How To Uninstall/Remove Win 7 Antispyware 2013 Virus? (Step-By-Step Guide)

Is your computer taken over by Win 7 Antispyware 2013 virus? This is a fake security application that has been labeled as a rogue anti-spyware program. It generates imaginary viruses and misleads computer users to purchase the so-called licensed version so as to rip them off. Once detect, users should uninstall it without any hesitation.

How does Win 7 Antispyware 2013 work to deceive users?

Win 7 Antispyware 2013 is classified as a fake antivirus program that can be installed automatically through a Trojan horse infection or some types of malicious files or application downloads. Criminals create this useless product with an aim to steal money from victims. It is incapable of protecting a computer, neither removing any kinds of computer viruses.

Similar to other rogue software like Vista Defender 2013, it also can perform many harmful activities on the target computer once installed. In order to benefit from innocent Internet users, it attempts to trick affected PC users by forcing them to run a bogus scan every time Windows is launched, misleading them to think they have serious computer problems. To make itself appears legitimate, it generates fake security messages coming from system tray which may look like a valid Windows alert. As soon as you access Windows, fake alert like “System hacked! Unknown programs is scanning your system registry right now! Identity theft detected!” or “Security breach! Beware! Spyware infection was found. Your system security is at risk. Private information may get stolen, and your PC activity may get monitored. Click for an anti-spyware scan” will keep popping up and interrupt you from doing anything on your computer. Under such circumstance, you will be unable to run any applications at that moment so that you have no way to surf online even to turn your real antivirus program on. It must be depressing once you have this malware installed. Therefore, users must ignore all these fake alert and stay away from this program as soon as possible.

The following instructions require certain levels of computer skills. If you’re not sure how to delete this harmful rogue program , you can start a live chat with YooCare experts now.

Screenshots of this rogue program:


There are so many ways can lead this malware to get inside the computer, but most of the time it is beyond your knowledge.

1> It can be downloaded via malicious drive-by-download scripts from corrupted porn and shareware / freeware websites.

2> It may be installed through spam email attachments, media downloads and social networks.

3> It can get into your system if you have ever clicked some malicious ads or visited some malicious sites, as well as opened unknown downloaded files.

Step-By-Step Manual Removal Guide:

1. Reboot your computer to safe mode with networking. As your computer restarts but before Windows launches, tap “F8” key constantly.

2. Show hidden files and folders.

Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.
Click the View tab.
Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.

3. Open Registry entries. Find out the malicious files and entries and then delete all.

Attention: Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.

a. Press the “Start” button and then choose the option “Run”. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.

b. All malicious files and registry entries that should be deleted:


HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ‘Inspector’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\protector.exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Win 7 Antispyware 2013
HKEY_CURRENT_USER \Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System ‘DisableTaskMgr’ = 0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Win 7 Antispyware 2013

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Win 7 Antispyware 2013 is a rogue program that is able to block any legitimate security software from running that include legitimate anti-virus and anti-spyware applications. After it is successfully downloaded, it executes a fictitious computer scan pretending to check your PC for possible computer viruses. Its reports are simply generated to scare computer users into believing their machines are compromised. It urges innocent users to purchase the imaginary full version so as to steal their money. Don’t count on any antivirus programs to remove this malware. It is impracticable because this rogue program is able to block all the exe. files. Instead of letting you run it, it will show you all kinds of fake error messages to lure you into believing computer is at risk. However, you should bear in mind that the only virus in your computer is Win 7 Antispyware 2013 itself. To secure your computer, it is a must to have it removed in time.

Spending a lot of time removing this virus but still with no luck? Live chat with YooCare experts now to save your computer and remove the virus safely and completely.

Published by on October 7, 2012 4:56 am, last updated on June 7, 2013 6:50 am

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