Remove Windows Antivirus Tool (uninstall guide)

Following these guidelines will help you to remove Windows Antivirus Tool scareware from your computer. This program is fairly classified by our blog as a fake antispyware (fake AV). It is not able to help your PC become free of viruses. Instead, this is a hoax, which is a virus in its nature. Developed by the team of cyber frauds, this malware program has the only intention – to force you to buy its fake and absolutely useless license. To get rid of Windows Antivirus Tool is the only right decision you can come to.

Windows Antivirus Tool malware

Windows Antivirus Tool scam typically gets into computers by means of fake Microsoft Security Essentials Alerts. They typically report about some fake infection on your PC and tell you to download some tool for system cleanup. If you agree to this proposal, this is when you actually bring Windows Antivirus Tool malicious program into your PC.

Windows Antivirus Tool after successful installation into your PC self-starts itself with every system startup. This is done by means of modification of your system, without your approval. Then this hoax imitates scanning of your PC and finally reports a large number of fake threats, supposedly present on your computer.

The main goal of Windows Antivirus Tool, as you probably have understood already, is to make you buy its license, or so-called “ultimate protection”. This is the waste of your time. Please don’t ever purchase this hoax. If you do so then you’re actually supporting the crooks who developed it. We recommend you to uninstall Windows Antivirus Tool malware with the help of the program recommended below. Please carefully follow the removal steps listed in the rest of this article.


Software necessary for Windows Antivirus Tool virus removal:

Windows Antivirus Tool removal steps:

  • In Windows Antivirus Tool click “?” Menu button anc click “Register”:
  • Register FakeVimes virus

  • Paste this product key – 0W000-000B0-00T00-E0022 exactly as shown at the image below, then click “Register“:
  • FakeVimes reg key

    Note! If this product key has been found to be invalid, try one of these keys as well:

    1. 0W000-000B0-00T00-E0001
    2. 0W000-000B0-00T00-E0002
    3. 0W000-000B0-00T00-E0003
    4. 0W000-000B0-00T00-E0021
  • Afer registration download Plumbytes Anti-Malware without any restrictions on the part of the rogue, scan your PC with Plumbytes Anti-Malware and remove all infections detected by clicking “Apply” button at the end of scan.
  • Restart your computer and repeat scan.

Windows Antivirus Tool similar removal video at YouTube:

Beware of ways how Windows Antivirus Tool is spread today:

Windows Antivirus Tool uses various vulnerabilities of browsers like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera and many others for the interference into your computer. For example, you might get the following scary alert, supposedly coming from Microsoft Antivirus:

Microsoft Antivirus fake alert
Microsoft Antivirus has found critical process activity on your PC

Microsoft Antivirus has found critical process activity on your PC. You will need to clean your computer to prevent the system breakage.

If you actually click the “OK” button as shown at the image you will have another fake alert, not associated at all to Microsoft Security Essential Alert, but yet claiming to be such:

Microsoft Security Essentials fake alert
Fake MSE Alert

Microsoft Security Essentials Alert
Potential threat details
Microsoft Security Essentials detected potential threats that might compromise your privacy or damage your computer. You need to clean your computer immediately to prevent the system crash.
Detected items:
– Trojan-PSW.Win32.launch
– HackTool:Win32/Welevate.A
– Adware.Win32.Fraud

Associated files and registry entries:

Related files:

%AppData%\svc-[rnd].exe
%CommonAppData%\connector.swf
%Programs%\Windows Antivirus Tool.lnk
%Desktop%\Windows Antivirus Tool.lnk

Related registry entries:

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\PrSft %AppData%\svc-[rnd].exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\MSASCui.exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\MSASCui.exe\Debugger svchost.exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\MpCmdRun.exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\MpCmdRun.exe\Debugger svchost.exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\MpUXSrv.exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\MpUXSrv.exe\Debugger svchost.exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\k9filter.exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\k9filter.exe\Debugger svchost.exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msconfig.exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msconfig.exe\Debugger svchost.exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msmpeng.exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msmpeng.exe\Debugger svchost.exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msseces.exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msseces.exe\Debugger svchost.exe

Fake security alerts, notifications and warnings of Windows Antivirus Tool scam:

Firewall has blocked a program from accessing the Internet
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
is suspected to have infected your PC.
This type of virus intercepts entered data and transmits them
to a remote server.

Error
Trojan activity detected. System integrity at risk.
Full system scan is highly recommended.

Error
System data security is at risk!
To prevent potential PC errors, run a full system scan.

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