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Remove Advanced Security Tool 2010

Advanced Security Tool 2010Scareware are some of the most dastardly forms of malware out there. Advanced Security Tool 2010 is an example of this type of rogue program. Basically, these programs sneak into your computer through security holes in your system (so update your programs and OS regularly) and inhabit your PC as a faux-legitimate anti-spyware application.

It regularly scans your computers and reports supposed infections to scare you and take your money. The scam is closed when you pay for an upgraded version that should get rid of your virus problems but won’t. In any case, those Trojans and malware that show up in its scan are fake any way and can be safely ignored.

Of course, you don’t want to just sit around and forget about this fake program sitting inside your computer. You need to remove it since it is still malware and could be used as a gateway by more dangerous viruses to infiltrate your PC. These might then steal your sensitive personal information and cause you to lose not just your money but also your online identity.

If you want to be safe, it’s better to just get a free antivirus app from a trusted company to protect you. Otherwise, if you are already infected with this malware, please read our guide below on how remove it from your system.

010_01 What if Virus Will Not Let You Open Spyware Doctor or Blocks The Internet?

Advanced Security Tool 2010

  1. Download Spyware Doctor and save to your Desktop (if you cannot download then bookmark this page and skip to Step 3 to restore your internet)
  2. Rename the file iexplorer.exe
  3. Restart your Computer in Safe Mode with Networking (keep tapping F8 while your system boots up)
  4. Launch Internet Explorer, click on Tools and then Internet Options.
  5. Click on the Connections tab and select LAN Options
  6. Uncheck the box Use a Proxy Server For Your LAN and click OK
  7. Launch iexplorer.exe (Spyware Doctor)
  8. Update Malware Definitions and click Start Scan
  9. Click the Fix Checked button and remove Advanced Security Tool 2010

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Symptoms Of Infection

  • Your computer is acting slow. Advanced Security Tool 2010 slows down your system significantly. This includes starting up, shutting down, playing games, and surfing the web.
  • You are getting pestered with pop ups. Advanced Security Tool 2010 infects your registry and uses it to launch annoying pop up ads out of nowhere.
  • Searches are redirected or your homepage and desktop are settings are changed. This is a symptom of a very serious Advanced Security Tool 2010 infection.

Dangers Of Infection

warning Viruses like Advanced Security Tool 2010 will infect your registry and other important system files. If the infection is not treated it can cause a complete collapse of your system.


Some Advanced Security Tool 2010 infections contain spyware and keyloggers which can be used to record sensitive data like passwords, credit card, bank account, and social security numbers. The longer you allow the infection to fester, the greater the chance of identity fraud.

How To Remove Infection Manually

Uninstall Advanced Security Tool 2010 Processes

%UserProfile%\Application Data\asectool.exe

Delete Advanced Security Tool 2010 Files

%UserProfile%\Application Data\1tmp.bat
%UserProfile%\Application Data\asectool.exe
%UserProfile%\Application Data\scan.dll
%UserProfile%\Application Data\secmof.tmp
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Advanced Security Tool 2010.LNK

Remove Advanced Security Tool 2010 Registry Files

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Advanced Security
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{80c10400-59cb-4c79-97ce-cc693103afca}
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft “adver_id” = “29″
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Associations “LowRiskFileTypes” = “.exe;”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “AdvSecTool”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “rundll32″ = “”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon “Shell” = “%UserProfile%\Application Data\asectool.exe” /sn”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “EnableLUA” = “0″
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “rundll32″ = “”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon “Shell” = “explorer.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\ntload.exe”

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Warning! If Spyware Doctor is blocked by the virus then run your system in safe mode and try again. To do this reboot your system and tap F8 repeatedly as your computer starts up. Then run Spyware Doctor as normal. If this doesn’t work try renaming the Spyware Doctor EXE file.