Windows XP Internet Security 2012 Description
Do not be fooled by Windows XP Internet Security 2012's name; this application is not a legitimate security application. No part of Windows XP Internet Security 2012's name is true; Windows XP Internet Security 2012 will not protect your computer system when you are online, Windows XP Internet Security 2012 is not designed for Windows XP and the '2012' in its name is simply there to lend Windows XP Internet Security 2012 an air of authenticity. Criminals release new versions of this rogue security program in order to thwart PC security researchers and make removal and detection of these fake security programs more difficult. In fact, rogue security programs like Windows XP Internet Security 2012 are among some of the most common online scams. Preying on computer users with little or no experience, criminals design these programs in order to sell fake security products. Even if you are experienced when it comes to computer security, the presence of Windows XP Internet Security 2012 on your computer constitutes a legitimate threat – especially because Windows XP Internet Security 2012 tends to attack in a bundle with other malware infections. Immediate removal of Windows XP Internet Security 2012 is recommended in order to avoid a costly and lengthy recovery process from additional malware entering your computer system.
Understanding the Windows XP Internet Security 2012 Scam
Most rogue antivirus or antispyware scams are the same; they will basically cause problems on the victim's computer system and then attempt to charge for a useless 'full version' of the rogue security program. Windows XP Internet Security 2012 is no exception. A computer system infected with Windows XP Internet Security 2012 will often crash frequently and bombard the victim with a constant stream of fake error messages and bogus security notifications. An inexperienced computer user may panic from these constant alerts, leading the victim to believe the claims of Windows XP Internet Security 2012 and give away their credit card details to the criminals behind Windows XP Internet Security 2012. If you have already fallen for the Windows XP Internet Security 2012 scam, it still possible to contact your credit card company to report the charges as fraudulent and recover your money.
Type: Rogue AntiSpyware Programs
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Security Doesn't Let You Download SpyHunter or Access the Internet?
Solutions: Your computer may have malware hiding in memory that prevents any program, including SpyHunter, from executing on your computer. Follow to download SpyHunter and gain access to the Internet:
- Use an alternative browser. Malware may disable your browser. If you're using IE, for example, and having problems downloading SpyHunter, you should open Firefox, Chrome or Safari browser instead.
- Use a removable media. Download SpyHunter on another clean computer, burn it to a USB flash drive, DVD/CD, or any preferred removable media, then install it on your infected computer and run SpyHunter's malware scanner.
- Start Windows in Safe Mode. If you can not access your Window's desktop, reboot your computer in 'Safe Mode with Networking' and install SpyHunter in Safe Mode.
- IE Users: Disable proxy server for Internet Explorer to browse the web with Internet Explorer or update your anti-spyware program. Malware modifies your Windows settings to use a proxy server to prevent you from browsing the web with IE.
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Windows XP Internet Security 2012 has typically the following processes in memory:
|[3 RANDOM SYMBOLS].exe|
Windows XP Internet Security 2012 creates the following files in the system: