Monday, May 17, 2010

How to remove Live Security Suite

Live Security Suite is not a legitimate security tool, it is dangerous computer parasite, which classified as rogue antispyware program.

HijackThis shows Live Security Suite infection:

O4 – HKCU\..\Run: [Live Security Suite] “C:\Program Files\Live Security Suite\LiveSS.exe” /s

What Live Security Suite does

Live Security Suite looks like a normal antispyware application, but in reality, this program is not able to perform any type of security related functions when installed on a computer. This program created with one purpose to trick you into purchasing the full version of the software.

Live Security Suite is promoted through the use of trojans that come from various misleading websites. When the trojan is activated, it will download and install the rogue onto your computer without your permission and knowledge.

Screen shoot of Live Security Suite from Siri-urz blog

When running, Live Security Suite will configure itself to run automatically every time when your computer starts. After that, it will perform a fake system scan and list a variety of infections or potentially dangerous files. It states that your computer is infected with adware, trojans, worms or malware and that you should purchase Live Security Suite to remove these infections. Obviously, such results are a fraud, the program want to scare you into thinking that your computer is infected with malicious software.

While Live Security Suite is running, it will flood your computer with fake security alert and notifications from Windows task bar. Furthermore, the rogue may disable Task Manager and hijack Internet Explorer so, that it will display various misleading notifications while browsing the web.

As you can see, Live Security Suite is absolutely useless and what is more, even dangerous software. Most importantly, do not purchase it. Instead, please use the Live Security Suite removal guide or the instructions below in order to remove this malware from your computer for free.

How to remove Live Security Suite

1. Download Malwarebytes Anti-malware.
2. Double click mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
3. When installation is complete, make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
4. If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
5. Once the program has loaded, select "Perform Quick Scan", then click Scan.
6. When the scan is done, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
7. Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
8. Once disinfection is finished, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to Restart.

Note: if you can`t download or run the suggested program above, boot your computer in Safe mode with networking and repeat the above steps once again.

If the instructions does not help you, then ask for help in the Spyware removal forum.

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