What is XP Micro Antivirus Online Scan?
If you are careless about what links you click on or what websites you visit, soon enough XP Micro Antivirus Online Scan could claim that numerous threats have corrupted your personal computer. The main objective of this online scanner is to push you into downloading PC Speed Maximizer. Even though this system optimizer is not considered malicious, Anti-Spyware-101.com researchers warn that you should not pay money for its full version. If you did – your money would be wasted on a completely worthless tool. It has been discovered that the application may fail to remove malignant files and may set out to delete essential security software components. Please continue reading to learn more about the fictitious browser scanner and how to remove XP Micro Antivirus Online Scan related software.
How does XP Micro Antivirus Online Scan act?
The fictitious browser does not just pop-up on your screen, as you firstly need to go past this fictitious alert:
Message from webpage
Critical Security Warning!
Your PC was infected with self-replicating virus after Spyware attack.
XP Micro Antivirus will perform a few scan of your PC to find all System Threats.
No legitimate security tool would warn you about necessary malware removal or system protection before being installed. This is the first sign that should stop you from interacting with the application. If you fall for the trick and click the presented OK button, you are presented with another bogus warning. This time it is displayed in the interface which mimics the one of Windows Explorer. It is essential to ignore the flashing red signs warning you about the alleged virus existence because this is a trick which may help the creators of PC Speed Maximizer to scare you into installing their useless product.
How to remove XP Micro Antivirus Online Scan?
To delete XP Micro Antivirus Online Scan you should exit your Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome browser altogether. Note that you should click the exit button of the browser and not the fictitious Windows Explorer imitation; otherwise, the installation file of PC Speed Maximizer will be dropped onto your personal computer. Have you already installed the irritating program onto the operating Windows system? Then we recommend following the manual removal instructions presented below. To conclude the report, we strongly recommend installing reliable security software (e.g. SpyHunter) to guard the computer against undesirable, dangerous applications.
Delete the undesirable application
Delete from Windows 8:
- Tap the Windows key to access the Metro UI start screen.
- Right-click on the background and select All apps.
- Click Uninstall a program and right-click the application you wish to remove.
- Select Uninstall.
Delete from Windows Vista or Windows 7:
- Open the Start menu, click Control Panel and then Uninstall a program.
- To delete the undesirable program – right-click it and select Uninstall.
Delete from Windows XP:
- Open the Start menu and click Control Panel.
- Double-click Add or Remove Programs and Remove the unwanted application.
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