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How to Remove Disk Antivirus Professional Virus? (Rogueware Removal Guide)


If you are annoyed and scared by alerts from Disk Antivirus Professional, please read this article to remove Disk Antivirus Professional rogueware completely and thoroughly.


About Disk Antivirus Professional Virus


Disk Antivirus Professional, from Rogue:Win/32Winwebsec family of rogue software, belongs to the category of rogueware and is installed as a random filename in a random folder under c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\, in XP, or C:\ProgramData, in Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8. And then it will automatically start when you access your computer. Disguising as legal antivirus software, it pops up alerts constantly to frighten you into believing that your computer is infected by malware and PC safety is at risk. Then, it recommends you to activate the rogueware to settle those problems. Of course, you must pay amount of money to buy its activation code. It is worth mentioning that all alerts and warnings sent by Disk Antivirus Professional virus are unreal. The ultimate purpose of this infection is to help cyber criminals generates revenue. If you paid the money to activate Disk Antivirus Professional rogueware, you are completely rope in the trick the rogueware designs. Not only do you lose your money but also in the high risk of giving away your personal financial information, especially credit card information. Therefore, please ignore any of such fake and non-existing alerts whenever you receive it. What you should do is remove this infection as soon as you discover it.

Screenshot of Disk Antivirus Professional virus




Fake security warnings displayed by Disk Antivirus Professional virus

Security Monitor: WARNING!
Attention! System detected a potential hazard (TrojanSPM/LX) on your computer that may infect executable files. Your private information and PC safety is at risk.
To get rid of unwanted spyware and keep your computer safe your need to update your current security software.
Click Yes to download official intrusion detection system (IDS software).

Spyware.IEMonster activity detected. This is spyware that attempts to steal passwords from Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Outlook and other programs.
Click here to remove it immediately with Disk Antivirus.

Disk Antivirus Warning
Your PC is still infected with dangerous viruses. Activate antivirus protection to prevent data loss and avoid the theft of your credit card details.

Warning: Your computer is infected
Detected spyware infection!
Click this message to install the last update of security software…

Disk Antivirus Professional Warning
Intercepting programs that may compromise your privacy and harm your system have been detected on your PC.
Click here to remove them immediately with Disk Antivirus Professional.

Always remember all security alerts from Antivirus Professional virus are fake. Cyber criminals designed a scam to defraud your money. Never believe it and pay the money to cyber criminals.

Bad Influence of Disk Antivirus Professional Virus


Scare innocent victims into buying Disk Antivirus Professional rogueware to solve those fake security problems created by it.

Besides extracting cash from the innocents, this infection will steal your personal financial information when you are scared into pay the money to these cyber criminals behind the virus

In order to avoiding being removed, Disk Antivirus Professional virus will disable windows system utilities and terminate security application and programs installing on your PC, especially legitimate antivirus. What’s worse, it will also modify those antivirus software so that each time when you attempt to launch them to remove it you will be alerted by the fake message that those antivirus software infected by virus.

Here is a fake alert of Disk Antivirus popping up when you try to launch legitimate antivirus programs:

Application cannot be executed. The file taskmgr.exe infected.
Please activate your antivirus software.

In addition, by hijacking your browsers, this virus displays unreal frightening security alerts to keep you from opening websites and so to block the downloading of antivirus software.

Here is a fake security warning this virus produces when opening a websites in a hijacked browser:

Warning! The site you are trying visit may harm your computer!
Your security setting level puts your computer at risk!
Activate Disk Antivirus Professional, and enable safe web surfing (recommended).
Ignore warnings and visit that site in the current stat (not recommended).

When receive this false notification, remember to select Ignore warnings and visit that in the current stat (not recommended) to continue to safely visit the page.


How Dose Disk Antivirus Professional Virus Infect PC


There are several ways for Disk Antivirus Professional virus to infect your computer.


When you browsing some malicious webpage, you will receive some popups with authoritative look claiming that your computer has been infected by virus and you are prompted to download Disk Antivirus Professional virus to get rid of the virus.

