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  • Wireshark Antivirus Image

    Remove Wireshark Antivirus (Uninstall Guide)

    Wireshark Antivirus is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as Sysinternals Antivirus. This rogue is attempting to confuse people by using a name that is well known in the security community. By using the name Wireshark, this rogue is trying to confuse users into thinking that they are related to the the legitimate network protocol analyzer called Wireshark that is commonly used to diagnose the traffic that is fl...

  • My Security Shield Image

    Remove My Security Shield (Uninstall Guide)

    My Security Shield is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as Virus Doctor. This infection is promoted through web sites that show advertisements that pretend to be online anti-malware scanners. These scanners will then pretend to scan your computer, and when finished, will state that your computer is infected and that you need to download and install My Security Shield to protect yourself. The truth is that thes...

  • NetworkControl Image

    Remove NetworkControl (Uninstall Guide)

    NetworkControl is a Trojan that ransoms the proper operation of your computer until you purchase one of their recommended programs. This ransomware is not an actual rogue as it does not install a fake anti-virus program on your computer. Instead this Trojan pretends to be a Firewall, but in reality is just a series of nag screens that block certain computer functions. This Trojan is installed on your computer through two meth...

  • Antivirus Image

    Remove Antivirus (Uninstall Guide)

    Antivirus is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as Defense Center and Protection Center. This infection is promoted through fake pornography sites, fake online anti-malware scanners, and sites that have been hacked to issue exploits. When you visit these sites, you will be prompted to download a program that either pretends to be a video codec that is required to view an online video or the program may be insta...

  • Antivirus 2010 Security Centre Image

    Remove Antivirus 2010 Security Centre (Uninstall Guide)

    Antivirus 2010 Security Centre is a rogue anti-spyware program that is promoted through the use of malware and fake online anti-malware scanners. If you encounter this rogue through malware, then the program will be installed on your computer without your permission or knowledge. More commonly, though, you will instead see a pop-up while browsing the web that states that your computer is infected and that you should scan your...

  • Antivir Solution Pro Image

    Remove Antivir Solution Pro (Uninstall Guide)

    Antivir Solution Pro is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as Antivirus Soft and AV Security Suite. This family of rogues is installed through the use of malware that download and install Antivir Solution Pro onto your computer without your permission. When this program is installed it will be configured to start automatically when Windows starts, and once started, will perform a scan of your computer and state...

  • AntivirusGT Image

    Remove AntivirusGT (Uninstall Guide)

    AntivirusGT is a rogue anti-spyware program that is distributed through the use of fake online anti-malware scanners. When browsing the web you may be redirected to a page that states that your computer is infected. This page will then prompt you to perform an online anti-malware scan on your computer in order to search for viruses. Regardless of whether you accept this offer, you will be brought to a page that displays a fak...

  • Defense Center Image

    How to remove Defense Center (Removal Guide)

    Defense Center is a program that is installed through the use of malware or fake anti-malware scanners and then uses deceptive warnings and scan results to scare you into purchasing the program. The Trojans that install this malware are typically ones that are installed through vulnerabilities in your installed programs or Windows. These vulnerabilities are exploited through sites that you may visit so that Defense Center is ...

  • Sysinternals Antivirus Image

    Remove Sysinternals Antivirus (Uninstall Guide)

    Sysinternals Antivirus is a scareware and ransomware program from the same family as Your PC Protector. This program is installed through the use of malware that will install it onto your computer without your permission or knowledge. Once installed, Sysinternals Antivirus will automatically perform a scan when your computer starts. When the scan has finished it will state that your computer is infected with numerous infectio...

  • AV Security Suite Image

    How to remove AV Security Suite (Uninstall Guide)

    AV Security Suite is a scareware and ransomware program from the same family as Antivirus Soft and AntiSpyware Soft. The developers of this program are distributing AV Security Suite through the use of hacked sites, spam, and Trojans that install it onto your computer without your permission. Once installed AV Security Suite will be configured to start automatically when your computer starts. Once started it will scan your co...

  • Protection Center Image

    Remove Protection Center (Uninstall Guide)

    Protection Center is part of the Your PC Protector family of rogues. This program pretends to be a legitimate anti-malware program, but instead uses false scan results and deceptive security alerts to make you think that your computer has a security problem. Once installed Protection Center will be configured to start when you login to Windows and then scan your computer. When it scans your computer Protection Center will sta...

  • Security Master AV Image

    Remove Security Master AV (Uninstall Guide)

    Security Master AV is a program that impersonates an anti-malware program, but is in fact a computer infection that uses deceptive tactics to make you think you are infected. This program is considered a rogue anti-spyware program and is part of the Virus Doctor family. Security Master AV is typically installed through Trojans that pretend to be legitimate programs, but instead install this rogue onto your computer without yo...

  • Win Antispyware Center Image

    Remove Win Antispyware Center (Uninstall Guide)

    Win Antispyware Center is a rogue anti-spyware program that is promoted through the use of Trojans. These Trojans are found on fake video pages that state that you need an update to properly view a video and then prompts you to download and install the update on your computer. Once this Trojan is run it will download and install Win Antispyware Center onto your computer without permission. Once installed it will configure its...

  • XJR Antivirus Image

    Remove XJR Antivirus (Uninstall Guide)

    XJR Antivirus is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as Your PC Protector. This malware is promoted through the use of Trojans that install XJR Antivirus on your computer without your permission or knowledge. When this program is installed it will be configured so that it starts automatically when you login to Windows. Once running, it will perform a scan of your computer and state that numerous files are infect...

  • ByteDefender Image

    Remove ByteDefender (Uninstall Guide)

    ByteDefender is a malware program from the Wini family of rogue anti-spyware programs. This program pretends to be an anti-malware program, but instead displays false scan results and deceptive alerts in order to trick you into purchasing the program. This malware is typically installed on your computer through the use of Trojans that pretend to be codecs that are required to view an online video. Once installed ByteDefender ...

  • Fake Windows Activation screen Image

    How to remove the Fake Windows Activation screen (Uninstall Guide)

    If you are receiving a pop-up stating that Windows needs to be re-activated and that you need to enter credit card information then you are most likely infected with a ransomware infection. This Trojan will cause a window to appear when Windows starts that states that you need to re-activate Windows for anti-piracy reasons. It will then prompt you for your credit card information. While this alert is being shown you will not ...

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