[Figure 1. SpyEraser graphical user interface]
Websites that promote this rogue program are:
However, it's very unlikely that user will install this bogus software from its homepage. Usually, this virus is promoted through the user of Trojans or other malicious software. Once active it will display fake security alerts as shown in [Figure 2]. Then it will list various fake infections after the fake scan but won't let you to remove those infections unless you first purchase the program. It's also very likely that this malware will display the same infections on several compromised computers.
[Figure 2. SpyEraser fake security alerts]
The rogue scanner will display these alerts like every minute or two. What is more, SpyEraser may also block particular software and hijack Internet Explorer to protect itself from being removed or just simply make the removal process more complicated. If you can't delete this virus manually or download an automatic removal tool, you have to end the main processes of this malware first. Look for msctrl32.exe and SpyEraser.exe and terminate these processes using either Windows Task Manager or Process Explorer (explorer.com) from Microsoft.
[Figure 3. The homepage of SpyEraser scareware]
Detailed Spy Eraser removal guide is stated below. You may also download an automatic removal tool, update it and run a system scan. Remember, don't purchase it. You should contact your credit card company if you have inadvertently purchased this bogus software and dispute the charges. Related files: Uninstall.exe
• Changes browser settings
• Shows commercial adverts
• Connects itself to the internet
• Stays resident in background
SpyEraser manual removal
Delete registry values:
Geolocation of SpyEraser
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