How to remove Smart Virus Eliminator?
What is Smart Virus Eliminator?
Smart Virus Eliminator is a fake anti-virus which belongs to the same rogues’ family just like Windows Protection Suite. Because of being relatives with this “famous” parasite, SmartVirusEliminator should not be considered as a reputable security tool without any doubt and it should not be purchased in any reason. Contrary, the trialware of this scam must be eliminated right after noticing it in your PC system.
Smart Virus Eliminator is not designed something differently and similarly to other malwares it creates numbers of harmless files in the computer system. After that it starts interrupting the Internet work and declares to load system scan and detect all its created files as a malware. In truth, Smart Virus Eliminator is trying to get unsuspecting PC users into paying for a “full” version of this program which is guaranteed to help the user remove all the parasites detected. However, it is known to be unable to detect and delete any kind of computer threat. It comes without saying that Smart Virus Eliminator must be removed from the system immediately.
Biggest problem with Smart Virus Eliminator is that this parasite blocks execution of legitimate anti-virus software. However, it does not block all the programs, and thus many anti-malware programs can be installed and executed.
If you think that you are infected with Smart Virus Eliminator or other FakeVimes rogue, we recommend scanning with Spyhunter which is not blocked by this family of parasites.
If you are looking for info about Smart HDD rogue, which is a different parasite, try our other guide.
Smart Virus Eliminator is Extremely dangerous
Smart Virus Eliminator may spread via Trojans
Smart Virus Eliminator may display fake security messages
Smart Virus Eliminator may install additional spyware to your computer
Smart Virus Eliminator may repair its files, spread or update by itself
Smart Virus Eliminator violates your privacy and compromises your security
for Smart Virus Eliminator detection
Note: Spyhunter trial provides detection of parasite like Smart Virus Eliminator and assists in its removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.
Smart Virus Eliminator screenshots
Manual Smart Virus Eliminator removal
Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove Smart Virus Eliminator, 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 Smart Virus Eliminator processes:
Remove these Smart Virus Eliminator Registry Entries:
Remove these Smart Virus Eliminator files:
It is impossible to list all file names and locations of modern parasites. You can identify remaining parasites, other Smart Virus Eliminator infected files and get help in Smart Virus Eliminator removal by using free Spyhunter scanner. It comes with free real-time protection module that helps preventing Smart Virus Eliminator and similar threats.
Smart Virus Eliminator 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 Smart Virus Eliminator can help you to remove it after you download the trial version. As soon as the victim downloads Smart Virus Eliminator trial version, it pretends to scan your computer and shows a grossly exaggerated amount of non-existent errors. Then, Smart Virus Eliminator offers to buy the full version to fix these false errors. If the user agrees, Smart Virus Eliminator 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 Smart Virus Eliminator, 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 Smart Virus Eliminator, which is another way for Rogue Anti-Spyware to spread itself.
Most of rogue Anti-Spyware, such as Smart Virus Eliminator, is nearly impossible to remove manually.