Remove Security Shield Windows 7

If you do see on your PC some program called “Security Shield” then you have to know this is a really bad program. It is a virus one (a malware) that is coming from the same family as System Tool and Security Tool.

Like others rogue threats, your PC might get infected by such malware the moment you will try some fake online scanner. Another way is if you’re surfing a fake webpage that will compromise your system. Besides any viruses part of your system right now can download and install such malware without even you know aware of that.

Such kind of malware (like Security Shield) will start by doing a total system scan of your computer. Expect then to have a full report claiming your PC is really infected.

To further claim to be able to clean your PC from those infections, this application (Security Shield) will ask you to buy some fake full version of it.

Simply don’t buy anything. Doing so will result you losing both your money and personal information. Consider the full version to be some scam, useless and not working application.

The moment you’re aware your system has been infected by this program, check how you can remove Security Shield from your PC.

There are 2 main methods: first is the manual removal of this threat; then you have the automatic removal too.

Security Shield

Security Shield

» Download Security Shield Removal Software

Once you’re sure your computer system has been compromised by this spyware, check what you can do to do a Security Shield Removal Windows 7. The Security Shield Removal Windows 7 implies you’ll first to stop all those executable s part of this virus from working on your system. Then you will have to simply delete them.

Automatic Security Shield Removal Windows 7 Removal

We do recommend Spyware Doctor with Antivirus 2011. This is one of the few clients out there that can really make a big difference. It can remove Security Shield. If you are unable to install the client at this time we recommend you first start following the manual guide below. For many people Security Shield will block this client from running. However if you boot into safe mode with networking you should be able to come back to this website and download this real Security client.

Online Security Shield Removal Windows 7 Removal Service

Sometimes you just need a pro. If you are having troubles and do not understand the below guide or just feel better having an expert removing this threat and all others on your computer then we recommend http://www.pcninja.com
. It’s one of the leading remote computer repair companies out there and will get you taken care of.

We also do recommend T-Support Here. They charge less than our main recommended remote computer repair company but that is because they aren’t based in the U.S. Personally I prefer U.S. tech support so I’m willing to pay more and go with http://www.pcninja.com

Remove Proxy Setting so You Can Connect to the Internet Again. ( Only Needed if you can’t get online)

Proxy Settings

The above video is for Internet Explorer. Chrome users should follow the video as well because Chrome uses the same settings. For Firefox users please read the manual guide here

Security Shield Removal Video

Security Shield Windows 7

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Security Shield Manual Removal Procedures

1.In order to delete Security Shield we first need to stop the main executable from running. Once we stop this executable the program will no longer be running and we can delete the program.

  • random-6 to 10 digit number.exe
  • HINT: The random folder may look similar to 54066343254.exe or six to ten characters in length

To stop the above processes we recommend you do one of the following

1A. Open up the Task Manager and terminate the above executable.

1B. Right click on the Security Shield icon on the desktop and select properties. Now copy the file path on your computer and than re-name the executable and re-boot your computer. After you re-boot you should be able to delete the file.

1C. Browse to C:\Users\Jacob\AppData\Local\random-6 to 10 digit number.exe and re-name the program. You can re-name it by right clicking on the file and selecting re-name. Just change the name to anything. Now re-boot your computer

The next step in Security Shield removal is to delete the following file. PLEASE NOTE: You can not delete the file unless you have already stopped it from running. You need to complete step one first.

  • random-6 to 10 digit number.exe (This is the file you re-named )
  • c:\programdata\microsoft\Windows\start menu\Programs\security shield.lnk

After that, you can safely say that Security Shield is no longer running on your system. You should now Download Spyware Doctor with Antivirus Here and run a FULL scan to ensure you are not infected with any other viruses and trojans. The free 30 day trial will not remove threats but it will tell you if you infected still and were those threats are so you can manually remove them. It also will protect your computer while you finish of the repair.

Security Shield Registry Removal Procedures

Removing files and folders alone is not sufficient to completely remove Security Shield. The following keys and settings should also be removed from the Windows registry to complete Security Shield removal:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “Security Shield

Security Shield Directories:

Windows Vista/7:

  • None at this time however it may change to the below directory
  • C:\Users\USER NAME\AppData\local\RANDOM\

After Thoughts

Anyone totally new with PC should not attempt a manual cleaning of this threat (Security Shield). Mostly because you’re at risk of doing further damage if you don’t know what your doing. However if after reading the guide and watching the video you feel confident, go ahead and do it. Remember to run a full virus scan using Spyware Doctor with Antivirus once you are done and if you need or want an expert to remove this threat for you we recommend http://www.pcninja.com

PLEASE comment below if you are having troubles or if any of the file paths change.

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Comments

  1. Kim says:

    Awesome guide. Was pulling my hair out because I just got this laptop for Christmas. The video really helped and was the best instruction set on the internet. I tried other peoples guides and tricks but yours worked. Again thanks.

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