Windows AntiVirus Suite is a malicious program, which is used to swindle the money from PC users. After testing it on our computers, we must say that it hails from a widely-known family of rogues, which is called FakeVimes. Viruses that belong to this gang share the same GUI (graphical user interface) and display identical security notifications that are supposed to scare people into purchasing invented license. If you noticed alerts from Windows Antivirus Suite virus, be sure that they are fake and useless. In order to get rid of them and start using your PC as always, you should remove this virus from the system. Besides, this is also recommended for preventing system slow downs, browser redirects and similar problems that may be caused by this virus.
How can Windows Antivirus Suite infect my computer?
Windows Antivirus Suite is mostly distributed via fake pop-up notifications that are displayed for people on illegal and legitimate (!) websites. In most of occasions, these ads offer checking computer for free and promise that this will fix it. In reality, clicking on such ad can do the only thing – infect your computer with trojan horse, which additionally downloads Windows AntiVirus Suite files on the system. As soon as this rogue enters computer, it starts pretending that it can provide ultimate defense for computer users and starts 'scanning' the system. Of course, it then reports about tens of different viruses and offers eliminating them from the PC:
Warning! Identity theft attempt detected
Hidden connection IP: xx.xxx.xxx.xxx
Target: Microsoft Corporation keys
Your IP: XXXXXXXXXXXX
Firewall has blocked a program from accessing the Internet
is suspected to have infected your PC.
This type of virus intercepts entered data and transmits them
to a remote server.
Trojan activity detected. System integrity at risk. Full system scan is highly recommended.
System data security is at risk!
To prevent potential PC errors, run a full system scan.
Please, stay away from such messages because they are clearly fake! In reality, they are displayed for scaring you into thinking that your computer is dangerously infected and that you should purchase Windows Antivirus Suite's license. Instead of that, you should follow a guide below and fix your computer:
How to remove Windows Antivirus Suite?
If you noticed that your computer was infected by Windows Antivirus Suite, you should waste no time and scan it with one of anti-spywares. Our recommended products are Reimage, Plumbytes Anti-MalwareWebroot SecureAnywhere AntiVirus, Malwarebytes Anti Malware
If you can't launch any of them, use these instructions:
1. Reboot your computer to Safe Mode with Networking. Just reboot your PC and, as soon as it starts booting up, start pressing F8 repeatedly.
2. Loggin as the same user as you were in normal Windows mode.
3. Now click on IE or other browser and select 'Run As' or 'Run As administrator', enter your Administrator account password (if needed).
4. Enter this link to your address bar: http://www.2-spyware.com/download/hunter.exe and download a program on your desktop. Launch it to kill the malicious processes and remove its files.
The latest parasite names used by FakeVimes:
Windows AntiVirus Suite manual removal: