Archive for the 'Rogue Security Software' Category


How to Remove Ghost Antivirus

Monday, January 18th, 2010

Ghost Antivirus is a rogue antivirus application that is the successor to Antivirus Pro. This rogue is pushed through trojan horse activity and aggressive advertising tactics. It makes things very challenging to remove this rogue because it disables task manager, as well as any security programs that it detects. It also installs other malware on [...]

How to Remove Guard Pro | Guard Pro Removal Guide

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

Guard Pro is a rogue antivirus application that is promoted through the use of malware and trojan horses. Once it is installed on a system it will run at startup and will scan the computer claiming to find files infected with viruses and finding security problems with your system. It will also claim that these [...]

How to Remove APCDefender | How to Remove SysProtector | How to Remove InSysSecure | How to Remove SysDefenders

Monday, January 11th, 2010

It looks like we’ve been awash in variants of the wini family lately so I’m combining three of the latest rogue antivirus applications in that family into one post. This post will talk about removing APCDefender, removing Sysprotector and Removing InSysSecure and removing SysDefenders. Some of the same steps would be taken for each anyway. [...]

How to Remove PCSProtector | PCSProtector Removal Guide

Monday, January 11th, 2010

PCSProtector is a rogue antivirus application from the winisoft family of rogues. They are essentially clones of each other and all resemble each other with the minor modification of the name of the rogue and it’s files. These rogues are typically distributed by trojan horse activity as well as malware on attack websites. They will [...]

How to Remove Antivirus PC 2009 | Antivirus PC 2009 Removal Guide

Saturday, January 2nd, 2010

Antivirus PC 2009 is a rogue antivirus application that is installed through malware and other nefarious means. Once installed on your system it will complain about security problems on your system. It will scan and claim that there are viruses on your computer. Like most all of these rogue antivirus programs the only way it [...]

How to Remove GreatDefender | GreatDefender Removal Guide

Saturday, January 2nd, 2010

GreatDefender is a rogue antivirus application from the winisoft family. It is installed onto a system through the use of trojans and other malware which should give you an indication that it is not something that you want on your system. (It’s usually a bad sign when you don’t know where a piece of software [...]

How to Remove SystemCleanerPro | SystemCleanerPro Removal Guide

Saturday, January 2nd, 2010

SystemCleanerPro is a rogue antivirus application. It is a part of the WinSpywareProtect family and will run at system startup. It will popup many warnings about your computers security (or lack thereof). It will scan your system and claim there are viruses and it will repeatedly nag you about purchasing their software. They will claim [...]

How to Remove AntiSpyware Shield Pro | AntiSpyware Shield Pro Removal

Saturday, January 2nd, 2010

AntiSpyware Shield Pro is a rogue antivirus that typically is installed via trojans or other malware. Once it’s invited itself onto the system it will do all sorts of things. It will popup warnings about the computers security. It will scan the computer for viruses and find many files that it claims are infected with [...]

How to Remove Total PC Defender | Total PC Defender Removal Guide

Friday, January 1st, 2010

Total PC Defender is a rogue antivirus application that installs via malware and trojans. The software then runs each time the system boots and will run a fake scan that is designed to scare the user. This scan will find security problems, numerous viruses and they will further claim that they can clean these problems [...]

How to Remove APCProtect | APCProtect Removal Guide

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

APCProtect is the latest rogue antivirus product in the wini family of rogue security sotware. It is generally pushed through sites that claim in order to view a video you need to install a video codec update or flash player update. This “update” is actually the loader for apcprotect. Once it is installed on your [...]

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