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How to Uninstall Segurazo Antivirus


How to uninstall Segurazo Antivirus?

If you are looking for a way how to uninstall Segurazo Antivirus you can try this:

  1. Click on the Start button in the bottom left corner of your screen.
  2. Go to Control Panel then Programs and Features and Uninstall a Program.
  3. Search for Segurazo Antivirus and any other unfamiliar entries.
  4. Uninstall Segurazo and other suspicious programs.
How to Uninstall Segurazo

How to uninstall Segurazo? The Segurazo Antivirus is a program with shady practices.

If you have come to this page looking for help with the removal of a PUP (potentially unwanted program) named the Segurazo Antivirus from your computer, then we advise you to keep on reading – below you will find information about what this app is, how problematic it may be, and how you can potentially remove it and keep it away from your computer in the future.

The Segurazo Virus

Segurazo is considered a virus by many users due to the nature of how it appeared in their system. Victims report increased malware activity appearing together with Segurazo Antivirus, amid prompts that Segurazo can remove said malware.

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Segurazo Uninstall Instructions

If you are looking for Segurazo uninstall instructions then you can try this for a quick fix:

  1. Click on your Windows Start button.
  2. In the Start menu go to Settings and then Control Panel.
  3. After that click on Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Search for and select Segurazo.
  5. Click on Uninstall Segurazo.
Uninstall Segurazo

Lots of reasons to uninstall Segurazo.

If this does not do the trick continue with our detailed Segurazo uninstall guide below.

Is Segurazo A Virus?

Many users may think that Segurazo is a virus. Most of our quarries are related to Segurazo Virus, Segurazo Virus Removal, and so on. In fact, it is actually an antivirus program, and it has its official site from where it can be downloaded. However, most users who encounter this software regard it as unwanted and prefer to have it removed from their machines. Also, most people do not remember downloading this app – it typically enters the computer unnoticed, and the majority of users who have it inside their systems do not know how it has gotten there. We will tell you more about the distribution methods of the Segurazo Service Antivirus a bit later but for right now, we must address the reason why it is seen as an unwanted piece of software.

The main complaints related to this app is that it gets installed in the machine without the user’s permission, that it starts to carry out different processes in the computer that can’t be disabled by the computer’s Admin, and that it is quite difficult to uninstall it. In fact, this antivirus seems to have been specifically programmed in such a way so that it would be as difficult to remove it as possible. While this program is certainly not some virus, a Trojan, or a Ransomware cryptovirus threat (which is what some users may mistakenly think), its removal could be quite a challenge. Segurazo’s processes in the Task Manager, its entries in the Registry Editor, and its files are all protected as if they were important system components, making disabling them quite a tricky task, especially for newer and inexperienced users. Of course, this wouldn’t have been such an issue if it was okay to leave this program running in the computer. However, this software seems to waste significant amounts of RAM and CPU power while running, and some users report that it has even tried to install additional apps in their systems. And even if it has some value as a security tool, there are definitely much more optimized, more effective, and overall better antivirus options out there. Of course, if you want to keep it in your system, that’s fine, but according to the opinions of most users who have had this app installed in their systems, it seems that Segurazo is an invasive program and it’s simply better to have it uninstalled.

SAntivirus

Segurazo Service installs SAntivirus and several unwanted programs on users’ computers without their knowledge. SAntivirus  is something used to change user networking settings, which means Segurazo has bypassed your opinion and changed them for its purposes. We advise you to remove anything related to Segurazo Service albeit a legitimate software – including SAntivirus. 

SAntivirus

Segurazo installs several unwanted programs like SAntivirus.

How it typically gets installed in the computer

Though it has its official site from where it can be downloaded, this program seems to most commonly get distributed through program bundles – a very commonly used technique for spreading free, and potentially unwanted software. The app gets included in some installer for another program and though it can be left out of the installation of the main program, the clause in the installer which corresponds to it is on an opt-out basis, meaning that you’d have to manually uncheck the clause that allows the installation of the bonus software.

