Live PC Care

Live PC Care Description

Type: Rogue AntiSpyware Programs

ScreenshotLive PC Care enters a system via stealthy Trojans that are unknowingly downloaded or executed by users. Once inside, the Trojan creates random files on the system, that are later detected as parasites when a fake system scan is conducted. Live PC Care will bombard a system with fake scan reports, pop-ups and virus alerts in order to convince a victim that there are multiple infections present on the system. The user will then be informed that the only solution to the problem is to purchase the full version of Live PC Care. Live PC Care, a member of the FakeVimes family is a useless program that will do more harm than good to your computer system.

Live PC Care is a deceptive security application created by the same people responsible for Virus Melt, Extra Antivirus, Fast Antivirus 2009, Presto TuneUp, Windows Security Suite, Windows Protection Suite, Smart Virus Eliminator, Packed.Generic.245, Volcano Security Suite, Windows Enterprise Suite, Enterprise Suite, Additional Guard, PC Live Guard, Live Enterprise Suite, Security Antivirus, My Security Wall, CleanUp Antivirus, Smart Security, Windows Work Catalyst.


15 security vendors flagged this file as malicious.

Anti-Virus Software Detection
Sophos Mal/FakeAV-BW
McAfee-GW-Edition Trojan.FakeVimes.A.167
McAfee+Artemis Artemis!15A4FDE11A79
Kaspersky Trojan.Win32.FraudPack.akuj
Fortinet W32/Basine.C
eTrust-Vet Win32/LivePcCare.F
Comodo Heur.Suspicious
AVG Fake_AntiSpyware.ENE
AntiVir TR/FakeVimes.A.167
NOD32 a variant of Win32/Kryptik.CBV
McAfee-GW-Edition Trojan.FakeVimes.A.166
McAfee+Artemis Artemis!E81D3345DD11
Ikarus Trojan.Win32.FakeVimes

Technical Information

Screenshots & Other Imagery

Live PC Care Video

Tip: Turn your sound ON and watch the video in Full Screen mode.

File System Details

Live PC Care creates the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detection Count
1 LPe6f4.exe e10dcaf3a7cb5eea599d38d2f689df16 4
2 LPdccb.exe, xp_5a704[1].exe 433e223ac0c6f8f376452aabc6a7dcdb 0
3 LP7049.exe 76b2b081800f9115dfa945aa8fbdbef1 0
4 LPed6d.exe 1ae89e1f9e084e0c1df8ff31944e533d 0
5 LP6ced.exe 6b270cb6a04c82f252e694cd5c12dcc8 0
6 LP7761.exe 020ebc7e7ce8e06cac2f5d9b2981c144 0
7 LP1510.exe 2224b8b7f5b55f9b5af0ab7a41e48e4f 0
8 LP4603.exe 6f3f6a62d1754f1b2ce6140916dc13f2 0
9 LP5389.exe 0b260e59aa4dab9917003c40274f6683 0
10 LP51b4.exe 783c3b560207b19fb0d5b41693ea5b0e 0
11 LP7445.exe 6122e08b753722bb2ceecf0612f1d3ab 0
12 LP7f16.exe df0d62d21de86fa7d9f3d219f1dc5eb9 0
13 LPa34c.exe e81d3345dd1103285542461063624db4 0
14 LP7411.exe 37dccfc437dfacec3930a552e02a672f 0
15 LP2a20.exe f6b390e1fa745af23624c2089a0fe201 0
16 LP680a.exe 23fac6599726164953e0be0302bae89c 0
17 LP0cd3.exe 3b554533566528448648695c6f7de835 0
18 LP3668.exe e1e8352c5e6b0fc2f82e341b11e7c800 0
19 LP333c.exe 0aa7ee183cda1fa906f7519cfded0cbd 0
20 LPae22.exe 15a4fde11a797aae9f11bc1f539a6064 0

Registry Details

Live PC Care creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
File name without path
Live PC Care.lnk
%AppData%\Live PC Care

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  • Joel La Rocque:

    I am not computer literate by any means and I downloaded some virus (I guess) and Live PC told my that they were the only ones who could repair and fix my machine. Like a fool, I paid them the $50.00 and my machine is still down, I am unable to retrive valuable records and the computer is so slow when it does function, it takes 20 minutes just to get to my e-mail. Do yourself a big favor, DON"T DO BUSINESS WITH THESE CROOKED SCAMMERS. The damage they have done to my computer is beyond repair. If anyone wants to use my secret removal ID number, it is
    When I complained (over the net, they have no land phones) they upped my 6 month membership to a life time membership at no charge, just in case I want another computer ruined in the years to come. If you use these crooks to work on your machine, you deserve exactly what you will surely get, "ripped off".

    It's your choice. Joel La Rocque

  • ana paula naumann:

    Boa noite. nao consigo mais entrar em nehuma pagina da web toda hora da erro de configuraçao e tambem nao consigo entrar mais no msn porfavor me ajudem a resover esse problema Atenciosamente ana paula obc: preciso de uma soluçao para esse problema