Antivirus System PRO
Antivirus System Pro
A new breed of malware, Antivirus System Pro is a rouge program which camouflages itself as an antivirus program. The rouge program will start up automatically when Windows starts and will drastically slow down your computer with the constant threat warnings and computer hijacking. Even upon purchasing the program, the constant popup alerts and hijacking will continue.
How it Works
Antivirus System Pro will download itself onto your computer from any number of internet websites. Once it is one your computer, it will install itself and then proceed to do a false scan of your computer. Upon completion of this false scan, the rouge program will alert you that you have multiple security threats on your computer. The program will bombard its host with constant popup alerts claiming that the computer has multiple security threats. Also, the rouge program will hijack Internet Explorer to constantly display information about Antivirus System Pro. The rouge program will then want you to purchase the software in order to remove the security threats. All of these activities will drastically slow your computer down.
How to Remove
Step 1) Search and kill this process: Antivirussystempro.exe
Step 2) Delete all Antivirus System Pro files and folders
Step 3) Remove all Antivirus System Pro entries in registry
*please be advised that it is dangerous to alter certain system components, therefore do not attempt this method unless you are familiar with removing these components
The easier method would be to download a utility that will do the removal for you and protect you from acquiring future malware. Get your free scan and remove Antivirus System Pro.
Check out http://www.antivirussystempro.com for more detailed manual and automatic removal instructions and virus scan download to do free scans.