How to uninstall (remove) Security Alert

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What is Security Alert?

Security Alert is an advertising program that is installed on the PC in the form of an extension to the browser without the user’s consent. When it comes, it starts to display a ton of ads, banner ads, coupons, links to other sites and advertising. Security Alert looks pretty cute, developers advertise it as a very useful tool that helps users to find the best offers of popular sites such as Amazon, eBay and others. Security Alert can install a toolbar, a lead for other malware to change the homepage and redirect the user to ad sites while browsing. Also, Security Alert may transfer your personal information to third parties. If you find Security Alert on your computer, remove it immediately.

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How Security Alert gets on your PC?

Penetration of Security Alert depends largely on the care of users. Most of malware comes bundled with other programs that the user downloads from the free sites. Few are closely watching the installation process, and sometimes do not know that their computer is at risk. Always read the user’s agreement and don’t press “Next” button once. First, make sure that the program is safe. Select “Advanced” installation type. Remember that there are many similar programs in the Internet. Read reviews about the programs, and if your computer is already infected by Security Alert, then use the instructions below.

How to remove Security Alert from your computer?

To uninstall Security Alert remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Security Alert in their database. You can try to use them for removing Security Alert.

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to Security Alert – files, folders, registry keys.

 

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Alternative Solution:

Thor Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as Security Alert.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Security Alert

Or uninstall Security Alert manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Security Alert.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Security Alert and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Security Alert, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

After that remove Security Alert from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Security Alert.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Security Alert.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Security Alert.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Remove following registry entries:


no information

Then remove following files:


Security Alert.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%Security Alert

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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