How to Remove Home Safety Essentials

How to Remove Home Safety Essentials

Aug 20, 2011




If you are unable to run any removal programs, such as Spyware Doctor, or even access your Task Manager due to this virus, then you must try to boot in safe mode or you must try the blocked task manager fix. You should then be able to run a scanner after following either or both pieces of advice.

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How Did I Get Infected With Home Safety Essentials ?

warning-spyware-detectedHome Safety Essentials and badware just like it commonly end up on your computer due to the following causes. You will need to uninstall Home Safety Essentials if you think you’re infected:

  • Freeware or shareware: Many times freeware or shareware is secretly bundled with spyware. It is how the developers earn money for the time they spent. It’s a sneaky, but it’s fairly common.
  • Peer-to-peer software: Do you use a peer-to-peer (P2P) program or other application with a shared network? When you use these applications, you put your system at risk for mistakenly downloading an infected file, including software like Home Safety Essentials .
  • Questionable websites: Malicious or questionable websites can install programs such as Home Safety Essentials through security holes and automatic downloads, such as video codecs. If you feel your browser is unsafe, consider using the newest version of Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, or Internet Explorer.

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What are Common Signs of Home Safety Essentials Infection?

  • Slow Computer Performance
  • Annoying Pop-Ups
  • Taskbar Warnings
  • Strange new icons and desktop backgrounds
  • Internet Browsing Re-directs and Hijacks
  • System Crashes
  • High Pressure Marketing Tactics to "Purchase Full Version" of software
  • You will receive phony alerts such as "Spyware Alert! Your computer is infected with spyware. It could damage your critical files or expose your private data on the Internet. Click here to register your copy of Home Safety Essentials and remove spyware threats from your PC."

How Do I Remove Home Safety Essentials ?

How to remove Home Safety Essentials : There are two methods. The manual way and the automatic way. First – if you want to try and remove it manually (and I only recommend this to IT Professionals!) you must disable all related system processes, adjust all related system DLL files and registry files in the LOCAL_HKEY_USER folder, block all related websites, and delete all program files with the Home Safety Essentials name. Below are the Home Safety Essentials Removal Instructions.

Home Safety Essentials Manual Removal Instructions:

Stop Home Safety Essentials Processes:

HS2d7_231.exe ScanDisk_.exe runddlkey.exe

Get Rid of Home Safety Essentials DLLs:

%AppData%MicrosoftWindowsRecentDBOLE.dll %AppData%MicrosoftWindowsRecentdelfile.dll %AppData%MicrosoftWindowsRecenteb.dll %AppData%MicrosoftWindowsRecentenergy.dll

Remove Home Safety Essentials Registry Keys:

HKCUSoftwareClassesLocal SettingsSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsShellBags91Shell{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}Vid {137E7700-3573-11CF-AE69-08002B2E1262} HKCUSoftwareClassesSoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerSearchScopesURL{searchTerms} HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerDownloadRunInvalidSignatures 1 HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerPRS HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerSearchScopesURL{searchTerms} HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionInternet Settings5.0User AgentPost Platform89770803 HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionInternet Settings5.0User AgentPost Platformlib/5.00231 HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionInternet SettingsUID 231 HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesExplorerDisallowRun HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesExplorerDisallowRun msseces.exe HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesExplorerDisallowRun1 MSASCui.exe HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesExplorerDisallowRun10 avgscanx.exe HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesExplorerDisallowRun11 avgcfgex.exe HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesExplorerDisallowRun12 avgemc.exe HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesExplorerDisallowRun13 avgchsvx.exe HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesExplorerDisallowRun14 avgcmgr.exe HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesExplorerDisallowRun15 avgwdsvc.exe HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesExplorerDisallowRun2 ekrn.exe HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesExplorerDisallowRun3 egui.exe HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesExplorerDisallowRun4 avgnt.exe HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesExplorerDisallowRun5 avcenter.exe HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesExplorerDisallowRun6 avscan.exe HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesExplorerDisallowRun7 avgfrw.exe HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesExplorerDisallowRun8 avgui.exe HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesExplorerDisallowRun9 avgtray.exe HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesExplorerDisallowRun 1 HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRunHome Safety Essentials HKLMSOFTWAREClassesCLSID{3F2BBC05-40DF-11D2-9455-00104BC936FF} HKLMSOFTWAREClassesHS2d7_231.DocHostUIHandler HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerDownloadCheckExeSignatures “no” HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesSystemConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin “2″ HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesSystemConsentPromptBehaviorUser “2″ HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesSystemEnableLUA “1″ HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution OptionsAAWTray.exe HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution OptionsAVCare.exe HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution OptionsAVENGINE.EXE HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution OptionsAVWEBGRD.EXE HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution OptionsAbout.exe HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution OptionsAd-Aware.exe HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution OptionsAlphaAV HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution OptionsAlphaAV.exe HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution OptionsAluSchedulerSvc.exe HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution Options~1.exe HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution Options~2.exe

Remove Home Safety Essentials Files and Folders:

