“Windows Antivirus Release” is a fake scamware program which is designed to extort your money. This software is a virus itself but it claims to be a powerful and legitimate antivirus released by Microsoft for Windows OS but infact this program has no relation with Microsoft. It is created by hackers who are trying to fool people and trick people into buying bogus security tools. Please keep in your mind that Windows Antivirus Release is a malware which is distributed through malicious websites, once your computer is infected with this bug, it will use its effort to trick you into buying its full version that will benefit hackers but will bring a havoc to your PC.
This malware can be installed on a computer without user permission, also its download and installation process is done very secretly under hidden mode. You,ll get to know about this infection when this virus has already taken over your system. Main symptom of this virus are annoying popups appearing on your screen stating that Windows Antivirus Release trial version is installed on your PC and it has scanned your computer, it has examined that your computer is infected with some dangerous viruses. Such popup alerts will keep appearing on your system until you remove the fake Windows Antivirus Release malware from your computer. Its main target is to ask people to buy the license of this software. For this purpose, it will tell you that your PC is in danger of threats, use Windows Antivirus Release`s pro version to remove all the viruses.
Please remember, Windows Antivirus Release is totally a useless and fake program, One should never pay for this software. It is a harmful virus as it may steal your private data, it may disable your current anti-spyware software. It may block your access to windows features task manager and REGEDIT registry tools. It is recommended to remove Windows Antivirus Release from infected computer as soon as possible.
How to uninstall Windows Antivirus Release 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 process
How to delete registry entries
Stop Windows Antivirus Release processes:
Remove Windows Antivirus Release Registry Entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegistryTools” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings “ID” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings “net” = “2012-2-17_2″
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings “UID” = “rudbxijemb”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\_avp32.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\_avpcc.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\ashDisp.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\divx.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\mostat.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\platin.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\tapinstall.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\zapsetup3001.exe
Delete Windows Antivirus Release files:
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