XP Anti-Spyware - How to remove?
What is XP Anti-Spyware?
XP Anti-Spyware 2011 is a fake anti-spyware program which was let into the wild for making you tricked into purchasing its license. However, this malware is an ultimately fraudulent money-hunter which should be removed as soon as you notice its license.It hails from a huge family of malwares that change their names according to OS found and infects only Windows XP OS running machines. As a rule, you should ignore its alerts and get rid of XP Anti-Spyware because it has no virus removal engine. It may also use other names but the same GUI in its alerts and scanners, so be aware about this. Rely on a reputable anti-spyware, like spyhunter or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware to get rid of XP Anti-Spyware and any other cyber threat. To avoid them and their unexpected appearance, you should purchase the ‘full’ version which provides a real time protection.
XP Antispyware basically employs trojans to get inside one’s Operating System and mess it up afterwards. This program will do its best in trying to make you believe that you need the registered its version in order to defend the compromised computer against malicious programs out there. The first its appearance will be just after its secret installation. XP Anti-Spyware 2011 may also reach your computer with a help of browser hijackers that start redirecting its victims and then offer to install ‘free’ version of this scam. XP Anti-Spyware is modified to launch as soon as you reboot your computer and after that it will start scanning your computer and reporting numerous viruses detected. Of course, these detections are invented because that XP Anti-Spyware virus has empty corresponding antivirus database, which testifies nothing. Here are examples of its alerts:
Your system security is in danger. Privacy threats detected. Spyware, keyloggers or Trojans may be working the background right now. Perform an in-depth scan and removal now, click here.
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.
Infection detected in the background. Your computer is now attacked by spyware and rogue software. Eliminate the infection safely, perform a security scan and deletion now.
Keep in mind that XP Anti-Spyware is not created for protecting you PC. When it scans your system, it returns deliberately misleading results that has nothing common you’re your computer’s situation. All its alerts should be ignored because that some of them may report completely legitimate files that may lead your computer into damage. So, scanners and detection alerts of XP Anti-Spyware are nothing but pre-designed messages used for making you scared. Do not be fooled and pushed into purchasing XP Anti-Spyware because it may let more viruses inside your machine. In addition, it’s worth mentioning that XP Anti-Spyware 2011 slows down the compromised system and also causes internet connection troubles and browser redirections. Remove this malicious program by scanning your computer with a legitimate antispyware program, such as spyhunter or similar. Press start->run and enter anti-malware program URL like http://www.2-viruses.com/downloads/spyhunter-i.exe . Press continue unprotected and the download will start even if you can’t navigate anywhere. Rename the executable to .com, or you will not be able to launch it as well. Once you launch spyhunter, the malware process will close and you will be able to fully scan your system or delete its files manually.
In order to disable this scamware, enter the code of its registration: 1147-175591-6550.
Automatic XP Anti-Spyware removal tools
Manual XP Anti-Spyware removal
Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove XP Anti-Spyware, 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 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 XP Anti-Spyware infected files and get help in XP Anti-Spyware removal by using Spyhunter scanner.