XP Antispyware 2011 Description
Rather than being a legitimate anti-spyware program, XP Antispyware 2011 is a rogue anti-spyware infection that makes an external imitation of positive functions while secretly attacking your PC’s security. To allow XP Antispyware 2011 to coexist on your hard drive will result in browser hijacks, a nearly constant stream of fake error messages, blocked programs and system settings altered for the worse without your consent. Unless you completely delete XP Antispyware 2011 and any related infections, your PC will retain a high level of dysfunction and may even incur long-lasting or permanent damage.
Looking Underneath XP Antispyware 2011′s Name to See a Familiar Threat
You can find XP Antispyware 2011 circulating through the Internet by many different names: XP Security 2011, Win 7 Total Security, Vista AntiVirus and XP Antispyware are all just a few of XP Antispyware 2011′s potential names. This rogue anti-spyware program switches names whenever XP Antispyware 2011 scrambles onto a new PC by matching the first portion of XP Antispyware 2011′s name with the operating system and scrambling the rest.
Not only is XP Antispyware 2011 not anti-spyware, XP Antispyware 2011 can’t even detect any malware at all let alone remove them from your computer! However, XP Antispyware 2011 does make a habit of deceiving the user with fake errors that look similar to warnings from real anti-malware features.
Here are some of the possibilities XP Antispyware 2011 may show you, keeping in mind that they will occur regardless of your PC’s health or lack thereof:
Spyware intrusion detected. Your system is infected. System integrity is at risk. Private data can be stolen by third parties, including credit card details and passwords.
Infection detected in the background. Your computer is now attacked by spyware and rogue software. Eliminate the infection safely, perform a security scan and deletion now.”
XP Antispyware 2011 reports that it is turned off. Antivirus software helps protect your computer against viruses and other security threats. Click Recommendations for suggested actions you can take.
“Windows Security Center
XP Antispyware 2011 reports that it is currently turned off. A firewall helps to protect your computer from potentially harmful content on the Internet. Click Recommendations to learn how to fix this problem.”
“XP Antispyware 2011 Firewall Alert!
XP Antispyware 2011 has blocked a program from accessing the Internet.
Internet Explorer is infected with Trojan-BNK.Win32.Keylogger.gen. Private data can be stolen by third parties, including credit card details and passwords.”
XP Antispyware 2011 is More Than Just a Fake Infection Announcer
Other difficulties besides fake errors will come from XP Antispyware 2011. Your web browser can be blocked from websites with fake unsafe website errors or even redirected to malicious websites. Your Windows utilities like Task Manager and anti-malware programs may stop functioning. Various settings will even be altered to let XP Antispyware 2011 run automatically and reduce your computer’s overall security. In many cases, these attacks will be used alongside errors that fake infections or program corruption – don’t believe it unless you’ve verified that XP Antispyware 2011 isn’t active!
Uninstalling XP Antispyware 2011 will require more than just the usual methods, since this threat will do everything in XP Antispyware 2011′s power to stay on your system. The use of Safe Mode will let you reboot without launching XP Antispyware 2011, which can be detected in memory as a random three letter executable.
After XP Antispyware 2011′s been shut down, you can remove XP Antispyware 2011 by utilizing your preferred anti-malware scanner. Since XP Antispyware 2011 alters your Registry and makes other difficult to remove changes, you should feel no shame in using a scanner that can revert all the damage with minimal side results.
XP Antispyware 2011 Automatic Detection Tool (Recommended)
Is your PC infected with XP Antispyware 2011? To safely & quickly detect XP Antispyware 2011, we highly recommend you run the malware scanner listed below.
Download SpyHunter's* Malware Scanner to detect XP Antispyware 2011 What happens if XP Antispyware 2011 does not let you open SpyHunter or blocks the Internet?
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.
- The following files were created in the system:
# File Name Detection Count 1 %UserProfile%\ Local Settings\ Application Data\ vz.exe 286 2 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\pw.exe 190 3 %AppData%\pw.exe 183 4 %USERPROFILE%\ My Documents\ downloads\ AntiSpy2011Setup.exe 148 5 %APPDATA%\ pw.exe 73
Posted: November 11, 2010 | By SpywareRemove
Threat Level: 10/10
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