CleanUp Antivirus - How to remove

CleanUp Antivirus

CleanUp Antivirus is a totally fake security program which was created only to rip PC users off. Clean Up Antivirus imitates the actions of a normal anti-spyware and includes system scanners, security notifications and alerts to convince victims even more. Keep in mind that these messages announce only invented threats, so they shouldn’t be taken serious. Just like its relative program Security Antivirus, CleanUpAntivirus must be removed from the system as soon as possible and a reputable anti-spyware is recommended for doing that successfully.

In the beginning, CleanUp Antivirus invents some registry entries and randomly named files which drops in the system. This scamware starts scanning the system as soon as computer boots up and labels the same earlier mentioned files as infections. Clean Up Antivirus just like a normal anti-spyware program additionally loads pop-up ads and notifications that announce critical level of PC security. These messages are quite annoying but convincing though, so additionally buying a full version of the malware is suggested for the users. In truth, CleanUp Antivirus seeks to make people concerned about their PCs security and expects to ripp them easily off. Don’t fall into taking its harmless files serious and remove the same CleanUp Antivirus instead.

You may be surprised after seeing Clean Up Antivirus on your computer because it seems to appear from nowhere. For its distribution, badware uses Trojan horses that come through security vulnerabilities found. So, when you remove CleanUp Antivirus make sure you delete all its additional malware as well. You won’t find it on Add/Remove Programs list, so start safe mode with Networking and further delete all its files from the removal guide written below.

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37 responses to “CleanUp Antivirus

  1. I’m having trouble getting ride of the security tool’s. I’ve already was able to download the virus scan and bought the download. I’m still getting the pop ups on my laptop. What can I do, I’ve also deleted the files in the c drive. help….

  2. hi,
    got cleanup antivirus. is it really that bad? i don’t hope so… my right antivirus doesn’t work anymore. try now to remove it with spyware doctor. let you know if it works…

  3. hey again, spyware doctor didn’t work because cleanup didn’t let it to. found another programme and i think it worked: malwarebytes anti-malware.
    I reckon it worked cuz i didn’t get any fake notice anymore.
    i will see…
    hope i could help other unlucky guys with the same prob…

  4. I Bought A New Computer And Vista Internet secrety 2010 Just Came Into My Computer How :Do I Get That Off I Have Tryed Everything I Need Help

  5. i can’t do anything with my laptop because of this cleanup anti virus thing on it, how in the (he double hockey sticks) do i get it off of my laptop

  6. You guys are the best.. i am checking this website since 4 months and never got a negative sign in fixing the virus. All the registry fixes are awsome and they work 101% FINE….

    THANK YOU 2-Viruses team..

  7. please help me i have tried everything. i downloaded spyware doctor and it doesnt work my other antivirus stops working as well.. what should i do?

  8. girlfriend thought she was doing me a favor by clicking yes to “cleanup antivirus.” What a mistake that was. Anyone know how to get the thing off my computer without a cost?

  9. Ty : Contact with PCTools support – they will help : possibly you got a new version of cleanup tools trojans which they are insterested as well….

  10. For all you guys out there, the guy who supposedly is the real reason behind the clean up antivirus is a business law college professor in Jackson TN by the name of Raymond Christopher Bratschi.

    That sucker should be screwed for screwing with peoples computers

  11. Yesterday I got cleanup antivitus, lucky I didn’t buy the licence on the spot online, I use kis2010 but still there the virus. I download spyware doctor ver 7.0 still there. I try malwarebtyes anti-malware it work. now my computer back to normal. U can find free download version and scan until the report then remove the infected. Thanks you briii.

  12. I have tried to run the spy doctor software to get this clean up antivirus crap off my computer, but it won’t run and neither will my windows essential security. Somebody please help I need this crap off the computer!!!

