Live Security Platinum is a fake program that comes from the rogue virus family which is infamous for spreading scamwares. Live Security Platinum pretends to be a real anti-virus software to help you protect your computer from malwares but infact it is a dangerous virus itself. It is designed to extort your money by tricking you into paying its registration fee for full version so it could provide you better and full virus protection, but remember, all promises made by this program are false. It has no ability to detect or remove viruses from a computer. “Live Security Platinum” is a malicious program that should be treated as a virus and should be uninstalled from infected PC as soon as possible.
You may wonder how did this nasty bug got into your computer when you did,nt download it. Well, Live Security Platinum is installed on computers from malicious websites that use Trojan droppers. Once your computer has got this virus, it will make some modifications in your system settings such as it will disable your task manager and windows registry editing tool regedit, it will also configure itself for auto startup so when ever you boot your machine, the fake Live Security Platinum scanner will appear and will act like it is scanning your computer for viruses. Soon, it will start displaying popup alerts on your screen warning you that Live Security Platinum has found some problems with your system security. It will try to scare you of malware threats.
See a sample fake alert of this virus copied below:
Live Security Platinum Warning
Live Security Platinum has found viruses at your system.
We highly recommend to get license for Live Security Scanner to remove harmful software now.
Spyware.IEMonster process is found. This is virus that is trying to send your passwords from Internet browser (Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Outlook & others) for the third-parties.
Click here to protect your data with Live Security Platinum.
It will also then show you an offer to get rid of these viruses and malwares detected. The offer would be to buy the full version of LiveSecurity Platinum program`s full version. Remember! All these warnings, alerts and virus removal offers made by Live Security Platinum virus are fake. This program is totally a bogus software and it is specially designed to extort your money by selling its useless security products. You should ignore these warnings, avoid purchase of this program, avoid clicking any link within its popups and do not install any additional component of it. All you have to do is to immediately remove Live Security Platinum virus from your computer upon detection.
How to remove Live Security Platinum virus manually:
To remove this virus manually, complete the following set of tasks. Do not forget to create a backup before getting started to the manual removal guide.
To prform manual removal steps, you may need to learn,
How to delete registry entries
Remove Live Security Platinum Registry Keys:
HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallLive Security Platinum
HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallLive Security PlatinumDisplayIcon %AppData%[random][random].exe,0
HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallLive Security PlatinumDisplayName Live Security Platinum
HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallLive Security PlatinumShortcutPath “%AppData%[random][random].exe” -u
HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallLive Security PlatinumUninstallString “%AppData%[random][random].exe” -u
Delete Live Security Platinum files:
%Desktopdir%Live Security Platinum.lnk
%Programs%Live Security PlatinumLive Security Platinum.lnk
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