Windows Security Master – description and removal

Windows Security Master doesn’t deserve any good words to speak of it. Some users whose PCs are infected with it start using very bad language to express their feelings about it, and we surely understand what it really takes to have this rogue antivirus on your PC. To say that it is a very annoying piece of software is to say nothing about it. This tutorial will give you more information about this rogue, how it gets into PC and ways it can be removed from your system.

Windows Security Master virus

Windows Security Master, like many other antiviruses, gets into PCs by means of fake MSE alerts.These alerts generally come up in a browser which became quite vulnerable to all kinds of cyber attacks. You should not trust any of such deceitful information presented in this fake Microsoft Security Essentials alert. The problem is that not many users really know about the danger related to it. Some think it is a legitimate one, and this is how then end up seeing all sorts of potentially unwanted programs on their PCs. Windows Security Master is just one of them, by the way.

When Windows Security Master successfully gets into your PC it will immediately start imitation of scanning of your PC for the presence of all sorts of viruses on it. Soon it detects some of such invented threats, and it says that you need to purchase the full version of this rogue antivirus in order to have all these fake infections deleted. The problem is that users cannot get this full version of the rogue for free. They’re told by the crooks to pay for it.

The full version of Windows Security Master is called “ultimate protection”, even though in reality this is an absolutely fake protection, which is good for nothing. This is a scam which was not designed to help your PC, but rather to ruin it. And, of course, the only goal of it is to make you waste your funds for the totally helpless license of this hoax. To find out how to get rid of Windows Security Master from your system we recommend you to follow the tutorial provided below.


Software necessary for Windows Security Master virus removal:

Windows Security Master removal steps:

  • In Windows Security Master click “?” Menu button anc click “Register”:
  • Register FakeVimes virus

  • Paste this product key – 0W000-000B0-00T00-E0022 exactly as shown at the image below, then click “Register“:
  • FakeVimes reg key

    Note! If this product key has been found to be invalid, try one of these keys as well:

    1. 0W000-000B0-00T00-E0001
    2. 0W000-000B0-00T00-E0002
    3. 0W000-000B0-00T00-E0003
    4. 0W000-000B0-00T00-E0021
  • Afer registration download Plumbytes Anti-Malware without any restrictions on the part of the rogue, scan your PC with Plumbytes Anti-Malware and remove all infections detected by clicking “Apply” button at the end of scan.
  • Restart your computer and repeat scan.

Windows Security Master similar removal video at YouTube:

Beware of ways how Windows Security Master is spread today:

Windows Security Master uses various vulnerabilities of browsers like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera and many others for the interference into your computer. For example, you might get the following scary alert, supposedly coming from Microsoft Antivirus:

Microsoft Antivirus fake alert
Microsoft Antivirus has found critical process activity on your PC

Microsoft Antivirus has found critical process activity on your PC. You will need to clean your computer to prevent the system breakage.

If you actually click the “OK” button as shown at the image you will have another fake alert, not associated at all to Microsoft Security Essential Alert, but yet claiming to be such:

Microsoft Security Essentials fake alert
Fake MSE Alert

Microsoft Security Essentials Alert
Potential threat details
Microsoft Security Essentials detected potential threats that might compromise your privacy or damage your computer. You need to clean your computer immediately to prevent the system crash.
Detected items:
– Trojan-PSW.Win32.launch
– HackTool:Win32/Welevate.A
– Adware.Win32.Fraud

Associated files and registry entries:

Related files:

%AppData%\svc-[rnd].exe
%CommonAppData%\connector.swf
%Programs%\Windows Security Master.lnk
%Desktop%\Windows Security Master.lnk

Related registry entries:

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\PrSft %AppData%\svc-[rnd].exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\MSASCui.exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\MSASCui.exe\Debugger svchost.exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\MpCmdRun.exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\MpCmdRun.exe\Debugger svchost.exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\MpUXSrv.exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\MpUXSrv.exe\Debugger svchost.exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\k9filter.exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\k9filter.exe\Debugger svchost.exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msconfig.exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msconfig.exe\Debugger svchost.exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msmpeng.exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msmpeng.exe\Debugger svchost.exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msseces.exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msseces.exe\Debugger svchost.exe

Fake security alerts, notifications and warnings of Windows Security Master scam:

Firewall has blocked a program from accessing the Internet
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
is suspected to have infected your PC.
This type of virus intercepts entered data and transmits them
to a remote server.

Error
Trojan activity detected. System integrity at risk.
Full system scan is highly recommended.

Error
System data security is at risk!
To prevent potential PC errors, run a full system scan.

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