A lot of internet users were devastated when earlier this month, a rogue anti-spyware application named Internet Security 2010 started showing notifications of possible threats or infections your system has. The application will automatically start upon login to Windows. By definition, Internet Security 2010 is a virus. It tricks you into believing that your computer has viruses and it will only be fixed if you purchase the application.
Experts are now recommends that the Internet Security 2010 should be uninstalled from your system. The presence of the program in your system makes it vulnerable. It opens your computer to trojans, malwares, worms and other viruses. One of these is the “Worm.Win32.NetSky” which is usually displayed when Windows loads. This is a fake message and it can only be removed once the you uninstall the Internet Security 2010. Buying the Internet Security 2010 will not resolve the issue. Other issues related to the Internet Security 2010 problems is the “Windows can`t play the folowing media formats: AVI;WMV;AVS;FLV;MKV;MOV;3GP;MP4;MPG;MPEG;MP3;AAC;WAV;WMA;CDA;FLAC;M4A;MID. Update your video and sound codec to resolve this issue.” which is displayed when you play media files in your computer. It will then ask you to buy and download VSCodec Pro which was reported earlier as another malware.
Uninstall Internet Security 2010 Virus
To remove the Internet Security 2010 Virus from your computer, simply follow these instructions:
Step 1: Go here and download Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware for free. Save the file to your desktop. If Internet Security 2010 does not allow you to download anything, you should download the setup on another computer and use an USB stick or a CD/DVD to transfer the files needed. Remember to place the setup file on the desktop.
Step 2: Click here to download the rkill.com file. Once the download is complete, run it. The rkill.com file will make sure the Internet Security 2010 will be closed for good so it does not interfere with the removal process.
Step 3: Close all open applications and windows. You now should be on the desktop.
Step 4: Run the Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware setup from the desktop.
Step 5: Go with the default settings during the install. CRUCIAL: Make sure you tell the software to automatically update itself (there’s a box you need to check during the install to make that happen). In addition, make sure you tell MBAM to automatically launch itself once the install and update processes are complete.
Step 6: When Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware loads, go to the Scanner screen, select “Perform Quick Scan” and then click the “Scan” button.
Step 7: When the scan is complete, press the Show Results button under the main “Scanner” tab.
Step 8: Check all the detected infections (so you remove both Internet Security 2010 and all related Trojans, as well as any other malware detected).
Step 9: When the removal process is complete, a log of the scan will be displayed in a Notepad window. You now have successfully removedInternet Security 2010, all related Trojans and any other infections detected by Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware.