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 Efficiency Accelerator, Windows Malware Sleuth, Windows Pro Web Helper, Windows Proactive Safety, Windows Pro Defence, Enterprise Suite, Windows Active HotSpot, Additional Guard, Live PC Care, Windows Safety Module, Windows Activity Booster, Windows Virtual Security, Windows Sleek Performance, Windows Shield Tool, Windows Maintenance Guard, Windows AntiBreach Suite, Windows Virus Hunter, Home Malware Cleaner, Windows Enterprise Defender, Windows Antivirus Machine, Windows Web Combat, Internet Security Essentials, Windows Trouble Taker, Windows Control Series, System Protection Tools, Windows Antivirus Patrol, Best Antivirus Software, Windows Secure Surfer, Total Anti Malware Protection, Windows Premium Guard, Windows Paramount Protection, Windows Security System, Virus Doctor, Windows Protection Unit, Windows Secure Workstation, Windows Protection Booster, Windows AntiHazard Center, Windows Antivirus Patch, Windows First-Class Protector, Home Safety Essentials, My Security Wall, Windows Basic Antivirus, Windows Efficiency Console, Windows Warding System, Windows Health Keeper, Windows Antivirus Tool, Windows Defence Unit and Windows AntiHazard Helper.


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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