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Advanced PC Shield 2012

Advanced PC Shield 2012 virus removal guide

What is Advanced PC Shield 2012?

Advanced PC Shield 2012 is a fake computer security scanner - a bogus program derived from the same family of misleading programs as Windows XP Antivirus 2012, Windows Vista Internet Security 2012, and many others. It is an updated version of a previously widespread form of spyware. Advanced PC Shield 2012 is a fake program distributed by various misleading websites and controlled by Internet criminals.

   
Security Master AV

Security Master AV virus elimination instructions

What is Security Master AV?

Security Master AV is a fake computer security program derived from the same family of bogus anti-spyware programs as Home Safety Essentials, Security Guard, My Security Engine, and many others. This rogue scanner was created by Internet criminals to imitate legitimate security programs and sell the non existent full version. The most common tactic of proliferating Security Master AV is by using a misleading online security scanner pop-up. Do not trust these online security scanner messages - they are part of a scam used to distribute fake security programs such as Security Master AV. When installed on your computer, this fake scanner modifies the registry of your operating system in order to block legitimate security programs, disable your Task Bar and other Windows functions.

   
OpenCloud Security

OpenCloud Security uninstall guide

What is OpenCloud Security?

OpenCloud Security is a fake antivirus program similar to WolfRam Antivirus, OpenCloud Antivirus, and others. Like previous versions, this bogus program imitates the running of computer security scans and then displays fake results. Do not be impressed by the professional appearance of OpenCloud Security - it is completely useless. This bogus scanner was created by Internet criminals to steal money from your credit card account and the fake software is designed to scare you into believing that your computer is highly infected with malware.  It then coerces you into paying for a non existent full version. If you click the "Remove Threats" button in the main window of OpenCloud Security, you are directed to a website where you will be encouraged to enter your banking information and purchase a full version of this fake scanner. You should not buy OpenCloud Security, as this program is proliferated through rogue websites that exploit various security vulnerabilities in order to install fake computer security scanners on your computer. The features that OpenCloud Security offers to protect your PC are fake, and the creators of this bogus program hope that you will fall for their scam and purchase a non existent full version. You should remove this fake computer security scanner from your PC immediately.

   
OpenCloud Antivirus

OpenCloud Antivirus - how to remove?

What is OpenCloud?

OpenCloud antivirus is a fake computer security scanner derived from the same family of misleading scanners as WolfRam Antivirus and Blueflare Antivirus. Like its predecessors, OpenCloud antivirus is a scam created with only one intention - to steal money from your credit card account. This rogue computer program is installed on your computer without permission and can occur while surfing misleading websites. These websites exploit various security vulnerabilities in order to install OpenCloud Antivirus on your computer.

   
Total Protect

How to remove "Total Protect" virus?

What is Total Protect?

Total Protect is a bogus computer scanner that attempts to convince you that your computer is infected with various malware and spyware in order to steal money from your credit card account. Total Protect does not actually scan your system for infections, this process is merely imitated. After performing the fake computer scan, this rogue program displays a results page whereby legitimate Windows programs are indicated as spyware.

   
Google Redirect Virus

Google Redirect Virus - How to remove?

What is Google Redirect?

Redirect viruses commonly target Google search results, and since Google is the most popular search engine in the world, it is no surprise that Internet criminals are targeting it with their malicious programs. After your computer is infected with this virus, your Google search results will be redirected to various porn websites full of advertisements, or other equally infected websites. Usually, this infection is acquired with TDSS rootkit.

   
Personal Shield Pro

Personal Shield Pro removal instructions

What is Personal Shield Pro?

Personal Shield Pro is a fake security scanner created by Internet criminals to scare you into believing that your computer is being attacked by viruses. This fake computer security program is distributed though Trojans, fake video codec downloads, and fake Adobe Flash Player updates.

   
Zentom System Guard

"Zentom System Guard" virus removal instructions

What is Zentom System Guard?

Zentom System Guard is a fake computer program that attempts to sell you a non existent full version. This program is distributed through Trojans and your computer could become infected by downloading fake Flash Player updates or you could have been tricked into downloading fake video codecs. The Internet is flooded with misleading websites that proliferate fake computer programs and you should express great caution when downloading anything from unknown sources. Zentom System Guard is propagated via a Trojan, which downloads a fake Windows update after infecting your computer. You will be encouraged to install this update, and rather than a genuine Windows security update, your computer will be infected with Zentom System Guard.  You should not buy this software, it is useless - merely imitating the process of scanning your computer, and then displaying fake results. This action is performed to scare you into believing that your PC has various problems.

   
Home Safety Essentials

Home Safety Essentials - how to remove?

What is Home Safety Essentials?

Home Safety Essentials is a fake computer antivirus program created by Internet criminals with the intention of stealing money from your credit card account. After Home Safety Essentials is installed on your computer using misleading methods, it displays various security warning messages and attempts to make you believe that your computer is highly infected with malware. After the fake security scan, you will be asked to activate Home Safety Essentials in order to remove the 'detected' threats. If you click the activate "Ultimate Protection" or "Clean Now" buttons within this bogus program, you are redirected to a website where you will be encouraged to purchase a full version of Home Safety Essentials.

   
Antivirus 2011 Edition Limitee

How to remove Antivirus 2011 Edition Limitee?

What is Antivirus 2011 Edition Limitee?

Created in French, Antivirus 2011 Edition Limitee is a fake computer security scanner. This bogus program self-installs on your computer without approval. Fake scanners such as Antivirus 2011 Edition Limitee are commonly propagated through fake Flash Player updates or by spam email messages. When installed on your PC, this program mimics the scanning of your hard drive for viruses. The fake scan reports various threats 'detected' on your computer. You should not trust this program, as it does not actually scan your computer - the process is merely imitated to scare you into believing that your computer is infected. When installed, this program will modify your operating system to start automatically on system start-up. Antivirus 2011 Edition Limitee also disables the Task Manager in order to hinder the removal of this rogue software.

   

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