Windows Antivirus Patch is a rogue anti-spyware program that is promoted through the use of hacked websites and fake web pop-ups claiming that your computer is infected with spyware and trojans. Very often this fake anti-spyware program is installed on the system without users's knowledge or permission. However, sometimes, users install such rogueware manually but they think that this software is legitimate. Once Windows Antivirus Patch is installed it will perform a quick system scan and state that your computer is infected with spyware, Trojans and other viruses. It will then prompt you to pay for a full version of the program to remove the infections; otherwise your personal information can be stolen and your files can be deleted. Of course, those infections are all fake and do not exist on your computer, so don't purchase it. Instead, please follow the removal instructions below to remove Windows Antivirus Patch from your computer as soon as possible.
While running, the rogue program will display numerous fake security alerts and notifications on your computer claiming that your are infected. Windows Antivirus Patch will state that your computer is under attack from a remote computer or that there are many infected files on the system. It may also state that you will lose all your sensitive information and important files if you won't purchase the program and remove malware from your PC. These alerts, like the fake scan results, are designed to scare you into thinking that your computer has been compromised. Just like the scan results, these fake alerts are all fake and the only real infection is Windows Antivirus Patch itself.
Keylogger activity detected. System information security is at risk.
It is recommended to activate protection and run a full system scan.
Software without a digital signature detected.
Your system files are at risk. We strongly advise you to activate your protection.
If your computer is infected with Windows Antivirus Patch, remove it from the system as soon as possible. If you have already purchased it, then contact your credit card company and dispute the charges. Last, but not least, please use the removal instructions below to remove Windows Antivirus Patch and related malware from your computer either manually or with an automatic removal tool.
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Windows Antivirus Patch manual removal:
Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionInternet Settings "WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect" = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesSystem "DisableRegedit" = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesSystem "DisableRegistryTools" = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesSystem "DisableTaskMgr" = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionSettings "ID" = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionSettings "net" = "2012-2-17_2"
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionSettings "UID" = "rudbxijemb"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution Options_avp32.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution Options_avpcc.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution OptionsashDisp.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution Optionsdivx.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution Optionsmostat.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution Optionsplatin.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution Optionstapinstall.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution Optionszapsetup3001.exe