My Safe PC 2014 is a fake anti-spyware program from the family of computer infection. When installed, My Safe PC 2014 displays false scan results, fake security alerts, and does not allow you to run any application on your computer. This scareware is distributed through hacked web sites that redirect you to fake online scanners that state you are infected. When the fake scan is finished, you will be prompted to download and install My Safe PC 2014 to clean your computer.
When installed, My Safe PC 2014 will be configured to start every time you try to launch a program on your computer. Once this virus is started it will begin a fake scan of your computer and then state that there are numerous infections present. If you attempt to remove them using the program, it will state that you first need to purchase the program before being allowed to do so. As the scan results are all fake the files it detects are legitimate, please ignore anything this program displays.
If you attempt to run any program on your computer, My Safe PC 2014 will automatically close it and state that the program is infected. It does this by hijacking the.EXE extension in your Windows Registry. This allows My Safe PC 2014 to launch before any other application is started. It performs this behavior to scare you into thinking your legitimate programs are infected and also to protect itself from being removed by legitimate security programs. When My Safe PC 2014 blocks a program, from running it will display an alert that states that the program is infected.
Steps to Clean:
- Restart your computer into Safe Mode with Networking.
- Call ResolutionsMSP 877-827-2928.
- Allow our technician to the remote log into your computer and remove this fake anti-spyware application.
As you can see, this computer infection was created to trick you into thinking your computer has issues so that you will then purchase it. Please do not purchase this program, and if you already have, please contact your Credit Card Company and dispute the charges stating that the program is a computer infection and a scam.
Contact ResolutionsMSP for help resolving any computers that have been infected from this virus.