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Search And Destroy 2009

Posted: March 24, 2009

Search And Destroy 2009, SearchAndDestroy or Search And Destroy, is a rogue anti-spyware application that may display fake security warnings of imaginary spyware threats to scare you into purchasing its promoted full version. Be aware that these notifications may be similar to native Windows security center notifications. To remove these imaginary threats and "protect" yourself, you'll be redirected to Search And Destroy 2009's website (search-and-destroy.com) or another rogue website to finally purchase the rogue Search And Destroy 2009's full version.

Search And Destroy 2009 itself is not an effective anti-spyware program and is recommended to be removed as soon as possible. Also be aware that to get rid of Search And Destroy 2009 is not a very easy task because Search And Destroy 2009 may re-install itself automatically.

File System Modifications

  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name
    1 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Search And Destroy 2009
    2 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Search And Destroy 2009\Search And Destroy 2009.lnk
    3 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Search And Destroy 2009\Uninstall Search And Destroy 2009.lnk
    4 %Program Files%\Search And Destroy
    5 %UserProfile%\Desktop\Search And Destroy 2009.lnk

Registry Modifications

  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY..\..\..\..{Subkeys}HKEY_ALL_USERS\Software\MPMFC1HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\[APPLICATION]\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall..{Uninstaller}Search And Destroy5.2

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