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    How to remove HDriveSweeper (Uninstall Guide)

    HDriveSweeper is a rogue system optimization program that utilizes false positives and exaggerated scan results as a scare tactic in order to have you purchase their software. This program pretends to be a privacy protection software, but in reality all it does is list harmless files on your computer as severe privacy risks. It does this to scare you into thinking that you have significant privacy issues ...

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    How to remove AntiSpyware 3000 (Uninstall Instructions)

    AntiSpyware 3000 is a new rogue anti-spyware program that displays false infections in the scan results when scanning your computer. AntiSpyware 3000 is advertised via false advertising in the shape of fake online anti-malware scanners. When visiting certain sites you will be shown a pop-up stating that your computer is infected. When you attempt to close this pop-up you will automatically be brought to a...

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    How to remove Antivirus 2009 Plus (Uninstall Guide)

    Antivirus 2009 Plus is a clone of the widely spread rogue anti-spyware program named Rapid Antivirus and is advertised through the use of malware and fake online scanners. The Trojans that promote this program display fake alerts on your computer that indicate that your computer is infected with some sort of malware. When you click on these alerts, the Trojan will either install Antivirus 2009 Plus or ...

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    How to remove Safeguard 2009 (Uninstall Instructions)

    SafeGuard 2009 is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as MS AntiSpyware 2009. In order for a program to be classified as a rogue it must satisfy certain conditions. These conditions include being advertised or installed through the use of malware, displaying false scan results, or using aggressive advertising to make you think you are infected when you are not. The program SafeGuard 2009...

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    How to remove My Supervisor (Uninstall Instructions)

    My Supervisor is a rogue product suite from the same developers as Virus Doctor. Unlike Virus Doctor, My Supervisor claims to be an all-in-one package where you can manage your services, autoruns, privacy issues, and infections. My Supervisor is promoted through advertisements that pretend to be online anti-malware scanners, that when finished scanning, state that your computer is infected. The scanner...

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    How to remove Virus Doctor (Uninstall Guide)

    Virus Doctor is an anti-spyware program that deliberately displays fake alerts, false online advertising, and uses scare tactics to make you think you are infected. It is for these reasons that we classify Virus Doctor as a rogue anti-spyware program. This program is advertised through the use of pop-ups stating that your computer has a security risk. When you close this pop-up, you will immediately be bro...

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    How to remove the SysAntivirus 2009 program (Uninstall Guide)

    SysAntivirus 2009 is a rogue anti-antivirus program from the same family as MS Antispyware 2009 and Nano Antivirus. Just like its predecessors, SysAntivirus 2009 is promoted through the use of misleading web popups and Trojans in order to promote itself. There are typically two methods that SysAntivirus will be advertised on your computer. The first method is when a user is browsing the web and receive...

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    How to remove XP Police Antivirus (Removal Guide)

    XP Police Antivirus is a new program that attempts to deliberately trick you into thinking you are infected. It does this by displaying security warnings from your Windows taskbar, by displaying a fake Windows Security Center window, and by showing fake infections after scanning your computer. It is for these reasons that we categorize this program as a rogue anti-spyware program....

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    How to remove the IE-Security Rogue (Uninstall Instructions)

    IE-Security is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as WinDefender 2009. This program is categorized as a rogue because it makes false claims about its product and awards, and when scanning your computer, will display false-positives in order to scare you into thinking you are infected. When a new rogue is released, in order to see what family of rogues it belongs to sometimes requires a b...

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    How to remove Total Defender (Uninstall Instructions)

    Total Defender is a program that is advertised through misleading pop-ups, contains false awards and accolades on their web site, and displays false scan results. It is for these reasons that we classify Total Defender as a rogue anti-spyware program. When browsing the web, you may come across pop-ups that attempt to make you think you are infected and state that you should scan your computer for malware. ...

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    How to remove System Guard 2009 (Uninstall Instructions)

    System Guard 2009 is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as Antivirus 2009 and Spyware Guard 2009. This program is advertised through the use of Trojans and misleading advertisements on web sites. When System Guard 2009 is promoted via web sites it is done so using pop-ups stating that your computer has infections. It will then redirect you to a page hosting an advertisement that pretends...

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    How to remove the Downadup and Conficker worm (Uninstall Instructions)

    The Downadup, or Conficker, infection is a worm that predominantly spreads via exploiting the MS08-067 Windows vulnerability, but also includes the ability to infect other computers via network shares and removable media. Not since the Sasser and MSBlaster worms have we seen such a widespread infection as we are seeing with the Downadup worm. In fact, according to anti-virus vendor, F-Secure, the Downadup ...

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    How to remove Antivirus XP Pro (Uninstall Instructions)

    Antivirus XP Pro is a rogue anti-malware program that displays fake results when scanning your computer. AntivirusXP Pro is advertised through the use of advertisements masquerading as an online anti-malware scanner. These advertisements will pretend to scan your computer, and when finished, state that you have a variety of security risks and that you should download Antivirus XP Pro in order to protect yo...

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    How to remove Spyware Protect 2009 (Uninstall Instructions)

    Spyware Protect 2009 is a rogue anti-malware program that uses false results, fake malware, and fake security alerts to scare you into purchasing the software. Historically, Spyware Protect 2009 has been installed via a variety of Trojans and malware. Starting in April 2009, this rogue is now being advertised through the use of the Conficker worm. The Conficker worm has spread to supposedly over 10 million...

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    How to remove Total Protect 2009 (Uninstall Instructions)

    Total Protect 2009 is a rogue anti-malware program from the same creators as PC Protection Center 2008. This program is installed on your computer through the use of Trojans. Once the program is installed, these same Trojans will display fake security alerts stating that your computer is under attack or has a security risk and that you should purchase Total Protect 2009 in order to protect yourself. If...

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    How to remove eXPress Antivirus 2009 (Uninstall Instructions)

    eXPress Antivirus 2009 is a rogue antivirus that displays false results in order to scare you into thinking you are infected. When eXPress Antivirus is installed, it will be configured to automatically scan your computer when you start Windows. Once scanning, it will list a variety of legitimate files as infections that cannot be removed unless you first purchase the software. A big problem is that many of...

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