An Internet Security program starts and performs a fake scan automatically suddenly? You tried and failed to uninstall this program from your computer? This post will guide to remove this stubborn application. Read on.
What Is Internet Security 2013?
Internet Security 2013 (designed to protect) is a rogueware that pretends to be legitimate antivirus program. It targets users who are browsing the Internet by displaying a carefully crafted pop-up stating that malware, virus and threats have been detected on your computer. Internet Security (designed to protect) will be installed instantly if you click on this pop-up. It also relies on social engineering tricks to deliver it payload.
Once installed, Internet Security 2013 will be configured to start automatically when you login to Windows. When it starts, it will perform a system scan automatically and falsely report that it is infected by various computer infections. If you try to remove these so-called severe infections, Internet Security 2013 will state that you need to activate it before being able to do so.
Internet Security 2013 will display fake security warnings constantly to make you think that your computer is severely infected and your files are at high risk. You may see following fake alerts:
To avoid being removed, Internet Security 2013 virus has blocked your access to Windows system utilities including Task Manager and Registry Editor, and certain programs that could lead its removal. You can’t launch internet browser, too.
Internet Security 2013 is a malicious program that aims to trick computer users of their money and personal information. You should ignore any alerts by this malicious application and remove it as soon as possible.
How to Remove Internet Security 2013? (Removal Guide)
Step 1—Activate Internet Security 2013
Click on Get full time protection now or Activate Now button, then fill in your email address and license key: Y68REW-T76FD1-U3VCF5A
Please note that activating Internet Security 2013 will not remove it from your computer, but will just stop the fake alerts so that you can proceed on our removal guide more easily.
Step 2 Remove Internet Security 2013 virus with Anvi Smart Defender
Anvi Smart Defender is an antimalware program developed by Anisoft team. It can detect and remove most of viruses, trojans, worms and so on.
1. Download the free or paid version of Anvi Smart Defender from below links.
Anvi Smart Defender free download link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_asd.html
Anvi Smart Defender purchase link: http://www.dotfab.com/asdupgrade.php
Please ignore the possible fake alert popped up by Internet Security (Designed to Protect) virus during the download.
If the download fails, please check the networking settings and the hosts files because many infections may modify them. You may turn to How to Check Hosts Files, DNS and Proxy Settings for Normal Internet Access after Malware Infection for tutorial.
2. Double click asdsetup.exe file to install Anvi Smart Defender.
3. Launch Anvi Smart Defender → click on the gear icon → check the Scan rootkits item → click on the Apply and OK button to complete the setting
4. Go to Scan tap → perform a Full Scan to detect malicious files → after the scan completes, click on the Remove button to complete the removal of vicious files
You can click View Details to see the detailed information of threats detected by Anvi Smart Defender when scan finished.
Step 3 Clean invalid registry entries and residual files
Navigate to PC Tuneup tab → check all the available items → hit Care Now button
If you are a pro version user, you can run Registry Fix to remove unused and old registry entries.
Or, you can make use of Cloud System Booster which is a professional system cleaner and optimizer.
Clean the useless registry entries and residual files using Cloud System Booster
1. Download and install the free or paid version of Cloud System Booster.
Cloud System Booster free download link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_csb.html
Cloud System Booster Purchase link: http://www.dotfab.com/csbupgrade.php
2. Launch Cloud System Booster and click on the Boost button.
3. Click on Clean button after scan finished.
Now, your PC should be free from the infection of Internet Security 2013 virus. If you have confronted any problem in the removing process, please feel free to contact us.