How to remove VSCAN7?
What is VSCAN7?
VSCAN7 is a fake online scanner that pretends to be a legitimate antispyware program. It automatically redirects to malicious websites and attempts to deceive computer users into downloading some fake rogue program.
Once VSCAN7 enters the system, it modifies some settings so that your Internet browser would constantly redirect you to the websites promoting rogue antispyware programs, like Antivirus 7 and block requested websites. It often displays fake notifications which read:
Windows Internet Explorer
Danger application was detected on your computer. VSCAN7 will perform a quick and free scan of your PC.
Resident Shield: New virus detected
Warning! New virus detected
Please click “Remove All” button to heal all infected files and protect your PC.
Internet Shield: Identity theft attempt detected
Warning! Identity theft attempt detected
Please click “Prevent attack” button to heal all infected files and protect your PC.
Do not trust these alerts as they are counterfeited. It might look as a legitimate antivirus scanner but the reality is different. Please remove VSCAN7 browser hijacker immediately after noticing its traces on your machine.
VSCAN7 is Dangerous
VSCAN7 may show numerous annoying advertisements
VSCAN7 logs your internet browsing history
VSCAN7 will replace (hijack) your browser homepage
VSCAN7 may spread additional spyware
VSCAN7 violates your privacy and compromises your security
for VSCAN7 detection
Note: Spyhunter trial provides detection of parasite like VSCAN7 and assists in its removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.
Manual VSCAN7 removal
Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove VSCAN7, 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 VSCAN7 processes:
Disable these VSCAN7 DLL files::
Remove these VSCAN7 Registry Entries:
Remove these VSCAN7 files:
It is impossible to list all file names and locations of modern parasites. You can identify remaining parasites, other VSCAN7 infected files and get help in VSCAN7 removal by using free Spyhunter scanner. It comes with free real-time protection module that helps preventing VSCAN7 and similar threats.
VSCAN7 is classified as a Browser Hijacker, which means its parasitic damage payload consists of hijacking your browser homepage, error page, or search page with its own, mostly a commercial site of its creators, forcing you to accumulate force hits to a particular website to make it more popular or by using pay-per-click sites to earn money.
The easiest way for a Browser Hijacker such as VSCAN7 to infect your computer is to exploit certain ActiveX controls and other security holes in your Internet Explorer browser. By browsing insecure websites on the internet, users may encounter various pop-ups, which secretly install Browser Hijackers like VSCAN7 on your computer once clicked upon.
As soon as VSCAN7 completes its operations, the overall browser stability and performance severely degrade, making it nearly impossible to surf the web normally.