How to remove Security Master AV

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Security Master AV description

Security Master AV is a misleading security tool which is also a copy of malwares such as My Security Engine, Security Antivirus, Security Guard. All theses bogus systems are from the same rogue Virus Doctor family. The parasite spreads via trojan which enters the system through vulnerabilities. It creates a perfect background for malware to come in.

Once installed it will show false system security warnings and the will prompt you to pay small fees for a registered version of this program to remove threats that don’t even exist. Malware neither has an ability to detect nor terminate computer threats therefore it shouldn’t be trusted. Security Master AV can also redirect your browser to deceptive websites that advertises this counterfeit program. This is a scam. You are fully safe to ignore theses warning messages. Choose reputable anti-spyware tool and terminate the parasite as soon as possible.

How to get rid of Security Master AV

This infection can be removed using Spyware Doctor.

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Spyware Doctor is widely valued as one of the best AntiSpyware programs available to protect you from Security Master AV and the latest internet security threats. If your computer is infected with Security Master AV we strongly recommend automatic spyware scanner.

How to manually remove Security Master AV

To get rid of spyware such as Security Master AV you need to remove processes, search and delete registry keys, DLL and other Security Master AV related files from your computer.

Take Note: The manual process of removing spyware from your computer is difficult and puts you at risk of damaging your computer. We advise using our automatic Security Master AV remover.

  1. Uninstall Security Master AV from Control Panel
    Start > Settings > Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs. Double click to uninstall.
  2. End these Security Master AV processes:
    std.exe
    PE.exe
    ANTIGEN.exe
    SM8d7c.exe

    To stop processes press Ctrl + Alt + Del or click Start > Run > type "taskmgr". Select malicious process in the list and click "End Process" button.
  3. Unregister Security Master AV DLL files:
    runddlkey.dll
    ddv.dll
    cid.dll

    To unregister DLL click Start > Run > type "regsvr32 /u PATH_TO_FILE/FILE.dll"
  4. Delete Security Master AV registry entries: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\3
    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SMAVSys.DocHostUIHandler
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run �Security Master AV�

    To open registry editor click Start > Run > type "regedit".
    Warning! Manual registry entries editing may cause damage to your system.
    Download Uniblue RegistryBooster 2010 to scan for registry errors.
  5. Search and delete these Security Master AV related files:
    %CommonAppData%\8d7ca11\25.mof
    %CommonAppData%\8d7ca11\SM8d7c.exe
    %CommonAppData%\8d7ca11\SMAV.ico
    %CommonAppData%\8d7ca11\SMAVSys\vd952342.bd
    %AppData%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Security Master AV.lnk
    %AppData%\Security Master AV\cookies.sqlite
    %Desktop%\Security Master AV.lnk
    %UserProfile%\Recent\ANTIGEN.drv
    %UserProfile%\Recent\ANTIGEN.exe
    %UserProfile%\Recent\cid.dll
    %UserProfile%\Recent\CLSV.drv
    %UserProfile%\Recent\DBOLE.sys
    %UserProfile%\Recent\ddv.dll
    %UserProfile%\Recent\ddv.sys
    %UserProfile%\Recent\energy.tmp
    %UserProfile%\Recent\FS.drv
    %UserProfile%\Recent\gid.drv
    %UserProfile%\Recent\PE.drv
    %UserProfile%\Recent\PE.exe
    %UserProfile%\Recent\PE.sys
    %UserProfile%\Recent\PE.tmp
    %UserProfile%\Recent\std.exe
    %UserProfile%\Recent\tjd.drv
    %UserProfile%\Recent\tjd.sys
    %UserProfile%\Recent\runddlkey.dll
    %StartMenu%\Security Master AV.lnk
    %StartMenu%\Programs\Security Master AV.lnk

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12 Responses on Security Master AV removal

  • 1
    bishnu prasad
    June 6th, 2010 23:04

    security master av- is not shown in the add-remove programme folder, and i am unable to get the source to delete the same programme.

    plz revert me back.

    thanks.

    [Reply]

  • 2
    mrudul
    June 12th, 2010 19:01

    im nt able to open taskmgr nor can i find uninstall tool for seurity master AV. not evn able to open doctor spyware…what should i do? help me plsss

    [Reply]

  • 3
    Bryan Michael
    June 14th, 2010 12:14

    have you tried doing this in safe mode?

    [Reply]

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    sonia
    June 30th, 2010 17:14

    security master av- is not shown in the add-remove programme folder, and i am unable to get the source to delete the same programme.
    what is the way to uninstall secrity master av.plzzzzz help me

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  • 7
    C. S. Yang
    July 10th, 2010 06:16

    security master av- is not shown in the add-remove program folder, and i am unable to get the source to delete the same program.

    I downloaded the Spyware Doctor. It seems to me the Security Mater AV blocked it. I can not run the Spyware Doctor.

    Would you please let me know what should I do now.

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  • 9
    W.J. Roberts
    July 22nd, 2010 22:19

    Security Master AV has apparently blocked my ability to download Spyware Doctor. I have tried uninstalling spyware doctor and installing, both in regular and safe mode. While it seems to download ok, I am unable to get “spyware Doctor to Open. I still am able to open PC tools registry mechanic, and, I believe, Privacy Guardian. Any help?

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    Gina Reply:

    You should be able to run Spyware Doctor in a safe mode. If that won’t work out, please use the manual removal guide to delete this infection.

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  • 10
    Kimberly
    September 1st, 2010 15:04

    I purchased Security Master AV nearly a month ago. My concern now is the fraudulent use of my credit card. Are there any laws that govern internet fraud?

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