www.tech-ava-soft.org is a malicious browser hijacker virus designed to promote and sell AVASoft Professional Antivirus rogue program. Does your browser always redirect you to this ads site? How to stop this malicious website and prevent AVASoft Professional Antivirus virus from downloading on your PC?
www.tech-ava-soft.org is a dangerous adware which is able to monitor your web browsing habits and collect related information. It can come bundled with some malicious rogue programs and AVASoft Professional Antivirus can be the most dangerous program it brings to the compromised computers. This rogue program may be installed from insecure downloads or various shareware programs distributed by Trojans, fake online anti-malware scanners, malicious websites. Once it is on board, you will have a sea of unwanted pop up ads that are impossible to stop. And something strange happened beyond your imagination.
At the first beginning, users will find browsers are always redirected to www.tech-ava-soft.org against their will. It promotes AVASoft Professional Antivirus and claims it is a good program that help to find and remove all adware and spyware programs which can do harm to your computer and can put your confidential information at risk. If you accept it installed, it proceeds to load itself as a startup program and scan your computer automatically. But don’t trust it. Although it works like a legit Antivirus and seems to detect and remove all the threats in your computer, in reality it is just a rogue program which uses scare tactics by only showing innocent users fake reports, misleading them to pay for its useless product so as to rip off their money. It will block any legitimate security programs already installed on the system which may lead to its removal. Besides, this virus can download and install other corrupt system files onto the infected PC to make your computer freeze and crash randomly.
www.tech-ava-soft.org redirect could compromise your web browser and change your default search engine and homepage. To make your computer worse, it brings AVASoft Professional Antivirus to your computer without your notice. From then on, you will be shown a lot of popups, nag screens and fake security alerts, that states that your computer is infected and then it asks you to buy or activate the full version of the fake antivirus. Under any circumstances, you have no need to trust this rogue program. If you installed this virus by accident from www.tech-ava-soft.org, take immediate measure to get rid of it as quickly as you can.
AVASoft Professional Antivirus has the same appearance as Disk Antivirus Professional Virus. Just remember all of the results shown by AVASoft Professional Antivirus are designed to scare you into purchasing the useless program. Don’t be taken in!
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.
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_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\protector.exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER \Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System ‘DisableTaskMgr’ = 0
www.tech-ava-soft.org is absolutely a dangerous website that offers the nasty AVASoft Professional Antivirus which can modify system registry and add its own entry that will make itself to run every time Windows is started. And it doesn’t offer any options to let you disable this function. It just works as an antivirus program by generating fake warning and misleading users into thinking PC is at risk, then it promotes the full version which is actually without virus removal capability. It can not protect your computer at all. Instead, it will affect your system performance and disconnect the Internet on your computer frequently. Meanwhile, the nasty virus blocks any programs from executing, corrupts set ups of applications and also deletes important files too. It also downloads virus and malware into the system making it even more prone to dangerous and harmful cyber threats. Even you have paid for this rogue program, the attack will never stop since it is totally a hoax. Thus, you need to remove this rogue program completely at an early time to protect your computer.
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Published by Sarah Poehler & last updated on April 10, 2014 2:54 am