What Is Rango XP Antivirus 2014?
Rango XP Antivirus 2014 is promoted as a legitimate and efficient anti-virus program. Fact is that experts classify it as rogue security software that performs fake systems cans and displays numerous alert messages and virus notifications afterwards. The purpose of the scan results is to scare the user and to lure him into purchasing the full version of the program. As the scan Rango XP Antivirus 2014 performs is not real, so aren’t the results; therefore buying the antivirus program to remove non-existing threats is а total waste of time and money.
Rango XP Antivirus 2014 – Distribution and Infection
Part of the Braviax/Fakerean family of rogue antivirus programs, Rango XP Antivirus 2014 uses security vulnerabilities on the affected computer as a distribution path. The rogue antivirus program can also be delivered to the user’s PC with the help of Trojans or through drive-by downloads.
Once installed Rango XP Antivirus 2014 performs a system scan and reports about security vulnerabilities, numerous viruses and threats on the compromised computer.
The alert messages displayed by Rango XP Antivirus 2014 are something in the lines of:
→“Security threats are detected. Spyware or viruses may be damaging your computer. Prevent infections by running a free security scan.”
The Braviax/Faker rogue antivirus family is capable of switching the name of the rogue program to match the type of the affected operating system. For instance, if Rango XP Antivirus 2014 infects a system running Windows 7, it would change its name to Rango Win 7 Antivirus 2014.
Experts warn that in case you purchase and install the full version of Rango XP Antivirus 2014 cyber criminals may gain access to your sensitive data, such as bank information or credentials of any kind.
Should You Remove Rango XP Antivirus 2014 from Your Computer?
Experts recommend the immediate removal of Rango XP Antivirus 2014 from the affected machine. The virus can be removed manually or with the assistance of a legitimate antivirus program.
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.
- Guide 1: How to Remove Rango XP Antivirus 2014 from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of Rango XP Antivirus 2014 on Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove Rango XP Antivirus 2014 in Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase Rango XP Antivirus 2014 from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall Rango XP Antivirus 2014 from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove Rango XP Antivirus 2014 from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate Rango XP Antivirus 2014 from Internet Explorer.
- Guide 8: Disable Rango XP Antivirus 2014 Push Notifications in Your Browsers.
How to Remove Rango XP Antivirus 2014 from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Rango XP Antivirus 2014
Step 2: Uninstall Rango XP Antivirus 2014 and related software from Windows
Here is a method in few easy steps that should be able to uninstall most programs. No matter if you are using Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program are left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, errors with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it.
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by Rango XP Antivirus 2014 on your computer.
The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:
You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by Rango XP Antivirus 2014 there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of Rango XP Antivirus 2014 from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall Rango XP Antivirus 2014 and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- Go to Finder.
- In the search bar type the name of the app that you want to remove.
- Above the search bar change the two drop down menus to “System Files” and “Are Included” so that you can see all of the files associated with the application you want to remove. Bear in mind that some of the files may not be related to the app so be very careful which files you delete.
- If all of the files are related, hold the ⌘+A buttons to select them and then drive them to “Trash”.
In case you cannot remove Rango XP Antivirus 2014 via Step 1 above:
In case you cannot find the virus files and objects in your Applications or other places we have shown above, you can manually look for them in the Libraries of your Mac. But before doing this, please read the disclaimer below:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.
Step 2: Scan for and remove Rango XP Antivirus 2014 files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as Rango XP Antivirus 2014, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. SpyHunter for Mac offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove Rango XP Antivirus 2014 from Google Chrome.
Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu
Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"
Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Erase Rango XP Antivirus 2014 from Mozilla Firefox.
Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window
Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.
Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Uninstall Rango XP Antivirus 2014 from Microsoft Edge.
Step 1: Start Edge browser.
Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.
Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".
Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.
Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.
Remove Rango XP Antivirus 2014 from Safari.
Step 1: Start the Safari app.
Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.
Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the Rango XP Antivirus 2014 will be removed.
Eliminate Rango XP Antivirus 2014 from Internet Explorer.
Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.
Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'
Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.
Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.
Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.
Remove Push Notifications caused by Rango XP Antivirus 2014 from Your Browsers.
Turn Off Push Notifications from Google Chrome
To disable any Push Notices from Google Chrome browser, please follow the steps below:
Step 1: Go to Settings in Chrome.
Step 2: In Settings, select “Advanced Settings”:
Step 3: Click “Content Settings”:
Step 4: Open “Notifications”:
Step 5: Click the three dots and choose Block, Edit or Remove options:
Remove Push Notifications on Firefox
Step 1: Go to Firefox Options.
Step 2: Go to “Settings”, type “notifications” in the search bar and click "Settings":
Step 3: Click “Remove” on any site you wish notifications gone and click “Save Changes”
Stop Push Notifications on Opera
Step 1: In Opera, press ALT+P to go to Settings
Step 2: In Setting search, type “Content” to go to Content Settings.
Step 3: Open Notifications:
Step 4: Do the same as you did with Google Chrome (explained below):
Eliminate Push Notifications on Safari
Step 1: Open Safari Preferences.
Step 2: Choose the domain from where you like push pop-ups gone and change to "Deny" from "Allow".