TR/FakeAV is a computer virus or a rogue anti-virus program, which pretends to be an anti-virus program and display fake information. If you want to know more about TR/FakeAV, keep reading the article.
What is TR/FakeAV ?
TR/FakeAV is a computer virus or a rogue anti-virus program, which pretends to detect and fix your computer. Most people will be deceived by what TR/FakeAV claims. So TR/FakeAV can convince you to purchase some programs or install some malware to solve your computer problem. Actually, all TR/FakeAV brings you are troubles.
TR/FakeAV can show you fake information related to your computer, such as fake scan results and fraud security warnings. In common cases, you will receive an alert window, which looks like from a valid program. The alert says that your computer may get infected with viruses, spyware or malware, you should purchase the full version of TR/FakeAV or install other additional software to protect your computer from viruses, system breakdown or data corruption. If you are really deceived by the alert and purchase the full version of TR/FakeAV, you will not only lose your money but also be in trouble. For the process of installation will bring you more adware and malware.
In addition, TR/FakeAV can hijack your browsers so that you can not visit any websites. Or when you try to visit a website, you can see a notification saying the website you are visiting may be a security risk. So you have known how dangerous TR/FakeAV is.
How does TR/FakeAV enter your computer?
TR/FakeAV usually comes into you computer through several ways. First, you may find the kind of rogue in some malicious websites. TR/FakeAV may lurk in a website banner ad, waiting for you to click on it or on a hijacked website in the form of a link. Second, some bundled software may contain unwanted programs or rogueware. Third, some spam emails may contain infected attachments or links of TR/FakeAV. No matter what way TR/FakeAV comes in, we should pay more attention to our online activities.
How to remove TR/FakeAV from your computer?
Step 1 Scan and remove malware infections with Anvi Smart Defender
Step 2 Remove TR/FakeAV from your computer
Step 3 Show hidden files and folders
Step 4 Delete TR/FakeAV related files and registry entries
Step 5 Clean TR/FakeAV leftovers with Cloud System Booster
First of all, we recommend you to install a useful software- Anvi Smart Defender . Anvi Smart Defender integrates all-round positive guard including file system guard, network guard and the newly added anti-hacker and anti-exploit. It can not only protect your PC system from damages and loss due to infections but can also prevent your computer getting infected via remote access guard, remote execute guard and anti-exploit.
Anvi Smart Defender Download:
1. Download and install Anvi Smart Defender. Click settings to choose scan rootkits and click OK to save the change. Then start to scan.
2. Remove all the threats.
Move mouse cursor to the bottom right corner of the screen.
Charms bar> Settings> Control Panel>Uninstall a program
Uninstall TR/FakeAV and malicious programs.
Start> Settings> Control Panel>Add or Remove Programs>Programs and Features
Remove TR/FakeAV and malicious programs.
Start>Control Panel> Uninstall a program/Programs and Features
Uninstall TR/FakeAV and malicious programs.
Start button>>Control Panel>Appearance and Personalization>Folder Options>View tab.
Under Advanced settings> click Show hidden files and folders> uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) > click OK.
Delete TR/FakeAV related files
1. Right click on the TR/FakeAV desk icon, then click on the Properties option, then click on Open File Location option, then click on OK to locate TR/FakeAV file.
2. Choose all the TR/FakeAV files and richt click on them to Delete all of them.
Delete TR/FakeAV related registry entries
1. Click on the Start button and in the Search programs and files field, type regedit and click the Enter button.
2. To delete all malicious files and registry entries of TR/FakeAV, go to Edit, then Find, in the search box text TR/FakeAV, then click on the Find Next, it will show you all the TR/FakeAV registry and files, right click on those items and Delete all of them.
Cloud System Booster is a system cleaner and optimizer to provide users with Windows system maintenance solutions. It can clean out junk files, caches, temporary files, outdated, invalid, or unwanted information within registry, etc and protect your privacy online and make your Windows PC faster and more secure.
Cloud System Booster Download:
1. Open Cloud System Booster
2. Run Cloud System Booster
Click on the Quick Care button on the main screen to run a full scan, and click Clear button to remove these junk files, malicious registry entries, etc.