Why there’s a fake windows security center icon in my systray? It also appears a genuine window with the version of the system? Every time I try to run programs or logon Internet, it just pop up countless message warning me certain viruses were found? Do I really need to active it to save my computer? Please follow this article to find out the answer.

General Description of Fake WindowsSecurity Center

Fake Windows Security Center is defined as a counterfeit security program. This kind of fake normally pretends to be a legal and powerful antivirus or optimizing program. Judging from the interface, people might consider it as genuine security tools and hence fall in the trap. In fact, this fake is specially designed by cyber criminals to rip off people’s money. In order to achieve the purpose it can start with the windows, once running it will immediately perform a fake full scan and then scare you by popping up lots of fake alerts. If you try to hit the button to fix problems, you will find this rogue asking you to pay certain money to use it so that you can use it to remove all the so called threats. Therefore please don’t be a fool to trust in such a rogue because it has been proven as a fake security program that does nothing good to your computer at all but only can scam your money and damage your computer.

Where did the malware come from? The nasty fake lives and spreads through Internet connection among personal computers. The hackers created this rogue and then put it in Internet. Normally it’s hidden in the malicious codes in the photos and videos from adult sites. Once you visit those sites, the virus can be installed into your system without any approval and awareness from your end. Whenever the fake alerts pop up and then you click on them, you are always suggested to pay money in order to activate Windows Security Center so that you can get your computer clean and remove the fake detected threats. In this case, please don’t trust in the fake alert, not to say paying money to activate it because it’s totally a scam. If you pay the money your computer are not getting better at all. Besides, the malware is so smart that it can find other threats from remote servers, which can damage your computer severely and make it completely vulnerable to cyber attacks. Thus, to save your computer, it’s necessary for you to learn how to remove Fake Windows Security Center completely and safely.

A Screen Shot of Fake Windows SecurityCenter Infection


The Symptoms of Fake WindowsSecurity Center Infection

A) You will find Fake Windows Security Center runs itself with unregistered version in the title and start a perform scan automatically then brings a scan result of alert listing there are a lot of threats detected in your system.
B) A window popping up with the contents below: Security center helps you manage your windows security settings. To help protect your computer, make sure the three security essentials are marked on. If the settings are not on, follow the recommendations. To return the security center later, open control Panel.
C) A pop-up says that Windows Security Center has blocked a program from accessing the Internet and your computer has been infected by some kind of virus so that you need to activate it to remove all infections.
D) There Shows a dangerous triangle mark with the words “Attention: danger!” and tell you that the threat with your system will exploit and bring the following affection.

If there’s any difficulty for you to remove Fake Windows Security Center from your computer, please contact YooSecurity professionals to keep your computer safe and virus free, or you can follow our step-by-step virus removal instruction below to clean the virus yourself. (For advanced computer users)

Best Way to Remove Fake WindowsSecurity Center Step by Step:

Firstly, please go to the folder option to show hidden files, here’s the guide:

1) Click on Start button and then click on Control Panel
2) Click on Appearance and Personalization item

3) Click on Folder Options item
4) Click on View tab in the Folder Options window

5) Check the box of Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category

Next, please follow these steps to get rid of Fake Windows Security Center manually:
Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC. Open the Windows Task Manager.
If that didn’t work, try another way. Press the Start button and click on the Run option. This will start the Run tool. Type in task-mgr and press OK. This should start the Windows Task Manager.

Step 2: Within the Windows Task Manager click on the Processes tab. Find the process by name. random.exe related to Fake Windows Security Center. Then scroll the list to find required process. Select it with your mouse or keyboard and click on the End Process button. This will kill the process.

Step3: Remove malicious files of Fake WindowsSecurity Center.


Step4: Delete malicious registry entries of Fake Windows SecurityCenter.

“EnableShellExecuteHooks”= 1 (0x1)

Video Show You on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:

In conclusion, Fake Windows Security Center has proven to be a fake that you should never trust. Paying money to activate it can bring no help to the security of your computer but only put your computer in danger instead. This fake is so smart that it may download other dangerous threats from the Internet and thus take control of your computer to open back door for intended hackers so them can easily remote in your system and steal everything they need such as business confidential information, personal private message, bank details and other valuable things that can bring them illegal benefit. The cyber criminals are so greedy that they won’t stop until they got something valuable from your computer. Thus, it’s wise to keep alert from this fake and get rid of it from your computer as soon as you find it. The malware is too tricky for the popular antivirus programs to take it out, manual removal, which is the most effective solution, is needed to get rid of Fake Windows Security Center.

Kindly reminder: Manual removal needs expert skills, if you failed to remove Fake Windows Security Center by yourself,please contact YooSecurity professionals to keep your computer safe and virus free.

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on June 3, 2013 5:08 am

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