Win 7 Antivirus 2015 Virus Removal Guide

Win 7 Antivirus 2015 is a fake antivirus application. The application can make using the computer very frustrating because the application will go at length to make sure the user doesn’t remove it. For example, Win 7 Antivirus 2015 will block the user from using Internet Explorer. The main workaround is to right click on the Internet Explorer icon and click “Run as Administrator.” The other workaround is to use Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, which Win 7 Antivirus 2015 shouldn’t block. The last workaround would be to stop Win 7 Antivirus 2015 with task manager (look for a process with three letters) and then launch Internet Explorer. However, if Win 7 Antivirus 2015 has modifies Windows to run Win 7 Antivirus 2015 before Internet Explorer, then this workaround won’t work. The application will mislead the user and tell them that the computer is heavily infected even if the computer is clean. However, the computer could have computer viruses. Therefore, it is important to remove Win 7 Antivirus 2015 and then check for computer viruses on the computer. The application is one of many fake computer security applications released around early June 2016. The other applications include Win 7 Security 2015 and XP Security 2015. This type of application is classified as a Rogue Security Application. While Win 7 Antivirus 2015 may look like a real antivirus program, the program is fake. The last version of Win 7 Antivirus 2015 was called Win 7 Antivirus 2016.

Win 7 Antivirus 2015 will make the files for the program hidden system protected files. The user will need to turn on hidden files to see the main executable for Win 7 Antivirus 2015. This executable is similar to AV.exe and AVE.exe, which are the main executable of previous clones of this virus. Win 7 Antivirus 2015 will modify the registry; therefore, the registry must be fixed before removing the main executable file. The comments for AV.exe and comments for AVE.exe may provide insight into the successful removal of Win 7 Antivirus 2015. These two pages have roughly a combined 160 comments.

Below is our recommended removal tool for Win 7 Antivirus 2015. The removal tool has been rated 5 cows out of 5 by Tucows and was previously CNET’s Editor’s Choice. Feel free to download it below.

Win 7 Antivirus 2015 will block the user from browsing the web. To download the removal tool, please type in the address below in Internet Explorer.

http://www.virusremovalguru.com/download.php

It is still possible to use Internet Explorer. In the video below, we have detailed how to access the web in Internet Explorer.

We recommend reading through our removal tips if you plan to manually remove Win 7 Antivirus 2015. Some of these warnings which are created by Win 7 Antivirus 2015 can be found below.

“Win 7 Antivirus 2015 Firewall Alert!
Win 7 Antivirus 2015 has blocked a program from accessing the internet.
Internet Explorer is infected with Trojan-BNK.Win32.Keylogger.gen. Private data can be stolen by third parties, including credit card details and passwords.”

“Stealth intrusion!
Infection detected in the background. Your computer is now attacked by spyware and rogue software. Eliminate the infection safely, perform a security scan and deletion now.”

Win 7 Antivirus 2015 will also modify Internet Explorer to show the following alert listed below when the browser is opened. It will continue to show the following when visiting websites. It will essentially redirect the webpage to the following.

“Internet Explorer alert. Visiting this site may pose a security threat to your system!

Possible reasons include:

Dangerous code found in this site’s pages which installs unwanted software into your system.
Suspicious and potentially unsafe network activity detected.
Spyware infection in your system.
Complaints from other users about this site.
Port and system scans performed by the site being visited.

Things you can do:

Get a copy of Win 7 Antivirus 2015 to safeguard your PC while surfing the web (RECOMMENDED).
Run a spyware, virus and malware scan.
Continue surfing without any security measures (DANGEROUS).”

It is recommended to use safe mode when removing the virus because Win 7 Antivirus 2015 will generally not be able to load in safe mode. To enter safe mode, restart the computer and press F8 multiple times before the Windows screen to bring up the boot options.

Boot Menu

The safe mode with networking option will allow the user to be able to use the internet in safe mode. Win 7 Antivirus 2015 can be removed by using the

or by manually removing the virus.

View Win 7 Antivirus 2015 Files
View Win 7 Antivirus 2015 Keys

Manual Win 7 Antivirus 2015 Removal – In order to manually remove Win 7 Antivirus 2015, the processes associated with Win 7 Antivirus 2015 must be stopped, the files associated with the processes must be removed, and the registry entries must be corrected to the previous state before Win 7 Antivirus 2015 entered the computer.

Stop Win 7 Antivirus 2015 Processes (Learn How To Do This)
[random letters].exe

The executable for Win 7 Antivirus 2015 will generally be a series of three characters or PW.exe.

Remove Win 7 Antivirus 2015 Files (Learn How To Do This)
C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Local\[random letters].exe

Win 7 Antivirus 2015 main executable file is a hidden protected system file. Turn on “show hidden files” and turn off “hide protected operating system files” in order to see these files. This feature can be found in the folder options in the view tab.

Remove Win 7 Antivirus 2015 Registry Keys (Learn How To Do This)
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Win 7 Antivirus 2015
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Win 7 Antivirus 2015
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Win 7 Antivirus 2015

Remove Win 7 Antivirus 2015 Startup Entry (Learn How To Do This)
[random letters].exe

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