XP Antivirus 2013 is a rogue antivirus program silently installed with Trojans onto infected computer. This program is designed to look well and mislead users into thinking that it is a legitimate antivirus program. In fact this program is completely useless and very dangerous. It is designed by cyber criminals to extort money from users by scaring them with false security alerts and the offer to purchase a license for full treatment. This program hijacks web browser and blocks legitimate security software. You need to get rid of XP Antivirus 2013 as soon as possible because your system with blocked antivirus is open to other computer infections.. Here you can find XP Antivirus 2013 removal tool and a guide for a XP Antivirus 2013 manual removal.
Contents of XP Antivirus 2013 Removal Guide
What is XP Antivirus 2013
XP Antivirus 2013 is one of malicious programs that belong to Braviax family. This Internet scam is designed to get money out of inexperienced users by scaring them with fake security alerts. This program might be installed onto your PC by Trojans that come from infected web sites. It might come to your email as a link to some advertised security software that offers a free scan for system security. You also might be tricked to click such a link on a malicious or ignorant to security matters website. This program also might come to you along with some free download from the Internet. XP Antivirus 2013 hijacks your browser and blocks your antivirus programs and Windows tools that might help to remove this program. Your computer infected with this malicious program will get other infections before you remove XP Antivirus 2013 components from your computer.
XP Antivirus 2013 get your computer a hostage by changing system registry. It blocks your programs slows your PC down. Your browsers are also blocked or redirected to one waiting for your money for purchasing this malicious program. Since your computer has real problems created by XP Antivirus 2013 presence, but it pretends to be security program and visually is well made, then you might think that alerts and claims made by XP Antivirus 2013 are true. Unfortunately, they are not real. This program is the cause of problems that you can notice, and it cannot help you to clean your system of viruses. To get your system back, you need to remove XP Antivirus 2013 from your computer and scan it with an updated antivirus program to remove all the malicious programs and their traces from your computer.
XP Antivirus 2013 Removal Tool
SpyHunter is a perfect XP Antivirus 2013 Removal Tool that helps to remove all XP Antivirus 2013 components. This security tool is frequently updated and has a very reliable malware detection rate. It means that SpyHunter offers as a truly reliable real-time protection against malicious programs. It also offers you free online support that helps to solve problems and remove even the most complicated computer infections.
How to manually remove XP Antivirus 2013
If you want to manually remove XP Antivirus 2013, then you need to perform some potentially dangerous operations. You need to be careful because some errors can disable your system. Special care should be taken of system registry. The manual way of removal is mostly advised to computer professionals and advanced computer users. Some help guides for manual removal processes and the tools needed for the removal are provided
You need to unlock your system tools before you can use them and this is a quite complicated process with this malware. You also need to reset your browser LAN connection parameters that are used to redirect websites to the rogue website that controls this malicious program. To disable XP Antivirus 2013 virus automatic startup, you need to run Windows in a Safe Mode with Command Prompt and then unlock and use needed tools.
You can stop XP Antivirus 2013 from annoying you with fake security alerts and unlock some functions by registering this program with the this registration number 3425-814615-3990. This will NOT remove XP Antivirus 2013 from your computer.
Kill XP Antivirus 2013 malicious processes
%AppData%\[random 3 chars].exe
Remove XP 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? %*’
How to Edit Windows Registry
Delete XP Antivirus 2013 files:
%AppData%\[random 3 chars].exe
Note: If this instructions or working with System Registry is confusing to you, then it might be better to download removal tools and remove XP Antivirus 2013 automatically without a risk to hurt your system. This is a quick and safe way of the removal as compared to manual removal.
Remove Malware Completely
XP Antivirus 2013 might infect your system along with other malicious programs. Some of these programs come with and some are installed later because your antivirus will not work while your system is infected by XP Antivirus 2013. Spyware programs might help to steal money from your credit card and use your private information maliciously. You need to remove these spyware and other malicious programs installed along with XP Antivirus 2013 to your system. After you remove XP Antivirus 2013, you need to update your antivirus program and run full system scan. If nothing is found by the antivirus program, try to scan your system with free antivirus scanners downloaded from well-established antivirus vendors.
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