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How to Uninstall or Remove Security Suite Virus

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    [​IMG] Overview: Guide on how to remove or uninstall the 'Security Suite' virus. Security Suite is a false antivirus software and it is a similar virus to AntiVir Solution Pro came out recently. The main way in which Security Suite virus infects computers automatically through websites that host various videos. In the following tutorial, we will show you the detailed steps on how to remove or uninstall the Security Suite virus.
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    How to Uninstall or Remove Security Suite Virus?

    If you want to remove completely Security Suite virus from your computer, then you need to follow this removal tutorial on how to remove Security Suite virus from your system completely.

    Security Suite virus can automatically start after Windows logs in and it will start a scanning process which will tell you that your computer contains lots of infected files, but all these are fake results and those files are clean, the only virus existent in your system is Security Suite that you need to remove. Also, it says that if you want to clean those infected files you need to buy the full version of it. Of course that this is a scamming attempt and you will lose your money if you decide to trust in this malicious software. Security Suite won't scan your system, it just pretends to do that and all the scanning results are fake as it only tries to fool you into thinking that if you buy it you will manage to clean your system, when in fact your system is completely clean except for the Security Suite virus.


    Security Suite will also block some of your applications and you won't be able to run them. Security Suite virus blocks applications so that you won't be able to run a legitimate anti-virus program and remove it from your system. So, when you try to open an applications you should see some of the following fake warning messages:

    1. * Security Warning. Application cannot be executed. The file notepad.exe is infected. Do you want to activate your antivirus software now.
      * Windows Security Alert. Windows reports that computer is infected. Antivirus software helps to protect your computer against viruses and other security threats.
      * Antivirus software alert. INFILTRATION ALERT. Your computer is being attacked by an internet virus. It could be a password-stealing attack, trojan - dropper or similar. Threat: BankerFox.A Do you want to block this attack? Yes or No.
    Another nasty thing that the Security Suite does is that it will change the proxy server of your Internet Explorer and you should see some of the following fake warning messages:

    1. * Internet Explorer warning - visiting this site may harm your computer! Most likely causes: The website contains exploits that can launch a malicious code on your computer. Suspicious network activity detected. There might be an active spyware running on your computer. What you can try: Purchase for secure Internet surfing (Recommended). Check your computer for viruses and malware.
    All those warning messages are fake and the virus is the Security Suite it self and you need to get rid of it as fast as you can. Still, if Security Suite virus convinced you to buy the full version of it, you should immediately call your credit card company and tell them that you were the victim of a scamming and you bought in fact a PC virus and they might give your money back.

    The Step of Uninstalling or Removing Security Suite Virus

    1. 1. First you should save this instruction on another computer or you can print them out, as at a further point you will need to close all the opened windows and running applications.

      2. Security Suite might have blocked your system's possibility to download anything from the internet and you will be forced to download the antivirus applications on another PC and after that you can transfer them with a USB memory stick, CD / DVD or with any other type of removable storage device. Now, please get to the next and start the removal of Security Suite virus.

      3. You need to restart your system in "Safe Mode with Networking" mode and to do this, you need to tap the F8 key, before the Windows logo appears and from the menu select Safe Mode with Networking option. When Windows logs in get to the next step.

      4.Security Suite virus changes the proxy server and you won't be able to visit any websites with Internet Explorer or any other browser. So, we need to solve this problem. Start Internet Explorer, and go to Tools and there go to Internet Options. Click on the Connections tab.

      5. Now you need to press on the "LAN Settings" tab.

      6. In order to remove Security Suite virus, you should check the little box at the left of "Use a proxy server for your LAN". Click OK to close LAN settings, press OK to close the Internet Options menu also and after you do this, you will be able to connect to the internet once again.

      7. Now we need to terminate all the processes of Security Suite virus. Download If you can't get to the download location of you need to repeat the 3 and 6 Steps again, Security Suite might have blocked your internet connection once again. If you still can't connect to the internet, please do the actions at Step 2.

      8. Now that application is installed on the infected PC, you can start it and will begin the attempt to stop the Security Suite virus processes from running. After stops all malicious processes it will close automatically and you should go to the next step.
      However, if you see a warning message saying that is a virus, leave it opened and start again. Such message is a fake one displayed by Security Suite virus which tries to protect itself against removal. You need to start until it completely stops Security Suite's processes. If can't terminate those processes, you can try to use eXplorer.exe or iExplore.exe, these two are similar in functions with the Rkill and these might be able to stop Security Suite virus from running. Also, you should know that you shouldn't restart your system, as the malicious processes will be started again when you log into Windows. Get to the next step.

      9. Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malwareto remove Security Suite virus completely, this is a virus removal tool. You need to put it on your desktop. If you can't download it, repeat steps 3 and 6 or you can do the step 2.

      10. Now that Malwarebytes' is on your PC, you need to close all the running applications and opened windows.

      11. Install Malwabytes' Anti-Malware, aka MBAM, by double-clicking on the 'mbam-setup.exe' icon.

      12. Please do not change any of the installer's default settings. Only when the installation is complete you need to make sure that the 'Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware' and the ' Update Malwarebytes Anti-Malware' boxes are checked. Press the 'Finish' button and if MBAM asks you to restart the system, please DO NOT RESTART, as the Security Suite virus will be re-enabled and you will need to repeat all the previous steps.

      13. Now Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware will start, it will ask you to update it, but you already did that. Click OK and it will display its main screen.

      14. Here you need to be sure that 'Perform Full Scan' box is checked and you can hit the 'Scan' button, which will start the hunt for the Security Suite virus files.

      15. You should know that the scanning process might take a little bit longer that you're expecting. After MBAM completes the scanning, it will display a confirmation window. Click OK and you will be taken to the main Scanner screen.

      16. Now you need to press the 'Show Results' button and it will display the scanning results.

      17. Now you should see the scanning results, like in the image below. Your scanning results might be different from the ones in the picture. Click 'Remove Selected' and 'Malwarebytes' will start removing all the malicious files from your computer. During the removal process, MBAM will ask you to restart your system in order to completely remove Security Suite from your PC, allow it to restart your system. After Windows logs back in, you can get to the next steps.

      18. After Malwabytes' Anti-Malware completed the removal process, it will show a scanning log in Notepad. Look through it and after that you can close it.

      19. Now you can close the Malwabytes' Anti-Malware, as the Security Suite virus has been removed from your PC.
    Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware

    If you did exactly what mentioned above, then it means that the Security Suite virus has been completely removed from your system. However, we recommend you to install a powerful anti-virus application or you can choose to buy the professional version of Malwarebytes' Anti-Malwareapplication and it will keep your computer protected 24 / 7 against any malicious software attack