Removal Guide

Do you know what is? is an outright scam and a malicious website that is used to spread the System Security rogue anti-spyware program. and System Security may have been created by the same group of hackers who attempt to extort money from computer users. may trick you into purchasing or at least installing System Security through the system notifications or popups that falsely alert you of infections being on your computer. may even look like it is scanning your computer but this is all a process used to fool you.

In non-techie terms:
Do not ever visit or purchase System Security. should be treated as a site that could damage your computer. Actually, System Security could damage your system so it is best to avoid in all situations.

Aliases:, System Security. website image: popup warning message:

Name: WHOIS Information:
Website IP Address:
Registrar URL:
Registrar: REGTIME LTD.
Updated Date: 19-Feb-2009
Creation Date: 16-Feb-2009
Expiration Date: 16-Feb-2010
Domain servers in listed order:
NS2.INTERINETSKIM.COM Automatic Removal Instructions Manual Removal Instructions

This manual removal method is for techie computer users. manual removal may be difficult and time consuming to remove. There's no guarantee that will be removed completely. So read the removal steps carefully and good luck.
Before you start: Close all programs and Internet browsers. Also back up your computer in case you make a mistake and your computer stops working.

  1. Uninstall Program
    Click on Start > Settings > Control Panel > Double-click on Add/Remove Programs. Search for and uninstall if found.
  2. To stop processes (view process removal steps)
    Go to Start > Run > type taskmgr. The click the Processes tab and you'll see a list of running processes.
    Search and stop these processes:
    System Security.exe
    For each unwanted process, right-click on it and then select "End task".
  3. If your homepage has been changed, go to Start > Control Panel > Internet Options > click on the General > click Use Default under Home Page. Add the your desired default homepage, then click Apply > click OK. Open a new web browser to check that you have your desired default homepage.
  4. Remove Directories.
    To find directories, go to Start > My Computer > Local Disk (C:) > Program Files > Show the contents of this folder.
    Search and delete the following directories:
    C:\Program Files\System Security
    C:\Program Files\SystemSecurity

    Right-click on the folder and select Delete.
    A message will appear saying 'Are you sure you want to remove the folder and move all its contents to the Recycle Bin?', click Yes.
    Another message will appear saying 'Renaming, moving or deleting could make some programs not work. Are you sure you want to do this?', click Yes.
  5. To remove icons on your Desktop, drag and drop them to the Recycle Bin.

You've completed the manual removal instructions!
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Disclaimer: This article is for educational purposes. By using this information you agree to be bound by the disclaimer. There's no guarantee that will be completely removed from your computer. Seek professional help if your computer continues to experience problems.