Windows AV Component – scam. How to uninstall Windows AV Component rogue
Windows AV Component is yet another name in the tribe of bogus system optimizers. Now, what exactly does Windows AV Component do? Let us find out, because it is really interesting to know what in particular the program having such a name does on the computer to which it infiltrated. Is it really searching for real viruses?
Windows AV Component tries to find the person who it can fool and trick. It arranges fake scan of your system with further fake reports. It this reports Windows AV Component would tell about plenty of bugs and errors supposedly detected inside of your computer. Windows AV Component checks whether you would trust all such lies or not. It is our job to tell you not to trust any of such false information represented by it.
Unfortunately, there have been some users who entrusted their bank details to Windows AV Component fake system optimization program. What a terrible fact indeed is to know that Windows AV Component checks how it can steal more and more money from you. Users who purchased Windows AV Component not only lost part of their money for buying such a useless tool but, in addition, they made their bank card vulnerable to Windows AV Component, because it checks how else it can take more and more funds out of it. Therefore, it is a must-do thing to immediately contact the bank for those users who paid for Windows AV Component with their bank card, to prevent further fraud cases initiated by Windows AV Component rogue.
You should not ever trust Windows AV Component program. The best idea for you would be to remove it immediately from your system. Otherwise you are opening the doors for Windows AV Component to ruin your system, steal your hard earned money and make a real turmoil in your mind due to its annoying persistency.
Windows AV Component virus automatic uninstall guide:
Before downloading and running GridinSoft Trojan Killer for elimination of Windows AV Component rogue several additional preparatory steps should be accomplished. This is necessary because Windows AV Component blocks your Internet connection, and you will not be able to launch GridinSoft Trojan Killer. In order to prevent this blockage please take the following sequence of steps:
1. Make sure that your Operating System is tuned up in such a mode that hidden files and folders of your PC are viewable. The instruction on how to do it can be found here for Windows XP and here for Windows Vista/7.
2. Choose “View” tab in the window that appeared, and in the advanced settings choose the option “Show hidden files and folders”. Press OK.
3. Go to the folder %User Profile%\Application Data\Microsoft.
Important! Depending on the Operating System of your workstation, %UserProfile% stands for C:\Documents and Settings\[Current User] for Windows XP and C:\Users\[Current User] for Windows Vista/7.
In other words, the folder that must be opened is as follows, depending on the OS of your computer:
%SysDrive%Documents and Settings[Current User]Application Data\Microsoft for Windows XP
%SysDrive%Users[Current User]Application Data\Microsoft for Windows Vista/7.
In this folder there will be the main executable file of Windows AV Component rogue (possibly with the icon of *avi file), having some random name.
4. Rename the above-mentioned executable file into some other name of your choice and restart your computer. Upon the system restart Windows AV Component will no longer block your Internet browser.
5. Download the latest version of GridinSoft Trojan Killer to your infected computer, install it and run it.
The very process for deletion of Windows AV Component rogue is similar to the elimination of Windows Remedy virus as shown on the video below:
Windows AV Component rogue manual uninstall instructions:
Delete Windows AV Component scam files:
Delete Windows AV Component malware registry entries:
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell “%AppData%\Microsoft\[random].exe”