How to remove Red Cross Antivirus?
What is Red Cross Antivirus?
Red Cross Antivirus is one of malwares that all are known to be components of misleading Microsoft Security Essentials Alert. In fact, this fake Microsoft Security Essentials Alert is a Trojan, which gets on board undetected. Since this scam is no particularly different from other ones, it trends to display nonexistent viruses and then offers to install for free one of 35 anti-spywares. In this list of anti-spywares, there are 5 programs that are completely fraudulent and similar to each other with their appearance (GUI). One of them is Red Cross Antivirus.
Once the trialware of Red Cross Antivirus is installed, it acts similarly to other scams, for example Major Defense Kit. This rogue anti-spyware displays exaggerated alerts that attempt to scare user into thinking that his computer is under the virus attack:
The application iexplore.exe was launched successfully but it was forced to shut down due to security reasons.
This happened because the application was infected by a malicious program which might pose a threat for the OS.
It is highly recommended to install the necessary heuristic module and perform a full scan of your computer to exterminate malicious programs from it.
In addition, Red Cross Antivirus starts declaring that it is not capable to remove these detections until so called “full” version is not purchased and installed into the infected machine.
If you happen to encounter such malicious Microsoft Security Essentials Alert, don’t take its viruses reported seriously. Moreover, don’t install and NEVER purchase Red Cross Antivirus. If it happens for you to see its alerts or scanners, remove red Cross Antivirus without any hesitation.
Red Cross Antivirus is Extremely dangerous
Red Cross Antivirus may spread via Trojans
Red Cross Antivirus may display fake security messages
Red Cross Antivirus may install additional spyware to your computer
Red Cross Antivirus may repair its files, spread or update by itself
Red Cross Antivirus violates your privacy and compromises your security
for Red Cross Antivirus detection
Note: Spyhunter trial provides detection of parasite like Red Cross Antivirus and assists in its removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.
Red Cross Antivirus screenshots
Manual Red Cross Antivirus removal
Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove Red Cross Antivirus, such activity can permanently damage your system if any mistakes are made in the process, as advanced spyware parasites are able to automatically repair themselves if not completely removed. Thus, manual spyware removal is recommended for experienced users only, such as IT specialists or highly qualified system administrators. For other users, we recommend using Spyhunter or other malware and spyware removal applications found on 2-viruses.com.
Stop these Red Cross Antivirus processes:
Remove these Red Cross Antivirus Registry Entries:
Remove these Red Cross Antivirus files:
It is impossible to list all file names and locations of modern parasites. You can identify remaining parasites, other Red Cross Antivirus infected files and get help in Red Cross Antivirus removal by using free Spyhunter scanner. It comes with free real-time protection module that helps preventing Red Cross Antivirus and similar threats.
Red Cross Antivirus is classified as Rogue Anti-Spyware. After infecting a user’s system, it proceeds to scare its victim into buying the “product” by displaying fake security messages, stating that your computer is infected with spyware and only Red Cross Antivirus can help you to remove it after you download the trial version. As soon as the victim downloads Red Cross Antivirus trial version, it pretends to scan your computer and shows a grossly exaggerated amount of non-existent errors. Then, Red Cross Antivirus offers to buy the full version to fix these false errors. If the user agrees, Red Cross Antivirus does not only fix the errors, but it also takes the user’s money and may even install additional spyware into the victim’s computer.
Some Rogue Anti-Spyware, such as Red Cross Antivirus, may offer users to buy it after the victim clicks on a banner or a pop-up while surfing the internet. Usually, a Trojan is installed to a victim’s computer after clicking on the advertisement. It then proceeds to download or even install Red Cross Antivirus, which is another way for Rogue Anti-Spyware to spread itself.
Most of rogue Anti-Spyware, such as Red Cross Antivirus, is nearly impossible to remove manually.