Be Aware. Don’t Go away with the name – Internet Security 2010 or (IS 2010) is a rogue anti-virus program circulating over the internet these days. Internet Security 2010 will try to frame you, into believing that your computer has serious security problems so that you buy the program. Once installed, Internet Security will be configured to start automatically when you login to Windows. It will then scan your computer and display numerous infections, but will not remove anything until you purchase the program. These infections, though, are all fake and are only being shown to trick you into thinking you are infected so that you then purchase the program. You should definitely not purchase this program.
After you computer got infected with the Internet Security 2010 virus, the next time Windows loads, you will get an error message stating that “Worm.Win32.NetSky” was detected on your computer. This is a fake message and you should not pay any attention to it, it will go away once you remove Internet Security 2010 from your computer. Then the Internet Security 2010 rogue will start and perform a fake scan of your computer. The scan report will list a number of infections but when you try to remove them, you’ll “conveniently” find out that you need to buyInternet Security first. Do not buy Internet Security 2010. If it got on your computer, you should use the instructions below to remove it from your computer.
How to Remove Internet Security 2010 from Your computer?
Manual Removal of Internet Security 2010 : –
Manual removal of Internet Security 2010 is a feasible objective if you have sufficient expertise in dealing with program files, processes, .dll files and registry entries.
The files and folders to be deleted are listed below:
* %Program Files%\InternetSecurity2010
* %Program Files%\InternetSecurity2010\IS2010.exe
* %UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Internet Security 2010.lnk
* %UserProfile%\Desktop\Internet Security 2010.lnk
* %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Internet Security 2010.lnk
The registry entries that need to be removed are as follows:
* HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “Internet Security 2010″
* HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “winupdate86.exe”
We hope these steps can remove the IS2010 form Your Computer.
Automated Removal of Internet Security 2010 : –
1 : Go -> http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam-download.php and download Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware for free. Save the file to your desktop. If Internet Security 2010 does not allow you to download anything, you should download the setup on another computer and use an USB stick or a CD/DVD to transfer the files needed.
2: Click here to download the rkill.com file. Once the download is complete, run it. The rkill.com file will make sure the Internet Security 2010 will be closed for good so it does not interfere with the removal process.
3: Close all open applications and windows. You now should be on the desktop.
4: Run the Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware setup from the desktop.
5: Go with the default settings during the install and must update the software
6: When Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware loads, go to the Scanner screen, select “Perform Quick Scan” and then click the “Scan” button.
7: When the scan is complete, press the Show Results button under the main “Scanner” tab.
8: Check all the detected infections (so you remove both Internet Security 2010 and all related Trojans, as well as any other malware detected).
9: When the removal process is complete, a log of the scan will be displayed in a Notepad window. You now have successfully removed Internet Security 2010, all related Trojans and any other infections detected by Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware.