Vista Anti-Spyware 2013 - How to remove?
What is Vista Anti-Spyware 2013?
Vista Anti-Spyware 2013 is a rogue antivirus program that spreads on computers using Trojan viruses. It belongs to Braviax family of infections which contains a bunch of rogues that are identical to this one. They all work at the same scheme. Vista Anti-Spyware 2013 scans computer with a fake scanner and imitates looking for infections, finally it recommends getting a full version of the program in order to erase them.
Vista Anti-Spyware 2013 also warns you by displaying tons of security notifications and pop up ads which warn that some malicious program has been detected on your computer and in order to protect it you must scan it with a full version of Vista Anti-Spyware 2013 and erase all infections. Here are some examples of the messages you can receive on your computer:
Security alert! Your computer was found to be infected with privacy-threatening software. Private data may get stolen and systemmay be severe. Recover your PC from the infection right now, perform a security scan.
Spyware intrusion detected. Your system is infected. System integrity is at risk. Private data can be stolen by third parties, including credit card details and passwords. Click here to perform a security repair.
System security was found to be compromised. Your computer is now infected. Attention, irreversible system changes may occur. Private data may get stolen. Click here now for an instant anti-virus scan.
The program also knows how to protect itself from being removed. It will not allow you to run any of the programs and stating that this program is infected. That is one of the best ways to stay in the system without being removed by your legitimate antivirus as Vista Anti-Spyware 2013 doesn’t allow your antivirus to be run.
Remove Vista Anti-Spyware 2013 from your system as it is not the program to be kept on your computer. Use a reputable antispyware program, for example, spyhunter . If you have paid for this badware, do not hesitate to contact your credit card company and dispute the charges.
We recommend downloading this fix and installing it into registry (will work till parasite is relaunched):
You can download it by entering this url in Start->run box, just make sure you click confirm in Vista Anti-Spyware 2013 alert box and move other windows aside.
To kill malware processes automatically and delete the threat we recommend running scan with Spyhunter. If program does not launch, rename it to .com and try again.
Spyhunter program should kill Vista Anti-Spyware 2013 process on launch. If it does not, there are alternate removal instructions for versions with heavy rootkit:
1. Import eregfix like in the guide above.
2. Download TDSS Killer from http://support.kaspersky.com/downloads/utils/tdsskiller.exe
3. Run it, if it detects something and asks for reboot, do so, but press F8 during reboot. Choose safe mode.
4. Run MSCOnfig, disable all startup entries
5. Reboot and boot normally, run spyhunter and delete what it finds.
Automatic Vista Anti-Spyware 2013 removal tools
Manual Vista Anti-Spyware 2013 removal
Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove Vista Anti-Spyware 2013, 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 StopZilla or other tools found on 2-viruses.com.
It is impossible to list all file names and locations of modern parasites. You can identify remaining parasites, other Vista Anti-Spyware 2013 infected files and get help in Vista Anti-Spyware 2013 removal by using StopZilla scanner.