How to remove Vista Antivirus Plus 2013

Vista Antivirus Plus 2013 is one of the modern fake antivirus programs that installs themselves on the users’ computers and behave themselves as real antivirus programs. Vista Antivirus Plus 2013 spread itself with the help of Trojans that can be caught on some malicious websites and with freeware. If the program is installed on your computer (you will not notice the process of installation), then after the next reboot you will be surprised with its appearance. If you noticed this program on your computer, then you should remove Vista Antivirus Plus 2013 with any effective methods.

remove Vista Antivirus Plus 2013

This malicious program can be installed only in the systems that run Windows Vista. There are also other versions for every Windows version. So, if you have Windows 7, then your computer can be infected with Win 7 Antivirus Plus 2013.

Vista Antivirus Plus 2013 activates its fake scanning after every reboot. It will show you fake security alert that your computer is full of different messages. And the scenario is the same like all other fake security scanners: you should pay money and this program will remove all the unreal threats. But you should not believe to this program, because even if you will pay the money this program demands, the problem will not be solved and may be the only infection on your computer is Vista Antivirus Plus 2013. So, if you want to remove Vista Antivirus Plus 2013, then you should do it, using the instructions below.

Automatic Solution

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Manual Removal of Vista Antivirus Plus 2013

If you want to try to remove Vista Antivirus Plus 2013 from your computer, using manual methods, then you are welcome to perform these instructions:

  1. It is better to begin with the following: open Windows Task Manager, pressing CTRL+SHIFT+ESC, then you should select Processes tab, then find the process that look like the name of the malicious program that you want to remove, you should end this process. Also you should end the random process of the Trojan that has installed this program on your computer.
  2. After that you should remove the following files of the program:
    • %AllUsersProfile%\random.exe
    • %AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\random.exe
    • %Temp%\random.exe

    Just navigate them, highlight and press Delete+Shift in order to remove them, bypassing the Recycler Bin.

  3. The next step that you should perform is to remove Vista Antivirus Plus 2013 registry entries:
    • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = 0
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\Explorer\run\Random.exe

    So, you should open Registry Editor for that: press Win + R buttons, then type regedit in the line and press Enter. Then you should do the backup copy of the registry: right-click Computer and select Export, then safe the file. After that you can just navigate the registry entries or press CTRL+F in order to use the search option.

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