Smart Protection 2012

What is Smart Protection 2012?

You most probably are on this page because there is a strange program sending you tons of security notifications claiming that you have been infected with multiple parasites. If the program in question is Smart Protection 2012 then rest assured – there are no parasites in your computer except for Smart Protection 2012 itself and its components. The ugly truth is that Smart Protection 2012 is a rogue antispyware application and it does not have an ability to remove threats from your computer – it is a dangerous threat itself. We know this because Smart Protection 2012 is a replica of an older fake program Security Sphere 2012.

You must have caught Smart Protection 2012 while roaming the internet, because this rogue usually hides in an infected website or behind a fake video codec download. For example, when you encounter a video player online, you have to be sure that it is not fake. Otherwise the fake video player will tell you that you need to download a particular codec (which is also fake!) to watch the video, but instead of a codec, you would download none the other but Smart Protection 2012.

Not only does Smart Protection 2012 spam you with fake security notifications. It can also terminate your executable and block you from accessing various internet websites. Obviously, in the case of the Smart Protection 2012 infection your computer can become absolutely paralyzed and thus you must remove Smart Protection 2012 from your system as soon as possible if you want to continue operating your computer unaffected.

It has been determined that during the installation Smart Protection 2012 creates a folder in a specific directory. If you have a computer that runs on Windows XP, Smart Protection 2012 will be installed at C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\, while for Vista and Win 7 Smart Protection 2012 drops its files at C:\ProgramData directory.

Then, once the installation is complete, Smart Protection 2012 launches a fake system scan, "detecting" numerous parasites in your computer, including Win32.Spamta.KG.worm, Trojan.Dropper.MSWord.j, Worm.Bagle.CP and the like. It goes without saying that these detections are not real, and the same can be applied to the messages that Smart Protection 2012 bombards you with:

Application cannot be executed. The file notepad.exe is infected.
Please activate your antivirus software.

Warning: Your computer is infected
Detected spyware infection!
Click this message to install the last update of security software...

Smart Protection 2012 Warning
Your computer is still infected with dangerous viruses. Activate antivirus protection to prevent data loss and avoid theft of your credit card details.
Click here to activate protection.

Smart Protection 2012 Warning
Intercepting programs that may compromise your privacy and harm your system have been detected on your PC.
Click here to remove them immediately with Smart Protection 2012

From the display of the fake messages above you can infer that Smart Protection 2012 also blocks your executables in order to remain in your computer for a longer period of time. Put an end to this terror by using this activation code:


Click the "Registration" icon on the rogue's interface and enter the key above. That way the rogue will "think" that you have really registered it and paid for it, and the popping messages will disappear. After that it will be a lot easier to remove Smart Protection 2012 from your computer. Invest in a legitimate antimalware tool that will delete the rogue at once.

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Automatic Smart Protection 2012 Removal

Removing Smart Protection 2012 automatically is probably the fastest easiest way out of this infection, because the program that you delete Smart Protection 2012 with also scans for any other possible malware infections that might be hiding in your computer. It does not matter if you do not know anything about computers – automatic Smart Protection 2012 removal does not require extensive knowledge in computers.

In order to delete Smart Protection 2012 you need to download SpyHunter and install the program. Sometimes Smart Protection 2012 might meddle with your system’s programs, so to proceed with the removal smoothly, “register” Smart Protection 2012 with this activation key: AA39754E-715219CE. This way the rogue will “calm down” and you will be able to run SpyHunter without any interruptions. Perform a full system scan and delete Smart Protection 2012 without any delay.

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Manual Smart Protection 2012 Removal

Every user can remove Smart Protection 2012, but it is not recommended for those who do not understand how the computer’s system works. The danger lies in the possibility of removing important system files and basically causing your system to crash. Hence, proceed with manual Smart Protection 2012 removal only if you are 100% of what you are doing. If so, follow these steps:

1) Stop the following processes that belong to Smart Protection 2012:
2) Edit Registry by opening Registry Editor and removing the following keys that have been inserted there by Smart Protection 2012:
3) Erase Smart Protection 2012 fully by locating and deleting these rogue-related files:

  1. was'nt spyhunter on the rogue list about 10 years ago ?

    • Error: Unable to create directory s3://esg-lt-seo-cdn/ Is its parent directory writable by the server? Lisa B.

      SpyHunter is a proprietary computer program developed by Enigma Software Group USA. Some years ago there was misunderstanding with Symantec Corporation which Listed SpyHunter as a Security Risk. Read about it more:

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