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    How to remove Power Antivirus 2009 (Uninstall Instructions)

    Power Antivirus 2009 is a rogue antivirus program from the same makers as Win Antivir 2008. In fact, Power Antivirus and Win Antivir are exactly the same program except that the filenames, registry keys, and names are different. They also act the same; they display false information stating that you are infected, while not allowing you to remove anything unless you first purchase the software. Power An...

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    How to remove Win Antivir 2008 and Win Antivirus 2008 (Uninstall Instructions)

    Win Antivir 2008 and Win Antivirus 2008 are the names of two rogue anti-spyware programs that, though they have different names and filenames, are actually the same exact program. These two programs are part of the notorious SpywareSheriff family that has plagued Internet users for quite a while. These programs are advertised via web sites that pretend to be anti-malware scanners, but are instead nothing m...

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    How to remove RegistryDoctor 2008 (Uninstall Instructions)

    RegistryDoctor2008 is a rogue Windows Registry cleaning program. When installed, RegistryDoctor2008 will scan your computer and state that you have a variety of Registry issues on your computer. In order to fix these issues, though, you must first purchase a license of the software. As you can see from the screen shots below, when the program states that you have Registry problems they do not disclose what...

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    How to remove XLG Security Center and XLGuarder (Uninstall Instructions)

    strong>XLG Security Center, or XLGuarder, is a rogue anti-spyware program that displays misleading alerts and scan results in order to scare you into purchasing the software. When first installed, XLG Security Center will automatically scan your computer and list a variety of files on your computer as dangerous risks that cannot be removed unless you first purchase the software. These risks, though, are ha...

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    How to remove Vitae Antivirus 2008 (Uninstall Instructions)

    Vitae Antivirus 2008 is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same developers as Antivirus 2008 and Antivirus 2009. This program is advertised through the use of links to web sites that masquerade as online web scanners. When you visit these sites they will pretend to scan your computer and then display a screen stating that infections were found. This is just an advertisement, though, and has no abili...

  • XP Antivirus 2008, XP Antivirus 2009, and XPAntivirus Image

    How to remove XP Antivirus 2008, XP Antivirus 2009, and XPAntiVirus (Removal Instructions)

    XP Antivirus 2008, XP Antivirus 2009, and XPAntiVirus are rogue antivirus programs that, when run, display false results as a tactic to scare you into purchasing the software. Older versions of XP Antivirus would create 9 entries in your Windows Registry that impersonate infections on your machine. In reality, though, these registry entries were harmless and had absolutely no effect on your computer. Inste...

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    How to uninstall AntiSpyware 2008 (Removal Instructions)

    AntiSpyware 2008 is a rogue anti-spyware program from the developers as Antivirus 2009. This program is advertised through misleading and deceptive web sites that pretend to be malware scanners that find infections on your computer. They do this to scare you into thinking your infected, even though a web site can't possibly know this, in the hopes that you will download and install the AntiSpyware 2008...

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    How to uninstall and remove Antivirus Master (Av Master)

    Antivirus Master, or AV Master, is a new rogue anti-spyware program from the same family of rogues as Advanced Antivirus, Vista Antivirus 2008, and Ultimate Antivirus 2008. Antivirus Master is advertised through misleading web sites that create popups stating that you are infected and that you should run a scan. A new Internet Explorer screen will then be shown that pretends to scan your computer, ...

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    How to remove Your Web Safe, Registry Sentinel, and Web Sentinel

    Your Web Safe is the name of a group of rogue anti-spyware programs called The Registry Sentinel and The Web Sentinel that uses extremely aggressive tactics to have you purchase their software. When infected with this malware, your computer will typically have the Locker.exe, or TROJ_RANSOM.B, file installed. Utilizing Locker.exe, Your Web Safe will display a purchase screen that cannot be closed unless y...

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    How to uninstall WinDefender 2008 (Removal Guide)

    WinDefender 2008 is a rogue privacy program that displays a variety of false privacy risks on your computer that cannot be removed unless you first purchase the program. When installed, WinDefender will scan your computer a list a large amount of privacy risks on your computer ......

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    How to remove PC-Antispy (Removal Guide)

    PC-Antispy is a misleading, or rogue, anti-spyware program that displays false results that cannot be removed unless you first purchase the software. Once you install PC-Antispy, the program will automatically scan your computer and display a variety ......

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    VirusRemover2008 Removal Guide (Uninstall Instructions)

    VirusRemover2008 is a misleading, or rogue, anti-spyware program that deliberately displays false scan results in order to scare you into purchasing the software. When installed, VirusRemover2008 will automatically scan your computer and list a variety of infections supposedly found on your computer. To remove these infections ......

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    Total Antivirus Removal Guide (Uninstall Instructions)

    Total Antivirus is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as Antivirus 2009. This program is advertised through the use of misleading web sites or malware that display fake popups advertising Total Antivirus. If you decide to install this program, Total Antivirus will ......

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    How to remove Wista Antivirus (Removal Guide)

    Wista Antivirus is a rogue anti-spyware program that deliberately displays false information to scare you into purchasing their software. When Wista Antivirus is installed on your computer, it will automatically ......

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    How to uninstall WinAntispyware2008 (Removal Guide)

    WinAntispyware2008 is a rogue anti-spyware program that deliberately displays false information to scare you into purchasing their software. WinAntispyware2008 is advertised through web sites pretending to scan your computer for infections. When these fake scans are done, it will state your computer is infected and that you should install WinAntiSpyware2008 in order to ......

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    PestSweeper Removal Guide (Uninstall Instructions)

    Pestsweeper is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as SpywareScanner 2008. PestSweeper is advertised through the use of misleading advertisements found on web sites that masquerade as anti-malware scanners running on your computer. After the advertisement ......

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