Great AntiSpy 2012 is a fake anti spyware program that finds illegal ways to enter your computer. It acts to be a legal software that will help you in cleaning your computer from all the viruses. It spreads through Trojans and spam emails. It will show you a list of virus infected files and ask you to buy the full version so that Great AntiSpy 2012 can remove the viruses completely. Do not fall in the trap; it does nothing. In fact, you should remove the malicious program immediately to protect your computer form serious dangers. The fake antivirus tool will open your computer to other malicious programs, so it is wise to remove it the instant you come to know about its presence.

Remove Great AntiSpy 2012 processes

  1. To stop Great AntiSpy 2012 from working, you need to open the windows task manager and then stop the processes from there.
  2. To open Windows task manager directly, press the short keys CTRL+ALT+DEL, or you can use a manual method.
  3. Go to start menu and select the option Run.
  4. Type ‘taskmgr’ in the Run and press enter.
  5. From the many tabs on the Windows task manager, select the tab called ‘processes’.
  6. In the tab, find out the Great AntiSpy 2012 processes which are listed below:

ad-protect.exe

AntiSpyCheck.exe

  1. When you find out the required processes, right click on the processes, one by one, and then select the button End process to kill the process.

Remove Great AntiSpy 2012 Registry key values

  1. The Great AntiSpy 2012 Registry key values can only be removed through the registry editor. So, to open the registry editor, you will need to click on Start first. Then select the option Run.
  2. Enter ‘regedit’ in the tab named ‘open’ and click Ok.
  3. Now select the left pane of the registry editor from the two panes and click on Edit from the top file menu.
  4. After clicking on Edit a drop down menu will appear now click on Find.
  5. On the search bar enter the Great AntiSpy 2012 Registry key values and press Ok.
  6. When the registry key values are shown right click on them and select the option Modify before selecting the option Delete to effectively remove the Great AntiSpy 2012 Registry key values.
  7. The registry keys you must remove are:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap\Ranges\Range1 “*” = “1”

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap\Ranges\Range1 “:Range” = “127.0.0.1”

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[random].exe”

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[rnd].exe”

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings “net

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[rnd].exe”

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\”Shell” = “[rnd].exe”

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\ad-protect.EXE

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\spamdet.DLL

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\{9DA1990B-9BCA-4c80-AEFB-11A40FA849F9}

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\{C628512D-A058-4BD4-B47B-B036F45FA02B}

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{99A753C6-E429-46BD-989E-DD4A21CD059D}

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{BBBD3E11-D201-46C9-8471-091D33159287}

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{D2608046-DD09-A225-01BF-70C1EDD8B2E8}

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{D2C1986A-FBEC-4472-AABF-6D42F08DBC8E}

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{D7ABE914-B8CF-4602-9145-6BDAAEDA21AA}

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{F3210E86-46A8-5973-963F-0EF4CF226A0C}

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{214345B8-BB69-498D-A168-29F58F15D806}

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{CF231820-9904-4A37-B5B0-C87EF6F6CC82}

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{D2C1986A-FBEC-4472-AABF-6D42F08DBC8E}

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{F51BC478-D997-4C56-988D-79D9EEAAD1EC}

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{FD4DCB8B-C33A-4E70-A351-6FAB7E1071A4}

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{32BD20FD-41FD-47FB-9BC9-28DCBD7D55D7}

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{5AA883DB-7CFD-4737-B3C3-C671595ECCE5}

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Ad-Protect.Addin

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Ad-Protect.Addin.1

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Ad-Protect.Server

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Ad-Protect.Server.1

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\spamdet.SpamDetector

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\spamdet.SpamDetector.1

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\AntiSpyCheck.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\AntiSpyCheck

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\AntiSpyCheck

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\Addins\Ad-Protect.Addin.1

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MenuOrder\Start Menu\Programs\AntiSpyCheck

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[random].exe”

Remove Great AntiSpy 2012 DLL file

  1. Go to Start menu and click on Search.
  2. Find the option ‘For files and folders’ and click on it.
  3. Enter the Great AntiSpy 2012 DLL file name which is spamdet.dll and select the option ‘Local hard drives’ to get quick results.
  4. Right click on the found result and press Delete from the menu.

Remove Great AntiSpy 2012 other files

  1. Open the search program by following the above mentioned steps.
  2. On the search tab enter the name of the Great AntiSpy 2012 other files which are mentioned below:

%LocalAppData%\[random].exe

%System%\drivers\[random].sys

%StartMenu%\Programs\Great Antispy 2012

%UserProfile%\Desktop\Buy Great Antispy 2012.lnk

  1. When the files appeared, select the files and select the option Delete.
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