Is XP Total Security Real and Legit?It has been noticed by our anti-malware lab that fake XP Total Security becomes actively again recently and more aggressive like any other popular rogue variants. This program is labelled as rogue because it displays fake alerts about various fictitious system threats and infections in the wake of pretending system scans, as well as fake security alerts message windows. One of the most significant warning is the fake XP Total Security Firewall Alert whenever you want to visit a web site or run a program.This is an illusion that the computer is severely corrupted and if users take what you see seriously, you will fall victims to its authors which are trying to seize the opportunity to promote its worthless registered version which is able to get all alleged problem sorted out.
Total Security installs itself into the target system without user knowledge with a protection-deficient system such as poorly updated anti-virus signatures and databases or other security breaches. No matter what the case might be, this scam is bombarding average users around the globe and adjust the version based on the operating system. That is to say, it will be Win7 Total Security if users run Windows 7 and Vista Total Security if the infected computer is a Vista machine.
XP Total Security Screenshot
How Malicious XP Total Security Is?
- Creeps into the system when users visit compromised sites.
- Enables itself start-up registry to get activated with Windows loading.
- Slows down computer by eating up CPU resources.
- Blocks Internet visit and many other programs.
- Disables Windows firewall, security center and antivirus.
- Causes crashes system and blue screen of death.
Any Software to Stop XP Total Security Fake Alert?Most users may fail to activate any security scanning even in safe mode, sine it may remain active there too. To make things worse, the Trojan makes changes in the target system in an obscured way and conceals its presence in running processes which is hard for antivirus to take track of and work out a solution correspondingly. Luckily manual approach is still available to stop fake alerts and get rid rid of XP Total Security.
Take Below Guides as Reference to Deal with XP Total Security Firewall Alert VirusStep 1： Restart the infected computer into safe mode with networking by pressing and holding F8 before Windows lauches.
Step 2: Search for and manually delete below files:
Step 3: Navigate to remove the registry entries associated as below in Registry Editor:
HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\BrowserEmulation "TLDUpdates" = '1'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command "(Default)" = '"%LocalAppData%\kdn.exe" -a "%1" %*'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\exefile\shell\open\command "(Default)" = '"%LocalAppData%\kdn.exe" -a "%1" %*'
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.exe\shell\open\command "(Default)" = '"%LocalAppData%\kdn.exe" -a "%1" %*'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\FIREFOX.EXE\shell\open\command "(Default)" = '"%LocalAppData%\kdn.exe" -a "C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe"'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\FIREFOX.EXE\shell\safemode\command "(Default)" = '"%LocalAppData%\kdn.exe" -a "C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe" -safe-mode'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\IEXPLORE.EXE\shell\open\command "(Default)" = '"%LocalAppData%\kdn.exe" -a "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe"'
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