Av-protect.com - How To Remove?

Type: Browser Hijacker

Av-protect.com is a website promoting Antivirus Soft rogue anti-spyware program. It’s not just one more ordinary website, but it also works as a browser hijacker. Usually you are taken to this website without your will. The website contains lots of information about Antivirus Soft application which is presented as the best security tool but in reality is only one more fake application reaching for the money of computer users.

Once inside the system Antivirus Soft makes a mess in your Windows Registry and cause tons of annoying pop ups, security notifications and of course fake system scanners. You will also constantly be taken to av-protect.com or av-protect.microsoft.com while you will be trying to visit some other Internet site. The site will warn you about dangerous attacks of spyware on your computer. Finally, you will be offered to pay for a license of Antivirus Soft which should solve out the mentioned problems.

If you were redirected to av-protect.com or av-protect.microsoft.com make sure to scan your system with a reputable anti-spyware program. Then check your system for Antivirus Soft and remove it as well, before you got more spyware infiltrated into your system.

Automatic Av-protect.com removal tools

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Manual removal


Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove Av-protect.com, 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.


Av-protect.com screenshots


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Finding out the best ways to reach different Internet communities, updating our articles and helping with the management of the website are the objectives that I pursue here in 2-viruses.com. I feel passionate to distribute the most accurate and relevant information and I constantly double-check facts that I stumble upon.

February 24, 2010 09:51, February 24, 2010 09:52

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