Titan Antivirus 2013
Written by Tomas Meskauskas
Damage level: High
Titan Antivirus 2013 Removal Guide
Titan Antivirus 2013 is a rogue antivirus program which indicated non existent security infections to scare PC users into purchasing it's full version. This program is developed by Cyber criminals and it aims to extort money. Most commonly this fake antivirus is being spread used exploit kits which infiltrate user's computers using found security vulnerabilities in out-dated software. Exploit kits are being distributed though infected email messages, malicious websites and drive-by downloads. After Titan Antivirus 2013 successfully infects user's operating system it starts imitating a legitimate antivirus program and begins scanning user's computer for malware and viruses. Notice that this program is completely fake and it doesn't have a virus definition database - it relies on fake security scans and fake security warning pop-ups to trick computer users into buying it's registration key.
PC users should understand that buying this bogus software would equal to sending one's money to Cyber criminals, moreover user's would also give away their banking information and this could lead to further money thefts from one's credit card account. This rogue software originates from a family of fake antivirus programs called FakeRean, previously discovered variant from this family was named PC Defender 360. Titan Antivirus 2013 is a fake software created with a sole purpose of stealing money - don't trust this program - it's a scam.
Titan Antivirus 2013 is only an imitation of a real antivirus program, this rogue software pretends to detect exactly the same security threats on all computers that it infiltrates. The best way of protecting one's computer from such bogus programs is keeping all of the installed programs (Flash, Java, etc.) up to date and using legitimate antivirus and anti-spyware programs. Computer users who have already purchased this rogue should immediately contact their credit card companies and dispute the charges explaining that they have been tricked into buying a fake antivirus program. If you see Titan Antivirus 2013 is scanning you computer from security infection - don't trust this program, it's a total scam, the right way of treating it is it's removal from your PC.
Fake security warning pop-ups generated by Titan Antivirus 2013:
Titan Antivirus 2013 Firewall Alert
iexplore.exe is infected with not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.WhiteSmoke.a. Private data can be stolen by third parties, including credit card details and passwords. Windows recommends activate Titan Antivirus 2013.
Click Activate to register your copy of Titan Antivirus 2013 and perform threat removal on your system.
Titan Antivirus 2013 Security Alert - Vulnerabilities found, Background scan for security breaches has been finished. Serious problems have been detected. Safeguard you system against exploits, malware and viruses right now by activating Proactive Defence.
Upgrade to full version of Titan Antivirus 2013 software package now! Clean your system and ward off new attacks against your system integrity and sensitive data. FREE daily updates and online protection from web-based intrusions are already in the bundle.
ATTENTION: DANGER! System scan for spyware, adware, trojans and viruses has been finished. Titan Antivirus 2013 detected 105 critical system objects. These security breaches may be exploited and lead to the following:
- Your system becomes a target for spam and bulky, intruding Ads
- Browser crashes frequently and web access speed decreases
- Your personal files, photos, documents and passwords get stolen
- Your computer is used for criminal activity behind your back
- Bank details and credit card information get disclosed
Titan Antivirus 2013 removal:
Video showing how to remove Titan Antivirus 2013:
IMPORTANT! Before downloading the anti-spyware program to eliminate this rogue antivirus program: Click "Registration" button which is located at the top right corner of the Titan Antivirus 2013 main window.
In the opened registration window, click on "Enter Activation Code" button:
Enter this key: 1O2Z3L4W5I6T7F8Q9C1N2Y3K4V5H6S7E and click the "Activate" button.
Titan Antivirus 2013 will thank you for activation (this step will trick this rogue antivirus software into believing that you have actually payed for it's full version - this will make the removal process of this fake antivirus less complicated - you will be able to use your Internet browsers and download legitimate antivirus and anti-spyware programs). Notice that you should never actually pay for the full version of fake antivirus programs - you will loose your money and your banking information will be at risk. If you have payed for a rogue program you should contact your credit card company and dispute the charges.
After entering the registration key and activating Titan Antivirus 2013 restart your computer and download the recommended malware removal software to completely remove this rogue antivirus from your computer. Notice that entering the retrieved activation code doesn't remove Titan Antivirus 2013 - fake registration only makes the removal process less complicated. If you won't remove this bogus from your system you may encounter further security infections, privacy issues and identity thefts.
NOTE: If you cannot run anti-spyware software, try right-clicking on it and selecting "Run as administrator". If the installation of spyware remover fails, or you can't execute .exe files you can try running our Customized installer.
If after or before the removal of this fake antivirus you can't run any installed software download registry fix (link below). Save it to your computer, double click, click "Yes" and then click "OK". After rebooting your PC file associations should be fixed.
If you can't open your Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla FireFox):
In the Search field enter this link: www.pcrisk.com/installer.com and then press ENTER.
File download dialog will appear saying that you are downloading file installer.com. Click "Run", wait for download process to finish, then follow the on-screen instructions.
If your Internet browsers are functional, you can use this button to download anti-spyware software.
If the automatic removal method doesn't work, use these instructions:
Please follow these steps if your Internet browsers are blocked:
When Titan Antivirus 2013 finishes it's fake security scan, click the "Registration" button on the top-right corner of this program, when the registration window is opened, click "Enter Activation Code"
When Titan Antivirus 2013 opens the Activation window, enter this registry key: 1O2Z3L4W5I6T7F8Q9C1N2Y3K4V5H6S7E into the "Registry key:" field and click "Activate" button. After doing this Titan Antivirus 2013 will thank you for the registration and will start removing all the "infections" that it had previously detected. One shouldn't worry - these infections (malware, viruses and Trojans) are fake.
Restart your computer - after restart your Internet browsers will start to function normally and you will be able to download and install anti-spyware software to remove this infection (download button below). Notice that activation does not remove Titan Antivirus 2013 - this rogue will run in the background and it is recommended to remove it as soon as possible.
If installation or downloading of anti-spyware software fails:
If you still can't run or download the anti-spyware software, download this registry fix file. It enables execution of applications and fixes web browser errors. Click on the link below, after downloading, click "Run", click "Yes" and then "OK".
If the installation of anti-spyware software fails, you can try downloading and running our Customized installer.
Titan Antivirus 2013 removal using Safe-Mode with Networking:
1. Load your computer in safe mode with networking. 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.
Video showing how to start Windows 7 in "Safe Mode with Networking":
Video showing how to start Windows 8 in "Safe Mode with Networking":
2. Download registry fix for Titan Antivirus 2013. This fix removes registry entries which disallows execution of programs, download it, click the link below. After downloading double click win7_av_fix.reg file, click "Yes" when asked and then click "OK".
3. Download recommended malware removal software, install it and run a full system scan.
Alternative Titan Antivirus 2013 removal guide:
Some malicious programs may disallow downloading anti-spyware software, if You can't download it using default location, try one of the alternative download locations:
- Location 1 (The file is renamed to "iexplore.exe" because most of spyware doesn't block this file)
- Location 2
If you still can't download or can't run anti-spyware software, please follow these steps:
Download registry fix for Titan Antivirus 2013 fake antivirus. This fix removes registry entries, that disallows execution of programs. After downloading double click win7_av_fix.reg file, click "Yes", when asked and then click "OK".
Some variants of this rogue antivirus modifies system proxy settings so one couldn't access Internet. To reset proxy settings to default, download and run this tool:
This fake antivirus program modifies system hosts file. It is used to resolve some canonical names of websites to IP addresses. When this file gets modified user may be redirected to malicious websites while still seeing a good URL in address bar. To fix this, please download Microsoft FixIt tool, that restores your hosts file to windows default.
Download Spyware remover or install and run it if already downloaded.