Carelessly downloaded and installed a software named Win 7 Security Cleaner Pro? Never thought it’s so rascally that occupied your computer and blocked many other legitimate programs running? It replaced your anti-virus such as Norton without your permission? Have tried to remove it from Control Panel but it’s still there in your computer? What solutions can really remove or uninstall it?
Win 7 Security Cleaner Pro has a very charming name and appearance as if it’s a real anti-virus software. However, it’s only a malware which would try its best to cheat you into purchasing it. In fact, many PCs with other OS such as Windows XP and Vista also have been attacked by this virus. What? It’s a virus? Yes, I was not telling you the wrong information. Win 7 or XP Security Cleaner Pro is a malware that can place your computer in very dangerous position. With a charming and fashionable name, lots of PC users have been deceived into downloading and installing this fake thing. Almost all of them thought it was a very powerful anti-spyware. How did they know that it was thoroughly a virus but not an anti-virus?
Why have so many PC user been fooled by this Win 7 Security Cleaner Pro Virus? Attractive appearance is one reason. If you install this fake anti-virus in your computer, you will see that it looks like very similar to that famous anti-software such as AVG, MSE and Norton. Form operating panel to settings and GUI, it gives users a strong message: Win 7 Security Cleaner Pro is professional anti-software. However, you may never think that it does the same thing as a virus. To control and damage your computer is its final goal. To cheat you into paying money is its final purpose. On the other hand, after this malware has been installed into your computer, it will try every means to scare you. In usual, this Fake malware may pretend to start a so called scan. Then it will report you that in your system32 folder or somewhere else, a very dangerous Trojan has been detected. If you don’t remove this virus, your computer will be in very bad condition. It will also tell you that the only anti-virus which can remove this Trojan virus is Security Cleaner Pro. But I may remind you so called detected Trojan is even not in your computer. The message is totally made up by this fake thing. The purpose is to persuade you into using this fake anti-virus to “protect” your computer. Of course, when you really want to use it to kill that so called Trojan, it will warn you that the version of Win 7 or XP Security Cleaner Pro at present is just a trial one. You have to purchase its full version before you can use it. Many users can be easily cheated as they may worry their computers. But that is conspiracy of this fake malware virus.
You might never consider that uninstalling Win 7 Security Cleaner Pro Virus becomes so hard. Actually, once you installed this malware in your computer, it means your real anti-virus would be a waste product since the fake stuff would disable its functions. And never let it run again. It will control your computer without your permission as if it is the owner of the computer. You may be not able to use some legitimate programs in your computer anymore. They will all be blocked by Security Cleaner Pro. So you can’t use any anti-virus to remove this fake thing. Even you can’t remove it from control panel. The only feasible way is to remove it manually with expert skills. Never delay, you’d better get this stuff off your computer as soon as quickly.
Tips: A manual removal guide will be list below. However, the instructions are for those who are very familiar with the virus and good at computer. If you are not confident to get rid of it, you can contact YooCare for help:
1. Reboot your infected computer and keep pressing F8 key on your keyboard and next use the arrow keys to select “Safe Mode with Networking” and press E/Enter;
2. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del at the same time or right click on the Task Bar to open the Windows Task Manager; then scroll down to End processes related to Win 7 Security Cleaner Pro
3. Open Control Panel from Start menu; then find Folder Options and under View tab, tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) then click OK;
4. Press Windows+R keys to open the Run window and then type in regedit to open Registry Editor.
5: Find out and delete all these associating files and registry entries as below:
Go to %userprofile%\random
The virus can have names other than “random.exe” but it should look like it doesn’t belong and should have a create date/time the same as a .class file if you sort by file mod/create time you’ll find it.
Kindly remind: Don’t think that this notorious Win 7 Security Cleaner Pro will leave your computer as time goes by. And be aware that this fake malware can not even provide your PC any protection. What it can gives to you is only harm and damage. Don’t waste even a penny on it. When you realize what it is one day, you will be very remorseful. Never believe those so called free software! Don’t download to install those stuffs in your computer. They can not only remove the Win 7 Security Cleaner Pro Virus for you, but also bring you much more other virus such as ransomware, scam virus even fake things. You may not be aware that those so called free software can be another cheater, which will make you gain just more loss. Please don’t take a chance to have a try. It’s nonsense. There is no free lunch! If you really can’t remove it yourself, please find an expert for assistance. This is the best choice.
Tips: This is a tricky virus that you need to remove it completely from your computer. If you’re not sure how to delete this nasty virus, please start a live chat with YooCare experts for instant help.
Published by David MicKinney, last updated on March 16, 2013 6:01 am | Fake Antivirus Removal Tips