%AllUsersProfile% %AllUsersProfile%14.mof %AllUsersProfile%3178.mof %AllUsersProfile%46.mof %AllUsersProfile%6113.mof %AllUsersProfile%HS2d7_231.exe %AllUsersProfile%HSE.ico %AllUsersProfile%HSESys %AllUsersProfile%Quarantine Items %AllUsersProfile%HSYITSQGE %AllUsersProfile%HSYITSQGEHSLGILTOGE.cfg %AppData%Home Safety Essentials %AppData%Home Safety EssentialsInstructions.ini %AppData%Home Safety EssentialsScanDisk_.exe %AppData%MicrosoftInternet ExplorerQuick LaunchHome Safety Essentials.lnk %AppData%MicrosoftWindowsRecentCLSV.tmp %AppData%MicrosoftWindowsRecentDBOLE.dll %AppData%MicrosoftWindowsRecentPE.sys %AppData%MicrosoftWindowsRecentSICKBOY.drv %AppData%MicrosoftWindowsRecentSICKBOY.sys %AppData%MicrosoftWindowsRecentdelfile.dll %AppData%MicrosoftWindowsRecenteb.dll %AppData%MicrosoftWindowsRecenteb.sys %AppData%MicrosoftWindowsRecentenergy.dll %AppData%MicrosoftWindowsRecentgid.tmp %AppData%MicrosoftWindowsRecentpal.sys %AppData%MicrosoftWindowsRecentppal.drv %AppData%MicrosoftWindowsRecentrunddlkey.exe %AppData%MicrosoftWindowsRecentsnl2w.drv %AppData%MicrosoftWindowsStart MenuProgramsHome Safety Essentials.lnk %AppData%MicrosoftWindowsStart MenuHome Safety Essentials.lnk %UserProfile%DesktopHome Safety Essentials.lnk %AllUsersProfile% %AppData%Home Safety Essentials

Note: In any Home Safety Essentials files I mention above, “%UserProfile%” is a variable referring to your current user’s profile folder. If you’re using Windows NT/2000/XP, by default this is “C:\Documents and Settings\[CURRENT USER]” (e.g., “C:\Documents and Settings\JoeSmith”). If you have any questions about manual Home Safety Essentials removal, go ahead and leave a comment.

How to delete Home Safety Essentials files in Windows XP and Vista:

  1. Click your Windows Start menu, and then click “Search.”
  2. A speech bubble will pop up asking you, “What do you want to search for?” Click “All files and folders.”
  3. Type a Home Safety Essentials file in the search box, and select “Local Hard Drives.”
  4. Click “Search.” Once the file is found, delete it.

How to stop Home Safety Essentials processes:

  1. Click the Start menu, select Run.
  2. Type taskmgr.exe into the the Run command box, and click “OK.” You can also launch the Task Manager by pressing keys CTRL + Shift + ESC.
  3. Click Processes tab, and find Home Safety Essentials processes.
  4. Once you’ve found the Home Safety Essentials processes, right-click them and select “End Process” to kill Home Safety Essentials .

How to remove Home Safety Essentials registry keys:

warningWarning! Your registry is a vital key to your Windows system. If you plan on making any edits to your registry, you absolutely must backup your registry first in case anything goes wrong. Be forewarnd that a mistake when editing your registry can result in a computer that no longer boots up. These instructions are designed for IT Professionals and PC Experts.

  1. Select your Windows menu “Start,” and click “Run.” An “Open” field will appear. Type “regedit” and click “OK” to open up your Registry Editor.
  2. Registry Editor will open as a window with two panes. The left side Registry Editor’s window lets you select various registry keys, and the right side displays the registry values of the registry key you select.
  3. To find a registry key, such as any Home Safety Essentials registry keys, select “Edit,” then select “Find,” and in the search bar type any of Home Safety Essentials ’s registry keys.
  4. As soon as Home Safety Essentials registry key appears, you can delete the Home Safety Essentials registry key by right-clicking it and selecting “Modify,” then clicking “Delete.”

How to delete Home Safety Essentials DLL files:

  1. First locate Home Safety Essentials DLL files you want to delete. Open your Windows Start menu, then click “Run.” Type “cmd” in Run, and click “OK.”
  2. To change your current directory, type “cd” in the command box, press your “Space” key, and enter the full directory where the Home Safety Essentials DLL file is located. If you’re not sure if the Home Safety Essentials DLL file is located in a particular directory, enter “dir” in the command box to display a directory’s contents. To go one directory back, enter “cd ..” in the command box and press “Enter.”
  3. When you’ve located the Home Safety Essentials DLL file you want to remove, type “regsvr32 /u SampleDLLName.dll” (e.g., “regsvr32 /u jl27script.dll”) and press your “Enter” key.

If you wish to restore any Home Safety Essentials DLL file you deleted, type “regsvr32 DLLJustDeleted.dll” (e.g., “regsvr32 jl27script.dll”) into your command box, and hit the “Enter” key.

Did Home Safety Essentials change your homepage?

  1. Click Windows Start menu > Control Panel > Internet Options.
  2. Under Home Page, select the General > Use Default.
  3. Type in the URL you want as your home page (e.g., “”).
  4. Select Apply > OK.

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