What is and how to Remove Fake Antivirus

What is fake antivirus? This is a type of virus/malwares which disguises itself to be an antivirus. It infects your computer when you accidentally click a link in a website which will download the malware into your computer and run automatically when your windows boot.

It purports to scan the infected computer and produces fake alert warnings. It convinces you that your computer is in danger and urge you to purchase a useless copy of the fake antivirus. These fake antiviruses must be removed immediately.

Here are some examples:

AV Security 2012
Data Recovery
Wolfram Antivirus
Security Protection
Windows Antivirus 2011
Mega Antivirus 2012
AVG Antivirus 2011
PC Security 2011
ThinkPoint
ThinkSmart
Antivirus 8
Security Tool
My Security Shield
Antivirus 7
Antivirus GT
Defense Center
Protection Center
Sysinternals Antivirus
Security Master AV
CleanUp Antivirus
Security Toolbar
Digital Protection
XP Smart Security 2010
Antivirus Suite
Vista Security Tool 2010
Total XP Security
Security Central
Security Antivirus
Total PC Defender 2010
Vista Antivirus Pro 2010
Your PC Protector
Vista Internet Security 2010
XP Guardian
Vista Guardian 2010
Antivirus Soft
XP Internet Security 2010
Antivir 2010
Live PC Care
Malware Defense
Internet Security 2010
Desktop Defender 2010
Antivirus Live
Personal Security
Cyber Security
Alpha Antivirus
Windows Enterprise Suite
Security Center
Control Center
Braviax
Windows Police Pro
Antivirus Pro 2010
PC Antispyware 2010
FraudTool.MalwareProtector.d
Winshield2009.com
Green AV
Windows Protection Suite
Total Security 2009
Windows System Suite
Antivirus BEST
System Security
Personal Antivirus
System Security 2009
Malware Doctor
Antivirus System Pro
WinPC Defender
Anti-Virus-1
Spyware Guard 2008
System Guard 2009
Antivirus 2009
Antivirus 2010
Antivirus Pro 2009
Antivirus 360
MS Antispyware 2009
IGuardPC or I Guard PC
Additional Guard