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    How to remove the AP Manager or Copyright violation alert Ransomware (Uninstall Guide)

    AP Manager is a variant of the I-Q Manager ransomware program. This version has the Trojan masquerading as a download manager for copyrighted games, movies, and music. If you visit certain sites that are affiliated with this malware and attempt to download copyrighted media, it will be added to the AP Manager download list and it will pretend to download the file to your computer. When downloading, The AP Manager will show in...

  • Antispyware Soft Image

    Remove Antispyware Soft (Uninstall Guide)

    Antispyware Soft is a rogue from the same family as Antivirus Soft and Antivirus Suite. This rogue is promoted through malware that will install the program on to your computer without your permission or knowledge. In fact, when the program is installed it will stay running in the background and perform no actions until some later date when it then starts to display its warnings and program screen. This program is also config...

  • TrustDoctor Image

    Remove TrustDoctor (Uninstall Guide)

    TrustDoctor is a rogue anti-spyware program from the Wini family of rogues. This program is promoted through fake porn sites that pretend to show free pornographic videos. If you click on one of these videos it will fail to show and an alert will be displayed stating that you need to download a video codec in order to properly view the video. This supposed video codec, though, is actually a Trojan that will then install Trust...

  • My Security Engine Image

    Remove My Security Engine (Uninstall Guide)

    My Security Engine is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as Security Guard. This rogue is installed and promoted through the use of Trojans and fake online anti-malware scanners. When the program is installed by the Trojans, it will be configured to start automatically when you login into Windows. The installer will also create numerous files that will be detected as malware when My Security Engine scans your c...

  • I-Q Manager or Copyright violation alert Image

    How to remove the I-Q Manager or Copyright violation alert Ransomware (Uninstall Guide)

    The icpp-online.com or I-Q Manager Antipiracy foundation scanner is a new scam that pretends to be a scanner devised by a law firm that represents a variety of copyright associations. When this Trojan is installed it will pretend to be a scanner that scans your computer for copyrighted materials such as Torrents. It will then display warnings that state copyrighted material have been found and information about this material ...

  • Digital Protection Image

    Remove Digital Protection (Uninstall Guide)

    Digital Protection is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as Your Protection . This rogue is installed on your computer through the use of Trojans that display fake security alerts on your computer that state your computer has a security problem. When you click on one of these alerts, Digital Protection will be installed on to your computer without your permission or knowledge. Once Digital Protection is install...

  • Your Protection Image

    Remove Your Protection (Uninstall Guide)

    Your Protection is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as Paladin Antivirus. This rogue is promoted and installed through the use of malware that automatically downloads and installs it onto your computer without your consent or knowledge. Once downloaded and installed, Your Protection will scan your computer for certain legitimate anti-virus programs that may be installed on your computer. If they are detected,...

  • Antivirus Suite Image

    Remove Antivirus Suite (Uninstall Guide)

    Antivirus Suite is a rogue anti-spyware and ransomware program from the same family as Antivirus Soft. This family of rogues are installed through the use of malware that installs the program on your computer without your knowledge or your permission. When installed, Antivirus Suite will be configured to start automatically when you login to Windows. Once started, the program will scan your computer and list a variety of infe...

  • AntiVirus Image

    Remove AntiVirus (Uninstall Guide)

    AntiVirus is a ransomware program that is promoted through fake online scanners. Once installed AntiVirus will not allow you to run certain programs that include Internet Explorer, Notepad, Windows Media Player, and Task Manager. When you try to run these programs you will receive a message stating, with its spelling mistakes, that the "File is infected and CANNOT be exececuted". In order to clean these supposed infections yo...

  • Control Components Image

    Remove Control Components (Uninstall Guide)

    Control Components is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as Control Center. This program pretends to be a security suite that contains features that include antivirus, firewall, data encryption, and system optimization. In reality, this rogue does nothing to protect or help your computer. Control Components is promoted through Trojans that pretend to be video codecs required to watch certain online videos. Once...

  • User Protection Image

    Remove User Protection (Uninstall Guide)

    User Protection is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as Paladin Antivirus. This rogue is promoted and installed through the use of malware that automatically downloads and installs it onto your computer without your consent or knowledge. Once downloaded and installed, User Protection will scan your computer for certain legitimate anti-virus programs that may be installed on your computer. If they are detected,...

  • Security Guard Image

    Remove Security Guard (Uninstall Guide)

    Security Guard is a rogue from the same family as Cleanup Antivirus. This rogue is promoted through the use of Trojans and fake online anti-malware scanners that state that your computer is infected and then prompts you to install the Security Guard. Once installed, the program will be configured to start automatically when Windows starts. While Security Guard is being installed it will also create numerous fake malware files...

  • Antivirus7 Image

    Remove Antivirus7 or Antivirus 7 (Uninstall Guide)

    Antivirus7, or Antivirus 7, is rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as the Antivir rogue. This program is promoted through the use of web sites that pretend to be online anti-malware scanners. You will typically get to these pages through web pop-ups that state that your computer is infected and that you should run an online scan. When you click on this pop-up you will automatically be brought to a page showing an ...

  • Smart Security Image

    Remove Smart Security (Uninstall Guide)

    Smart Security, otherwise known as SmartSecurity, is the name of two separate rogue anti-spyware programs. The first one, which is a Security Tool variant that was released around March 10th, 2010, and a newer one, which is a My Security Shield variant that was released around September 29th, 2010. Both of these programs are installed on your computer through the use of Trojans or by manually downloading it from sites that pr...

  • Cleanup Antivirus Image

    Remove Cleanup Antivirus (Uninstall Guide)

    Cleanup Antivirus is a rogue from the same family as Virus Doctor. This rogue is promoted through the use of Trojans and fake online anti-malware scanners. When installed Cleanup Antivirus will be configured to start automatically when you log into Windows. When Cleanup Antivirus is installed it will also create numerous fake malware that will be detected as malware when the program scans your computer. ...

  • TDSS, Alureon, or TDL3 Rootkit Image

    How to remove Google Redirects or the TDSS, TDL3, or Alureon rootkit using TDSSKiller

    TDSS, or TDL3, is the name of a family of rootkits for the Windows operating system that downloads and execute other malware, delivers advertisements to your computer, and block programs from running. This rootkit infects your computer in various ways that include replacing hard disk drivers with malicious versions. Once a computer is infected, TDSS will be invisible to Windows and anti-malware programs while downloading and ...

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