WinPC Antivirus Removal Instructions

WinPC Antivirus is a rogue security software, it is a false anti-spyware application that is generally installed in the user’s computer by dangerous trojans (such as Zlob and false video codecs), but it can also be installed manually by the victim.

Once your computer is infected with this parasite, it will immediately displays security warnings, alerts and system scans stating that your computer is heavily infected. These warnings are all false and are only displayed to make you think your computer is truly infected and that it is necessary to buy the full version of the software to remove the so-called infections.

WinPC Antivirus Screenshot

Make sure to not fall in this scam, if your computer is infected with WinPC Antivirus, it is recommended to remove it immediately and to scan your system with a real security software.

Symptoms of infection

  • The process pcantivirus.exe is running in your system
  • Slow computer performance
  • Repeated security warnings, alerts and system scans
  • Web sites that suddenly are shown on your desktop

Malicious web sites and urls:

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winpc-antivirus.com

When the program is executed, it creates the following files:

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%User%\Application Data\pcantivirus.exe
%User%\Desktop\WinPC Antivirus.LNK
%User%\Start Menu\WinPC Antivirus.LNK
%AllUsers%\JnHWRgteHnG.exe
C:\WINDOWS\ieocx.dll

The program creates the following registry entries:

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HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\sysav
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Content

How to remove WinPC Antivirus (manual removal) ?

  • Kill all the WinPC Antivirus processes
  • Unregister all the WinPC Antivirus DLLs
  • Delete all the WinPC Antivirus files
  • Delete all the WinPC Antivirus registry entries

How to remove WinPC Antivirus (automatic removal) ?

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