Win 7 Home Security - How To Remove?

Type: Rogue Anti-Spyware

Win 7 Home Security or Win 7 Home Security 2013 is a fraudulent application that targets computers with Win 7 Windows Operating system. The application is attacking computers through the use of Trojan viruses. Usually, it imitates an update for Windows and is installed to the system automatically.

Right after infiltration Win 7 Home Security modifies Windows Registry and adds some keys of its own there. The program loads its scanner which only imitates looking for infections and in the end gives a list of files with random names that Win 7 Home Security calls malicious infections. The program recommends removing them as soon as possible by purchasing a full version of Win 7 Home Security.

Moreover, the application generates tons of pop up ads and security notifications announcing about tracking software found that may cause your sensitive data loss. Besides, Win 7 Home Security tends to display firewall alerts instead of launching your Internet browser. It also blocks most of the websites stating that they contain some malicious infections that may harm your computer.

You must not fall for the offers by Win 7 Home Security and never pay for this bad-ware as it will cause even more troubles for you and your computer system. It is strongly recommended to remove Win 7 Home Security 2013 as soon as you notice the first signs of its presence on your computer. If it has already happened to you to pay for this dangerous program, please contact your credit card company as soon as possible and dispute the charges, because you are about to throw your money away.

For fixing this issue, 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 Security Plus 2013 alert box and move other windows aside.

To kill malware processes automatically and delete the threat I recommend running scan with Spyhunter. If program does not launch, rename it to .com and try again.
Spyhunter program should kill Win 7 Home Security 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

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 Win 7 Home Security removal tools


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Note: StopZilla 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 Win 7 Home Security, 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


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December 31, 2012 14:29, January 10, 2013 12:19

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