Windows AntiVirus Helper scam (removal guide)

Windows AntiVirus Helper is the name of a new fake antispyware program. These days it might easily get into your PC if it is poorly protected. This infection is quite annoying due to its ability to block your entire Desktop area of the PC, so you hardly can do anything with it. Nevertheless, this guide will help you to remove Windows AntiVirus Helper malware from your computer.

Windows Anti Virus Helper

The first step to successful removal of Windows AntiVirus Helper scareware is to activate its full version, so-called “ultimate protection”. This can be done through specifying a special license code (or product key) of Windows AntiVirus Helper. This is how Windows AntiVirus Helper rogue will eventually stop blocking your PC. Then, after you’ve activated the hoax, you will be able to completely uninstall it with the reliable antivirus software.

Windows AntiVirus Helper can’t really help your PC. This hoax simply has in mind to make you waste your funds through buying its so-called license, which is absolutely helpless for virus removal. Regretfully, some users have by mistake paid for the registration of this useless utility.

We recommnend you to immediately take all the necessary measures to successfully get rid of Windows AntiVirus Helper malicious program from your system. Please follow the guidelines provided below to make it possible. If you have any difficulties deleting it with Anti-Malware please let us know immediately.


Software necessary for Windows Antivirus Helper virus removal:

Windows Antivirus Helper removal steps:

  • In Windows Antivirus Helper 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 Helper similar removal video at YouTube:

Beware of ways how Windows Antivirus Helper is spread today:

Windows Antivirus Helper 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 Helper.lnk
%Desktop%\Windows Antivirus Helper.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 Helper 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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