Do you always get a constant pop up of alert claiming it’s from the Microsoft Antivirus? Is it telling you that computer is in risks and you need to do something to prevent system crash from happening? Is this Microsoft Antivirus related to Microsoft or the Windows system? As a matter of fact, this is a fake Microsoft Antivirus alert which is just trying to prompt other malware. One shouldn’t trust this pop up alert.

Fake Microsoft Antivirus Alert – How to Remove Rogue Antispyware

Fake Microsoft Antivirus Alert is a pop up notice that’s been reported lately to show up on computers annoyingly saying that Microsoft Antivirus has found critical process activity on your PC. You need to clean your computer to prevent the system breakage. People might think that it’s from Microsoft and believe they’d better click the OK button in the bottom of the alert. But the truth is, this Microsoft Antivirus alert isn’t real. It’s actually found to be associating with certain malware especially with System Care Antivirus rogue and is trying to prompt this specific malware. Computer users should not believe what this alert says and should worry about the situation of their PCs because they may be under attacks from malware or spyware.

Below is a screen-shot of this fake Microsoft Antivirus message that keeps popping up on computers:

microsoft-antivirus-alert

This pop-up fake Microsoft Antivirus alert doesn’t truly represent the status of your PC because it’s a false message which is trying to prompt System Care Antivirus software. This System Care Antivirus has been reported to be one of the fake antivirus programs that can cause many troubles on targeted computers. So when computer users click OK to this pop-up Microsoft Antivirus alert, they will be required to install this fake antivirus to help them remove all the detected problems and potential dangers out of their PCs. Eventually, money will be asked because one will be requested to purchased the “Activated” version of this System Care Antivirus in order to receive a complete removal help.

Once this System Care Antivirus is installed with or without your permission, it will set itself as a system start-up program which will automatically start up running each time the PC is started. The constant pop up of this System Care Antivirus screen will block you from doing other things on the computer including opening other executable programs or getting online. It will detect many infections and problems in your computer by the end of its scanning process. Then in order to remove all these detected problems, you will be asked to activate this “Unregistered” version to a full version which will require a certain amount of money. Do not purchase any codes or registered version of this System Care Antivirus because it’s a rogue antispyware.

To stop this fake Microsoft Antivirus alert and System Care Antivirus screen from popping up constantly, a complete removal should be performed. Contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts for removal help if you are not a PC expert yourself but want this unwanted pop up alert off the PC ASAP.

System Care Antivirus Screen Shots

After installing System Care Antivirus recommended by this fake Microsoft Antivirus alert, it will pop up and run auto checks through the system. Many Trojan infections are being detected:

system-care-antivirus

System Care Antivirus Firewall Alert asking you to activate System Care Antivirus:

system-care-antivirus-alert

System Care Antivirus rogue antivirus is capable of:

– installing itself without consent
– changing default settings and system structure
– blocking other activities on the computer
– reporting and creating detections and pop-up alerts constantly
– scamming money by getting people to activate the program
– threatening PC stability and privacy security

A Removal Guide of Fake Antivirus Program

Fake Microsoft Antivirus alert is another current way of prompting this System Care Antivirus rogue antispyware. To stop the constant pop up of this alert as well as System Care Antivirus virus screen, a manual removal is suggested here as it can guarantee a complete removal. Expertise will be required during the removal process:

Step 1: Press Ctrl+Alt+Del at the same time to open the Windows Task Manager; go to Processes tab on top; then End processes associated with System Care Antivirus or processes that are not belonging to system.
Windows Task Manager

Notice: If Windows Task Manager has been disabled under normal mode and other programs can’t be run because of the constant pop-up fake Microsoft Antivirus alert or System Care Antivirus virus screen, please try to restart the infected computer into Safe mode with Networking first. To put the computer in Safe mode with Networking, please hit F8 key repeatedly while system is booting up BUT before it’s logging in till you get advanced options on a black screen; use arrow keys to highlight Safe mode with Networking option and hit enter key to proceed system loading files into that mode.
safe mode with networking for Windows XP Vista and Win 7

Step 2: Open Control Panel from Start menu. Go to Uninstall a program list, scroll down and find this rogue program to Uninstall.
uninstall-control-panel

Step 3: Open Control Panel from Start menu. Go to Folder Options and under View tab, select Show hidden files and folders and non-select Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) then click OK.
Folder Options

Step 4: Pull up Run box by hitting Windows+R keys then type regedit to open Registry Editor. Delete all the following or those related to the virus:
%AppData%\NPSWF32.dll
%AppData%\Protector-.exe
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.exe(rnd)
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = {rnd}
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings “”
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\DisallowRun

Video Guide on How to Remove Rogue Antispyware In Registry Editor

Conclusion

If you happen to be experiencing this pop up fake Microsoft Antivirus alert on your computer lately, please do not believe what it says about your computer because it doesn’t truly represent the current status of the PC. It’s a fake alert which is not associating with Microsoft or Windows but prompting certain malware especially System Care Antivirus fake program. This fake antivirus program claims to help you remove this annoying pop up alert off your computer and other detections as well. But System Care Antivirus isn’t a friendly software to keep in your computer because it can create all kinds of troubles including scamming you. To get rid of all the detected problems inside the computer, according to this rogue antivirus, one will be required to activate the program first by signing up or purchasing codes or registered version. However, neither the fake Microsoft Antivirus alert nor the detecting problems by System Care Antivirus are right about your computer. Your computer may work just fine till you install this unwanted program.

Notice: If you still cannot remove this pop up fake Microsoft Antivirus alert or the System Care Antivirus screen, please contact YooSecurity Experts now to get further assistance on a complete removal

Published by Karen Lawrence & last updated on June 24, 2013 3:30 am

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