XJR Antispyware - How To Remove?

Type: Rogue Anti-Spyware

XJR Antispyware is a program which should be categorized as rogueware known to be following infamous XJR Antivirus malware. Even though XJR Antispyware sounds almost identically to its predecessor, it may trick many computer users into paying their money for its license. Program classically claims that there has been numerous viruses detected after scanning computer for them and then suggests purchasing its license for solving the problems detected. However, XJR Antispyware is effective only for ripping people off but not removing the cyber threats, so have no doubt that you must delete this rogue anti-spyware just after noticing its fake scanners.

Typically, XJR Antispyware will flood the compromised PC with fake alerts, pop-up ads and notifications also announcing dangerous viruses found. This is done with a help of Trojans that not only trigger fake alerts but also download XJR Antispyware unnoticeably. It may be done quite easily if you have anti-spyware program which hasn’t been updated for a while. The alerts displayed by XJR Antispyware mostly look like that:

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

To sum up, you should never believe XJR Antispyware as legitimate anti-spyware because it’s definitely not what it poses to be. This program will never remove any kind of spyware, so it’s useless to pay for its license. Please, delete XJR Anti-spyware once you notice its fake alerts and misleading pop-up ads.

Automatic XJR Antispyware removal tools

Note: Reimage trial provides detection of parasites and assists in their removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.  We might be affiliated with some of these programs. Full information is available in disclosure

Manual removal


Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove XJR Antispyware, 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.


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June 28, 2010 11:31, June 30, 2010 14:55

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