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Vista Antivirus 2012
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Vista Antivirus 2012 is a fake antivirus program which infects your computer and tries to force you to buy it. Vista Antivirus 2012 pretends to scan your computer for viruses then claims to find various infections. If you accept to remove the alleged infections, you are directed to their payment page in order to purchase the full version.
The fact that Vista Antivirus 2012 arrives at your computer without your knowledge makes it also a trojan. In order for Vista Antivirus 2012 to stop you from removing it, it attempts to disable your existing antivirus and antispyware programs and to block access to help forums and to major name brand antispyware and antivirus vendor websites.
Vista Antivirus 2012 is normally installed by means of a trojan or by drive-by downloads from rogue websites. In some cases, it can be mistakenly downloaded from one of many fraudulent Fake Scanner Sites.
Vista Antivirus 2012 displays exaggerated fake scan results similar to those shown below:
Guaranteed Vista Antivirus 2012 Removal. 30-Day Money Back Guarantee.We guarantee Vista Antivirus 2012 removal or you get a full refund! Even if you are unable to run programs, we have a workaround method that lets you overcome the infection and download / run SpyNoMore to remove Vista Antivirus 2012. See steps below.
Step 1: Right-click this file and choose Save As, Save Link As or Save Target As, then save it to your desktop as ExeFix.reg. Once you have the ExeFix on your desktop, double-click on it to merge it into your registry. You may receive a notification that you are about to merge data into your registry, go ahead and accept the changes. ExeFix is the file that will allow you to once again run your programs.
Step 2: Download and run SpyNoMore. SpyNoMore will download updates then scan your computer and if Vista Antivirus 2012 is present, SNM will detect it and you will be able to see either Vista Antivirus 2012 or Fake Antivirus in the scan results. These are the same product. Please note that the free version of SpyNoMore will only show you the detections. In order to remove the infection you need to purchase a 1-year license which costs $29.95 (or $39.95 for 3 computers). In all cases, you will be able to see the infection in the free version scan results.
Step 3: After the scan is completed, click on Remove Spyware to purchase a 1-year SpyNoMore license. Your payment will be processed securely by Regnow.com (a Digital River company) who are considered to be among the most secure online payment processors in the industry. More details on Digital River Regnow here.
Hijacker - A Hijacker is a software application that takes control of your browser's settings. Usually it changes your home page and redirects it to some unknown site or modifies your search settings. It prevents you from changing back your browser's settings. An infected browser usually operates much slower.
Ransomware - Ransomware is a software application that infects a computer and asks for money to have the infection removed.
Trojan - A Trojans or Trojan Horse is any programs that installs itself secretly normally via malware programs, quite often with sinister intent. Once installed, the trojan author (hacker) can gain complete control of the infected PC. Trojans are usually designed to steal sensitive information and/or destroy the system. Trojans can be distributed as unsolicited email attachments, or bundled with freeware and shareware programs.
Advice: Remove This is a very high risk threat and should be removed immediately as to prevent harm to your computer and / or to protect your privacy.
SpyNoMore removes Vista Antivirus 2012: Yes
Threat risk: High Risk
Very dangerous malware. Can log user's keyboard activity and take snapshots of the user's screen. Uses stealth installation and removal is very difficult. Category includes spyware programs, adware programs and trojans.
Popup error messages saying - System Danger! Your system security is in danger. Privacy threats detected.
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