AV Checker is a malicious program known to steal Windows Explorer’s graphical user interface to make trustful PC users scared about the state of their machines and later swindle their money. Looking like completely trustworthy Windows Explorer, additionally AV Checker suggests for its victims to use Hard Drive Antivirus Scanner. This scanner only imitates scanning the system for malware and then definitely reports numbers of infected files. The only truth is that AVChecker expects to fool users and make them purchase its licensed version which has nothing positive, just like the trial AV Checker’s version.
AV Checker virus is also known to disable security programs found in the OS and save itself from being removed from the system in this way. When in comes to infiltration, this program just like other rogues relies on Trojans viruses and stays resident in the background. Alerts that AV Checker shows for its victims mostly look like that:
Windows Security Center
Your system is infected. Do you want to protect it?
Security Center can alert you when your computer might be at risk by displaying a notification.
Yes, protect my PC now (recommended)
Don’t notify me about threats
Don’t notify me and don’t protect my PC (not recommended)
If ignored and left in the computer, AV Checker may start blocking your Internet and redirecting your browser to its malicious domains. It is also known to steal personal users’ details, download more malicious files and modify PC’s registry. So, once you notice AV Checker and its components, you should never take it seriously and purchase its license. If you want to prevent hackers’ attacks, please get a legitimate anti-spyware and remove AV Checker. Launch “Safe mode with networking” before scanning the system and get rid of this nasty rogue called AV Checker.
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One response to “AV Checker”
This is so creepy. At the first sight I was thinking it was the antivirus from PC Tools. The logo looks so similar! Luckily I came to this website first before installing this malware.