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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...

  • Total Defender Image

    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. ...

  • System Guard 2009 Image

    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...

  • Downadup and Conficker Image

    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 ...

  • Antivirus XP Pro Image

    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...

  • Spyware Protect 2009 Image

    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...

  • Total Protect 2009 Image

    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...

  • eXPress Antivirus 2009 Image

    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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    How to remove iSafe AntiVirus (Uninstall Instructions)

    iSafe AntiVirus is a rogue antivirus program from the same family as AntivirusTrigger and Astrum Antivirus. This program is promoted via advertisements pretending to be online malware scanners and through the Zlob Trojan. When visiting certain sites you will be presented with a pop-up stating that your computer has security risks and if you would like to run an online scan. Regardless of what you click...

  • Astrum Antivirus Pro Image

    How to remove Astrum Antivirus Pro (Uninstall Instructions)

    Astrum Antivirus Pro is a rogue antivirus program from the same family as AntivirusTrigger. Astrum Antivirus is classified as a rogue because it is advertised through the use of misleading web sites and Trojans. When visiting certain web sites you will be presented with pop-ups stating that your computer is infected and that you should run an online scan. Regardless of the buttons you press on this pop-up,...

  • System Security Image

    How to remove System Security (Uninstall Instructions)

    System Security is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as Winweb Security. This program is classified as a rogue because it uses false scan results as a method of scaring you into purchasing the software. If System Security is installed, it will be set to start automatically when you login to your computer. Once running, the program will begin to scan your computer and list a variety of i...

  • MS Antispyware 2009 Image

    How to remove MS Antispyware 2009 (Uninstall Instructions)

    MS AntiSpyware 2009 is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as NanoAntivirus and Pro AntiSpyware 2009. MS AntiSpyware is advertised through the use of Trojans that display fake security alerts stating that you are infected and that you should install MS AntiSpyware 2009 in order to protect yourself. If you click on one of these alerts, the program will download and be installed on your com...

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    How to remove Antivirus 360 (Uninstall Instructions)

    Antivirus 360 is a rogue anti-spyware program that uses false scan results and aggressive advertising in order to promote itself. This rogue is advertised by the Vundo Trojan and is replacing the Antivirus 2009 rogue program that Vundo has been aggressively advertising. If you are infected with the Vundo Trojan you will see a large amount of pop-ups stating that your computer is infected and that you s...

  • SystemBooster2009 Image

    How to remove SystemBooster2009 (Uninstall Instructions)

    SystemBooster2009, or SystemBooster 2009, is a rogue PC optimization software that displays exaggerated scan results as a way to scare you into thinking you have performance problems on your computer. SystemBooster 2009 is advertised through misleading advertisements that state your computer has performance problems and that you should install SystemBooster2009 in order to fix the problems. These advertise...

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