Antivirus Vista 2010 is not an application to trust. It’s another rogue anti-spyware that spreads through Trojan viruses and was designed to swindle money of computer users. Antivirus Vista 2010 is the same program as Win 7 Antispyware 2010 or XP Internet Security 2010. The only difference among them is that they infect different Windows Operating Systems. The application uses malicious strategies in order to make a computer user believe his computer is infected by viruses and prove him he needs a program like Antivirus Vista 2010 to remove the infections and have the best protection against future threats.
The Trojan that installs Antivirus Vista 2010 makes some important changes in your Registry. The modifications cause aberrant production of pop up ads and security notifications which constantly report about insufficient protection against viruses etc. Antivirus Vista 2010 also runs its scanner after each computer reboot and claims it found malicious files that must be removed from your system. In order to do that you will be recommended to purchase a licensed version of Antivirus Vista 2010.
Additionally, Antivirus Vista 2010 makes your system more vulnerable against other spyware. To make it more difficult to be removed, the program blocks your legitimate anti-virus program. Antivirus Vista 2010 also hijacks your internet browser and blocks all websites you are trying to visit. It generates notification messages stating that the website you are trying to visit is malicious and you are risking on your security.
Ignore the messages by Antivirus Vista 2010 and remove it from your system by using the removal guide below. Please do not pay for this program, however, if you have already done that, immediately contact your credit card company and dispute the charges.
Antivirus Vista 2010 removal update:
You may also have to remove file C:\WINDOWS\Prefetch\AV.EXE-[RandomNumber].pf
For example: C:\WINDOWS\Prefetch\AV.EXE-3667BD89.pf
Then click Start->Run (or WinKey+R). Type in “msconfig” and click OK. Select “Startup” tab and remove the check box for the file “av” so that it doesn’t start when the computer does.
Automatic Antivirus Vista 2010 removal tools
Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove Antivirus Vista 2010, 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 Reimage or other tools found on 2-viruses.com.