Safety Center is a junk Anti-spyware application developed by hackers to misguide the users and pilfer their money. It is successor of malware programs Secret Service and Privacy Center. The application is having GUI features and designed in such a way that looks like a combination of Windows Security Center and Windows folder. It promises to offer various services like registry cleaner, firewall, performance optimizer, malware detection and various types of security services. But this program has poor performance and don’t possess any scanning capabilities instead it violates your PC security by adding extra malware into it. So, never try to pay for this fake application and if you have accidentally installed it then immediately remove Safety Center otherwise you will suffer a lot. This rogue security program gets installed in your system while downloading fake video codec, clicking unknown links and also through email attachments. It enters your PC via Trojans like Vundo. After installation it generates various executable files like cs_def.exe, protector.exe, Trojan.psw.stealth.a.exe etc. Every time when your computer is started it starts running these executable files and display numerous fake security alerts to convince that your PC possess virus. By showing bogus scan results and pop-up alerts it compels you to purchase the full version of application. So, never trust this rogue application and remove Safety Center as soon as possible.
Behavior of Safety Center
- Auto scans on startup and show fake virus alerts
- Hijack web browser
- Modifies your system settings
- Redirect the browser to fake software website
- Alters browser settings
- Send browser history to remote server
- Unable to visit any authorized websites
- Disable Security programs and Windows Firewall
This bogus program acts as a parasite and completely ruins your computer if you don’t remove it immediately. Safety Center Removal Guide You can manually remove this application by following below mentioned steps.
- End spyware processes like protector.exe, new.exe, cs_def.exe
- Unregister its.dll libraries
- Delete registry values present in windows registry with the help of registry editor
- Locate and delete all its related files and directories from each location of your PC
Though above mentioned steps can remove Safety Center but sometimes some traces of files remain in your system which further pose threat to your PC. It might happen that you lose your system files while editing Windows registry so it is advised to use genuine Anti-spyware software for safe removal. The software will completely remove the infected files and bogus applications from your system in few simple steps. After removal of this fake application you need PC Maintenance Software to upgrade the performance of your system and speed up its speed.