AVbytes XP Antivirus 2015 is a rogue antivirus program that is designed to look like a regular anti-spyware tool. AVbytes XP Antivirus 2015 is a part of the Fake Rean/Braviax family of rogue programs, known to perform a fake system scan on the affected computer and display various security notifications about dangerous threats.
None of the reported infections exists on the compromised machine. AVbytes XP Antivirus 2015 only goal is to scare the users off into buying the licensed version of the product. The members of this rogue antivirus family differ only in the targeted operating system. For instance, AVbytes XP Antivirus 2015 is meant to affect computers running Windows XP.
How Does AVbytes XP Antivirus 2015 Affect Your Computer?
Once in the system AVbytes XP Antivirus 2015 will be automatically started every time you turn on your computer. The first thing AVbytes XP Antivirus 2015 does is to perform a full scan of your system, which is precisely what a legitimate antivirus scanner would do. The security notifications delivered by AVbytes XP Antivirus 2015 warn that malware has been detected on the PC and offer the full version of the program as the best solution to the reported threat. Security experts advise users not to purchase the product because the displayed scan results are of no actual value. The interface of the rogue antivirus program has been specially designed to lead users into believing that they have a real anti-virus program in front of them, but this is simply not true. Beware that AVbytes XP Antivirus 2015 has no scan engine or virus database for that matter, so the program cannot detect or remove any threats on the user’s computer.
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AVbytes XP Antivirus 2015 Distribution
The rogue programs from the Braviax/FakeRean malware family usually use Trojans to enter the user’s system. It can be quite difficult to protect your computer against rogue antivirus programs, so keep your AV products up-to-date and do not open emails or download email attachments from questionable sources.
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AVbytes XP Antivirus 2015 Removal
AVbytes XP Antivirus 2015 can be removed from your computer manually or automatically. Follow the steps below to remove AVbytes XP Antivirus 2015 from your PC completely.
Spy Hunter FREE scanner will only detect the threat. If you want the threat to be automatically removed, you need to purchase the full version of the malware tool.