- Installs itself without permissions
- Connects to the internet without permission
- Slow internet connection
- Annoying Pop-up's
- Slow Computer
Antivirus Clean 2011
With all the sophistication invested in rogue security tools these days it can be rather difficult to distinguish between genuine security tools and rogue antispyware application such as Antivirus Clean 2011. This rogue antispyware tries to come across as legitimate by referring to genuine Microsoft file locations in its fake system scans, and by making use of an authentic looking graphical user interface.
Win32.FraudTool.AntivirusClean2011, the detection name of Antivirus Clean 2011 is promoted through web advertisements and fake online antimalware scanners. It enters the system surreptitiously through no fault of the user and will remain hidden on the PC until it starts its attack. Once Antivirus Clean 2011 roots itself in a PC it will be configured to start automatically when Windows boots up. Once it starts Antivirus Clean 2011 will initiate a fake system scan and then state that there are various crippling infections on the system.
Of course there are no real infections present on the PC except for Antivirus Clean 2011 but it will use the names of genuine infections in case the user decides to research the infection names and will then be convinced that his system is compromised. Some of the fake security threats Antivirus Clean 2011 will report on include Worm.Reclog.A, TrojanDownloader.Phexosol.B, Trojan.Hooblong.A and Backdoor.Sajdela.
It will also spam the user with numerous fake security alerts informing him of the dire infections on the system. These falsely generated security messages should also be disregarded and should receive no attention as it only forms part of Antivirus Clean 2011’s attack on the system. Some of the most popular fake security alerts used by Antivirus Clean 2011 include the following:
Your computer is in Danger!
Your system is infected!
The fake alerts will advise that Antivirus Clean 2011 is able to get rid of the supposed threats on the system if the user acts on the pop up message, but in reality he will only be redirected to an online payment portal where he is expected to buy a license for Antivirus Clean 2011 before it will rid the PC of the harmful infections.
The URL of the website you will be directed to if you respond to any of Antivirus Clean 2011’s pop up messages is https://antivirusclean2011.com/purchase/ where you will be presented with two products – Antivirus Clean 2011 – Basic Edition, which sells for an incredible $34,and Antivirus Clean 2011 – Professional Edition, selling for a whopping $45. These are empty shells and should you purchase it you will receive no value for your money.
If you are finding it difficult to remove Antivirus Clean 2011 because of all the symptoms this annoying rogue harass you with, paste the following activation code into the rogue and the symptoms will cease immediately:
Of course simply be entering the above activation code won’t get rid of Antivirus Clean 2011 but only put a stop to its annoying activities on the system. Your PC is still vulnerable to further exploitation and will not be secure until you destroy Antivirus Clean 2011 for good. This can safest be achieved by downloading a genuine security tool which will also protect your PC against similar future attacks.
How to manually remove Antivirus Clean 2011
Files associated with Antivirus Clean 2011 infection:
%ProgramFiles%\Antivirus Clean 2011
c:\Program Files\Antivirus Clean 2011\avsetup.exe
c:\Program Files\Antivirus Clean 2011\avservice.exe
c:\Program Files\Antivirus Clean 2011\avc2011.exe
c:\Program Files\Antivirus Clean 2011\
Antivirus Clean 2011 processes to kill:
Remove Antivirus Clean 2011 registry entries:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "avservice" = 'C:\Program Files\Antivirus Clean 2011\avservice.exe'