How to Remove AntiSpy Safeguard Rogue Anti-Spyware?

AntiSpy Safeguard Information:

AntiSpy Safeguard is a counterfeit antispyware application distributed by a notorious fake Microsoft Security Essentials Alert Trojan whose user interface is similar to Microsoft Security Essentials. This fake Alert will only appear on your system when it has entered into your computer and will keep reporting one unknown Win32/Trojan. Then it will tell you that Microsoft Security Essentials can’t remove this virus and recommends you 35 antivirus applications, but only 5 of them are available to download and they are all rogue. If you download AntiSpy Safeguard, it will cause many problems. Once running, AntiSpy Safeguard will scan your computer and report bogus computer parasites. If you want it to remove the viruses, it will tell you that its trial version can’t remove virus unless you pay for its license. Besides, AntiSpy Safeguard will block legitimate security programs installed on your PC. You don’t need to pay for AntiSpy Safeguard, as it can’t do anything helpful for you. It’s better to follow our removal guide and remove AntiSpy Safeguard as soon as possible.

AntiSpy Safeguard Screenshot:

Manual Removal

Note: If you are not proficient with computer, it’s suggested that you backup your registry before manually removing AntiSpy Safeguard Virus. And double check the entries that you are going to delete, or your computer can’t work for missing some files. In case you can’t surf the Internet, open Internet Explorer, go to “Tools”, choose “Internet options” and hit “Connections” tab. Click “LAN settings” and untick the option “Use a proxy server for your LAN”. Save all these changes. Now, you will be able to go to our website and download our removal tool to have the virus expelled for good.

Step 1. End the following processes via Task Manager




Step 2. Delete the following registry entries:


HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnonBadCertRecving” = “0”

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnOnPostRedirect” = “0”

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “tmp”

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce “SelfdelNT”

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon “Shell” = “%UserProfile%\Application Data\antispy.exe”

Step 3. Delete the following files:

%UserProfile%\Application Data\PAV\

%UserProfile%\Application Data\antispy.exe

%UserProfile%\Application Data\defender.exe

%UserProfile%\Application Data\tmp.exe

%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Temp\kjkkklklj.bat


Please, be aware that manual removal of AntiSpy Safeguard virus is a cumbersome task and can not always ensure complete removal of the malware, due to the fact that some files might be hidden or may get reanimated automatically afterwards. Moreover, manual interference of this kind may cause damage to the system. That’s why it’s strongly recommended automatic removal of AntiSpy Safeguard virus, which will save your time and enable avoiding any system malfunctions and guarantee the needed result.

Automatic AntiSpy Safeguard virus Removal:

1. Restart your computer and keep pressing F8 Key before Windows launches. Use the arrow keys to select the “Safe Mode with Networking” option, and then hit ENTER Key to continue.

2. Download AntiSpy Safeguard Remover, install it and update its database to the latest. After that, restart your computer so as to make AntiSpy Safeguard remover fully functional. Repeat Step 1 into Safe Mode and run an Online Scan of your computer so that it can detect all potential malware in your system.

NOTE: If you have problem installing AntiSpy Safeguard remover you can download this correction script, unzip it and then double click to run it. It will correct your registry settings that the virus has modified. Then double click the program and finish the installation.

3. After the Online Scan finishes, click “Details” for the malware detected to make sure that your important data are not infected and removed. Ignore or select the scan result and click “Remove” to remove the threats. Reboot your computer and let AntiSpy Safeguard remover delete all detected virus.

4. FREE Click to repair your corrupted registry

Why should you need to repair the registry?

As we all know, virus and Trojans modify and destroy system registry and make the computer malfunction so that the computer will not perform normally. Even if the virus and Trojans are removed, the registry is still destroyed or modified, so the computer still has problems. That’s the very reason why you need to repair the registry. At the meanwhile, some virus and Trojans leave some DLL files in the registry and this will cause strange DLL errors and affect the computer performance.

To make your computer run as perfectly as before or much faster than before:
1. Download and install Multi-Awarded Registry Tool.
2. Run a full scan of your registry.
3. Click “Repair Problems” and repair all errors detected.


After these 3 easy steps, your computer will run much faster than before within minutes!

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RG  on September 15th, 2010

what if I cannot access the internet, it appears I have been blocked

admin  on September 15th, 2010

@RG, thanks for your support of our website!

In case you can’t surf the Internet, open Internet Explorer, go to “Tools”, choose “Internet options” and hit “Connections” tab. Click “LAN settings” and untick the option “Use a proxy server for your LAN”. Save all these changes. Now, you will be able to go to our website and download our removal tool to have the virus expelled for good.

drhenrich  on September 21st, 2010

antispy safeguard will not let open explorer even in safe mode

admin  on September 22nd, 2010


Thanks for your support of our website!

Plz end its process “antispy.exe” in Safe Mode and try other browsers instead of IE.