Antivirus Security Pro is a rogue Anti-virus program that displays fake security scan results on computers that it has compromised. The Antivirus Security Pro virus belongs to the Rogue.WinWebSec family of infections. Unsuspecting online computer users may acquire this infection from visiting malicious or compromised websites.
Once installed, Antivirus Security Pro modifies configuration files so that it starts after you log into your Windows account.. It also makes changes to your configuration files so that anytime you try to access your personal data files or you try to open any application executables, Antivirus Security Pro displays a security warning stating that the file or program that you are trying to access is infected with some type of virus.
The rogue Antivirus Security Pro displays fake warnings that include:
Warning! Infected file detected
Location: File System
Suspicious activity detected in the application notepad.exe to the behavior of the virus Win32/Conficker.X.
For your security and to avoid loss of data, the operation of application cmd.exe has been temporarily restricted.
Warning! Network attack attempt detected.
To keep the computer safe, the threat must be blocked.
Warning! Infected file detected.
We strongly recommend activating full edition of your antivirus software for repairing threats.
Possible Antivirus Security Pro registration code: AA39754E-715219CE
You should be able to download the utilities you will need to remove this infection from “Safe Mode with Networking” on the compromised computer. But if you run into issues attempting to do so, you will need to download the needed software on a known clean computer.
You will need to download a copy of:
At this point your computer should be clear of the Attentive Antivirus infection. If there are still signs of the infection on your computer, use one of our more aggressive malicious software removal guides to remove the infection, such as our Ice Cyber Crime Center Ransomware removal guide.
Files associated with the Antivirus Security Pro infection:
Registry entries associated with Antivirus Security Pro:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "AA2014" = "%CommonAppData%\WaDprnV7\WaDprnV7.exe"
Smith Technical Resources makes no guarantees or claims that the information contained in this article will help you completely remove the above listed malicious program(s) from your computer. There are several variations of each particular virus in the wild . And the procedure listed above may not be adequate for the specific version of the virus that your computer has been compromised by.
If you feel uncomfortable performing any of the procedures that we've listed on this page, please contact a professional computer repair company in your area and have them complete the needed repairs on your computer. Smith Technical Resources takes no responsibility for any possible damage that could result from your use of the above instructions.