Archive for January, 2010

How to Remove Win Security 360 | Win Security 360 Removal Guide

Monday, January 18th, 2010

Win Security 360 is a rogue antivirus application that is promoted through the use of trojans and other malware as well as sites that claim to do malware scans of your computer. Among the things that it will do is schedule itself to run when the system boots and it will perform a scan. The [...]

How to Remove DefendAPC | DefendAPC Removal Guide

Monday, January 18th, 2010

DefendAPC is the latest variation on the Wini family of rogue antivirus. It is typically promoted via the use of trojans, malware and aggressive advertising. Once installed on the system it will run supposed scans of the system claiming that you have viruses on your system and that you have multiple security vulnerabilities on your [...]

How to Remove Ghost Antivirus

Monday, January 18th, 2010

Ghost Antivirus is a rogue antivirus application that is the successor to Antivirus Pro. This rogue is pushed through trojan horse activity and aggressive advertising tactics. It makes things very challenging to remove this rogue because it disables task manager, as well as any security programs that it detects. It also installs other malware on [...]

How to Remove Guard Pro | Guard Pro Removal Guide

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

Guard Pro is a rogue antivirus application that is promoted through the use of malware and trojan horses. Once it is installed on a system it will run at startup and will scan the computer claiming to find files infected with viruses and finding security problems with your system. It will also claim that these [...]

How to Remove APCDefender | How to Remove SysProtector | How to Remove InSysSecure | How to Remove SysDefenders

Monday, January 11th, 2010

It looks like we’ve been awash in variants of the wini family lately so I’m combining three of the latest rogue antivirus applications in that family into one post. This post will talk about removing APCDefender, removing Sysprotector and Removing InSysSecure and removing SysDefenders. Some of the same steps would be taken for each anyway. [...]

How to Remove PCSProtector | PCSProtector Removal Guide

Monday, January 11th, 2010

PCSProtector is a rogue antivirus application from the winisoft family of rogues. They are essentially clones of each other and all resemble each other with the minor modification of the name of the rogue and it’s files. These rogues are typically distributed by trojan horse activity as well as malware on attack websites. They will [...]

MyCleanPC.Com TV and Radio Ads

Sunday, January 3rd, 2010

You know I wrote not too long about about the doublemyspeed.com scam sounding radio ads. It really sounds like MyCleanPC.com is a scam in the sense that it promises a lot but doesn’t (or can’t) really deliver the miraculous results that they claim. Part of the idea is that they are a registry cleaner and [...]

Sansa Clip Plus 8GB | Sansa Clip+

Sunday, January 3rd, 2010

Back in the day I had got a Frontier Labs Audio player… it was the Nexia predecessor to the nexblack. It really was a pretty good music player. It supported compactflash for storage (no interntal storage.) It used double A batteries and had real buttons. MP3 was the primary audio format – they had promised [...]

How to Remove Antivirus PC 2009 | Antivirus PC 2009 Removal Guide

Saturday, January 2nd, 2010

Antivirus PC 2009 is a rogue antivirus application that is installed through malware and other nefarious means. Once installed on your system it will complain about security problems on your system. It will scan and claim that there are viruses on your computer. Like most all of these rogue antivirus programs the only way it [...]

Dr. Who – The End of Time FInale – life, health and other personal musings

Saturday, January 2nd, 2010

I’ll go ahead and warn you this is a very non-technical oriented post – just some musings about science fiction – life, health and a few other things including this site and my computer work. The Doctor Who series is premiering the finale of The End of Time tonight and I’m greatly anticipating that although [...]

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