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AVbytes Win 7 Protection 2015

AVbytes Win 7 Protection 2015 removal instructions

What is AVbytes Win 7 Protection 2015?

AVbytes Win 7 Protection 2015 is bogus security software, which attempts to scare unsuspecting PC users into believing that their computers are infected with high-risk malware, Trojans, and viruses. This rogue antivirus software infiltrates computers without users' consent and imitates a legitimate security scanner by performing 'security scans' and displaying security warning messages. Note that AVbytes Win 7 Protection 2015 holds no virus definition database, nor any features that would allow this program to detect any of the security infections listed. This malicious software runs fake security scans and imitates the detection of security infections that do not exist on the PC. This trickery has been known to coerce computer users into 'activating' (purchasing a full version of) this program.

   
AVbytes XP Antivirus 2015

AVbytes XP Antivirus 2015 removal instructions

What is AVbytes XP Antivirus 2015?

AVbytes XP Antivirus 2015 is a fake security scanner originating from a family of fake antivirus programs called Braviax/FakeRean. Cyber criminals responsible for releasing this scam hope that computer users will fall for the trickery displayed by this fake software and purchase the license key. When AVbytes XP Antivirus 2015 infiltrates PCs via 'detected security vulnerabilities', it imitates the behavior of a legitimate antivirus program and then generates a large list of supposedly-detected malware and viruses. Do not trust this detection list - it is a scam. None of the security infections indicated by AVbytes XP Antivirus 2015 actually exist on your computer.

   
AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015

AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 removal instructions

What is AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015?

AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 is a fake antivirus program originating from a family of rogue security scanners called Braviax/FakeRean. This program was developed by cyber criminals and employs a deceptive strategy to coerce computer users into purchasing a useless license key. This program holds no virus scan engine or malware definition database, however, it performs 'security scans' and displays lists of identified security infections, which are supposedly detected on users' PCs. This is a scam intended to scare PC users into believing that their computers are infected with high-risk malware and viruses. AVbytes Win 8 Antivirus 2015 is merely an imitation of a legitimate antivirus program, and therefore, should not be trusted or purchased.

   
Winner Media Player Adware

Winner Media Player removal instructions

What is Winner Media Player?

Created by Winner Solutions LLC, Winner Media Player is a rogue application claiming to allow users to play various video and audio files. On initial inspection, this feature may seem legitimate and useful, however, be aware that Winner Media Player is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP). These associations are made due to a deceptive software marketing method called bundling (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software) employed by Winner Media Player to install on Internet browsers without users' permission. Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, Winner media Player diminishes browser performance and generates numerous intrusive online advertisements such as banner, interstitial, transitional, and pop-up ads.

   
AVbytes Win 7 Antivirus 2015

AVbytes Win 7 Antivirus 2015 removal instructions

What is AVbytes Win 7 Antivirus 2015?

AVbytes Win 7 Antivirus 2015 is not a security program that computer users should trust - it is a scam released by cyber criminals. This fake antivirus software is designed to scare PC users into believing that their computers have been infected with malware and viruses. To achieve this deceptive goal, AVbytes Win 7 Antivirus 2015 uses fake security scans, fake malware detection lists, and fake security warning messages. The program usually installs on PCs without users' consent and immediately starts a security scan, which results in the detection of various high-risk spyware threats. Furthermore, this rogue software modifies the registry entries of the infected operating system and blocks execution of installed software. The creators of this scam intend to give the impression that AVbytes Win 7 Antivirus 2015 is the only software able to save your PC from security threats. In reality, however, none of the detected viruses or malware exist on your computer - this bogus program is designed to make you to believe the opposite in order to sell its useless license key.

   
Ads by Green-Wall

Green-Wall removal instructions

What is Green-Wall?

Developed by SuperWeb LLC, Green-Wall is a rogue browser plug-in claiming to improve the Internet browsing experience by enabling coupons, comparison shopping, and other similar functions. While this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that Green-Wall is considered to be adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP). The developers of this rogue application employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software) to install Green-Wall on Internet browsers without users' permission. After successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, Green-Wall generates intrusive online ads and tracks users' Internet browsing activity.

   
Ads by Boxed Books

Boxed Books removal instructions

What is Boxed Books?

Created by SuperWeb LLC, Boxed Books is a rogue browser extension claiming to enhance the Internet browsing experience by enabling coupons and comparison shopping. Although this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that it is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) or adware. These associations are made due to a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software) employed by Boxed Books to install on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without users' consent. After successful infiltration on these browsers, Boxed Books generates various intrusive online advertisements such as banner, search, pop-up, interstitial, transitional, and full-page ads. There is a high probability that clicking these advertisements will lead to high-risk adware or malware infections.

   
Zorton Win 7 Protection 2014

Zorton Win 7 Protection 2014 removal instructions

What is Zorton Win 7 Protection 2014?

Zorton Win 7 Protection 2014 is bogus security software that attempts to scare unsuspecting PC users into believing that their computers are infected with high-risk malware, Trojans, and viruses. This rogue antivirus software infiltrates computers without users' consent and imitates a legitimate security scanner by performing 'security scans' and displaying security warning messages. Note that Zorton Win 7 Protection 2014 holds no virus definition database, nor any features that would allow this program to detect any of the security infections listed. This malicious software runs fake security scans and imitates the detection of security infections that do not exist on the PC. This trickery has been known to coerce computer users into 'activating' (purchasing a full version of) this program.

   
Zorton Win 8 Protection 2014

Zorton Win 8 Protection 2014 removal instructions

What is Zorton Win 8 Protection 2014?

Zorton Win 8 Protection 2014 is a fake security scanner originating from a family of rogue antivirus software called Braviax/FakeRean. This program was developed by cyber criminals to scare PC users into believing that their computers are infected with high-risk malware and then coerce them into purchasing a 'full version' of Zorton Win 8 Protection 2014 to supposedly eliminate the threats. This rogue program performs no scans for computer security infections - it merely imitates this process and then displays a false detection list. Furthermore, this malicious software modifies the operating system, disables execution of installed programs, and disables the Task Manager. When computers are infected with Zorton Win 8 Protection 2014, users are unable to access Internet - this rogue program blocks access to websites, reports that they are infected, and then offers to run a security scan.

   
Websearch.searchmania.info Redirect

Websearch.searchmania.info redirect removal instructions

What is websearch.searchmania.info?

The websearch.searchmania.info browser hijacker installs on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) together with free software downloaded from the Internet. After successful infiltration, this adware modifies Internet browser settings including the homepage and default search engine domains. Furthermore, this adware installs several browser 'helper objects', which block attempts to roll back these changes. At time of research, the websearch.searchmania.info browser hijacker was 'bundled' with free programs and files available for download from free file sharing websites. Developers of freeware promote this browser hijacker using a deceptive installer, which tricks unsuspecting computer users into installing browser settings-modifying adware together with the free software.

   

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