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    Remove Computer Defender 2009 (Uninstall Guide)

    Computer Defender 2009 is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as Virus Remover Professional. This program uses false scan results and fake security alerts as a method to scare you into thinking that you are infected. When installed, Computer Defender 2009 will be configured to automatically start when you log into Windows. Once running, the program will scan your computer and list a variety of infections that ha...

  • Smart Virus Eliminator Image

    Remove Smart Virus Eliminator (Removal Guide)

    Smart Virus Eliminator is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as Windows Protection Suite. Smart Virus Eliminator uses fake scan results and false security alerts as a tactic to make you think you are infected. It does this because the developers feel if they can convince you that your computer is infected then you will be more likely to purchase it. In reality, though, when you purchase Smart Virus Eliminator i...

  • SaveKeep Image

    Remove SaveKeep (Uninstall Guide)

    SaveKeep is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as WiniShield. This rogue, when installed, will configure itself to start automatically when you start Windows. The installer will also create numerous files on your computer that have random file names and locations. These files are all harmless, but will be classified as infections when SaveKeep scans your computer. The reason why it makes these files is so that ...

  • Windows Protection Suite Image

    Remove Windows Protection Suite (Uninstall Guide)

    Windows Protection Suite is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as Windows System Suite. When installed, this malware will configure itself to start automatically when your computer reboots. It will also create numerous harmless files that will then be detected as infections when the program scans your computer. It creates these files in order to attempt to validate the scan results that are shown after the scan...

  • WiniShield Image

    Remove WiniShield (Uninstall Guide)

    WiniShield is a rogue anti-spyware program that uses exaggerated scan results to make you think your computer is infected. When installed WiniShield will be configured to start automatically on your computer. Once started, it will perform a scan and then state that your computer is infected with numerous infections that you cannot remove unless you purchase the program. These infections, though, are all false or exaggerated a...

  • PC AntiSpyware 2010 Image

    Remove PC AntiSpyware 2010 (Removal Guide)

    PC AntiSpyware 2010 is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as Home Antivirus 2010. When installed, PC AntiSpyware 2010 will create numerous harmless files on your computer that will then be detected as infections when the program scans your computer. These files are named using random characters and are created in various locations on your hard drive. These files are created solely to validate the scan results t...

  • Smart Protector Image

    How to remove Smart Protector (Removal Guide)

    Smart Protector is a rogue security program that deliberately uses false scan results in order to trick you into thinking that your computer is infected. Please note that this infection should not be confused with the legitimate program of the same name that uses the same pathnames as this rogue. When Smart Protector is installed it will be configured to automatically start when you login to your computer. Once started, the p...

  • Windows System Suite Image

    Remove Windows System Suite (Uninstall Guide)

    Windows System Suite is a rogue security program from the same developers as Windows Security Suite and Virus Doctor. Like its predecessors, Windows System Suite uses false positives, fake malware files, and fake security alerts as a way to scare you into thinking you are infected. When installed, Windows System Suite will create files on your computer that act as fake infections. The names of the files that are created are ....

  • Adware Pro Image

    Remove Adware Pro (Uninstall Guide)

    Adware Pro is a rogue security program from the family as AntiVirusPro. This family of rogues uses the same interface but releases new software with different names. All of the programs are exactly the same though and serve one purpose; to trick you into thinking there is something wrong with your computer so that you purchase their program. It does this by displaying false or exaggerated results when it scans your computer. ...

  • Windows Antivirus Pro Image

    Remove Windows Antivirus Pro (Uninstall Guide)

    Windows Antivirus Pro is a rogue anti-virus program and a ransomware that does not allow you to run any programs on your computer. When Windows Antivirus Pro is installed it is configured to run every time Windows starts. Once running it will automatically scan your computer and then list a variety of infections that you cannot attempt to remove until you purchase the program. This program also acts as ransomware because whil...

  • AVCare Image

    Remove AVCare (Uninstall Guide)

    AvCare is a rogue security program that uses false scan alerts and deceptive advertising to promote itself. AvCare is typically first encountered when visiting web sites that display a pop-up stating that your computer is infected and that you should run an online anti-malware scanner in order to check for infections. Regardless of the what button you press on the pop-up, you will be brought to a page that shows an advertisem...

  • Security Mechanic Image

    How to remove Security Mechanic (Uninstall Guide)

    Security Mechanic is a rogue security program from the same developers as SpyProtector. Like its predecessor, Security Mechanic is promoted through the use of advertisements that pretend to be online anti-malware scanners. When you encounter once of these advertisements you will be shown an ad that pretends to be an online anti-malware scanner that is scanning your computer. When the advertisement is finished it will then sta...

  • Home Antivirus 2010 Image

    Remove Home Antivirus 2010 (Uninstall Guide)

    Home Antivirus 2010 is a rogue anti-virus program from the same family as HomeAntivirus 2009. When Home Antivirus is installed on your computer it will create fake files throughout your computer using random names that are intended to impersonate malware files. These fake malware files will then be detected when Home Antivirus 2010 scans your computer but will not be removed unless you purchase the software. These files, thou...

  • AntiVirusPro Image

    Remove AntiVirusPro (Removal Guide)

    AntiVirusPro is a rogue security program from the same family as AntiMalwarePro. This program advertises itself as an anti-virus program, but in reality is more like a privacy or Windows Registry cleaning program. When installed it will configure itself to launch automatically when you login to Windows. Once running it will then scan your computer and state that you have numerous security and performance issues including trac...

  • Fake Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool Image

    How to remove the fake Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool

    The Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool is a program that was released by Microsoft on January 2005, which is updated monthly and can be used to remove various types of infections on a Windows computer. A Trojan has been discovered by Bharath that impersonates the legitimate Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool, but instead of removing infections, it tries to sell you various anti-malware programs. When the program i...

  • PC Security 2009 Image

    How to remove PC Security 2009 (Uninstall Guide)

    PC Security 2009 is a rogue anti-spyware program that is advertised and installed by malware and uses deceptive tactics to convince you that you are infected. When PC Security 2009 is installed on your computer it will create numerous fake infection files on your computer. These files will then be identified as infections when PC Security 2009 scans your computer. In reality, though, these files are all harmless and have no p...

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