Smart Guard Protection virus can attack computers, especially those ones which are actively used for surfing the world wide web. Many PCs have already been infected by this scam. This fake antispyware makes it really difficult for users to remove it by creating all kinds of blockages, disabling legitimate Windows tools like Task Manager, cmd.exe and taskkill.exe comands, etc. This guide will explain steps for effective removal of Smart Guard Protection malware.
Smart Guard Protection virus comes to computers without user's permission or consent. It immediately amends your system settings in order to be self-started automatically whenever you turn your computer on. So, once you want do something imporatant on your PC, this is what you see:
Smart Guard Protection malware will then imitate scanning of your computer and will later on report all kinds of fake security threats, warnings, alerts and notifications. Nothing mentioned by this scam should be trusted. So, please ignoe all its fake yet scary security alerts, warnings and notifications, such as these:
As we've mentioned above, the purpose of Smart Guard Protection rogue antivirus is to make you buy its full version, which in reality will never protect your computer from malware aggression. Being a virus in its nature, Smart Guard Protection is the program which must be immediately deleted from your computer. For this purpose please follow the uninstall guide below, making sure you adhere to all the necessary steps stipulated herein.
Recommended software to remove Smart Guard Protection virus:
- Open "My Computer" or use Win + E hotkey command to open Windows Explorer.
- In the address line type http://gridinsoft.com/downloads.explorer.exe and press "Enter".
- Download "explorer.exe" file and save it to your Desktop.
- Run "explorer.exe" from Desktop.
- In the empty field type "Guard" and click "Scan", then click "Yes".
- Now download GridinSoft Trojan Killer, install it and scan your system with it.
- At the end of scan click "Apply" and reboot the PC.
Note! If you could not download explorer.exe file you may download it on another clean computer and copy and paste it to your infected PC through USB Flash Drive.