XP Security 2011

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XP Security 2011 Information
Type: Spyware
Analysis: Installs & gathers info from a PC without user permission.
Infection: By downloading freeware & shareware.
Symptoms: Changes PC settings, excessive popups & slow PC performance.
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Detection of XP Security 2011 (Recommended)

XP Security 2011 is difficult to detect and remove. XP Security 2011 is not likely to be removed through a convenient "uninstall" feature. XP Security 2011, as well as other spyware, can re-install itself even after it appears to have been removed.

You also run the risk of damaging your computer since you're required to find and delete sensitive files in your system such as DLL files and registry keys. It is recommended you use a good spyware remover to remove XP Security 2011 and other spyware, adware, trojans and viruses on your computer.

Run a XP Security 2011 scan/check to successfully detect all XP Security 2011 files with the SpyHunter Spyware Detection Tool. If you wish to remove XP Security 2011, you can either purchase the SpyHunter spyware removal tool to remove XP Security 2011 or follow the XP Security 2011 manual removal method provided in the "Remedies and Prevention" section.

Method of Infection

There are many ways your computer could get infected with XP Security 2011. XP Security 2011 can come bundled with shareware or other downloadable software.

Another method of distributing XP Security 2011 involves tricking you by displaying deceptive pop-up ads that may appear as regular Windows notifications with links which look like buttons reading Yes and No. No matter which "button" that you click on, a download starts, installing XP Security 2011 on your system. XP Security 2011 installs on your computer through a trojan and may infect your system without your knowledge or consent.

If you think you may already be infected with XP Security 2011, use this SpyHunter Spyware dectection tool to detect XP Security 2011 and other common Spyware infections. After detection of XP Security 2011, the next advised step is to remove XP Security 2011 with the purchase of the SpyHunter Spyware removal tool.


XP Security 2011 may attempt to change your computer's desktop, hijack your browser, monitor your Internet browsing activities, change system files, and can do this without your knowledge or permission. Therefore, it is strongly recommended to remove all traces of XP Security 2011 from your computer.

Remedies and Prevention

XP Security 2011, as well as other Spyware, are constantly evolving and becoming more advanced to avoid detection. XP Security 2011 along with its variants can install in different locations and even when you try to uninstall it you find they reappear when you reboot your computer.

Install a good anti-spyware software

When there's a large number of traces of Spyware, for example XP Security 2011, that have infected a computer, the only remedy may be to automatically run a Spyware scan from a good anti-spyware software designed to detect XP Security 2011 and other types of spyware.

Remove XP Security 2011 manually

Another method to remove XP Security 2011 is to manually delete XP Security 2011 files in your system. Detect and remove the following XP Security 2011 files:


  • %Temp%\pw.exe
  • %UserProfile%\AppData\Local\pw.exe
  • %UserProfile%\AppData\Local\MSASCui.exe
  • %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\pw.exe
  • %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\MSASCui.exe
  • %AppData%\ave.exe
  • %Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Local Settings\Application Data\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
  • C:\Documents and Settings\[USERNAME]\Local Settings\Application Data\ave.exe

Other Files

  • %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\XP Security 2011
  • %UserProfile%\AppData\Local\opRSK
  • %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\opRSK
  • %Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Templates\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]
  • %Documents and Settings%\[AllUsers]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]
  • %Documents and Settings%\[AllUsers]\Application Data\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]
  • C:\WINDOWS\Prefetch\AVE.EXE-3098ECAE.pf
  • C:\Documents and Settings\[USERNAME]\Templates\y7V11
  • C:\Documents and Settings\[USERNAME]\Local Settings\Application Data\y7V11
  • C:\Documents and Settings\[USERNAME]\Local Settings\Temp\y7V11
  • C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\y7V11

Registry Keys

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "XP Security 2011"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\pezfile
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command "(Default)" = "%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\pw.exe" /START "%1" %*
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.exe\shell\open\command "(Default)" = "%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\pw.exe" /START "%1" %*
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\pezfile\shell\open\command "(Default)" = "%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\pw.exe" /START "%1" %*
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\pezfile\shell\open\command "(Default)" = "%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\pw.exe" /START "%1" %*
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\IEXPLORE.EXE\shell\open\command "(Default)" = "%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\pw.exe" /START "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\FIREFOX.EXE\shell\open\command "(Default)" = "%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\pw.exe" /START "C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\FIREFOX.EXE\shell\safemode\command "(Default)" = "%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\pw.exe" /START "C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe" -safe-mode
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center "FirewallOverride" = "1"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center "AntiVirusOverride" = "1"

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