Vista Antivirus 2013 is a new fake antivirus program out of series of malicious programs known for being well protected against removal. This program is designed by cyber criminals to extort money from users after scaring them with fake security alerts making users believe that computer is badly infected. The program look let it pretend to be legitimate software and sell a license to this useless and dangerous program. Vista Antivirus 2013 hijacks browser and blocks normal security software, system utilities and user’s programs by making changes in system registry. You need to get rid of Vista Antivirus 2013 as soon as possible before your system will be infected with more viruses. This program wouldn’t help to remove any. As soon as you remove it, scan your system with antivirus and antispyware programs to make sure that your system is clean. Here is a guide for a Vista Antivirus 2013 manual removal and Vista Antivirus 2013 removal tool.
Contents of Vista Antivirus 2013 Removal Guide
- Remove Vista Antivirus 2013 manually
- Vista Antivirus 2013 Removal Tool
- Complete Vista Antivirus 2013 removal
What is Vista Antivirus 2013
Vista Antivirus 2013 is a rogue antivirus program that pretends to perform useful activities all of them are just a show for inexperienced computer users. This program intimidates people with false security alerts for making them believe in the reported infection and press them into purchasing a license to this malicious program. This program is installed with a help of Trojans and might came with free downloads. It also might be spread with clicks for free security scans on some websites and come to you with email. Vista Antivirus 2013 hijacks your browser and blocks antivirus tools. it is better to remove Vista Antivirus 2013 components from your computer as soon as possible before your system will get more other infection,
Vista Antivirus 2013 will slow your system down and intimidates you with annoying alerts about threats present on your computer while the main threat is this program itself and it is relatively hard to remove. Your browser is blocked as other programs that can help with the removal. These problems might make you believe to false security alerts, but do not trust Vista Antivirus 2013. The only useful function of this program is making scary messages out of the air to press people into purchasing this malicious program that is a threat to computer security. To get your system back, remove Vista Antivirus 2013 from your computer and use some legitimate antivirus program to remove other viruses.
Vista Antivirus 2013 Removal Tool
There are a number of removal tools that can remove Vista Antivirus 2013. You can try one or all of them for the removal. Vista Antivirus 2013 Removal Tool not only removes Vista Antivirus 2013 but also removes other malicious programs on your computer.
How to manually remove Vista Antivirus 2013
You need to be careful with Vista Antivirus 2013 manual removal. The changes it makes are complex and require professional treatment. The errors made in the system registry are very dangerous for the system. The manual way of removal is for the skilled computer professionals. Use this removal guide with care and read the help articles for basic removal processes and system tools linked to sections in the removal guide.
You might need to unlock your system tools for being able to use them and remove Vista Antivirus 2013 manually. This program blocks your access to other programs and websites. To prevent Vista Antivirus 2013 from the automatic start and blocking your program, you need to reboot your system in a Safe Mode . This program removal requires Safe Mode with Command Prompt option. Other options do not let you to start Registry Editor for making necessary changes.
You can make the removal slightly less complicated by registering this program with number 3425-814615-3990. This will NOT remove Vista Antivirus 2013 from your computer, but this will stop fake alerts and other activities. Other numbers that you can try are:
Kill Vista Antivirus 2013 malicious processes
%AppData%\[random 3 chars].exe
Remove Vista Antivirus 2013 entries from system registry:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\FIREFOX.EXE\shell\open\command “(Default)” = ‘”%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\[random].exe” /START “%Program Files%\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe”‘
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\FIREFOX.EXE\shell\safemode\command “(Default)” = ‘”%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\[random].exe” /START “%Program Files%\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe” -safe-mode’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\IEXPLORE.EXE\shell\open\command “(Default)” = ‘”%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\[random].exe” /START “%Program Files%\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe”‘
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe “(Default)” = ‘exefile’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe “Content Type” = ‘application/x-msdownload’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\DefaultIcon “(Default)” = ‘%1? = ‘”%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\[random].exe” /START “%1? %*’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command “IsolatedCommand” = ‘”%1? %*’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\runas\command “(Default)” = ‘”%1? %*’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\runas\command “IsolatedCommand” = ‘”%1? %*’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\exefile “(Default)” = ‘Application’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\exefile “Content Type” = ‘application/x-msdownload’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\exefile\DefaultIcon “(Default)” = ‘%1?
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\exefile\shell\open\command “(Default)” = ‘”%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\[random].exe” /START “%1? %*’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\exefile\shell\open\command “IsolatedCommand” = ‘”%1? %*’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\exefile\shell\runas\command “(Default)” = ‘”%1? %*’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\exefile\shell\runas\command “IsolatedCommand” – ‘”%1? %*’
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.exe\shell\open\command “(Default)” = ‘”%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\[random].exe” /START “%1? %*’
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\exefile\shell\open\command “(Default)” = ‘”%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\[random].exe” /START “%1? %*’
Delete Vista Antivirus 2013 files:
%AppData%\[random 3 chars].exe
Note: If you never had worked with System Registry, then it is a good idea to be on the safe side and remove Vista Antivirus 2013 without taking a risk to lose your system and data. The automated removal is a quick and safe way as compared to manual removal.
Remove Malware Completely
Vista Antivirus 2013 might come along with other malicious programs and let more other of them to infect your computer. You need to remove these programs after you remove Vista Antivirus 2013. Make a full security scan with your updated antivirus program. If it will not find anything, try to scan your system with free antivirus scanners downloaded from the trusted antivirus software manufacturers.
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