Fast Windows Antivirus 2011 elimination guide
Fast Windows Antivirus 2011 is a bogus computer antivirus program which shouldn't be trusted. This program pretends to scan users computer and then gives false promises of removing the detected security infections in a users purchases it's licence key. Usually such rogue programs are distributed trough fake video codecs. There are a lot of fake websites that distribute this fake program. When you enter a website that tries to trick you into downloading Fast Windows Antivirus 2011 you will most commonly see a video.
When you click a play button you will be displayed with a message that you need to update you flash player or that you need to download additional codecs. After you agree on downloading or updating instead your computer will be infected with this fake program. It will perform fake security scans and will present you with multiple security warning messages. This fake program will state that your computer has multiple infections, to remove them you will be asked to buy a full version of Fast Windows Antivirus 2011. Don't purchase this program it's totally useless and is only created to steal money from your credit card account. You should ignore all the warning messages and remove this fake software from your computer as soon as possible. If by mistake you have already bought this fake scanner contact your credit card company and dispute the charges.
Fast Antivirus 2011 is created by Internet criminals who designed this rogue program to imitate a real security software. All of the security scans and warning pop-ups shown by this malicious program is totally false, these steps are taken to scare PC users into thinking that their computers is at risk and then forcing them into purchasing Fast Antivirus 2011.
Fast Windows Antivirus 2011 removal
1. Download fix.reg file After saving the file to your desktop - double click fix.reg and then click YES to confirm.
2. Open Internet explorer, click Tools and select Internet Options. Select "Connections".
3.Click LAN settings, if a Use a proxy server for your LAN is checked, uncheck it and press OK.
4. Download a legitimate anti-spyware software to fully remove Fast Windows Antivirus 2011 from your compute.
Other tools known to remove Fast Windows Antivirus 2011:
Some malicious software modifies browser settings and disables downloads of spyware and virus removing software. If you have problems downloading anti-spyware software with Internet Explorer, try downloading with Chrome, FireFox, Opera, etc.
If you can't access Internet:
Load your computer in safe mode. Click Start, click Shut down, click Restart, click OK. During your computer starting process press F8 key on your keyboard multiple times until you see Windows Advanced Option menu, then select Safe mode with networking from the list.
Start Task manager. Press ctrl+alt+del (or ctrl+shift+esc) and end task the processes of rogue program. ( if after this procedure you can't access any programs press ctrl+alt+del, click File, select New Task, and type explorer.exe then press OK.
Open Internet explorer, click Tools and select Internet Options. Select Connections, then click LAN settings, if a Use a proxy server for your LAN is checked, uncheck it and press OK.
After this procedure you should be able to access Internet. Now you can download anti-spyware software from our "Top spyware removers" section and run a full scan. Download, install and don't forget to update your selected anti-spyware program. Then run a full system scan.
If you are unable to remove Fast Windows Antivirus 2011 , you can use this manual removal instruction. Use it at your own risk. If you don't have strong computer knowledge you could harm your operating system. Use it only if you are an experienced computer user. (Instructions on how to end processes, remove registry entries...)
End these Fast Windows Antivirus 2011 processes:
Remove these Fast Windows Antivirus 2011 registry entries:
Delete these Fast Windows Antivirus 2011 files:
%UserProfile%\Desktop\Fast Windows Antivirus 2011.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Fast Windows Antivirus 2011\
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Fast Windows Antivirus 2011\Fast Windows Antivirus 2011.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Fast Windows Antivirus 2011\Uninstall Fast Windows Antivirus 2011.lnk
General tips on removing Fast Windows Antivirus 2011:
*If you can't download anti-spyware software: Click on the download link, when the save dialog opens change the file name (example: when downloading mbam-setup.exe rename it to iexplore.exe).
*If you have installed anti-spyware program but you can't run it: Click Run, type %ProgramFiles% and press Enter. Open folder of your anti-spyware program, search for executable file and rename it. (example: Open Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware folder, right-click on the main executable file (mbam.exe) then click rename. Rename the mbam.exe file to iexplore.exe, winlogon.exe firefox.exe ...
*If you can't access your anti-spyware software, try creating a new user account:
Click Start -> Settings -> Control panel.
Click User Accounts and create a new account.
Reboot your computer and login using a newly created user account.
*After this procedure you should be able to access your anti-spyware programs. Update and run a full system scan.
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