Virus and Spyware Removal Guides, uninstall instructions
What is Windows Ultra Antivirus?
Windows Ultra Antivirus is a fake antivirus program, which uses trickery in order to sell its useless license key to unsuspecting PC users. This program is an imitation of a legitimate computer security scanner and the processes displayed by Windows Ultra Antivirus are falsely-generated (fake).
This malicious software mimics the detection of security infections - the results identical on all computers infiltrated. Cyber criminals created this rogue program in the hope that you will believe the bogus security warning messages and purchase a full version of this software in order to eliminate supposed security issues.
This bogus software is distributed via security vulnerabilities in users' PCs - Cyber criminals set up misleading websites to exploit these vulnerabilities and install Windows Ultra Antivirus without consent. Often, this rogue antivirus program imitates a critical Windows update.
The landing page, used by Cyber criminals to install this scam, appears like the genuine Windows update website - asking to install the 'Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool (Critical Update) - February 2011 (KB990831)'. To avoid rogue programs such as Windows Ultra antivirus from entering your computer, download your operating system and other program updates from reputable sources only.
What is International Police Association?
International Police Association screen locker is a scam released by Internet criminals. It targets European computer users by displaying fake information and demanding the payment of a fine for supposedly distributing copyrighted content.
Recently, such screen lockers have become popular among Cyber criminals, resulting in many computer users observing this fake message on their screens. To distribute this ransomware, Internet criminals use various misleading strategies.
Commonly, the Internet Police Association scam is disguised as a software update. For example, a user clicks on an online video and is asked to download a Flash Player update - instead of the update, the screen locker is downloaded.
What is SweetIM Toolbar?
SweetIM toolbar is a browser add-on, which adds various shortcuts such as games, deal pages, etc., to your browsers for easy access. This toolbar also changes your homepage to home.sweetim.com
While some people may find SweetIM toolbar useful, this browser add-on can be categorized as an unwanted application. The default homepage set by this toolbar is enhanced by deceptive ads which redirect PC users to survey pages.
What is Windows Security System?
Windows Security System is malicious software, which imitates a legitimate antivirus program. In fact, this bogus software has none of the features required of an antivirus program - it is merely a scam released by Internet criminals.
They designed Windows Security System to imitate the processes of a computer security scanner and to scare unsuspecting PC users into believing that their computers have various malware and virus infections. To distribute this fake program, Internet criminals use Trojan infections, which infiltrate users' computers and install this rogue software without permission.
What is Searchqu?
Searchqu Toolbar is a browser add-on, which adds various social network shortcuts and other buttons to your Internet browsers. Some computer users may find these shortcuts useful, but Searchqu toolbar can be categorized as an unwanted program due to its deceptive methods of installation and lack of full uninstall procedures.
When installed on your computer, this toolbar will change your default homepage to searchnu.com in all of your browsers (for example, Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Google Chrome).
What is Celas Ransomware?
Celas screen locker is a familiar scam, whereby Internet criminals exploit the name of a legitimate organization in order to trick PC users into paying a fine for supposed infringement of copyrighted material. This ransomware targets European computer users. In the latest press release, Celas clearly states that its organization has nothing to do with this scam: "CELAS does not charge users to watch music videos online and never has."
The message presented by this screen locker asserts that the user owns pirated copies of music files and thus has violated copyright laws. Ransomware such as Celas is especially devious since, while infected, you will be unable to access your desktop or any programs.
What is PCeU?
Police Central e-crime Unit is ransomware that locks computer users' desktops, demanding payment of £100 fines. This malicious program is targeted at computer users who live in Great Britain.
The message presented to users whose systems are infected with this scam states that their computer has been locked due to a violation of copyright laws. Internet criminals who designed and released this screen locker, hope that you will fall for their trickery and pay the fine to unlock your PC.
What is Brothersoft?
Brothersoft toolbar is a browser add-on, which is designed to enhance computer users' Internet browsing experience by adding various shortcuts to the top of the Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome browsers. This toolbar can be downloaded from software distribution websites or is bundled with certain free software downloads.
Whilst browser add-ons can be useful, Brothersoft extreme toolbar is categorized as an unwanted application, since the toolbar has deceptive default installation settings.
What is File Recovery?
File Recovery is a fake hard disk drive optimization/repair program. This misleading software is derived from a relatively new rogue family, which, rather than displaying fake security scans, generates hard drive error messages and attempts to trick unsuspecting PC users into believing that they could lose their stored information.
While the tactics employed by File Recovery are different to most fake programs released by Internet criminals, the outcome is the same. Creators of File Recovery hope that you will fall for the trickery incorporated within this software and purchase a license key in order to fix the supposedly 'detected' hard drive errors.
What is Incredibar?
Incredibar Toolbar is a browser add-on, which adds shortcuts to your Internet browsers. There are two variants of this toolbar: one for music related enhancements, and the other for flash games.
While this toolbar can be useful for people wishing to download videos or quickly access online flash games, it is also categorized as an unwanted program for several reasons.
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