  13. i did too install the clean up antivirus for the lifetime which was $90.00. i am having trouble removing this from my computer but the good news is that i was refunded the money today. it took a couple emails and phone calls but i did recieve the money back. maybe this really is a legit company? either way def try to get your money back if your not happy with this service its worth the try 🙂

  14. Do NOT give CleanUp antivirus any money. They infect your computer and then want you to pay them to remove it. The ‘infection’ this program finds IS NOT REAL. As mentioned above, Malwarebytes is wonderful at removing this. You might have to use Safe Mode though. There are other good products out there that can remove this too. If the program you are using isn’t working, try another one. You should be able to find one that works within 1-2 tries. And then there is always HijackThis – but make sure you find instructions on exactly what you need to remove before using this. I work in IT, and Malwarebytes works about 90% of the time. Rarely do we ever have a computer that is so far gone it has to be reformated. (Unforunately, it does happen sometimes – so be safe when surfing the web!)

  15. Hi!
    Read your post n did all you have written, still gnot got rid off with this cleanup antivirus. My Eset Nod antivirus, Spydoctor, task manager all have stopped working. Would request you to please help me out with something so that i can just gt rid of this irritating thing.

  16. Rho: Malwarebytes leaves PC unprotected for later infections if free version is used. That is one of the reasons it is used by people that repair PC and less used by people that want protection. As an user, i belong to second category 🙂 Keep paid malwarebytes or any other remover with real-time protection running all the times and you will have much smaller chances to be infected. My own PC was never infected in last 5 years with any rogue, though I browse lots of infected websites on daily basis. That is because I keep NOD32 and spyware doctor running.

  17. i did get back my money though..without charge. just wanted to let you all know this. it took some phone calls and 3 nasty emails but i got it back again with NO CHARGE!! just catch it quick and do it fast! i would def try because i did and now im not out 91.00. if i need to get my computer fixed i can spend the money on that!

  18. I was victim to this scam, and it nearly crashed my system!! I even paid for the thing!! How do I get my money back?

  19. @shari
    To remove CleanUp Antivirus, follow these steps:

    For Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware:

    1. Turn off computer.
    2. Turn computer on and keep tapping F8.
    3. On the Menu, select Safe Mode with Networking.
    4. Open Internet Explorer when you go to desktop.
    5. Download free version of Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware at
    6. Install and Update Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware.
    7. Run free scan and remove infections found (including CleanUp Antivirus.)
    8. Restart computer.
    9. Run Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware, run full scan, and remove any infections found (including remaining CleanUp Antivirus.)
    10. Restart computer again.
    11. Run Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware and delete the quarantine list.

    For Spyware Doctor:

    1. Follow steps 1-4 from the topic Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware.
    2. Download Spyware Doctor.
    3. Install and Update Spyware Doctor.
    4. Run a scan and when Spyware Doctor detects any infections like CleanUp Antivirus, remove them.
    5. Restart computer.
    6. Run Spyware Doctor and delete the quarantine list.

    Whenever you follow these steps, you can enjoy CleanUp Antivirus free computer.
    I suggest you install and run at least 2 antivirus programs to enjoy virus-free computer. If you have any comments, just reply to me at My e-mail address is [email protected]. Just reply if you have comments or problems.

  20. Does any one knows how can I get in touch with the cleanup antivirus owner ? He ripped me off. How could I get my money back?

  21. @adrian
    What is the number to the company? I paid for the antivirus and never saw a number to call to get in touch with the owner.

  22. They have your credit card number thats all they wanted… why would they want to publish a telephone number after they have your money. Congrats on learning how to not get ripped off the hard way. Better luck in the future.

  23. Mr Halim,

    The person who started this Clean up antivirus is a Business Law professor in Jackson TN at Lane College by the name of R.Christopher Bratschi. He can be contacted at 314 479 4318.

    Please take extreme caution in contacting him. He is a Lawyer and extremely Psychotic

  24. Brenda: Actually, there are no fully free anti-malware products that are really up to date (yes, i am aware of SpyBot S&D existance).

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