How to remove Truesword

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Rogue Application Truesword

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Name

Truesword

Description

Trueswords may appear to be real security programs, but they do not actually detect and remove malware, or they may actually infect computers with it. Some of these programs are designed to trick users into buying unnecessary security software or services to remove non-existent threats.

Type

Rogue Application

Manual

How to manually remove Truesword guide. Only for ADVANCED users.

  • Step 1: Basic check for Truesword activity

    Check running processes on your system. Usually you can find Truesword process running. Use the Ctrl+Shift+Esc buttons combination to open system information window and click Processes tab. Scroll down the whole list and try to find the process named like Truesword. If you find Truesword process running, right click on it and choose “End Process”. It will disable Truesword for the current Windows session, but remember that if you do not completely remove Truesword using next steps, then your PC will stay vulnerable to malware attack. Next steps are much more important in removing Truesword.

  • Step 2: Disconnect your PC from the Internet

    Prevent the malware from leaking or spreading your personal data. Rogue Application usually uses the Internet to transfer all possible and important information you have. Some Rogue Applications are not so “Active” and they can simply disable some Windows features and options. To disconnect your PC from the Internet you need to plug-off LAN cable (if you use LAN connection) or to turn of the Wi-Fi module (if you use Wi-Fi Internet connection). Most of (not 100%) Rogue Applications can not access Wi-Fi module preferences. Turning off the Internet will disable Truesword from transferring any data from your PC.

  • Step 3: Enter the safe mode.

    The next step is very important in removing Truesword. After turning off the Internet and disabling Truesword process you will need to reboot your PC in so-called Safe Mode. Safe Mode is a Windows mode which allows you to start the System using only important applications and services. Safe Mode does not usually allow Truesword to load when the system boots (!!!but exceptions can appear!!!). Choose Restart in Windows Start menu and wait until the screen turns off.

    After that you have to follow the next instructions according to the versions of Microsoft Windows you use:

      Windows XP:
    1. Press the F8 key repeatedly when the first screen appears.

    2. Select Safe Mode from Windows Advanced Options Menu and press ENTER.

      Windows Vista, 7:
    1. Press the F8 key repeatedly when the first screen appears.

    2. Use the arrow keys from Windows Advanced Options Menu in order to select Safe Mode and press ENTER.

      Windows 8, 8.1, 10:
    1. Press and hold the Shift button when left-clicking the Restart button on Windows log-on screen.

    2. Select Safe Mode from Windows Troubleshooting boot screen and press ENTER.

  • Step 4: Removing virus files

    Having booted your PC in Safe mode you have to start cleaning your PC manually by deleting every file associated with Truesword one by one. Here is the list of all files associated with Truesword. Delete all files listed below using the Shift+Delete buttons combination. Always double check the file name as sometimes Rogue Applications use very similar filenames as very important system files do and you can mistakenly remove important system file what will harm your system and you will not be able to boot your PC at all.

    • Active Shield.lnk

    • Active ShieldActiveShield.exe

    • Active Shieldas_pad.xml

    • Active ShieldBackups.dat

    • Active ShieldBlackList.dat

    • Active Shielddb.dat

    • Active Shieldfile_id.diz

    • Active ShieldKillProcess.exe

    • Active Shieldlicense.txt

    • Active Shieldreadme.txt

    • Active ShieldSolved.dat

    • Active Shieldunins000.dat

    • Active Shieldunins000.exe

    • Active ShieldWhiteList.dat

    • Backups.dat

    • db.dat

    • eSellerateControl350.dll

    • file_id.diz

    • Help.chm

    • Help.lnk

    • license.txt

    • options.ini

    • Order Now!.lnk

    • readme.txt

    • Security Stronghold Online.lnk

    • solved.dat

    • True Sword.lnk

    • TrueSword.exe

    • ts_pad.xml%

    • unins000.dat

    • unins000.exe

    • Uninstall Active Shield.lnk

    • Uninstall True Sword.lnk

    Please, remember that viruses are always progressing and sometimes new files can appear. If you are using our offline PDF guide on How to remove Truesword, please check if you have it’s latest version.

    We do not guarantee that Truesword has the same file structure at the moment of deleting.

    After removing all files associated with Truesword that were listed above, reboot your system in normal mode and check if your PC works fine or you still have any troubles.

    It it is OK – congratulations! You have made a great job!

    If it is still NOT ok – use OSHI Defender to check your PC.

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How did my computer get Truesword?

In most cases, a user installs Truesword after seeing a notification that his computer is infected with a virus.

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I detected Truesword on my computer. What do I do?

Scan your computer for viruses and malware and remove Truesword from the system. Do not believe every pop-up message displayed on websites.

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What damage can Truesword do to my computer?

Truesword can infect your computer with another virus and offer to sell you “effective” anti-virus protection to remove it. It can also block your operating system and ask you to pay to unblock it, or ask you to make a donation. In other words, Truesword will try to squeeze money out of you.

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What are the main symptoms of Truesword?

Extra HD activity
High network activity
PC slowdown
System crashes
Unusual browser settings
Pop-up windows

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Can Truesword spread to other computers?

If Truesword contains a virus or a worm, it can infect other computers automatically. Otherwise, the user must take action before it can be installed.

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Countries with the highest Truesword infection rates.

US

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The first recorded appearance of Truesword

2016-02-22

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