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PC Security Guardian

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#1 ecullen


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Posted 30 May 2011 - 01:06 AM

Hi, I was playing on facebook when an alert came up about being "infected" by trojan virus and all these popups came up with all the files that were supposedly infected. I knew this was bogus because it happened to me before, a long time ago. The difference this time was that when I tried to click on Essentials to clean up, it bumped me back to the PC Security Guardian to purchase a removal kit for 50 bucks. I tried to contact Microsoft and the same thing happened. I was locked into my computer. Couldn't do anything!! I went to close down and instead restored the computer back a few days to see if that would work. It didn't and yet it did. I got to Essentials and ran it and now I've got this THING quarantined on my computer and I need to remove it permanantly. I'm sure you are familiar with it called P C Security Guardian. Could you please help me. I'm disabled, don't go anywhere and my computer is the window to my world. Thank you for your kindness and patience.

Edited by Blade Zephon, 30 May 2011 - 10:35 AM.
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#2 Orange Blossom

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Posted 30 May 2011 - 10:37 AM


There is a removal guide for this infection here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/remove-pc-security-guardian

Please let us know if this resolves your issues or not.

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#3 sailingdog


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Posted 02 June 2011 - 04:40 PM

I had the same thing happen to me. The removal guide worked great except for replacing the host file. I right clicked the windows 7 host file link and chose the "save target as" but the etc folder is hidden or not there. A separate search of the folder shows the etc folder in the "drivers" folder but no HOSTS file showing. Is there a reason that I cannot complete the removal?

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