AV Protection Online is a bogus software that represents itself to be a good anti-malware program for your computer but infact it is a virus itself. “AV Protection Online” comes from rogue scamwares family. Just like other rogue malwares, AV Protection Online also focuses on making sales of its useless full version. When a user is infected with this virus, he will see constant popups on his screen telling him that computer is virus affected and needs an immediate scan to get rid of viruses. Those annoying popup windows also promote AV Protection Online as a perfect anti-spyware tool and ask the user to buy the full version of this software so it could solve issues with your system. Please do not pay attention to these fake campaign ran by AVProtection Online virus. All this software dose is, messing your computer, bothering you with annoying alerts and warning popups, taking your money away and then brining new malwares to your PC.
AV Protection Online virus use interface like a real antivirus software, but you should ignore options and interface of it because all of them are fake and designed to trick you into thinking that it is a legitimate program. This virus may enter into your machine from malicious websites that use trojan to drop it in your computer. When AV Protection Online virus comes to your system, it makes some modification for auto startup so each time you reboot your computer, AV Protection Online virus will be launched automatically and will start scanning your system. Its scan is also fake and generates scary results and displays warnings and alerts telling you that it has found malwares on your computer. You should ignore messages like these ones:
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.
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.
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.
Please remember, Such warnings and alerts are totally fake, they do not concern your system in reality. These scary warnings are shown to convince user that his computer is infected and he must pay the virus removal fee to AV Protection Online to get rid of these viruses. It is recommended to remove AV Protection Online virus immediately instead of doing that what it says.
How to remove AV Protection Online virus manually:
To remove this virus manually, complete the following set of tasks. Do not forget to create a backup before getting started to the manual removal guide.
To prform manual removal steps, you may need to learn,
How to stop a proccess
How to delete registry entries
Stop AV Protection Online processes:
Delete AV Protection Online Registry Entries:
Delete AV Protection Online files:
%Programs%\Cloud Protection\Cloud Protection.lnk