Antivirus Scan Description
Antivirus Scan is a fake anti-spyware program and part of an elaborated rogueware family named FakeSpyPro. Antivirus Scan was developed by scammers to trick and drive Internet users to purchase the supposed registered version of Antivirus Scan. Also, Trojans are used to propagate rogue anti-spyware programs like Antivirus Scan. Antivirus Scan uses fake pop-ups, security alerts and system scanners to convince victims that they have to purchase it. Antivirus Scan advertises itself as a legitimate anti-virus application however it is a malicious rogue that should not be trusted or purchased.
Antivirus Scan is not able to detect or even remove any real malware let alone the malware it claims to detect on the fake pop-ups and scan reports. Antivirus Scan also spreads with the help of associated websites that advertise the rogue as a real security program. If you encounter security notifications from Antivirus Scan, use a legitimate security tool to remove this rogue from your PC.
As a member of a huge family, Antivirus Scan has countless clones. These clones include Antispyware Soft, Spyware Protect 2009, Anit-Virus Scanner, AlfaAntivirus, Malware Destructor 2011, Antivirus Action, Security Central, Security Suite, Antivirus .NET, Antivirus Soft, Antimalware Go, Antivirus Monitor, AntiVira Av, PC Security 2011, Antivir Solution Pro, Antivirus System PRO, Antivirii 2011 and Antivirus Suite.
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Security Doesn't Let You Download SpyHunter or Access the Internet?
Solutions: Your computer may have malware hiding in memory that prevents any program, including SpyHunter, from executing on your computer. Follow to download SpyHunter and gain access to the Internet:
- Use an alternative browser. Malware may disable your browser. If you're using IE, for example, and having problems downloading SpyHunter, you should open Firefox, Chrome or Safari browser instead.
- Use a removable media. Download SpyHunter on another clean computer, burn it to a USB flash drive, DVD/CD, or any preferred removable media, then install it on your infected computer and run SpyHunter's malware scanner.
- Start Windows in Safe Mode. If you can not access your Window's desktop, reboot your computer in 'Safe Mode with Networking' and install SpyHunter in Safe Mode.
- IE Users: Disable proxy server for Internet Explorer to browse the web with Internet Explorer or update your anti-spyware program. Malware modifies your Windows settings to use a proxy server to prevent you from browsing the web with IE.
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The Effect of Antivirus Scan rogue anti-spyware
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