SUMMARY:

Name Segurazo, Segurazo Service
Type PUP
Danger Level  Low (Won’t damage your computer but may use a lot of its system resources and carry out different processes without your permission)
Symptoms  Slow-downs of your computer’s performance, frequent malware warnings that may be false positives, installation of new apps without your permission, annoying pop-ups on your screen, etc.
Distribution Method  Official website – Segurazo(.)com the official site, and via software bundles.
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How to Remove Segurazo Antivirus


Segurazo Uninstall Instructions for Windows

  • Step 1

    Uninstalling Segurazo requires you to exit the page when restarting windows. Bookmark it for later reference.

    Reboot in Safe Mode (this step is optional).

  • Step 2
  1. Go to the following folder on your computer This PC/Computer > Windows (C:) > Program Files (x86) > Segurazo.
  2. In the Segurazo folder, open SegurazoUninstaller.exe.
  3. In the window that opens, click on the Remove Protection option.
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  5. When asked to restart your computer, select the Uninstall Later option.
  6. Close all of the windows of other programs or folders that are open on your screen so that you are left only with the Segurazo uninstaller window.
  7. Check both the Antivirus protection and the Configuration files options and click on the Uninstall button.
  8. Once the process finishes and you are asked if you’d like to uninstall your computer, select No.

After you complete these steps, there will be only two files related to Segurazo on your computer. They cannot be deleted normally – every time you try to delete them, you will get an error message. To remove them from your computer, you must complete the next two sections from this guide.

  • Step 3

Warning: Only proceed with the next steps if you are certain that you can complete them exactly as shown. Deleting the wrong Registry keys/folder could make your system unstable or lead to other issues in your computer. If you are unsure about something, ask us in the comments.

  1. Use the Winkey + R combination from your keyboard to open Run.
  2. In the Run window, type regedit and click on OK.
  3. When the Registry opens, press Ctrl + F.
  4. In the search field that opens, type Segurazo and hit Enter.
  5. The first result from the search should be located in this folder: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\AppCompatFlags\Compatibility Assistant\Store. In the right panel, drag the column with the names of the entries to the right so that you could see the full names.
  6. Find the key labeled C:\Program Files (x86)\Segurazo\SegurazoUninstaller.exe, right-click on it, select Delete and confirm the action to delete the key.
  7. Repeat 4. The next result should be located in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\SegurazoUninstaller_RASMANCS. Here, you must delete the following folders from the left panel:
    • segurazoclient_RASAPI32
    • segurazoclient_RASMANCS
    • SegurazoService_RASAPI32
    • SegurazoService_RASMANCS
    • SegurazoUninstaller_RASAPI32
    • SegurazoUninstaller_RASMANCS.

  1. Repeat 4 again. The next folder should be HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Segurazo. Delete this folder.
  2. Find the next result (4). Now the folder must be HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\Segurazo – delete it.
  3. Search again – the next folder should be HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Session Manager – here, click on the folder and look at the entries in the right panel. Find the one labeled PendingFileRenameOperations and delete it.
  4. Repeat the search, the next entry from the left panel that you must delete is labeled \Device\HarddiskVolume5\Program Files (x86)\Segurazo\SegurazoClient.exe
  5. The next entry you must delete after searching for Segurazo again is labeled SegurazoSvc and it’s located in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\EventLog\Application.
  6. The last left-panel entry you must find and delete is named \Device\HarddiskVolume5\Program Files (x86)\Segurazo\SegurazoUninstaller.exe.
  7. Scroll up in the left panel and click on the Computer icon. Then Ctrl + F again and search for Segurazo one last time to make sure that everything related to this unwanted program has been deleted.
  • Step 4
  1. Copy the path to the Segurazo folder by opening the folder (This PC/Computer > Windows (C:) > Program Files (x86) > Segurazo), clicking in the address bar and highlighting the address. Then right-click on the address and select Copy.
  2. Write down the names of the files that cannot be deleted (you will need their exact names for later).
  3. Open the Task Manager (Ctrl + Shift + Esc), select File Explorer and click on End Task.
  4. Open the Start Menu and type cmd.
  5. Right-click on the first result entry, select the Run as Administrator option, and click on Yes.
  6. In the Command Prompt window that opens, type the command del /f<filename> – in place of “<filename>, paste the file path you copied earlier, followed by the name of the file you need to delete (the file names you wrote down earlier). To paste something in the Command Prompt, right-click at the top of the window (the title bar), hover your cursor over Edit, and click on Paste.

