What is Segurazo
Segurazo Antivirus or just Segurazo is rogue security application for Windows, that may show false results in order to mislead users and make them buy licence. It firstly appeared in summer of 2019 and was spread via software keygens, game mods and torrent downloads. The program has generated a surge in complaints and messages from users on various computer forums. Among the main issues of Segurazo are: problems with uninstalling the application, false scan results, the aggressive alert system. Segurazo installs and runs several Windows services, that can’t be stopped even with the administrator account. It also uses a countdown, that won’t allow you to click “Yes” and confirm removal during 60 seconds. Finally, fake antivirus requires PC restart to remove its residual data. On our test virtual machine along with viruses, Segurazo detected some false positives. Keeping in mind all these facts, we can make the conclusion, that Segurazo is obviously potentially unwanted program (PUP). Full instructions to remove Segurazo, stop its alerts and secure your PC from such applications are given below.
How Segurazo infected your PC
Segurazo uses tricks and bundling technologies to promote itself. Most victims got it along with game cracks, warez, torrent downloads, keygens and other types of pirated content. Offers to install Segurazo are shown inside the setup windows. If users accept installation, fake antivirus infiltrates computer in a hidden way. In the picture below you can see how it looks like. Use the guide on this page to remove Segurazo Antivirus completely. To remove unwanted apps like this and protect your computer we recommend SpyHunter 5 and Norton Antivirus.
Download Segurazo Removal Tool
To remove Segurazo from Windows completely, we recommend you to use Norton Antivirus from Symantec. It detects and removes all files, folders and registry keys of Segurazo and several millions of other adware, hijackers, toolbars.
Alternative Removal Tool
To remove Segurazo completely, we recommend you to use SpyHunter 5 from EnigmaSoft Limited. It detects and removes all files, folders and registry keys of Segurazo and several millions of other adware, hijackers, toolbars. The trial version of SpyHunter 5 offers virus scan and 1-time removal for FREE.
Remove Segurazo manually for free
Here is a manual step-by-step tutorial for full Segurazo removal from your computer. This works 99% and was checked with the latest versions of Segurazo installer on operating systems with the latest updates and browser versions.
Remove Segurazo from Control Panel
To start removing Segurazo you should remove it using Control Panel. It should uninstall correctly, however, we recommend you to use IObit Uninstaller to clean leftover items after uninstalling. Here are instructions for Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Remove Segurazo from Windows XP:
- Click on Start button.
- Choose Control Panel.
- Click Add or Remove Programs.
- Find Segurazo.
- Click Uninstall.
Remove Segurazo from Windows 7:
- Click Start button.
- Then go to Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a Program.
- Find Segurazo and click Uninstall.
Remove Segurazo from Windows 8:
- Hover mouse pointer to the bottom-right corner to see Menu.
- Click Search.
- After that click Apps.
- Then Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
- Find Segurazo, click Uninstall.
Remove Segurazo from Windows 10:
There are 2 ways to uninstall Segurazo from Windows 10
- Click on the Start button.
- In opened menu choose Settings.
- Click on the System tile.
- Click Apps & features and locate Segurazo in the list.
- Click on it and then click Uninstall button near it.
Way two (classic)
- Right-click on the Start button.
- In opened menu choose Programs and Features.
- Locate Segurazo in the list.
- Click on it and then click Uninstall button above.
Cannot uninstall Segurazo
In some cases Segurazo won’t uninstall and gives you message that “You do not have sufficient access to uninstall Segurazo. Please, contact your system administrator” when you try to remove it from Control Panel or “Access denied” error when removing Segurazo folder and files. This happens, because file wtc.exe or service does not allow you to do it. In this case I will recommend you to use SpyHunter 5 or Malwarebytes or uninstall Segurazo in Safe Mode. To boot in Safe Mode do the following:
- Reboot your computer.
- While it starts booting press F8 button.
- This will open Advanced Boot Options menu.
- Choose Safe Mode and wait until Windows loads.
- Go to Control Panel > Uninstall a program and remove Segurazo
>> See detailed instructions and video tutorial on how to boot in Safe Mode
C:\Program Files (x86)\Segurazo
Segurazo registry keys:
How to block ads and pop-ups offering to download Segurazo
As Segurazo is mostly distributed via special ads and pop-ups promising to fix windows errors or remove viruses, good way to avoid installation of Segurazo is to block such ads in browsers. There are couple of programs that have such functions. We recommend you to use AdGuard to remove ads by Segurazo from browsers. Download free trial here:
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