‘Update Available’ Popup

‘Update Available’ Popup Description

'Update Available' Popup is a fake warning alert from the rogue program WinPC Antivirus. The text reads:

"Update available. WinPC Antivirus has detected that new threat database is available. Would you like to download and install update now? Installation is recommended"

If the user downloads and installs the update, they will automatically download and install WinPC Antivirus on their computer. Annoying pop-ups will continue with the intention of tricking the user into purchasing the full paid version of the rogue application WinPC Antivirus. It is strongly recommended that the user does not purchase the rogue program and removes the infection immediately.

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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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Technical Information

File System Details

‘Update Available’ Popup creates the following file(s):
# File Name
1 c:\Program Files\Common Files\System\mgnc\angpd.xml
2 %UserProfile%\Desktop\ANG AntiVirus 09.lnk
3 %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\ANG AntiVirus 09\ANG AntiVirus 09.lnk

Registry Details

‘Update Available’ Popup creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\"ANG AntiVirus 09"
\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\5.0\User Agent\Post Platform "UXPVP"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\ANG AntiVirus 09
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce "65438761234587528"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Total Virus Protection
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\ANG AntiVirus 09
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "76112549345328287"

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