Segurazo, commonly known as the SAntivirus is an antivirus software. However, cyber experts do not consider the Segurazo antivirus to be a useful one. Instead, they consider the software to be an unwanted program for the computer system.
Several cyber security experts have reported that the Segurazo Antivirus software often shows incorrect scan results, unwanted screen pop ups, fake malware infection warnings as well as slows down the system.
The Segurazo Antivirus is really difficult to remove from the computer. Most of the people download and install the Segurazo Antivirus unknowingly. But, later they face difficulties in Segurazo removal.
Further, the Segurazo antivirus also downloads various third party software from unreliable sources, without asking for user’s permission. To avoid all these situations you can easily remove the Segurazo antivirus by applying the mentioned below steps.
Procedures to Remove the Segurazo Antivirus
The process of removing the Segurazo antivirus completely is a bit complicated. This is because the software tends to reinstall itself even after you manually uninstall it.
However, if you follow these instructions carefully and implement them as mentioned. Then, you will be able to eliminate this unwanted program without much hassle.
Process 1- Disable the Wireless Network Connection
The first and foremost thing you need to do before starting the Segurazo antivirus removal procedure is to disable the network connection. In case, your computer system is connected to any wireless network connection, then you might face several hindrances while uninstalling the Segurazo antivirus program.
Even if the Segurazo antivirus is deleted, some of the unwanted registries will still remain. Therefore, always ensure to disable the wireless network connection.
Process 2- Uninstall the Segurazo Antivirus Software
Here are the steps to uninstall the Segurazo antivirus software:
- Start your computer system and then go to This PC folder. Now, navigate to the Windows (C:) folder and under that select the Program Files (x86).
- Under the Program Files tab, you will find Segurazu. Click on the Segurazo folder.
- After that navigate to the file SegurazoUninstaller.exe under the Segurazo folder. Once you see it, double click on it to open it.
- Next, you will see a new window is displayed on the screen. Select the Remove Protection option under this command box.
- Wait for a few seconds until the uninstaller will prompt to restart your computer. Select the Restart Later option.
- Now, close all the opened windows. Go back to the desktop screen and you will see a new Segurazo uninstaller window appear on the screen again.
- Tick the checkbox beside the “Segurazo Antivirus and Configuration Files” options.
- After that click on the Uninstall tab to start the uninstallation process of the Segurazo antivirus software.
The uninstallation process might take a few minutes. Wait till the Segurazo antivirus is removed from the system. After that, a notification message will prompt asking you to restart your computer, select No.
After completing all these steps successfully, all the unwanted files of the Segurazo antivirus software will be removed. However, only the SegurazoShell64_v1069.dll and SegurazoKD.sys will remain in the Segurazo antivirus installation folder.
These folders are not easy to delete. Therefore, move on to the next step to continue the Segurazo antivirus removal process.
How to Delete Unwanted Windows Registry?
- Press the Windows and R keys together on the keyboard to open the Run prompt.
- In the Run command box, enter Regedit and click on the OK tab. Next, in the UAC window, click on Yes.
- After that in the Registry Editor, press the keys CTRL and F together from the keyboard to open the Find command box. Alternatively, you can also go to the Edit tab and click on the Find option.
- In the new Find command box, enter the command “Segurazo” and click on the Find Next tab.
- Now, delete a key named C:\Program Files (x86)\Segurazo\SegurazoUninstaller.exe. Click on the Yes tab to continue the deletion process.
- Next, again press the CTRLand F keys together to run the Find tab. Select the Find Next option and wait for a few seconds.
Now, on the left panel, you will find a list of PUP related folders. Right click on it and then select the Delete option.
Next, click on the Yes tab to continue the deletion process.
Right click on it and then select the Delete option. Next, click on the Yes tab to continue the deletion process.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432\Node\Microsoft\Windows\Segurazo. Delete this folder by right clicking on it to remove it from the left panel. Select Delete and then Yes.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Session Manager folder.
Within this folder, you will have to find the PendingFileRenameOperations file and delete it. Repeat the steps to run the Find command again and this time delete “\Device\HarddiskVolume5\Program Files (x86)\Segurazo\SegurazoClient.exe” file.
Again press the CTRL and F keys together to run the Find tab. Select the Find Next option and wait for a few seconds. This time delete this value “\Device\HarddiskVolume5\Program Files (x86)\Segurazo\SegurazoUninstaller.exe”.
Finally, navigate to the Computer tab, under the Windows Registry and then click on it. You can recheck if there is any key left to be deleted by running the Find command once again.
How to Delete the Remaining Files From the Installation Folder?
In most cases, few unwanted Segurazo files still remain in the Windows registry. Write down the names of these files that have not been deleted.
- Copy the path of the Segurazo files and then press CTR, ALT and DEL keys together on the keyboard. This will open the Windows Task Manager.
- Under this new window, click on the File Explorer option and after that click on the End Task tab.
- Now, go to Windows Search and type “cmd”. Select “cmd” and then select “Run as Administration” tab. Tap on Yes to continue the process.
- Under “cmd”, enter the command “del/f/ <filename>” command to delete the particular file (remember in place of <filename> you will type the Segurazo file name which you want to delete and also paste the path of the copied file).
- Delete the file by pressing the Enter key. Repeat all these steps to delete each Segurazo file which is left undeleted in the Windows Registry.
- Alternatively, the force delete commands are:
del /f C:\Program Files
del /f C:\Program Files
After force deleting, return to the C:\Program Files (x86) and delete the Segurazo antivirus folder. Close all the windows that are open and go back to your desktop screen. Right-click on the Recycle Bin and then click on Empty Recycle Bin option.
After completing all these steps successfully, all the files and folders associated with the Segurazo antivirus software will be deleted. Hopefully, by implementing these steps you will be able to remove this annoying and unwanted software.