I just got a prompt from System Security 2009 and I believe it is spyware because it keeps telling me to buy its full version program to remove what infections I may have.? How do I remove System Security 2009?? Thanks for the help

System Security 2009 is a rogue anti-spyware program that creates notifications of fake and false security risks in an attempts to get you to purchase the full version. If you give into its messages and click on the prompts, it will take you to the System Security 2009’s website where you will be prompted to purchase its full version. In reality, System Security 2009 program is not going to clean your computer from spyware but might actually expose you to more security threats.? System Security 2009 is a critical and dangerous piece of spyware that needs to be removed immediately.? Follow the steps below and you should be clean soon again!

Do a scan with our faithful tool: Malwarebytes? Anti-Malware!

  • Double Click mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
  • Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes? Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes? Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
  • If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
  • Once the program has loaded, select ?Perform Quick Scan?, then click Scan.
  • The scan may take some time to finish, so please be patient.
  • When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
  • Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected. <? very important
  • When disinfection is completed, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to Restart. (See Extra Note)
  • The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM. (You may need this for a later post on the forums!)

After your scan is complete, reboot and check for the following processes and folders:

Processes associated with System Security 2009:





Registry Keys associated with System Security 2009:


HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\uninstall\systemsecurity2009 displayicon

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\uninstall\systemsecurity2009 displayname

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\uninstall\systemsecurity2009 shortcutpath

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\uninstall\systemsecurity2009 uninstallstring

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “00308937”


Files associated with System Security 2009:

%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\00308937\pc00308937ins

%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\00308937\00308937.exe

%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\00308937\config.udb

%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\System Security\System Security 2009 Support.lnk

%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\System Security\System Security 2009.lnk

%UserProfile%\Desktop\System Security 2009.lnk

^**If you see any of those above, remove and reboot and redo a full system scan using Malwarebytes? Anti-Malware **

This should have you clean of the infection and back to safe surfing!