow the guide written below.
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