My goodness, I think I was fooled by a fake antivirus program called “Personal Shield Pro”. I just read some news from internet this morning, during the middle of time, a popup window showed up on the screen which told me that it found my computer was in a dangerous condition and it would love me to help me do a free scan if I want! Well, I didn’t know for sure if my computer really has some problem at the moment, but it’s a free scan, why not? But when I download the program, it did bring me many “problem”, because it’s a problem. When it attempted to talk over me to buy the full version to remove all the virus, I realize that’s trick. However, it won’t let me remove it, this fake program is very tricky, so I turn for help from internet, please help!

Brief Introduction to Personal Shield Pro

Personal Shield Pro is a rogue anti-spyware programs spread on the internet, it’s a bogus Windows utility software that promises to fix system errors. It just tricks innocent people into buying the service by showing fake scan results on victim’s computer. Actually, it dose successfully deceive money from many computer users, there are few have already be taken in this one. So I need to remind people who might about to see this one in the future, Personal Shield Pro is just another variant of the so many rogue programs that comes from a large group of malicious applications.

Personal Shield Pro Screenshot (Fake Antivirus Alert)


Like many other fake antivirus programs, the main reason for cyber criminals to create plenty of this rogue antispyware is to make profit from them, Personal Shield Pro is no different, and these programs are very common in the internet. It’s nature for a person caught a warning popup window said your computer is in a highly dangerous condition when browsing news or info from internet, to be honest, I have seen this from time to time even now, I get use to it, each time I saw one, I just ignore it! However, inexperienced rookies might bite at this bait, take Personal Shield Pro as an example, user can get Personal Shield Pro from web sites that disguises as either online scanner or one that offers free system checkup. It pretends to run a scan from the system, and then find you bunch of errors, virus, and system flaws something like that immediately. A person with discerning eyes won’t buy this stuff, he knows that’s a fake information only try to threat innocent people, however there still people be fooled by that, especially children and old people, they will get nervous when they know their computers have so many problems! They might consider this kind of antivirus program actually can do them a favor, help them discover these problems early, but the truth is, it turns out to be totally useless and even harmful. With fake scan results, false security warnings shown on the screen, it recommends people to purchase a full version of Personal Shield Pro. Some people will actually buy the so-called service, after they did, only to find that’s a trick, nothing is change at all.

Personal Shield Pro will pop up each time after installation. Once started, it will pretend to scan your computer and then display numerous infected files like a normal Antivirus program. In order to make sure it will stay in system and cannot be removed easily by users, it will run a local scan detects a number of errors and even make many of other programs out of run by telling you they are all infected and cannot be used anymore until it help you completely get rid of all the virus. An advice to remove these infections follows but you need to buy the Personal Shield Pro registration key through their own online store. Users will be brought to an online payment web site where credit card account is needed to complete the transaction. Well, just like a said before, it’s only a trick, the fake antivirus attempt to take over people to pay money by offering many fake information, Whatever it say to you, please just ignore all the messages it show on the fake scan.

The properties of Infection

-The program will run automatically each time computer reboot. Always pops up the bogus notification that your PC is in danger.

-Persuading you to buy a code to activate the program then it could take over with your problem.

-Your computer’s registry has been changed. -Your legit program and antivirus program will out of run.

-Your CPU will be highly occupied, which will slow down the running of computer and even lead to blue screen.

Your computer will be infected by Vista Antivirus 2014 if you see those traits. Please contact YooSecurity Online Experts for manual removal guide.

NOTE: Being afraid to do any wrong operation during the process of removing this antivirus program? Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Expert, we are here to help you:

Manual Removal Step by Step Guide

Before all you people who are going to get in safe mode with networking or safe mode with command prompt, you need to keep hitting F8 key, where is the key?


Step A: Restart computer in safe mode with networking. To do this, just need to press F8 key constantly before the system is started like this:

safe mode with networking

Step B: Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys to open the Task manager to stop the progress of this Malware. Because the name will be changed fast, it will be show with different name.

Step C: Delete all the files related to Personal Shield Pro Alert warning scam.

Go to %userprofile%\appdata\local\

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\random

Step D: Delete registry entries of Personal Shield Pro scam created in computer system.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[\].exe”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings “net
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell “”


Video Guide to Remove This Fake Alert


You’d better keep an eye on this fake antivirus program, because your info and data may get used by cyber criminals in bad means. Just don’t believe whatever information it offer you, all it wants it just to convince you to pay the service which is nonexistent at all. However, taking preventive measures would always be a good way to avoid this kind of rogue program happening to your computer. Pay more attention when downloading programs. When it unfortunately infected your computer, just calm down, don’t be fooled by the false warning, at the moment, manual removal still can be the most effective way to get rid of this kind of fake antispyware program or other similar kind from computer.  Manual removal will be the best way to get rid of the Personal Shield Pro.

Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of this virus? Contact online experts for help now!

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on October 5, 2014 12:54 pm

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