What is Security Utility?

Security Utility is promoted to the effect that users might mistake it for a program providing an extra defense for browsers protecting the system from infected websites and the resources delivering phishing attacks. However, Security Utility is justly classified as an adware for well-grounded reasons. The installation of Security Utility will likely cause several system changes like added files and modified registry entries, still, the most evident impact it makes is the ads, generated in great numbers. These commercials offers will annoy the user and cause redirections to promoting websites, thus raising the risk of getting another malware. Considering all this, you should remove Security Utility to prevent further infection.

 Security Utility ads

How Security Utility gets on your PC?

Security Utility gets to the system being bundled with other software – in the way similar to many other adware programs. This method is simple but still effective – add-ons, extensions, toolbars, adware applications are inserted in the software setup and installed alongside with it. However tricky it may seem, there is a possibility of avoiding the adware. It might be easily unchecked in the steps that appear only in Advanced or Custom installation types.

How to remove Security Utility from your computer?

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Security Utility

Or uninstall Security Utility manually.

Step 1: Remove Security Utility from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Security Utility.
  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 Utility 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 Utility, 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 Utility 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 Utility from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Security Utility from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Security Utility.
  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 Utility.
  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 Utility.
  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.

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of Security Utility:

Remove following registry entries:

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Remove following files:

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Remove following folders

%PROGRAMFILES%\ Security Utility\

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