Title: Trojan.FakeAV
Type: Trojans
Also known as: Trojan.FakeAV!gen92, Trojan.FakeAV.XP,

Remove Trojan.FakeAV
Removal instructions

Severity scale:Trojan.FakeAV severity is 52  (52 / 100)


Trojan.FakeAV is a family of trojans that all work on trying to steal the money from PC users. Mostly, they get inside undetected and then pretend to be reputable programs offering to purchase software in order to remove invented viruses.You must keep in mind that Trojan.FakeAV!gen29 or other Trojan.FakeAV family members just try to misinform you about your computer's security status and may also perform other actions preventing victims from accessing certain programs on the PC. 

Trojan.FakeAV family is capable to affect almost every Windows system, like Windows Vista, Windows XP, and may be downloaded on to the computer by other threats such as Backdoor.TidservTrojan.VundoW32.WaledacW32.Virut. All these threats are spread by accidentally downloading infected software and media, visiting infected websites or opening smap emails. According to security experts, this family consists of such trojans as Trojan.FakeAV!gen92, Trojan.FakeAV.XP, Packed.Mystic!gen4, Trojan.FakeAV!gen26 and many others. Note that they are detected and considered malicious! 


When infected with Trojan.FakeAV, you MUST perform a full system scan with SpyHunter or STOPzilla to eliminate infected files from your computer.

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Geolocation of Trojan.FakeAV:

This map reveals the prevalence of Trojan.FakeAV. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: United States.

QR code for Trojan.FakeAV removal instructions:

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The reason we add QR code to the website is that parasites like Trojan.FakeAV are really hard to remove on infected computer. you can quicly scan the QR code with your mobile device and have manual removal instructions to uninstall Trojan.FakeAV right in your pocket.

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Information added: 2012-07-17 04:22:36
Information updated: 2012-07-17 05:27:17

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Mine came on XP asking if I wanted to upgrade to a better browser, and listed ALL the browser icons. When I tried to hit the close button or X out of it wouldnt close, I had to close the browser. Tis came on a new install of XP with very little if any erroneous surfing having been done. I immediately ran Malware bytes and it showed up as Trojan.FakeAv

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