What is Windows Anti-Virus Master?Windows Anti-Virus Master is a rogue antivirus program that is designed to make profit by scaring victims into purchasing its license by displaying fake alerts, fake security warnings and fake infections.
Windows Anti-Virus Master is disturbed by websites that displays a fake online virus scanner which claims your computer is being attacked and there are a few infections on your computer. Apart from that, Windows Anti-Virus Master is also prompted by hacked websites which contains exploit code that can install the malware on your computer without any warning or your knowledge.
What will happen after the installation of Windows Anti-Virus Master?Once it is installed, it is configured to start up automatically to scan your
computer just after you log in windows. After the scanning, it states that there are threats on your computer and your computer is being under attacked. When you try to deal with this so called computer issues, you are required by Windows Anti-Virus Master to purchase a license before being allowed to do so.
Please never fall into its tricks. The scanning is fake and the scan results are also fake, too. Please ignore them.
To make it more convincing, Windows Anti-Virus Master also prompt messages like these:
When you try to run a program, you will receive this message:
Firewall has blocked a program from accessing the Internet C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe is suspected to have infected your PC.
This type of virus intercepts entered data and transmits them to a remote server.
These are the fake errors that make you believe your computer is in trouble:
Trojan activity detected. System integrity at risk.
Full system scan is highly recommended.
System data security is at risk!
To prevent potential PC errors, run a full system scan.
You can totally ignore the above warnings and errors since they are all fake. What you have to do is that remove Windows Anti-Virus Master as soon as you can.
Dangers by Windows Anti-Virus Master1) It disables your legitimate programs and some service.
2) You may be blocked from your desktop by Windows Anti-Virus Master.
3) The hacked computer may restart again and again.
Efficient Removal Solution Details
Solution 1: Remove Windows Anti-Virus Master Manually1) Boot your computer into Safe Mode with Networking.
To perform this procedure, please restart your computer and keep pressing F8 key until Windows Advanced Options menu shows up, then using arrow key to select “Safe Mode with Networking” from the list and press ENTER to get into that mode.
2) Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together to pull up Window Task Manager and end suspicious processes:
3) Open the Registry Editor, search for and delete these Registry Entries created by Windows Anti-Virus Master.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\ekrn.exe “Debugger” = ‘svchost.exe’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msascui.exe “Debugger” = ‘svchost.exe’
4) Check the following directories and remove all these associated files:
%windows%\system32\drivers\Windows Anti-Virus Master .sys
%CommonPrograms%\Windows Anti-Virus Master.lnk
%DesktopDir%\Windows Anti-Virus Master.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Windows Anti-Virus Masterr \Uninstall Windows Anti-Virus Master
%LocalAppdata %\Windows Anti-Virus Master\uninstall\Windows Anti-Virus Master .lnk
%UserProfile%\Desktop\Windows Anti-Virus Master.lnk
5) Disable suspicious startup items. click start menu->type msconfig in the search bar -> open System Configuration Utility -> Disable all possible startup items generated.
6) Restart your computer to the normal mode and check the effect.
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Solution 2: Remove Windows Anti-Virus Master automatically (with SpyHunter)
Step A. Download removal tool SpyHunter
1) Click here or the icon below to download SpyHunter automatically.
2) Follow the instructions to install SpyHunter
Step B. Run SpyHunter to block Windows Anti-Virus Master
Run SpyHunter and click "Malware Scan" button to scan your computer, after detect this unwanted program, clean up relevant files and entries completely.
Step C. Restart your computer to take effect.