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XP Antispyware Pro 2013. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

removal by Lucia Danes - -   Also known as XPAntispywarePro2013 | Type: Rogue Antispyware

XP Antispyware Pro 2013 is a malicious application that belongs to the category of rogues. In reality, it should be called as ‘rogue antispyware’ because it belongs to the same group of viruses as Win 7 Antispyware Pro 2013, Vista Antivirus Pro 2013 and other threats we have already announced. All these programs seek to make users think that they have numerous viruses on their computers. For that, XP Antispyware Pro 2013 and other its versions display continuous alerts and system scanners that report about various malware threats detected. Such rogues warn their victims about Trojan horses, adware and similar programs that sound like viruses. Additionally, XP Antispyware Pro 2013 offers to purchase its license and fix the problems. However, though it looks trustworthy, it has no capability to find and remove viruses because it has an empty virus database (if you check this program on other computer, it will report about the same threats). As you can see, you should never believe XP Antispyware Pro 2013 and leave this program on your machine.

HOW CAN I GET INFECTED WITH XP Antispyware Pro 2013?

XP Antispyware Pro 2013 is distributed via spam emails, freeware, shareware or misleading links that offer you to update video/audio codecs in order to watch the video online. As soon as it is downloaded, this program starts booting up every time you start browsing the web and reports about viruses that have nothing to do with user’s system. Here are some examples of XP Antispyware Pro 2013 alerts:

Threat detected!
Security alert! Your computer was found to be infected with privacy-threathening software. Private data may get stolen and system damage may be severe. Recover your PC from the infection right now, perform a security scan.

Privacy alert!
Rogue malware detected in your system. Data leaks and system damage are possible. Click here for a free security scan and spyware deletion.

Security Breach
Beware! Spyware infection was found. Your system security is at risk. Private information may get stolen, and your PC activity may get monitored. Click for an anti-spyware scan.

XP Antispyware Pro 2013 Firewall Alert
XP Antispyware Pro 2013 has blocked a program from accessing the internet
Internet Explorer is infected with Trojan-BNK.Win32.Keylogger.gen
Private data can be stolen by third parties, including credit card details and passwords

Besides, XP Antispyware Pro 2013 can easily initiate browser’s redirections on victim’s computer and block legitimate antivirus software so that you couldn’t remove it from your PC. If you have also been infected by this rogue, remove it without any delay!

HOW CAN I REMOVE XP Antispyware Pro 2013?

To remove XP Antispyware Pro 2013 from your computer, you should use automated anti-malware programs. We don’t recommend manual removal because this rogue uses randomly named files, so it’s really hard to find and remove the right files that are truly malicious. We recommend choosing Malwarebytes MalwarebytesCombo Cleaner, Reimage that will remove all threats from your computer

If you can’t launch it, reboot your computer to Safe Mode with networking (reboot PC and, while it’s booting up, click F8 for few times to get ability to choose this mode) and try again.


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Different security software includes different virus database. If you didn’t succeed in finding malware with Reimage, try running alternative scan with Combo Cleaner.

XP Antispyware Pro 2013 manual removal:

Kill processes:
%AppData%[random 3 letters].exe

Delete files:
%AppData%[random 3 letters].exe

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Lucia Danes
Lucia Danes - Virus researcher

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