    Here are two examples of how the full command could look:
  • del /f C:\Program Files (x86)\Segurazo\SegurazoShell64_v1069.dll
  • del /f C:\Program Files (x86)\Segurazo\SegurazoKD.sys.
    Note: Mind the single spaces between del, /f, and C:.


  1. Hit the Enter key to complete the command and then repeat 6. with the names of all other files you cannot delete.
  2. Lastly, go back to the location of the Segurazo folder (should be located in C:\Program Files (x86)) and delete it. Do not forget to empty the Recycle Bin afterward.
  • Step 5

After you complete this step, the threat will be gone from your browsers. Finish the next step as well or it may reappear on a system reboot.

Right click on the browser’s shortcut —> Properties.

NOTE: We are showing Google Chrome, but you can do this for Firefox and IE (or Edge).

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Properties —–> Shortcut. In Targetremove everything after .exe.

ie9-10_512x512  Remove Segurazo from Internet Explorer:

Open IE, click  IE GEAR —–> Manage Add-ons.

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Find the threat —> Disable. Go to IE GEAR —–> Internet Options —> change the URL to whatever you use (if hijacked) —> Apply.

firefox-512 Remove Segurazo from Firefox:

Open Firefoxclick  mozilla menu  ——-> Add-ons —-> Extensions.

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Find the adware/malware —> Remove.
chrome-logo-transparent-backgroundRemove Segurazo from Chrome:

Close Chrome. Navigate to:

 C:/Users/!!!!USER NAME!!!!/AppData/Local/Google/Chrome/User Data. There is a Folder called “Default” inside:

Rename the Folder to Backup Default

Rename it to Backup Default. Restart Chrome.

If the guide didn’t help you, download the anti-virus program we recommended or ask us in the comments for guidance! 

 


22 Comments

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    • You should remove these IP addresses from your Hosts file, save the changes to the file, and continue with the rest of the guide.

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    suspicious ip addresses how to get rid of them

    • Simply delete them from your Hosts file as you would delete any other regular text. After that, save the changes and carry on with the rest of the guide.

  • Helped a lot. Just managed to delete the thing.
    Followed the steps above and it worked.

    Only problem I had was deleting the last file: had to run as admin through regedit and deleted it that way.
    No suspicious ip.

    • it doesn’t show up in my files or anything but when i look it up in the windows search bar it still shows it as if i still have it. help?

  • Hi Thanks for your post. I was struggling with this app for quite a few months in my PC since it get into hang states. Now i could able to remove this app using spyhunter app and now my PC is restored. Thanks.

  • # localhost name resolution is handled within DNS itself.
    # 127.0.0.1 localhost
    # ::1 localhost

    Do i need to do anything with these?

  • Help please, I can’t delete the two device\harddiskVolume2\Program Files (x86) reg entries. I think I deleted the Segurazo folder from program files before I started following your process.

      • I followed your guide. Since then I re-booted and went back to registry. Now those two entries seem to be gone so I’m crossing my fingers my pc is now clean

  • Hi i got stuck in step 6 when i put the : Del /f C:\Program Files (x86)\Segurazo\SegurazoKD.sys
    it says that the system cant find the file specified….
    HELP plz!!!!

    • Hello Jim, did you follow our guide carefully? If your system is telling you it cannot locate a files with such a name that leads me to believe you have skipped step 2 which is:
      Write down the names of the files that cannot be deleted (you will need their exact names for later).

  • First thing after I searched Segurazo, instead of the file name mentioned, it’s
    Computer/HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT/Local Settings/Software/Microsoft/Windows/Shell/MuiCache
    How should I proceed next? I’m confused

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