Antivirus Protection 2012 Virus – Removal – How to Remove

Remove Antivirus Protection 2012 Virus

The Antivirus Protection 2012 virus has been recently found in world-wide circulation. Our spyware detection team has found the Antivirus Protection 2012 virus to be capable of mass destruction to many computers.

There are many fake antivirus programs out there currently, and the Antivirus Protection 2012 virus can be found on sites that have been hacked or promoting malware.

Antivirus Protection 2012 Virus Image

This is one of the ways these kinds of virus applications get distributed. The Antivirus Protection 2012 tricks the people it infects by performing the fake virus scan in turn spreading the virus all over the hard drive. Every time the fake antivirus program runs, it asks you to upgrade the software.

The only way to restore the computer back to its normal operation is by removing the Antivirus Protection 2012. See the bottom of this page for the Antivirus Protection 2012 removal instructions.

The Antivirus Protection 2012 virus, as soon as it appears on your computer, begins to infect files. This starts with smaller files, then works its way up to the registry. The computer registry contains sensitive information regarding all programs and hardware on the computer.

Once software and hardware files in the registry are infected, the specific programs and hardware being to fail. When this happens, you are going to start seeing the operating system having problems running at all, and if you continue using the computer, without removing the virus, the operating system is not going to boot at all.

Virus Removal Instructions
Target Virus: Antivirus Protection 2012 Virus

The virus removal instructions we have outlined below has been proven remove the Antivirus Protection 2012 Virus. You must be on the infected computer when performing these steps.

1 To begin, go ahead and reboot the infected computer. If the infected computer is turned off, go ahead and turn it on.

2 Immediately as the computer begins to boot, press F8 many times. Pressing F8 allows you to access the Advanced Options Menu.

3 Once you are in the Advanced Options Menu, use your arrow keys and select the Safe Mode with Networking option. Press enter when you have selected that option.

Safe Mode with Networking

4 Windows will now boot into Safe Mode with Networking. Safe Mode with Networking will allow you to remove Antivirus Protection 2012 which it would not allow when Windows was in normal mode.

5Now that the virus is not running it is time to begin removal. On your keyboard, click and hold the Windows key, then press the R key. See keyboard diagram below.


6 After you have pressed the Windows and R key, the Windows Run Box will open. Type exactly the following into the run box and click OK:


Windows Run Remove

After clicking OK, your computer will connect to our website and download our recommended virus removal program called Spyware Doctor by PC Tools.

7 When you see the PC Tools download box, click the Run button. The picture of the download box is below. After you click the “Run” button, PC Tools will launch. If your computer asks if you are sure you want to run PC Tools, click OK. The PC Tools installation will begin. After fully installing PC Tools the virus scan will automatically begin.

PC Tools Download Box Click Run

8 Once the virus scan is complete, PC Tools will have found Antivirus Protection 2012. Remove the Antivirus Protection 2012 Virus by registering PC Tools. You must register PC Tools while still in Safe Mode to remove Antivirus Protection 2012.

9 After you have registered PC Tools, and the virus was removed, you can safely reboot into Normal Mode. The virus should be completely gone.

Call us toll free at 888.801.8751 if you wish to speak to our virus removal team.

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