Win 7 Antivirus Plus 2013 - How To Remove?

Type: Rogue Anti-Spyware

Win 7 Antivirus Plus 2013 is an application that installs on PC on its own and starts disturbing regular PC operation to get attention of the owner. This is done in disguise of antivirus, that detects parasites other similar programs can’t. This makes Win 7 Antivirus Plus 2013 a rogue – a fake Antivirus application and a scam. This is not surprising, as we have seen scams like this before. In fact, this one is just another name for Fake Rean family of rogues. The Win 7 part in the name denotes that the system it infected runs Windows 7. However, the rogue itself is dangerous for any OS, it would just use different name there.
One might ask how one gets infected with Win 7 Antivirus Plus 2013. Usually, it is one of the several mains ways. The first one is infected websites that run exploits or displays malicious links to executables. This way is the most popular and dangerous, as sometimes you have no way to stop the infection as long as antivirus fails. The second way to get Win 7 Antivirus Plus rogue is spam emails with infected attachment. Even in late 2013 this technique works. And last, but not least, you can get it downloaded by other parasites preexisting in your system.
When Win 7 Antivirus Plus 2013 is running, 3 things will happen. First of all, you will notice that some websites are blocked (aka “infected”). You will not be able to visit the pages without doing extra clicks on “allow”, etc. Next, you will not be able to launch much else except your browser. Each of the program you run will be “malware” or dangerous. Lastly, you will be bombed by Antivirus Plus 2013 popups and alerts. These look like this :

System Hacked!
Unknown program is scanning your system registry right now! Identity theft detected!
Attack from port 2336
Attacked port: 45182
Threat: Trojan-Spy.HTML.Backfraud.jk

I recommend ignoring these for now and focus on Win 7 Antivirus Plus 2013 removal.
There are several ways to remove Win 7 Antivirus Plus 2013. One could try to fake register the software with the keys listed, but at this point we can not confirm that any key will work. However, there is an option to kill its process automatically. Do the following :
1. Start and enter in the address bar. Press enter
2. Save the executable on the desktop or other place that you can easily find.
3. 2 ways to launch the executable. Either change executable extension to .com from .exe, or right-click on it and choose Run As administrator.
4. This should kill Win 7 Antivirus Plus 2013 process effectively. Now you can choose to either delete the file manually or let spyhunter scan complete the deletion. Do not launch any other program again regular way until the rogue is fully removed from the system.

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Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove Win 7 Antivirus Plus 2013, 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 StopZilla or other tools found on


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December 5, 2012 23:36, December 5, 2012 23:36

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