How to remove XP / Vista / Win 7 Antivirus Pro 2013

What is XP / Vista / Win 7 Antivirus Pro 2013

XP Antivirus Pro 2013, Win 7 Antivirus Pro 2013, Vista Antivirus Pro 2013 are the programs of one and the same Bravian rogue antivirus family. These programs have similar activity and one and the same method of removal. XP/Vista/Win7 Antivirus Pro 2013 program makes some changes in the installed system, adding its registry entries and files. You can catch these infections due to some infected web pages. The infection (usually it is a Trojan) use the vulnerabilities in the security system and penetrates the computer. It installs XP/Vista/Win7 Antivirus Pro 2013 in the system and after the next reboot the owner of the computer will “enjoy” the presence of the rogue programs. If you are in such situation, then you are welcome to use the instructions from this page in order to remove XP/Vista/Win7 Antivirus Pro 2013.

Remember that XP/Vista/Win7 Antivirus Pro 2013 is not a real antivirus program and you should not entrust your computer to the rogue antivirus program. So, you should just to find the real method how to remove XP/Vista/Win7 Antivirus Pro 2013 and protect your system from infections. Sometimes XP/Vista/Win7 Antivirus Pro 2013 can be sent to you with the attachment in the e-mail letter. It can be sent from the person that you do not know, but if computers of your friends are infected then you will get it from them. So, if you are ready to do everything possible in order to remove XP/Vista/Win7 Antivirus Pro 2013 from your computer, then you can use the following instructions:

XP / Vista / Win 7 Antivirus Pro 2013 Removal Instructions

  1. It will be easier to print these instructions before trying to perform them.
  2. You should boot your computer in to Safe Mode with Networking. If you do not know how to do it follow these steps: reboot your computer, when it will begin to load you should begin to press F8 repeatedly until you will see the black screen with the menu, use arrow keys on your keyboard in order to select Safe Mode with Networking and press Enter.
  3. Then you should remove the following files of the infection:
  4. %CommonAppData%\

    Just navigate the files (you can use the search field in the start menu) and remove them (highlight them and press Delete+Shift).

  5. After that you should remove its registry entries:
  6. HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe “(Default)” = ‘
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command “(Default)” = “%LocalAppData%\.exe” -a “%1” %*
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\ “(Default)” = ‘Application’
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\\DefaultIcon “(Default)” = ‘%1’
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\\shell\open\command “(Default)” = “%LocalAppData%\.exe” -a “%1” %*
    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_CLASSES_ROOT\ah\shell\open\command “IsolatedCommand”
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\FIREFOX.EXE\shell\open\command “(Default)” = “”%LocalAppData%\.exe -a “C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe””
    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_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\IEXPLORE.EXE\shell\open\command “(Default)” = “”%LocalAppData%\.exe” -a “C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe””

    So, open Registry Editor: press Win +R buttons, then type regedit in the line and press Enter. After that you should do the back up copy of the registry and remove the registry entries that were enumerated.

  7. Scan your computer with the antivirus program. You should install a program right now in order to exclude the possibility of its corruption by viruses. Do not forget to update your antivirus. If you do not know what program to choose, then you are welcome to use MalwareBytes Antimalware or Security Stronghold Antivirus.

Helpful Links

Note 1: Use this Removal Tool to clean all traces of XP / Vista / Win 7 Antivirus Pro 2013:

Note 2: Use this file to restore .exe file association in Windows:

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Note 3: Use Dial-a-Fix to restore Automatic Windows Updates in Windows XP:
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