First aid for a computer infected with Win 7 Antivirus Pro 2013

Win 7 Antivirus Pro 2013 is a fake antivirus (AV) that belongs to the same rogue family as Vista Antispyrare Pro 2013 or XP Antivirus Pro 2013. They are known to use various names to infect the system. It makes a fake AV look credible and many computer users fall for this scam taking it for legitimate antivirus software.

How to recognize if your computer is infected with Win 7 Antivirus Pro 2013? You will see it as soon as the malware is installed. As many rogue AV programs, it will imitate a system scan and display pop-up messages informing that your machine is badly damaged. Alerts might be about file infection, identity theft or similar:

System hijack!

System security threat was detected. Viruses and/or spyware may be damaging your system now. Prevent infection and data loss or stealing by running a free security scan.

As a solution to the problems supposedly found, this rogue AV offers to purchase its full version. There is no need to tell that it will not fix your computer. You should remove Win 7 Antivirus Pro 2013 the same moment you noticed its activity. Use reliable antimalware programs for this. To ensure the infection does not repeat always have your computer security and other software, such as Java, Flash or Adobe Reader up to date.

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