What is Antivirus Pro
Antivirus Pro is a fake software. It is a scam. This acts just like any other scareware to display lots of fake alarm screens and warning messages in an attempt to make you believe that your computer is infected with many instances of malware and viruses.
THe purpose of this exercise is to convince you that if it can detect these much of the malware infections in your computer, then it can also be able to remove them from your system. So, it tries you to sell the licensed version of Antivirus Pro, which is nothing but a crap and does nothing to protect or clean your system.
Please beware that it is a scam, and its presence in your computer is an evidence that your computer is having exploitable vulnerabilities, which need to be plugged.
Please take the steps given below for the removal of Antivirus Pro from your computer.
Technical Details of Antivirus Pro
- Full name: Antivirus Pro, AntivirusPro, Anti virus Pro
- Date Appeared: July 2009
- Characteristic: Rogue security program
- URL: http://Antivirus Pro.com
Do I need to remove Antivirus Pro
You can yourself search your computer manually, but it is not recommended unless you are a tech-geek. To save time and effort, we recommend you to download a FREE Scanner.
The best way for the removal of Antivirus Pro is to install a good quality Anti-spyware Program and scan your system for any Antivirus Pro infections.
Automatic removal of Antivirus Prois always good and complete as compared to any attempts to manually remove Antivirus Pro, which may sometime lead to erroneous results. If you are not completely aware of all the files and registry entries used by this rogue anti-spyware, then we do not recommend you to attempt for the manual removal of Antivirus Pro.
Instructions to get rid of AntivirusPro
If you really want to remove the Antivirus Pro infection on your system manually then proceed as follows.
Step 1: Kill the AntivirusPro Processes – Learn how to do that
Step 2: Remove AntivirusPro files, folders and all associated AntivirusPro DLL files:Learn how to do that
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\AntiVirus_Pro\AntiVirus_Pro.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\AntiVirus_Pro\Uninstall AntiVirus_Pro.lnk
%UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\AntiVirus_Pro.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Desktop\AntiVirus_Pro.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\AntiVirus_Pro
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\AVP 2009
Step 3: Uninstall AntivirusPro registry entries: Learn how to do that