Wednesday, April 28, 2010

How to remove Antispyware Soft (Removal guide)

Antispyware Soft is a new rogue antispyware program from the same family of rogues as Antivirus Suite, Antivirus Soft and Antivirus Live.

HijackThis shows Antispyware Soft infection:
O4 – HKLM\..\Run: [{RANDOM}] %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\{RANDOM}\{RANDOM}tssd.exe
O4 – HKCU\..\Run: [{RANDOM}] %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\{RANDOM}\{RANDOM}tssd.exe

What Antispyware Soft does

The design of Antispyware Soft looks like a normal antispyware tool, but in reality, this program can not remove viruses, trojans, etc., nor will be protect your computer from legitimate future infections. Antispyware Soft created with one purpose to trick you into purchasing the full version of the software.

Antispyware Soft is promoted and installed through the use of trojans. When the trojan is activated, it will download and install the fake antispyware program onto your computer.

Screen shoot of Antispyware Soft from S!Ri.URZ blog

Once started, Antispyware Soft will add itself into Windows registry to run automatically every time when your computer starts. After that, it starts scanning procedure, which results in finding a lot of trojans, viruses and other malicious programs. Obviously, such results are a fraud, the program  want to force you to believe that your computer is infected.

What is more, the rogue may disable Task Manager, block antivirus and antispyware tools from running and hijack Internet Explorer so, that it will display various misleading notifications about phishing websites and other security threats.

From the above, obviously,  Antispyware Soft is a dangerous program, whose presence on your computer is absolutely undesirable. Use the removal instructions below to remove this malware for free.

How to remove Antispyware Soft

Use the Antispyware Soft removal instructions.

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