Description of AV Protection Online and consequences of its residing on your PC’s
AV Protection Online is a software product developed by notorious group of fake software vendors. Copies of the product are distributed in more or less tricky ways. As users’ responses suggest, most of the computers are compromised with the fake software using trojan and viral introduction routines.
There are several websites with constant powerful flow of visitors. These sites display animation that looks like online scan of visiting computer. Do not worry about dozens of threats found in an instant, if your web-surfing has ended up at such page. The scan is just a showcase aimed at persuading users into downloading and installing the scamware. The real infection could already made its intervention into computer which browser all of a sudden opens the online fake scanner, especially where that became a routine as there is a malicious BHO which promotes the fake antivirus.
Remove AV Protection Online and provide the same treatment for other sneaky programs as detected by free scanner available here.
Technical Details and screenshots:
- Full name: AV Protection Online, AV ProtectionOnline, AVProtectionOnline
- Type: Rogue Security Software, Trojan Horse
- Origin: Russian Federation
- Serial code: 9992665263
Signs of being infected with AV Protection Online
The fake antispyware is more often mentioned under general name of adware. That makes sense as it is a purely self-advertising program. Consequentially, scarcity of its identification signs after installation available for unaided eye is a situation that would be difficult to imagine.
Nevertheless, such situations occur in the wild. The adware does not show its prepared in advance threat reports and fabricated program menu until necessary for its unimpeded functioning changes are made into System Registry. Peculiarities of infected PC might stretch this time to several Windows session, during which the adware, however, could show scary anonymous alerts such as “Windows is being corrupted by viruses”.
If you have vague suspicions regarding the adware introduction, do not hesitate clicking here , as well as in the case you are confident the malware is installed on your PC, to run free scan and get rid of AV Protection Online as one of the viruses detected.
AV Protection Online automatical removal:
The adware is subject to modifications. It could be updated, just like Windows software updated remotely by Microsoft, by hacker during its life in a particular PC, if it would mange to establish a stable connection to remote hacker’s server. Naturally such feature requires remover to keep track of latest adware development to be always able to delete AV Protection Online. Rely on the removal tool below as the antivirus is supplied in time with latest updates to be one step ahead of the hackers.
Manual Removal of AV Protection Online:
Due to the same reason as mentioned in the section above, the manual guide is subject to amendments. That would be rather extensional change to enable covering every modification of the adware as older versions are not vaporized once the newer are released.
Since the manual aims at covering every modification of the scam, some of the entries below could be exceeding in relation to your case. Should you fail to find any file or registry entry, properly check the correctness of spelling and skip it as a part of other version of the malware.
Remove AV Protection Online files and dll’s:
%AppData%\<random>\AV Protection Online.ico
%StartMenu%\Programs\AV Protection Online\
%StartMenu%\Programs\AV Protection Online\AV Protection Online.lnk
%UserProfile%\Desktop\AV Protection Online.lnk
Unregister AV Protection Online registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\AV Protection Online