Disk Antivirus Professional

Disk Antivirus Professional Description

Disk Antivirus Professional Screenshot 1Disk Antivirus Professional is a rogue anti-virus scanner that displays fake system alerts regarding nonexistent malware infections, along with equally-fraudulent scanner results. These fake anti-virus features are used to encourage victims to purchase Disk Antivirus Professional – before they realize that Disk Antivirus Professional can’t detect or remove viruses or any other form of malware. As one of many members of the WinWeb Security family of scamware, Disk Antivirus Professional also may conduct other attacks against your PC, the most meaningful of which SpywareRemove.com malware experts warn as attacks that specifically dismantle Windows security features. As a danger to your PC and a fraud besides, Disk Antivirus Professional should be disabled by suitable security techniques, after which any good anti-malware product should be capable of disabling Disk Antivirus Professional.

The Unprofessional Features of a Disk Antivirus Professional

Disk Antivirus Professional is promoted in the form of an anti-virus program that appears to offer advanced virus-detection and removal features. Unfortunately, Disk Antivirus Professional actually isn’t a match for even a minor brand of anti-virus software, let alone the products of major companies. While Disk Antivirus Professional can create a technical-looking system warning and may appear to scan your computer, Disk Antivirus Professional only fakes any detection of malware or attacks against your PC.

These faked attacks are Disk Antivirus Professional’s path to forcing you to spend money buying a registered version of its program, which is equally useless for your PC’s security and never should be bought.

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SpywareRemove.com malware experts also warn against other attacks that may result from any Disk Antivirus Professional infection, such as:
  • Browser hijacks that block safe websites and/or redirect you to hostile sites.
  • Applications that are blocked under the excuse that they are claimed to be infected or damaged.
  • Windows features like the firewall, UAC and update manager that are disabled.

Why Disk Antivirus Professional is More of a Clean Copy Than an Independent Operator

Disk Antivirus Professional also is recognizable as a minor variant of Winwebsec scamware. This large, well-distributed and diverse family of fake anti-malware applications has been known to use a range of brand names to confuse their victims. SpywareRemove.com malware experts are familiar with many relatives of Disk Antivirus Professional, including the Antivirus Center, System Security, Winweb Security, Live Security Platinum, Antivirus Security Pro 2013, Smart Protection 2012, Security Monitor 2012, Security Scanner 2012, Live Security Professional, Security Sphere 2012, Antiviral Factory 2013, Attentive Antivirus, Security Shield/Scanner, System Adware Scanner 2010, Security Tool, Advanced PC Shield 2012, Antivirus Security, MS Removal Tool, System Progressive Protection, Security Shield 2012, Total Security, Live Essential Platinum, Windows Secure Kit 2012, Total Security 2009, Antivirus Security Pro, Antivirus Security 2013, Windows Secure Kit 2011, System Care Antivirus, Windows Attacks Preventor, Sinergia Cleaner, Rogue.System Doctor 2014, Windows Ultra-Antivirus, System Security 2012, Antivirus Security Pro 2014, Microsoft Antivirus 2013, Smart Fortress 2012, Futurro Antivirus, Personal Shield Pro, Dream Scan Soft, Antivirus System, AVASoft Antivirus Professional, Antivirus Defence, Security Shield, AntiSpyware Pro 2009 and Advanced Security Tool 2010.

Ultimately, any variant of Disk Antivirus Professional should be considered just as dangerous to your PC as Disk Antivirus Professional, and just as unable to detect or delete malware. Because Disk Antivirus Professional will block security and anti-malware programs that could be used for Disk Antivirus Professional’s own deletion, SpywareRemove.com malware researchers recommend extra steps before you try to remove Disk Antivirus Professional.

Two major methods for disabling Disk Antivirus Professional include booting Windows with the Safe Mode feature or if this is inaccessible, launching a separate operating system that’s loaded onto a removable hard drive.

Disk Antivirus Professional Automatic Detection Tool (Recommended)

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

Visual & GUI Characteristics

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Technical Details

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 %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Disk Antivirus Professional 294
    2 setup.exe 206
    3 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Disk Antivirus Professional 144
    4 %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Disk Antivirus Professional 134
    5 Disk Antivirus Professional Support Site.url 19

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\[APPLICATION]\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall..{Uninstaller}Disk Antivirus ProfessionalHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\..{RunKeys}HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce "[RANDOM NUMBERS AND CHARACTERS]"

Additional Information

  • The following messages's were detected:
    # Message
    1Disk Antivirus Professional Warning
    Intercepting programs that may compromise your privacy and harm your system have been detected on your PC.
    Click here to remove them immediately with Disk Antivirus Professional.
    2Disk Antivirus Warning
    Your PC is still infected with dangerous viruses. Activate antivirus protection to prevent data loss and avoid the theft of your credit card details.
    3Security Monitor: WARNING!
    Attention! System detected a potential hazard (TrojanSPM/LX) on your computer that may infect executable files. Your private information and PC safety is at risk.
    To get rid of unwanted spyware and keep your computer safe your need to update your current security software.
    Click Yes to download official intrusion detection system (IDS software).
    4Spyware.IEMonster activity detected. This is spyware that attempts to steal passwords from Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Outlook and other programs.
    Click here to remove it immediately with Disk Antivirus.
    Application cannot be executed. The file GoogleUpdate.exe infected.
    Please activate your antivirus software.
    6Warning: Your computer is infected
    Detected spyware infection!
    Click this message to install the last update of security software.
Posted: January 30, 2013 | By
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Threat Metric
Threat Level: 10/10
Detection Count: 2,033


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