Saturday, October 12, 2013

Uninstall Antivirus Security Pro – Steps to Uninstall Antivirus Security Pro Quickly

‘I am operating a Windows 7 Home Premium, 64 bit system.  Antivirus Security Pro appeared after I opened something that I never should have opened.  Microsoft security essentials detected several problems and continues to do so.  Now I am wondering if it even is MSE detecting anything.  Each time I reboot that Security Pro is appearing everywhere with warnings.  Clicking on Internet Explorer brings up - that's as much as I can read on the first tab - with a warning that the site I am attempting to view may harm my computer, though I had merely began typing bleeping computer.  Trying to open Firefox or Chrome brings up a warning that they are infected.  Any program that I attempt to open, another security warning pops up.  I tried to open Outlook to view your email and click on the link for the DDS program and it tells me that Outlook.exe is infected.  When looking to see if I still have DDS it says Pictures (1) PTPortletServices.  I cannot find Antivirus Security Pro in add/remove programs.  It is in programs.  Looking at properties the network path is \\ACER-PC\Users\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Antivirus Security Pro. ’

FAQ: should I uninstall Antivirus Security Pro

Yes. It is a rogueware for sure because all of a sudden after installing Antivirus Security Pro, the computer is detected to have virus and in dangers whatever the machine is up to do. As a matter of fact, it is quite easy to recognize Antivirus Security Pro as a counterfeit program by simply comparing its size with the services it provides:
> Virus scan
> Quarantine
> Updates
> Log
> Configuration
All these need a large space to record the data, while Antivirus Security Pro can only take up a hundred kb.

From the report quoted above, we can tell that Antivirus Security Pro can arouse browser mess like endless popup, search redirect problem and in-text words being underlined issues. Apparently, Antivirus Security Pro had compromised the system to be susceptible to other deadly virus. Therefore, it is an emergency to uninstall Antivirus Security Pro as soon as possible. Follow the steps applicable to all walks of life and help yourself out.

Steps to Uninstall Antivirus Security Pro Quickly

Step One. Terminate the related running process to uninstall Antivirus Security Pro

▼ Windows 8
Start screen > type 'Task' or 'Task Manager' > select ‘Process’ tab > find and select items associated with Antivirus Security Pro > press ‘End’ to uninstall Antivirus Security Pro.

▼ Windows7/vista/XP
Hold Ctrl, Alt and Delete combination key together > select ‘Process’ tab > find and select items associated with Antivirus Security Pro > press ‘End Process’ to uninstall Antivirus Security Pro.

Step Two. Go to Control Panel to see if you stand any chance to detect Antivirus Security Pro there; if so, right click on it to select ‘Remove’.

▼ Windows 8
Move mouse to bottom-right corner of your desktop > choose ‘Control Panel’ in the pop-up sidebar > "Programs and Features" > uninstall Antivirus Security Pro there.

▼ Windows7/vista/XP
Start menu > select ‘Control Panel’ > choose ‘Uninstall Programs’ > uninstall Antivirus Security Pr there.

Step Three. Show hidden files to uninstall Antivirus Security Pro completely in C Drive.

▼ Windows 8
  1. Click on Windows Explorer application from Start Screen.
  2. Select View tab.
  3. Tick ‘File name extensions’ and ‘Hidden items’ options.
  4. Click ‘OK.

▼ Windows7/vista/XP
  1. Open ‘Control Panel’ from Start menu and search for ‘Folder Options’.
  2. Under View tab, tick ‘Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)’
  3. Click ‘OK’.

Step Four. Reset all installed browsers (e.g. IE, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome) to cleanse junk, if any, brought in by Antivirus Security Pro.

▼ Internet Explorer:
  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on the Tools menu -> select Internet Options.
  3. In the Internet Options window, click on the Advanced tab -> click on the Restore Defaults button -> press OK.

▼ Firefox:
  1. Click on the Firefox button -> Help -> Troubleshooting information.
  2. Locate the box on the left uppers corner of the web page.
  3. Click on ‘Reset Firefox’ button.

▼ Google Chrome:
  1. Choose ‘Customize and Control Google Chrome’ menu.
  2. Select ‘Options’.
  3. Click ‘Under the Hood’ tab.
  4. Click ‘Reset to Defaults’ button.

Step Five. Make rectifications in Database after finding items associated with Antivirus Security Pr under HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows and HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows.

▼ Windows 8
Move your mouse over lower right screen -> charms bar appears -> click Search charm -> type ‘regedit’/‘regedit.exe’ -> hit Enter key.

▼ Windows 7/XP/Vista
Press Win key and R key together -> type ‘regedit’ (without quotation) in the box -> hit Enter key.

It is better for victims to changed passwords once typed after installing Antivirus Security Pro in case the additional virus brought in by it would collect the information. Also, one need to pay attention to the sections required to clean up to see if there is any unwanted item, remove them together if one wants. Should you know little about computer, you can rest assure that your PC problem will also be solved if you contact VilmaTech Online Support here.

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