Live Security Platinum is a completely fake software program. This type of fake program is called a rogue and is in fact a virus. The Live Security Platinum Virus has been spreading rapidly and should be removed from an infected computer as soon as possible. Removal instructions are at the end of the article.
The Live Security Platinum user interface is very deceiving. The cyber criminals who have created this bogus application has cleverly designed it to look like a real computer protection program. Unfortunately Live Security Platinum is indeed a virus and will not protect your computer in any way. If you see the graphical user interface, pictured below, then you are infected with this fake program.
You may be wondering how you became infected with Live Security Platinum. Unfortunately there is no definitive way to know exactly how you became infected with it. The only knowledge that we have is that the majority of computer users become infected with Live Security Platinum when browsing the internet and typically do not realize they are infected until they see the actual Live Security Platinum interface appear.
Live Security Platinum is a very annoying virus because it can cause complete havoc on a computer. It creates constant pop up alerts, warnings, scans, activation screens and more. You must always remember that anything Live Security Platinum says is a complete lie. It is a complete fraud and the only real threat to your computer is the Live Security Platinum Virus itself.
Do not worry, you can successfully remove Live Security Platinum from your computer if you follow our easy removal instructions.
You can completely remove Live Security Platinum from your computer by following simple steps that we have outlined below. The virus removal instructions we have provided for removing Live Security Platinum will work. Once you have successfully removed this fake program you will once again be able to use your computer normally.
Attempting to perform a system restore on your computer will not work to remove Live Security Platinum. The creators of this malicious virus has purposely disabled the ability to perform a system restore. The only way to remove this virus is through the use of a professional virus removal program.
We recommend a program called PC Tools for removing Live Security Platinum. PC Tools will do a complete scan of your computer and detect Live Security Platinum. Once it has found the infection, PC Tools will permanently remove it from your computer. PC Tools is a superb virus removal and virus prevention program, that is why we recommend it and use it in our virus removal instructions.
Virus Removal Instructions
Target Virus: Live Security Platinum Virus
The virus removal instructions we have outlined below has been proven remove the Live Security Platinum 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 Live Security Platinum 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 Live Security Platinum 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 Live Security Platinum Virus.
9 After you click “Fix Checked” you are going to need to register PC Tools to remove Live Security Platinum. Please register PC Tools and the Live Security Platinum 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.
Call us toll free at 888.801.8751 if you wish to speak to our virus removal team.