AV Protection Online - How to remove

AV Protection Online

AV Protection Online is a clearly malicious application that will start ruining your computer as soon as it manages to get inside. It has been found to hail from the same family as Cloud Protection malware, so it can be clearly categorized as rogue anti-spyware application where all members from this category act almost identically. Similarly to its predecessors, AVProtectionOnline begins with misleading reports about numerous viruses detected and then starts asking its victims to purchase the licensed its version. You should have already understood that this program must never be purchased. In addition, you must get rid of AV Protection Online as soon as it starts offering its license.

As you can see, AV Protection Online claims to be extremely helpful but in fact turns out to be just another rogue which replaces Cloud Protection virus. Being updated its version, AV Protection Online persistently tries to rip its victims off, and so it creates a need to purchase its licensed version. For that, it starts scanning the system for malware and then displays numerous annoying security alerts claiming that you have virus on your machine. You can be sure that AV Protection Online won’t fail to start running its scanners as soon as your PC is rebooted. In fact, this program has no virus detection or removal engine, so it simply is not capable to find or remove malicious items on your PC. All those viruses reported on its alerts are invented or legitimate files (notepad.exe, firefox.exe, etc) found on the system, so you should never remove them because you may simply damage your computer.

Messages that must be ignored look like:

Warning! Infection found
Unauthorized sending E-MAIL with subject “RE:” to <fake email here> was CANCELLED.

Warning! Infection found
Unwanted software (malware) or tracking cookies have been found during last scan. It is highly recommended to remove it from your computer.
Keylogger Zeus was detected and put in quarantine.
Keylogger Zeus is a very dangerous software used by criminals to steal personal data such as credit card information, access to banking accounts, passwords to social networks and e-mails.

Security Warning
Your computer continues to be infected with harmful viruses. In order to prevent permanent loss of your information and credit card data theft please activate your antivirus software. Click here to enable protection.

Security Warning
Malicious programs that may steal your private information and prevent your system from working properly are detected on your computer.
Click here to clean your PC immediately.

What you are really recommended to do is to remove AV Protection Online malware. When trying to do that, you may find some problems because this rogue anti-spyware disconnects its victims from the Internet and disables most of legitimate services as well. However, rebooting your PC into Safe mode with networking may help you to scan your PC for AV Protection Online. Keep in mind that this threat usually gets inside the system with a help of Trojan virus, so you should scan your PC with alternative anti-malware programs to ensure that your computer is completely clean. We recommend you scanning with spyhunter, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware to remove AV Protection Online for good.

How to uninstall AV Protection Online:

1. Right-click on AV Protection Online icon on desktop.
2. Select Properties. There will be a field that shows file and folder name. The folder name will likely be C:\Windows\System32\. File name will be completely random.
3. Open the location in explorer (C:\Windows\System32\ )
4. Rename the file in that folder that is shown in Target field (step 2).
5. Reboot PC normally. AV Protection Online should not launch.
6. Open the location again and delete the file.
7. Scan with spyhunter and get rid of remaining AV Protection Online files and processes. If browser does not open websites, try disabling proxy server in the browser.

8. You might have to scan your PC with TDSS killer as well. This might need to be done after step 5.

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