How to Remove Internet Security Plus Virus (Rogueware Removal Guide)?

Some time ago, a lot of computer users had fell prey to a fake antivirus program called Internet Security 2014. Recently, another so-called antivirus program named Internet Security Plus stealthily gets inside users’ computer. It is not hard to find that the two programs have the same interfaces. What is the relationship between them? Actually, the Internet Security Plus belongs to the same family as Internet Security 2014 and Internet security designed to protect. So, the Internet Security Plus is totally a scam. If you unfortunately get infected with such fake antivirus program and want to remove it, keep read.
 

What is Internet Security Plus Virus? (Rogueware Description)

 
The Internet Security Plus Virus is classified as rogueware or scareware., which looks like legal application software and tries to let users believe that their computers are infected with serious computer viruses. Then the rogueware recommends users to purchase the full version to remove those detected viruses.
 

 
Once installed, the real antivirus programs installed on the computer before are stopped by the Internet Security Plus immediately so that the Internet Security Plus can bypass the detection of the real antivirus. Then the Internet Security Plus begins to automatically scan the victim’s computer and keeps warning users that your computer is at risk because of a lot of threats. If victims ignore these unstoppable alerts, Internet Security Plus still bombards victims with pop ups until victims choose to fix so-called computer issues detected by the Internet Security Plus. Here comes the climax of that creep program. After victims try to use the Internet Security Plus to solve the “problems”, the Internet Security Plus will ask victims to activate the full version through buying a license code. In the reality, all of the computer issues detected by Internet Security Plus are nonexistent. The pop-up threats are used to scare victims into purchasing the fake antivirus program. Before taking actions according the suggestions of that program, you should look before you leap.
 

How Does the Internet Security Plus Enter into the Computer?

 
The Internet Security Plus spreads through malicious web sites, malware and spyware, and spam e-mail attachments. So, before downloading e-mail attachments and codec files, you should be wise to take appropriate caution.
 
Either way, the Internet Security Plus is aimed at defrauding your trust and stealing your credit card and bank information to earn money. It is highly recommended you eliminate it as possible as you can. Here, the article provides a removal guide of the Internet Security Plus, check to see whether it will help you solve your problem.
 

How to Remove Internet Security Plus Virus (Rogueware Removal Guide)?

 
Method 1 Remove Internet Security Plus manually
Method 2 Remove Internet Security Plus using Anvi Smart Defender
Method 3 System Restore
 

Method 1 Remove Internet Security Plus manually

 

step 1

Reboot your computer to safe mode with networking

 
Windows XP and Windows 7 users
Press and hold the F8 key as computer starts but before Windows launches.
 

 
Note: If pressing and holding the F8 key only gets you a stuck key message, which means you failed to reach the Windows Advanced Options Menu, you should tap the F8 key continuously instead to get the screen.
 
Windows 8 users
 
Restart into Advanced Startup options menu. Click Troubleshoot button>Advanced options. Under the advanced option, click Startup settings. Click on the “Restart” button. Restart into Startup Settings screen. Press 5 to boot in Safe Mode with Networking.
 

step 2

End Internet Security Plus in Task manager

 
Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys to open the Task manager, stop the progress of Internet Security Plus Virus (name will be changed fast, it will be displayed with different names).
 

 

step 3

Show hidden files and folders

 
Start button>Control Panel>Appearance and Personalization>Folder Options>View tab.
 

 
Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
 

 

step 4

Find out and delete the malicious files and entries

 
Press the Start button and then choose the option “Run”. In the “Open” field, type regedit and click the OK button.
 
1 Find and remove the following files of Internet Security Plus in the system:
 

%Desktopdir%\Internet Security Plus Virus.lnk
%Programs%\Internet Security Plus Virus\Internet Security Plus Virus.lnk

 
2 Find and remove the following registry entries of Internet Security Plus Virus:
 

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Internet Security Plus Virus\DisplayIcon %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe,0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Internet Security Plus Virus
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Internet Security Plus Virus\UninstallString “%AppData%[RANDOM CHARACTERS][RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe” –u
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce\[RANDOM CHARACTERS] %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce\[RANDOM CHARACTERS] %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Internet Security Plus Virus\DisplayName Internet Security Plus Virus

 

Method 2 Remove Internet Security Plus using Anvi Smart Defender

 

step 1

Reboot your computer into Safe Mode with Networking

 
Windows XP and Windows 7 users
 

Press and hold the F8 key as computer starts but before Windows launches.
 

 
Note: If pressing and holding the F8 key only gets you a stuck key message, which means you failed to reach the Windows Advanced Options Menu, you should tap the F8 key continuously instead to get the screen.
 
Windows 8 users
 
Restart into Advanced Startup options menu. Click Troubleshoot button>Advanced options. Under the Advanced option, click Startup settings. Click on the Restart button. Restart into Startup Settings screen. Press 5 to boot in Safe Mode with Networking.
 

 

step 2

Download Anvi Smart Defender

 
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Download and install the automatic remover-Anvi Smart Defender to scan and remove the Internet Security Plus.
 

step 3

Run Anvi Smart Defender to wipe out all malicious files associated with this scareware

 

 
Network Connection Troubleshooting Tips
 
If you fail to download the antimalware tool Anvi Smart Defender, please check the LAN settings. If they are changed, you should change them back according to the following steps:
 
Launch your Internet Explorer, click on Settings icon or Tools, hit Internet Options in the dropped-down menu, navigate to Connections tab, click on LAN settings to open the LAN settings menu, ensure to uncheck the use a proxy server as your LAN, hit OK to save the changes and close the window.
 

 

Method 3 System Restore

 
System Restore helps you restore your computer’s system files to an earlier point in time. Sometimes, downloading and installing free software can make your PC be attacked by malicious programs which are always bundled with free software. System Restore can return your PC’s system files and programs to a time when everything was working fine. Want to know more, please click System Restore.
 

 
Tips for optimization
 
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