RPC Virus – is a fake alert message which claims that users need to update their antivirus and anti-spyware software because of the RPC Virus. It mostly reads something like that:
Remove the RPC Virus virus
Windows has detected RPC Virus, a known computer virus on your computer. RPC Virus has caused your computer to stop working properly.
Remove the RPC Virus virus from your computer
This problem was caused by RPC Virus, a known computer virus.
To prevent this problem from occurring again, install and run an up-to-date antivirus and antispyware program on your computer.
Click to go online to view a list of Microsoft and third-party security software.
However these updates are absolutely fake ones and are created for only encouraging people to install rogue program into their PCs. In reality, instead of these “updates” users just let a malware inside their machines which later starts pushing them into buying its licensed version.
Also considered a browser hijacker, RPC Virus is known to slow computer’s performance, change your Internet settings, add desktop shortcuts or change legitimate search websites. This is done for one and only purpose which is to make you think that computer is in danger. So, never trust fake message about RPC Virus found! Get a good reputable anti-spyware, up date it at first and run a full system scan.