What is Security Master AV, How to remove Security Master AV

Security Master AV is a fake antivirus program.

remove It is a component of malware or spyware, you should immediately remove it using an antivirus and antispyware program.
If that does not help, then ask us for help in the Spyware removal forum.

Name: SM{random}
Filename: SM{random}.exe
Registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run | Security Master AV

Command: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\{random}\SM{random}.exe
Startup Type: HKCU->Run
HijackThis Category: O4
HijackThis Line:

O4 – HKCU\..\Run: [Security Master AV] “C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\{random}\SM{random}.exe” /s /d

DDS Line:

mRun: [Security Master AV] C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\{random}\SM{random}.exe

Combofix/RSIT Line:

“Security Master AV”=C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\{random}\SM{random}.exe

Description: Security Master AV is a rogue antispyware program, which uses false scan results and fake security alerts as an attempt to trick you into buying full version of the software.

How to remove: use the Security Master AV removal instructions or the steps below.

1. Download OTM by OldTimer from here and save to your desktop.
Run OTM, copy,then paste the following text in “Paste Instructions for Items to be Moved” window (under the yellow bar):

“Security Master AV”=-


Click the red Moveit! button. If you are asked to reboot the machine choose Yes. When the tool is finished, it will produce a report for you.

2. Download Malwarebytes Anti-malware. Install and perform a scan.

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