Remove System Guard 2009 (Removal Instructions)

System Guard 2009 is a rogue security software, it is a false anti-spyware application that is generally installed in the user’s computer by dangerous trojans (such as Zlob and false video codecs), but it can also be installed manually by the victim.

Once your computer is infected with this parasite, it will immediately displays security warnings, alerts and system scans stating that your computer is heavily infected. These warnings are all false and are only displayed to make you think your computer is truly infected and that it is necessary to buy the full version of the software to remove the so-called infections.

Make sure to not fall in this scam, if your computer is infected with System Guard 2009, it is recommended to remove it immediately and to scan your system with a real security software.

Symptoms of infection

  • The process systemguard.exe is running in your system
  • The process winscenter.exe is running in your system
  • The process sysexplorer.exe is running in your system
  • The process spoolsystem.exe is running in your system
  • The process reged.exe is running in your system
  • Slow computer performance
  • Repeated security warnings, alerts and system scans
  • Web sites that suddenly are shown on your desktop

Malicious web sites and urls:

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systemguard2009.com
sysguard2009.com
antiawarepro.com

When the program is executed, it creates the following files:

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%ProgramFiles%System Guard 2009
%ProgramFiles%System Guard 2009\conf.cfg
%ProgramFiles%System Guard 2009\mbase.vdb
%ProgramFiles%System Guard 2009\quarantine.vdb
%ProgramFiles%System Guard 2009\queue.vdb
%ProgramFiles%System Guard 2009\systemguard.exe
%ProgramFiles%System Guard 2009\uninstall.exe
%ProgramFiles%System Guard 2009\vbase.vdb
%ProgramFiles%System Guard 2009\quarantine
C:\WINDOWS\reged.exe
C:\WINDOWS\spoolsystem.exe
C:\WINDOWS\sys.com
C:\WINDOWS\syscert.exe
C:\WINDOWS\sysexplorer.exe
C:\WINDOWS\vmreg.dll
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winscenter.exe

The program creates the following registry entries:

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HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\ => System Guard 2009
HKLM\SOFTWARE\System Guard 2009
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\systemguard
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ShellServiceObjectDelayLoad\ieModule

How to remove System Guard 2009 (manual removal) ?

  • Kill the running process systemguard.exe
  • Kill the running process winscenter.exe
  • Kill the running process sysexplorer.exe
  • Kill the running process spoolsystem.exe
  • Kill the running process reged.exe
  • Unregister all the System Guard 2009 DLLs
  • Delete all the System Guard 2009 files
  • Delete all the System Guard 2009 registry entries

How to remove System Guard 2009 (automatic removal) ?

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