Doctor Antivirus Virus keeps popping up fake alerts to disturb you? How to uninstall Doctor Antivirus program even if it doesn’t list in Control Panel? Computer users should know that this is not a trusty antivirus program. Instead, it belongs to malware which is used to extort your money. It is very critical to remove this rogue program and all its components.
Doctor Antivirus Virus is an increasingly common online threat that has one single goal – destroy your computer and sweep out your bank account. Attackers create such a fake scanner in order to deceive computer users and make them think that PC is in danger. Then it promotes the useless product for the victims and persuades them the so called full version is only way to solve their PC issues and protect the compromised computer. This virus is quite smart as it will load itself as a startup program and scan your computer automatically once installed. Also it is fishy since it won’t provide any option to let you stop or close the bogus scan, and careful users will find that the results of the scan are always the same.
This fake anti-virus software can get into the computer using several means. And mostly users get this virus installed by clicking malicious code or distribute unsafe advertising pop-ups, visiting pornographic website or downloading attachment from spam emails. Presence of Doctor Antivirus Virus brings several annoyances on the computer. It may block you from accessing any files and programs and disable antivirus programs you have installed. Furthermore, it displays many fake alerts that declares your PC is “infected” and asks you to buy the registration code in order to proceed with the removal. Without activating Doctor Antivirus, your computer will still be in danger. Obviously that is not true.
Doctor Antivirus Virus is a hoax that only wants to bamboozle you into spending money on its full version before you realize that these warnings are fake. Therefore, you should Never hand over your money to the criminals to purchase this crap. It is strongly recommended users to remove this fake security tool as soon as possible.
It can bypass the legit security tools and destroy your computer secretly.
It prevents you from opening some application because the files are corrupted.
It can make your browser redirected to all kinds of malicious websites.
It is able to allow remote hacker access the compromised system for illicit purpose.
We kindly remind you that system restore is not a wise choice to remove such rogue program. Many computer users found that after they did a system restore, things are going to be worse. Not only did the computers freeze, but also lose their precious data. Furthermore, the virus may be still in the computer and made chaos secretly. Hence, it is recommended that using the manual approach below to get rid of Doctor Antivirus Virus as soon as possible.
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:
With the presence of Doctor Antivirus Virus, you may not be able to use the computer normally. This virus uses a potent combination of misleading attacks against your PC to encourage you to spend money on a fake ‘full’ version of its software. Also it can be very aggressive as it blocks your Internet access. Once it is running, it starts to bring some changes on Windows system. And it drops malicious files and adds registry entries to your PC without your permission. In a word, this program is only designed by cyber criminals to lure computer users to spend money for this rogue software. It cannot protect your PC at all. In order to protect your computer, you have to uninstall Doctor Antivirus without any hesitation.
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Published by & last updated on July 9, 2013 2:58 am