Win 7 Anti-Spyware 2011 - How to remove?
What is Win 7 Anti-Spyware 2011?
While Win 7 Anti-Spyware 2011 might refer to couple different fake rogues, it is most likely that your PC is infected by one belonging of Braviax family of trojans. The makers of this family is known to release many rogues with generic names to the wild, quite often adding OS name and year to their names. Win 7 Anti-Spyware is not different – it belongs to multi-named rogues and will have different names on XP or Vista.
Typically, Win 7 Anti-Spyware 2011 is presented as automated update from Microsoft. In reality, it is a trojan infection due to visiting infected websites or downloading something bundled with trojans. Once in the system, Win 7 Anti-Spyware 2011 will try to convince you that your system is in dire conditions with the help of various alerts and blocking legitimate programs:
System security threat was detected. Viruses and/or spyware may be damaging your system now. Prevent infection and data loss or stealing by running a free security scan.
These messages are fake. They are only there to convince you into trying to remove threats that does not exist and spend the money on full version of Win 7 Anti-Spyware. The same goes for the items detected by this rogue system “scan”. Even worse, deleting files detected by this fake AV might result at losing important information or breaking the system.
I strongly advice against paying for rogues like Win 7 Anti-Spyware 2011. This would make your private information like credit card details available for scammers. The cards will be used to fund malware development and scamming new computer users with similar parasites. The best is to disable Win 7 Anti-Spyware 2011 and update your PC with legitimate anti-malware and antivirus software to prevent re-infection.
Win 7 Anti-Spyware 2011 removal guide
1. The simplest way to stop majority of Win 7 Anti-Spyware 2011 alerts is entering its key in manual registration section 1147-175591-6550. Important: this will not stop the trojans from redownloading other parasites, you have to process with other steps.
2. Reboot into safe mode with networking, download and run process explorer: http://www.2-viruses.com/wp-content/uploads/PE/eXplorer.exe (backup location). Start it and stop all 3-letter named processes, also processes named like garbage. These processes are the ones responsible for Win 7 Anti-Spyware 2011 infection.
3. Search for Win 7 Anti-Spyware 2011 files. The best way is to let automatic removal software to do so, I recommend spyhunter, Spyhunter, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. If you cant’ download programs, press start->run and enter http://www.2-viruses.com/downloads/spyhunter-i.exe in run field. Move aside all Win 7 Anti-spyware 2011 alerts and continue downloading.
4. Reboot, update your antivirus programs (preferably to internet security versions) and scan again. Make sure you got all the trojans out.
Full version of Spyhunter, or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware would have likely protected from Win 7 Anti-Spyware 2011 infection.
Automatic Win 7 Anti-Spyware 2011 removal tools
Manual Win 7 Anti-Spyware 2011 removal
Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove Win 7 Anti-Spyware 2011, 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 Win 7 Anti-Spyware 2011 infected files and get help in Win 7 Anti-Spyware 2011 removal by using StopZilla scanner.