What is Security Guard?

Security Guard is a fake anti-malware program that brings disturbing consequences after installing. It holds the disguise of a legitimate program til the very end. The interface of Security Guard resembles other similar programs, so it’s difficult to see its malicious nature. After the automatically launched scan, the program will inform the user of many dangers threatening the system. However, it later adds that the removal of found malware is impossible until user buys the full version of the application. Since there are plenty of antimalware programs that work properly and can replace this one, it’s wiser to remove Security Guard.

Security Guard

How Security Guard gets on your PC?

Security Guard promotional campaign suggests installing it alone, however it rarely happens. More often the malware arrives at systems stacked with freeware or shareware. That’s why we recommend to pay more attention to the installation process. Reading EULAs may take some time and effort since they are written not in the most interesting way, but it is an important measure that may prevent system infection. In addition, choose Advanced or Custom installation mode to gain access to additional steps of installation where you will be able to deselect the inserted software.

How to remove Security Guard from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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Alternative Solution:

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


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You can try both of these products to remove Security Guard

Or uninstall Security Guard manually.

Step 1: Remove Security Guard from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Security Guard.
  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 Guard 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 Guard, select it and click Uninstall.

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

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Security Guard and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove Security Guard from your browser.

Step 2: Remove following files and folders of Security Guard:

Remove following registry entries:

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Remove following files:


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