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Rogue:Win32/FakePAV


Microsoft security software detects and removes this threat. See the Win32/FakePAV description for more information.



What to do now

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You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find other, hidden malware.

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You can also visit our advanced troubleshooting page or search the Microsoft virus and malware community for more help.

If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.

Threat behavior

Microsoft security software detects and removes this threat. See the Win32/FakePAV description for more information.


Symptoms

See the Win32/FakePAV description for more information.

Prevention


Alert level: Severe
First detected by definition: 1.89.417.0
Latest detected by definition: 1.191.317.0 and higher
First detected on: Aug 26, 2010
This entry was first published on: Jan 05, 2011
This entry was updated on: Dec 08, 2014

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  • AntiSpy Safeguard (other)
  • Clean This (other)
  • LizaMoon SQL injection (other)
  • Major Defense Kit (other)
  • fake Microsoft Security Essentials (other)
  • Palladium Pro (other)
  • Peak Protection 2010 (other)
  • Pest Detector (other)
  • Privacy Guard 2010 (other)
  • Red Cross Antivirus (other)
  • ThinkPoint (other)
  • Windows Advanced Security Center (other)
  • Windows Antivirus Master (other)
  • Windows Attention Utility (other)
  • Windows Background Protector (other)
  • Windows Debug System (other)
  • Windows Defence Center (other)
  • Windows Defence Counsel (other)
  • Windows Defence Unit (other)
  • Windows Efficiency Manager (other)
  • Windows Efficiency Magnifier (other)
  • Windows Error Correction (other)
  • Windows Emergency System (other)
  • Windows Expansion Center (other)
  • Windows Lowlevel Solution (other)
  • Windows Passport Utility (other)
  • Windows Performance Manager (other)
  • Windows Power Expansion (other)
  • Windows Premium Console (other)
  • Windows Process Regulator (other)
  • Windows Remedy (other)
  • Windows Secure Surfer (other)
  • Windows Servant System (other)
  • Windows Simple Protector (other)
  • Windows Stability Center (other)
  • Windows Support System (other)
  • Windows Threats Removing (other)
  • Windows Trouble Remover (other)
  • Windows Troublemakers Agent (other)
  • Windows Web Commander (other)
  • Windows Defence Unit (other)