AVC Plus is infecting my computer. What can I do now? This program is so pesky software I think. I had tried to use my antivirus tool to remove it all, but I couldn’t. I was struggling to fix it myself. As a matter of fact, I don’t know where I should start first. One of my colleagues advised me that I should use manual removal method to get rid of this virus. But how? I have no any idea about this. Please help me out of this difficult situation. Thank you very much!
AVC Plus is a malicious virus which has been sorted to the family of rogue antivirus infection. This fake program is still among the most common types of rogueware program. Cyber criminals want to make illegal money by creating rogue antivirus programs just like this program so as to hoax unsuspecting computer users into buying useless security software. If you really buy this program, you will regret later as it is not actually an anti-virus program. Once this program installed on your computer, what it does on it is not to protect your computer from being infected, but it may do lots of harmful things which are the complete opposite. This program will do a scan automatically without your permission when it enters your system. Then it will list lots of fake information for you which may tell you that your computer is in high risk. It will trick you that if you want to remove all threats on your computer, you’d better buy full version of this program. This is the way which criminals make illegal money from. You should aware this kind of information. You should not believe this massage it sent to you.
Infected by AVC Plus? What to do? This rogue antivirus application is a kind of malware infection commonly known as a rogue security program which is designed to cause problems on a computer rather than to fix them. This fake program is part of a widespread wave of Trojan infections that have been associated with attack websites using the Black Hole Exploit Kit in order to distribute malware. After the installation of this virus, it may install its files and inject its code into running memory processes. As a result, you may find that it is so difficult to remove this virus by any antivirus tool, especially since there is no uninstaller associated with this program. This fake program may also make lots of changes on your computer. It will change your computer’s settings which causes it to run automatically as soon as the infected computer starts up. Otherwise, this rogue program may ruin your real security system. Thus, other malware may get into your system easier without any obstacle. Therefore, you should remove this virus from your computer before it makes more damage on it.
Basically, victims of this Windows AntiBreach Module rogue scam virus will see and experience:
1) constant popups of the fake antivirus screen;
2) lots of security alerts reporting viruses in almost all files and programs;
3) constant blocks from the pop-up virus screen;
4) a rather slow computer.
When the computer is infected by this rogue, you will experience a lot of troubles, one of which is that you cannot run any program for it always pop up alerts to stop you. You even cannot go online in the infected computer. In addition to let those fake alerts pop up every once in a while, this unnecessary program cannot help us to do anything. Also, it may help other virus infections slip into the fragile system in the invisible background. By then, you will encounter more chaos when using the computer. Therefore, you should remove AVC Plus as soon as possible!
1. Restart the Infected Computer into Safe Mode with Networking
(* Usually the malware will be temporarily disabled in Safe Mode which will provide users a chance to get this problem fixed. If you are still getting the virus popup in safe mode with networking, please try safe mode with command prompt instead.)
For Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP
Restart your computer, immediately, quickly and repeatedly hit F8 key before the Windows start-up screen shows. Select “Safe Mode with Networking”, and then press Enter key.
For Windows 8
(1). Sign out to get the log-in screen
(2). Keep holding down Shift key then click on the Shut Down icon to select Restart
(3). If you do it right, you will see ‘Choose An Option’ screen. Choose ‘troubleshoot’
(4). Click on ‘Advance Options’
(5). Click on ‘Startup Settings’
(6). Click on ‘Restart’
(7). The system will go through a reboot, please wait till you get the following screen. Choose ‘Enable safe mode with networking’ (or any other option you want to start up the system with)
Then you can get into safe mode with networking in Windows 8 and see a desktop like this
2. Stop the Processes Related to Windows AntiBreach Module in Windows Task Manager
For Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP
Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc keys together and end the virus processes in the Processes tab of Windows Task Manager.
For Windows 8
(1). Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc keys together to get Windows Task Manager
(2). Click More details
(3). Then scroll down to end the virus processes
3. Show Hidden Files
(1). Press Win+R to get Run window
(2). Type Control Panel in the Run window and hit enter to get Control Panel
(3). Click on Appearance and Personalization
(3). Click on Folder Options
(4). Click on View tab in Folder Options window
(5). Tick Show hidden files, folders, and drives under Hidden files and folders tab
(6). Click Apply to take effect, then click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window
4. Delete Virus Files
(1). Using Registry Editor to delete or adjust all the related registry entries of Windows AntiBreach Module scam virus
*Guides to open Registry Editor:
Press Win+R key together to get the Run box, type in ‘regedit’ then click OK, Registry Editor window will pop up
(2). Find out and remove the associated files of this fake Antivirus
AVC Plus is a rogue antivirus program which is created by malicious cyber hackers to the purpose of earning illegal profit by tricking innocent computer user to purchase its products. When computer user logs into Windows, this fake program runs a fake scan of the infected computer. This scan will always indicate that the victim’s computer is severely infected with malware. It may suggest you buy its product in order to remove all malware exist on your computer. However, it is important to note that these scans are not trustworthy and that they are actually outright lies meant to alarm you so that you will buy its full version. It is so clear that once you detected this fake program, you should take manual removal method to get rid of this program from your computer as soon as possible.
The above manual removal is quite dangerous and complicated, which needs sufficient professional skills. Therefore, only computer users with rich computer knowledge are recommended to implement the process because any errors including deleting important system files and registry entries will crash your computer system. If you have no idea of how to process the manual removal, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further assistance.
Published by & last updated on December 17, 2014 5:11 am