Flash Player Pro virus is a fake application, which mimics a reputable program Adobe Flash Player. According to security experts, it is spread via fake notifications that claims“Download Flash Player Pro”, “Your Flash Player may be out of date. Please update to continue”, “A Flash Player Update is Required to View this Content”. Typically, they show up when user tries to watch something on the Internet and can be removed from the desktop by clicking them out. If you see this add during your browsing session, you should undoubtedly ignore it because it hails NOT from Adobe. Its publisher is Air Software, which seeks to make people install malware on their computers. Beware that such threat can additionally be used for stealing sensitive information, banking data and other things from the PC. If you think that you have to update your Flash Player, go to its official website and download it from there.
Flash Player. Pro virus is distributed via this and similar pop-up ads or with a help of the third party softwares. Besides, there are some professionally designed websites that are also used for spreading it on the Internet. This ‘update’ can be downloaded from treyeats.com, update91.com and other domains. Of course, its authors have dedicated much work for making these site look like legitimate domains. As soon as it is downloaded, virus starts initiating serious problems for the user. Being a really versatile virus, it may not only alter the start page or default search engine, but it may also track user’s activity on the Internet and initiate other dangerous activities. Remember, the REAL Flash Player shows its possible updates as soon as you reboot your computer, not when you are browsing on the Internet. If you have been tricked into installing this threat, you should immediately remove Flash Player Pro virus from your computer.
If you have already been tricked into installing the fake updated of Flash Player Pro, you are infected. In this case, don't waste your time and scan the system with updated anti-spyware. We recommend using STOPzilla or SpyHunter for that. You can also follow a guide that is given below:
You can remove Flash Player Pro automatically with a help of one of these programs: SpyHunter, STOPzilla, Malwarebytes Anti Malware. We recommend these applications because they can easily delete potentially unwanted programs and viruses with all their files and registry entries that are related to them.
Uninstall Flash Player Pro and related programs
If you are Windows 8 user, then right-click in the lower left corner of the screen. Once Quick Access Menu shows up, select Control Panel and Uninstall a Program.
If you are using OS X, click Go button at the top left of the screen and select Applications.
Wait until you see Applications folder and look for Flash Player Pro or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash.
Remove Flash Player Pro from Windows shortcuts
Repeat steps that are given above with all browsers' shortcuts, including Internet Explorer and Google Chrome. Make sure you check all locations of these shortcuts, including Desktop, Start Menu and taskbar.
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Information added: 08/14/14 04:43;
information updated: 08/14/14 04:43