Also, your PC may be infected by this infection by downloading an infected codec file promoted as a program required to watching an online video.

And if you click the attachment or link in a spam email, your computer is possible to be infected by Disk Antivirus Professional virus.


Activation Code to Stop Disk Antivirus Professional Virus from Popping up False Alerts (Optional operation)


Here well offer you the activation code of Disk Antivirus Professional rogueware to stop it from popping up fake alerts. Remember it is not able to get rid of this infection.




How to Remove Disk Antivirus Professional Virus/ S.M.A.R.T check


Step 1: Boot/Restart your computer into “Safe Mode with Networking”

Step 2: Use Disk Antivirus Professional Killer (Disk Antivirus Professional removal tool) to remove Disk Antivirus Professional virus

Step 3: Use Anvi Smart Defender ( anti-malware software) to remove all remnants of Disk Antivirus Professional

Step 4: Use Cloud System Booster to remove residual junk files and optimize your PC system


Step 1: Boot/Restart your computer into “Safe Mode with Networking”


Attention: You should print this instruction page before restarting your PC. It will not be available after you shut your computer down.


a. Click Start and then click Shut Down.


b. Click Restart in the drop-down list of the Shut Down Windows dialog box, and then click OK.


c. Repeatedly press F8 when the boot menu appears.


d. Use the arrow keys to highlight the option “Safe Mode with Networking”, and then press ENTER.




Step 2: Use Disk Antivirus Professional Killer ( Disk Antivirus Professional removal tool) to remove Disk Antivirus Professional virus


(If you want to run Disk Antivirus Professional Killer in normal mode, please download the removal tools from a clean computer and transfer them to the infected PC via CD/DVD, USB flash drive, or external drive in case that the rogue might prevent you from getting access to the Internet in normal mode.)

Note: Please rename the file: Disk Antivirus Professional virus-killer.exe as explorer.exe in case of the killer is blocked from running.


1. Download and install Disk Antivirus Professional Killer from this site:


2. After install Disk Antivirus Professional Killer, double-click on the Disk Antivirus Professional Killer to terminate the rogueware, and you can see below image:




Step 3: Use Anvi Smart Defender ( anti-malware software) to remove all remnants of Disk Antivirus Professional


1: Install Anvi Smart Defender


Download and install the paid or free version of Anvi Smart Defender Anti-malware software.

Free download link:

Purchase link:


2: Click quick or full scan


After you install the program, please open it, and switch to Scan tab, perform quick or full scan to eliminate any possible unwanted programs.



3. Remove malicious files form your computer


Once the scan is over, Anvi Smart Defender will display the scan results. (Click Detail to see detailed results similar as shown in below). Click on Remove button to completely remove the malicious files from your computer.




Step 4: Use Cloud System Booster remove residual junk files and optimize your PC system


There may exist some residual junk files and invalid registry entries in your computer system after removing Disk Antivirus Professional virus. Thus, Cloud System Booster is required to clean up them and to save your disk space so that as to increase running speed of your computer.


1. Download and install the paid or free version of Cloud System Booster system maintenance & optimizer software.

Download link:

Purchase link:


2. After you install the program, please open it, click on BOOST button on the main screen to run a quick and full scan.


Cloud System Booster


3. Once the scan completes, there will come out a result screen, please click Clean button there to remove these junk files, invaild registry entries, etc to make sure the computer system is clean.


Cloud System Booster-scan finished



Here are some tips on how to avoid rogue infections while web-browsing and networking:


To browse safely, a protective tool like Anvi AD Blocker is necessary to defend your PC against popup ads, malicious websites including phishing websites. It is designed to help you avoid potential risks of getting infections and being tricked by these dangerous or annoying URLs.

Keep your antivirus software and your favorite search engine up to date. Scan and clean up your PC system timely.

Be careful when download free software from internet and always select Customized Installation instead of Recommended Installation.

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