CleanUp Antivirus

CleanUp Antivirus Description

ScreenshotCleanUp Antivirus is a rogue antivirus program from the FakeVimes family. CleanUp Antivirus enters the system stealthily and is often installed after you click to download an update for your PC, or use a corrupt online scanner. CleanUp Antivirus will try to convince you that your PC is in danger. The hackers behind this scam want your money and will urge you to purchase a useless copy of CleanUp Antivirus.

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The CleanUp Antivirus’ family is a huge family that has, among its members, Windows Antivirus Patch, Windows Prime Shield, Windows Pro Safety Release, Security Antivirus, Windows Antivirus Rampart, Windows Prime Booster, Windows Pro Rescuer, Windows ProSecure Scanner, Windows Custodian Utility, Internet Security Essentials, Windows Security Master, Windows Activity Debugger, Windows Antivirus Adviser, Windows Safety Module, Windows Security Renewal, Windows Protection Booster, Windows Active Guard, Windows Process Director, Windows Interactive Safety, Windows Expert Console, Windows Software Keeper, Windows Web Combat, Windows Anti-Malware Patch, Windows No-Risk Center, Windows Proactive Safety, Windows Antivirus Machine, Internet Security Suite, Windows Defence Master, Personal Security Sentinel, Windows Internet Booster, Windows Safety Manager, Windows AntiBreach Helper, Windows Shielding Utility, Windows Antivirus Booster, Windows Defence Counsel, Live Enterprise Suite, Smart Internet Protection 2011, Windows Virtual Angel, Windows Advanced Security Center, Windows Internet Watchdog, Windows Private Shield, Windows Safety Wizard, Windows High-End Protection, Smart Security, PC Live Guard, Windows Daily Advisor, VirusSecurity, Windows Risk Minimizer and Windows PC Aid.


Trojan.Win32.FakeAV [Ikarus]TrojWare.Win32.FraudTool.CuAV.~GGI [Comodo]Trojan.Win32.FakeAV!IK [a-squared]Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT [Sunbelt]High Risk Fraudulent Security Program [Prevx]Trojan:W32/FakeAlert.MJ [F-Secure]Suspicious.Insight [Symantec]Trojan.Win32.Generic.pak!cobra [Sunbelt]Mal/FakeAV-BW [Sophos]Suspicious file [Panda]

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CleanUp Antivirus Automatic Detection Tool (Recommended)

Is your PC infected with CleanUp Antivirus? To safely & quickly detect CleanUp Antivirus we highly recommend you run the malware scanner listed below.

Technical Details

Visual & GUI Characteristics


File System Modifications

Tutorials: If you wish to learn how to remove malware components manually, you can read the tutorials on how to find malware, kill unwanted processes, remove malicious DLLs and delete other harmful files. Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.

Registry Modifications

Tutorial: To edit and delete registry entries manually, read the tutorial on how to remove malicious registry entries.

Tip & Warning: Editing and removing the wrong registry keys can severely damage your PC, so remember to backup your Windows Registry! To optimize your Windows Registry and speed up your PC, download RegHunter's registry cleaner.
  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\..{RunKeys}CleanUp Antivirus
Posted: March 8, 2010 | By
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Threat Metric
Threat Level: 10/10
Detection Count: 904


  • graham barton says:

    Im new to this and i keep getting a screaming noise then some kind of engine system saying my details are being stolen, so far i have deleted almost everything that i was doin, which is over twelve months work, and the bl…y thing keeps coming back.
    If my daughter is logged on to her guest site it does not happen.
    I need help.
    It says that I have trojans.


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  • Mary Brooks says:

    The person responsible for cleanup antivirus virus is a business law college professor named Raymond Christopher Bratschi. He is the one responsible for creating the software.

  • yemmy apelehin yemmy says:

    it helps

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