This article contains a complete and quick way to remove Antivirus Security Pro computer infection. Please follow this guide to uninstall Antivirus Security Pro virus infection from your computer. Keep on reading for more.
About Antivirus Security Pro:
Antivirus Security Pro is categorized as rogueware program that claims to scan your computer for Virus, Trojan, spywares and malwares and display obvious fake malware detections and warnings. They then pop-up a new window informing you that you need to pay money to register the software or pay money to remove these non-existent threats from your computer and protect your PC from malware infection.
Below is a screenshot of Antivirus Security Pro, a certain symptom of virus infection:
Antivirus Security Pro is mainly distributed through hacked web sites that exploit vulnerabilities on your computer or as Trojans disguised as a normal program that is necessary for you to view an online video or as online scanner that deceives you to download and this copy of rogueware virus is designed to attack Windows-based operating system. Once your computer is infected with Antivirus Security Pro, you will get a fake Windows Security Center notification pop up on your computer screen claiming that your antivirus software is turned off.
When you click to turn on your Firewall and Virus protection, you will get a pop-up window that requires you to register the full version of the rogueware Antivirus Security Pro Virus.
After that, Antivirus Security Pro begins to perform a scan automatically on your computer and then pop up boxes containing message that virus or Trojan have been detected. If you click on the remove button, it will tell you that some of the detection can not be removed and you need to purchase the full version of the rogueware in order to completely clear the non-existent threats detected by Antivirus Security Pro. See image below:
By infected with Antivirus Security Pro, in order to protect itself from being removed, you may unable to access certain website especially websites that offer standard antivirus, anti-malware programs, and, you may also not be allowed to run your normal applications. When you try to use an antivirus program, the rogue will terminate it and then display a bogus alert that states the program is infected.See image below:
Fake security warning messages generated by Antivirus Security Pro:
Warning! Infected file detected
Location: File System
Suspicious activity detected in the application notepad.exe to the behavior of the virus Win32/Conficker.X.
For your security and to avoid loss of data, the operation of application cmd.exe has been temporarily restricted.
Warning! Network attack attempt detected.
To keep the computer safe, the threat must be blocked.
Warning! Infected file detected.
We strongly recommend activating full edition of your antivirus software for repairing threats.
Once again, Antivirus Security Pro is a virus infection and the alert message is a scam. You should never trust the rogueware program and pay to buy the full version. If you get Antivirus Security Pro on your computer, just follow one of free methods provided below to fix the problem.
Method 1: Removing Antivirus Security Pro Virus infection with anti-malware program
Step 1 > Reboot your computer into Safe Mode with Networking. To do this, turn your computer off and then back on and immediately when you see anything on the screen, start tapping the F8 key on your keyboard. Eventually you will be brought to a menu similar to the one below:
Using the arrow keys on your keyboard, select Safe Mode with Networking and press Enter on your keyboard. If you are having trouble entering safe mode, then please use the following tutorial: How to start Windows in Safe Mode
Windows will now boot into safe mode with networking and prompt you to login as a user. Please login as the same user you logged in within the normal Windows mode. Then proceed with the rest of the steps.
Step 2 > Download, install the automatic remover-Anvi Smart Defender to scan out and remove the Antivirus Security Pro residing files of the infection.
Anvi Smart Defender is a powerful anti-malware program which is designed to detect and remove virus, malware, Trojan, worms and PUP. You are highly recommended to download and install the free or paid version of Anvi Smart Defender to remove any possible potential unwanted program related to Antivirus Security Pro rogueware.
1. Download and install the paid or free version of Anvi Smart Defender Anti-malware software.
2. After you install the program, please open it, and switch to Scan tab, perform quick or full scan to eliminate possible virus infection file. Anvi Smart Defender will scan registry objects automatically to make sure your registry entries are clean and neat.
3. Once the scan is over, you can click view button to check the detail information of the detection. Please make sure to click “Remove” button to completely remove the malicious files from your computer.
Step 3 > Restart the computer to normal mode as required after you removing Antivirus Security Pro and the computer would turn back to normal now.
Method 2: Removing Antivirus Security Pro manually
Step 1 > Use the debugged keys to register this infection and stop the Antivirus Security Pro malicious activities.
2. Enter the Antivirus Security Pro activation key AF03E-A1B69411-5E496BEE-92A70D00-1AD697F6 and click “OK” to activate the rogue antivirus program.
Confirm your operation when it pop-up message like below:
Step 3 > Delete all Antivirus Security Pro related malicious files.
2. Click on “Open File Location” and then you will be prompted to Antivirus Security Pro file folder.
Step 4 > Uninstall Antivirus Security Pro from your infected computer.
• Windows XP: Go to Start> Control Panel> Add Remove programs> Look for Antivirus Security Pro > Click on Remove.
• Windows 7/Vista: Go to Start> Control panel> Uninstall a program/Programs and Features> Look for Antivirus Security Pro> click on Uninstall.
Step 5 > Remove malicious registry entries created by Antivirus Security Pro.
1. Click on the “Start” button and in the “Search programs and files” field, type “regedit” and click the “Enter” button.
Step 6 > Run antivirus or antimalware scan to eliminate possible virus infection file.
At last, you are still highly encouraged to run full scan with your antivirus or antimalware program in case some malicious element left behind.If your antivirus program does not detect anything, you are recommended to use powerful antimalware program Anvi Smart Defender.
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