System Care Antivirus is a program that belongs to the type of rogue antiviruses. Usually this infection installs itself into the system without user participation or consent, because a Trojan that infects your computer early does everything by itself. Users cannot notice the moment when the Trojan penetrates their computers and when he installs System Care Antivirus into their systems. When users reboot their computers, then the real antivirus scanners (if they were installed) are already deactivated and System Care Antivirus tries to convince people that it is real antivirus software. Actually, it is not and the only right way out from this situation is to remove System Care Antivirus.
Being installed on your computer System Care Antivirus will do everything in order to convince you to buy its license. It will show you scanning processes every day and the scanning results, reporting that the PC is full of infections, but in reality there will be no one enumerated infection on your computer. But the only (or may be one of the existent) real viruses on your computer is System Care Antivirus. You should remove System Care Antivirus from your computer in order to clean the PC from the virus and numerous annoying alerts.
No matter what System Care Antivirus will do and what infections it will show in the scanning results, you should not believe to the program and should not pay any money. Perform the following instructions in order to get rid of the fake antivirus.
How to remove System Care Antivirus manually:
- You should reboot your computer and when it will begin to start up, then you should press F8 button. You should do it several times before you will see the Windows Logo. If you will do everything right, then you will see the black screen with the menu, you should select there Safe Mode with Networking and press Enter. Do not be afraid if you will see your Desktop on the black background, on the contrary this is the sign that you did everything right.
- You should remove the following enumerated files:
%Desktopdir%\System Care Antivirus.lnk
%Programs%\System Care Antivirus\System Care Antivirus.lnk
You can navigate the files, then remove them and clean the Recycle Bin, or just use search option in the Start menu in order to find the files, highlight the files (one by one), and press Delete+Shift buttons simultaneously.
- Then you should remove the following registry entries:
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\System Care Antivirus
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\System Care Antivirus\DisplayIcon %AppData%\[random]\[random].exe,0
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\System Care Antivirus\DisplayName System Care Antivirus
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\System Care Antivirus\ShortcutPath “%AppData%\[random]\[random].exe” -u
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\System Care Antivirus\UninstallString “%AppData%\[random]\[random].exe” –u
- And scan your computer for infections.
Material provided by: Alesya Orlova