What is XP Anti-virus 2013?
If you have a PC, you must have a computer security program, as well, because an unprotected system may get easily infected with malware such as XP Anti-virus 2013. It introduces some malfunctions and creates an illusion that the system has stopped running properly because of the present of viruses and other infections, which do not actually exist in the system. Ignore the infections presented and remove XP Anti-virus 2013 as soon as you can.
The only goal of the malware is to persuade you to buy its non-functional full version; hence, ignore simulated scans and cunning pop-up warnings saying that your PC is infected. The only infection here is the very rogue, and it may cause slow performance of your computer or lack of access to the Internet. Do not rush to activate the fake program, because it will lead you to the loss of money and your personal identifiable information such as credit card number, home and email address, and so on. Once activated, the rogue may stop displaying bogus scans and infections, but that still means that you are infected with XP Anti-virus 2013.
Ignore the fact that XP Anti-virus 2013 looks like a legitimate scanner and find a reliable application to remove it from the system. An automatic malware removal tool is very helpful in this case, because it detects and removes the infection, and, at the same times, enables you to repeat scans whenever you want to check whether the system is infected or not.
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Remove these XP Anti-virus 2013 Registry Entries:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\IEXPLORE.EXE\shell\open\command "(Default)" = ""%LocalAppData%\.exe" -a "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe""
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.exe\shell\open\command "(Default)" = "%LocalAppData%\.exe" -a "%1" %*
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ah\shell\open\command "(Default)" = "%LocalAppData%\.exe" -a "%1" %*
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[random].exe\shell\open\command "(Default)" = "%LocalAppData%\[random].exe" -a "%1" %*
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\FIREFOX.EXE\shell\safemode\command "(Default)" = ""%LocalAppData%\.exe" -a "C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe" -safe-mode"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\ "(Default)" = 'Application'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\\shell\open\command "(Default)" = "%LocalAppData%\.exe" -a "%1" %*
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\FIREFOX.EXE\shell\open\command "(Default)" = ""%LocalAppData%\.exe -a "C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe""
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\\DefaultIcon "(Default)" = '%1'