Hey, there are many annoy security report saying from Win 7 Antispyware 2014 which I installed a few days ago. I though it should be effective to use and helpful to protect my computer, but now I feel a panic since I don’t know if those security messages are real or fake, and I’m afraid Win 7 Antispyware 2014 is a fake security tool. Could you give some advice on this Antispyware? And do I need to uninstall it?
Brief Introduction to Win 7 Antispyware 2014
Win 7 Antispyware 2014 is a rogue anti-spyware rather than a useful system protection tool. This fake antivirus is designed by cyber criminals for money laundering. At first sight, you may trust it is a reliable computer antivirus program, because it has an official look as most common security software have, but actually it can only bring you more trouble and puts your computer in a dangerous situation. It often launches an automatic full scan on the computer once it gets installed. Then it states that your computer is in danger and infected with numerous malware threats. And it recommends you to purchase a full version or registered version to remove all the threats it shows. Don’t be trust it. It just displays fake security messages to scare people and scam people’s money. Purchasing it will not do any good to an infected PC. If you click on “Register” other button, this fake antivirus activates its full function and also disables some important system functions to keep you out from the computer system. You even cannot close the virus window to access your files on your disk. This virus sometimes also damages the troubleshoot modes to make it harder to remove. What’s worse, it detects and scans your computer in order to disable more and more system programs and destroy computer security to create more vulnerability, which will create more opportunities for other viruses to get onto your vulnerable system. You must take prompt and efficient actions to remove this virus in time.
Win 7 Antispyware 2014 is obviously a scam antispyware that is mainly designed to cheat money. This malicious fake AV is released by unknown third parties online to scam average PC users by reporting fake security alerts to them. It is from those malicious websites and bundled into unknown freeware or application. When you visit suspicious websites, you may meet the following situation. There are alerts showing up during your browsing and these alerts inform you about available updates or free security scanning. You may be asked to click download button to update Java, Flash Player, Video or Itune etc. If you believe those fake messages and follow what it instructs, you may download this Win 7 Antispyware 2014 on your computer to mess up operating system. Besides, spam email is also a good place for this fake antivirus to infect computer. There are different suspicious links in the spam email and the email also tells you something attractive to lure you. Don’t be trust those fake message in spam emails, just to delete it from your inbox, otherwise you will be trouble with this virus. Therefore, you should pay attention to your online behavior.
Properties of the Fake Anti-virus Spyware
-Always pops up once you boot up your computer or run a program, claiming your computer is in great risk
-Asking you to purchase a code to activate this software, so that it can help you to remove the threats in your computer
-Can modify the computer registry once it is installed into the computer
-Can prohibit legit program to run, including your anti-virus programs
-Can occupy a great usage of CPU, which slows down the performance of computer or even causes blue screen
Finding all or some of these symptoms on your computer, sorry to say that your computer is infected by Win 7 Protection 2014. Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts for manual removal guide. Also, we will provide a short removal guide below for computer literate.
A Screenshot of Win 7 Antispyware 2014 Virus (Fake Antivirus Alert)
Manual Removal Guide of Fake Anti-virus Program (For Computer Literate)
There is a removal guide provided here; however, expertise is required during the process of removal, please make sure you are capable to do it by yourself.
Step 1: Try to access the Safe mode with Networking.
In order to get into this mode, you should restart your infected computer and then press F8 key constantly before windows launches. Use your arrow keys to highlight “safe mode with networking” and then press Enter.
For those computer which are XP operating systems, you will need to you choose your XP system after you choose safe mode with networking, you can press Enter directly without choosing any thing.
After loading files, you need to log in your account to get the safe mode with networking, for XP users, please choose Yes when you see the dialog.
Step 2: Find Ctrl, Alt, and Delete these 3 keys and then press them together to open task manager to end the process related to Win 7 Antispyware 2014, the name of the process of it is random.
Step 3:Click on Start button at the right lower corner, then click on Control Panel, then you will come to the Control Panel windows, click on Add and Remove Programs.
Then try to find Win 7 Antispyware 2014, highlight it and choose Remove.
Step 4: Click on Start button or press Win+R, then type regedit in the box to open Registry Editor, after that, try to find
C:\Users\profile name here\AppData\
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Once Win 7 Antispyware 2014 is installed to your computer it will be configured to run automatically along with the operating system, and each time when you start up your computer it will pretend to be computer internet security software to run and display fake security state of your computer to scare you. It aims at cheating out of your money by recommending you to purchase its fake full version. This fake antivirus also performs destructive activities on your computer. It damages the main system files to make it be able to pop up even under troubleshooting mode such as safe mode and safe mode with networking. It damages some fatal system to slow down computer performance. What you should do promptly is to remove it and install a real reputable antivirus program to protect your computer instead of a fake one.
Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a quite level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Win 7 Antispyware 2014 virus? Contact online experts for help now!
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on September 22, 2014 8:33 am