Does Windows AntiBreach Helper pop up on your computer without asking your permission? Is this program reliable and do you really need to pay for the full version as it claims? Please don’t purchase anything from the warning alert. Watch out! This is a fake antivirus which can block PC users from accessing the internet and running windows apps including security programs. It is a dangerous virus that can ruin your computer.You should not spend any money on this useless product. Instead, please follow the manual way below to get rid of it immediately.
Windows AntiBreach Helper Virus Description:
Windows AntiBreach Helper is categorized as rogue antivirus program that can be installed on a target computer without any permission and knowledge. Now cyber criminals are still trying their best to defraud innocent users’ money and steal their important privacy information such as identity, account and credit card, etc for further profit-making activities, so they design such malicious software aiming to make inexperienced users regard it as a trusted program that can protect their computers. Actually, this software contains no ability to detect viruses, it is just a malware pretends to be a security suite. It uses scare tactics by only showing innocent users fake reports, misleading them to pay for its useless product so as to rip off their money.
This rogue antivirus has the same appearance like the previous rogue program called Windows AntiBreach Suite and Windows AntiBreach Tool. All of these fake programs should be considered as a tool for cyber criminals to make money. It can modify the registry of computer as soon as it is installed so that whenever you turn the PC on, this virus pops up immediately, taking your whole computer screen. After a few seconds, a bogus scan will be imitated automatically and its fake interface will claim that numerous infections like Trojan or Windows have been found in your PC and you need to active it to get an ultimate protection in order to get rid of those infections and protect your computer. Undoubtedly, it costs money to do that. It should be noted that paying the so called full version will not remove any viruses detected on your computer, the real virus that is making chaos on the computer is Windows AntiBreach Helper itself.
If your computer has been infected with Windows AntiBreach Helper virus, you will get a lot of troubles when you try to work on your computer. This fake antivirus disables all your system applications so that you cannot get online to search for a solution or run the real security product at all. As long as it is running, you will receive a bunch of fake alerts everywhere, all of them are designed to mislead you into thinking that computer is already damaged and getting the ultimate protection is needed immediately. But if you are really tricked into purchasing this malicious software, your privacy information including credit card will be surely at risk of being stolen. This is a fraudulent overall product even though it looks like a security tool. Like most other fake security programs, its foremost goal is to gain access to your credit card information and linked finances; therefore it should be removed without any hesitation.
Note: Manual Removal requires expertise and it is for advanced users, if you don’t have much experience in dealing with rogue anti-spyware virus. Contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts for removal assistance.
Windows AntiBreach Helper Rogue Antivirus Pictures:
* This rogue pop up has a similar appearance as many legit antivirus programs so that average PC users can be easily confused by this scam software and will be more willing to pay to activate the rogue program. Warning! The amount of money you spend on this rogue won’t be returnable once paid. This is a virus that can completely damage your computer. Once running, you will be forced to run a bogus scan and shown by a large number of pop-up windows and fake error messages warning about security problem. Your computer screen will be taken over because this fake antivirus keeps showing false positive to convince you that this PC has been seriously infected just like the following picture shows:
How can I uninstall a Rogue Program completely?
The rogue pop up can block almost everything you try to run on the infected computer including your anti-virus programs. And it usually won’t be uninstalled from Control Panel as many users have the unwanted program coming back again and again after they thought they had removed it. Compared to other removal methods, manual removal is a more effective way to get rid of this rogue from your computer. For that, expertise will be required to accurate the process of the removal as any vital mistakes could be resulted due to a single misleading step. This passage contains a guide to help you manually remove Windows AntiBreach Suite virus.
Symptoms of Infection of Rogue Programs:
Operations on the computer will be constantly blocked by the virus screen pop up.
Regular files and programs are reported to contain viruses.
Fake security alerts are displayed continuously.
Internet connection can be affected as well.
Computer is slow in response.
CPU Usage percentage is rather high.
Desktop icons are missing or relocated..
How to Uninstall Windows AntiBreach Helper Manually?
Step A. Restart the infected computer into safe mode with networking.
The virus often disables any other operations on the infected computer once it pops up and takes over the whole computer screen. So we need to restart the infected computer into safe mode with networking to troubleshoot it. To do that, you need to restart the infected computer and when it starts up you have to tap F8 key constantly to access Advanced Boot page. (You can click here to view how to boot Windows 8 into safe mode with networking.)
Highlight Safe mode with networking on this screen and press Enter key to log in.
Step A: Check on your start menu if there are any programs that you are not familiar with. The strange ones will often related to the virus process as it can start automatically with the windows. You can press on Windows key or just click on the start menu to view it. Please notice that you need to click on All Programs to have an overall check on it.
Step B: To remove Windows AntiBreach Helper, the first thing we need to do is to end its process thus we will not get the error message when we delete its files. To do that, open Windows Task Manager to end process related to this virus. You can press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys at the same time to pull up Window Task Manager; go to Processes tab on top and scroll down the list to find.
Step C: Always any virus files will be hidden files. So we need to show hidden files before we are going to delete them. Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options (As an easy way you can open a folder and hold Alt key and tap on T, O key one by one and folder option window will pops up). Go to Folder Options window, under View tab, tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click Apply and then hit OK.
After we can see hidden folders and files we can go to system files and delete the infected files. The path of the virus often can be found from the antivirus which detects it.
Step D: After we delete the virus files from system data we get to remove the registry of the virus from registry editor to prevent it from coming back. You can get Registry Editor by pressing Windows+R keys to pull up Run box and type in regedit to open Registry Editor.
The following is how Windows Registry Editor looks like.
Step E: Delete all these associated files and registry entries related to Windows AntiBreach Helper malware from Registry Editor. The registry files are listed randomly. Besides, you need to delete the infection files of the redirect virus from your system files to prevent it from coming back. Those files are named randomly also but may be different on different operating systems.
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Windows AntiBreach Helper is a malicious rogue program that has affected a lot of Windows-based computers worldwide. The main purpose of this flagrant program is to extract money out of innocent computer users. It uses every conceivable method to sneak into the computer and its installation can be processed without asking for your permission. Clicking on some unknown links will guide you to download it. Besides, spam email attachments and suspicious free software may also contain the rogue. Thus, you should avoid opening emails from strangers and double-check while you are downloading software. It is so dangerous that it starts to cause innumerable problems immediately once it gets the chance to enter into the computer system. The malware has been designed by cyber criminals with highly complex technology, as a result, the normal antivirus program installed on your computer cannot stop it. You are not allowed to run the programs installed on your computer or to download new programs. It will also display false scans and warnings in the infected computer which are parts of the fraud instead of the real situation of the computer. But inexperienced computer users will purchase the useless license key as it requires so as to eliminate those non-existent infections. We had better look before we leap if we do not want to lose money. Therefore, it is strongly recommended that you remove this fake anti-virus program from your computer as early as possible.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on February 28, 2014 6:39 am