There is a fake program, called Internet Security 2012, circulating throughout the internet and infecting numerous computers. It is not a real program and is in fact a virus. Learn how to remove Internet Security 2012 by reading this article. Removal instructions are at the end of the article.
The first sign that your computer is infected with Internet Security 2012 is the graphical user interface pictured below. If you see the interface below then you are unfortunately infected with this virus. This infection was acquired while you were surfing the internet, either by downloading a malicious file or visiting a malicious website. A lot of times you don’t even realize that the virus is being downloaded.
Immediately upon infection Internet Security 2012 appears and begins a fake scan of your computer. The fake scan is extremely realistic looking, however it is a complete farce. This fake program does not scan anything, the only reason for the scan is to deceive you into thinking that Internet Security 2012 is real.
It is extremely important that you remember that this program is bogus and is in reality a malicious computer infection. The Internet Security 2012 bogus software does not offer any real benefit whatsoever. It is a scam developed by cyber criminals to trick common users into thinking that is is legit. This type of scam is known as social engineering.
The social engineering tactics that are used by Internet Security 2012 are alerts, warnings, scan results and activation warnings. These are all fear based scam maneuvers cleverly designed to scare computer users into believing that their computer is in trouble. Do not believe the warnings or alerts that Internet Security 2012 displays.
You can successfully get rid of Internet Security 2012 from your computer. We have provided detailed step by step removal instructions below.
Most computer users first try to do a system restore on their computer in the hopes that it will remove the Internet Security 2012 Virus. Unfortunately a system restore is not possible, the creators of this virus purposely disabled the system restore feature. Attempting to perform a system restore will not work for removing Internet Security 2012 so please do not waste your time.
You can successfully get rid of and permanently remove Internet Security 2012 from your computer. We have provided detailed step by step removal instructions below. You must use a professional virus removal program in order to get rid of this infection. The professional virus removal program will scan your computer, detect Internet Security 2012 and completely remove it.
We recommend PC Tools for the removal of this virus. PC Tools is a professional virus removal program that will scan your PC, find the virus and annihilate it. PC Tools also offers future threat protection after it has removed Internet Security 2012. We highly recommend PC Tools and that is why we use it in our removal instructions below.
Virus Removal Instructions
Target Virus: Internet Security 2012 Virus
The virus removal instructions we have outlined below has been proven remove the Internet Security 2012 Virus. You must be on the infected computer when performing these steps.
1 To begin, go ahead and reboot the infected computer. If the infected computer is turned off, go ahead and turn it on.
2 Immediately as the computer begins to boot, press F8 many times. Pressing F8 allows you to access the Advanced Options Menu.
3 Once you are in the Advanced Options Menu, use your arrow keys and select the Safe Mode with Networking option. Press enter when you have selected that option.
4 Windows will now boot into Safe Mode with Networking. Safe Mode with Networking will allow you to remove Internet Security 2012 which it would not allow when Windows was in normal mode.
5Now that the virus is not running it is time to begin removal. On your keyboard, click and hold the Windows key, then press the R key. See keyboard diagram below.
6 After you have pressed the Windows and R key, the Windows Run Box will open. Type exactly the following into the run box and click OK:
After clicking OK, your computer will connect to our website and download our recommended virus removal program called Spyware Doctor by PC Tools.
7 When you see the PC Tools download box, click the Run button. The picture of the download box is below. After you click the “Run” button, PC Tools will launch. If your computer asks if you are sure you want to run PC Tools, click OK. The PC Tools installation will begin. After fully installing PC Tools the virus scan will automatically begin.
8 After PC Tools has scanned your computer and found Internet Security 2012 it is time to remove it. Simply click “Fix Checked” to remove the virus.
*Please note: You will not see the actual virus name in the list of found infections. The name of the virus in the PC Tools database is different than the name of the virus you see on your computer. If you see various infections on the scan results then that means that PC Tools found the Internet Security 2012 Virus.
9 After you click “Fix Checked” you are going to need to register PC Tools to remove Internet Security 2012. Please register PC Tools and the Internet Security 2012 Virus will be removed.
Registering PC Tools offers superior benefits including real-time constant protection against any potential threats. PC Tools will detect and remove any future threats that may occur including viruses, spyware, trojans, registry infections and more. It is a great all-in-one solution for your computer security needs and that is why we recommend it.
10 After you have registered PC Tools, and the virus was removed, you can safely reboot into Normal Mode. The virus will be completely gone.
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