OpenCloud Antivirus is a completely fake program. Removing OpenCloud Antivirus can be achieved by following our recommended instructions. This virus is another rogue antivirus financial scam that is defrauding users worldwide. Open Cloud Antivirus removal is extremely important and this fake program should not be taken lightly. Removal instructions are at the bottom of the article.
*Update: There is a new virus called Cloud AV 2012. If you have Cloud AV 2012 on your computer, please visit the Cloud AV 2012 Virus Removal Page.
The OpenCloud Antivirus software interface will appear when windows is launched. The alerts and infections that OpenCloud Antivirus claims to have found are completely fake. The alerts and infections are a method of scaring computer users into believing that their computer is infected. There is nothing real about OpenCloud Antivirus.
The Open Cloud Antivirus Virus begins its life as an infected executable file downloaded from the internet. Most common places that these infected files are acquired are torrent downloads, social networking sites and hacked websites. The executable file associated with OpenCloud Antivirus is typically masked as a software update or video download.
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Do not believe any of the scans or infections that OpenCloud Antivirus claims to have found.
OpenCloud Antivirus was developed by cyber gangs that wish to manipulate and ultimately scam computer users worldwide. The entire interface and features that OpenCloud Antivirus contains are a means of deceiving computer users into believing that it is indeed a real program. If a user becomes convinced that the program is real they will be more inclined to purchase Open Cloud Antivirus.
No one should ever purchase Open Cloud Antivirus! It’s only intent is to steal money. If you have already purchased this fake program, please contact your bank or credit card company and dispute the charges. The OpenCloud Antivirus Virus also intends to steal your personal identity as well.
If you are infected with the OpenCloud Antivirus Virus then we highly recommend that you remove it immediately. The longer that this virus stays on your computer, the more susceptible you are to becoming another victim of fraud. These types of malicious programs are known to log passwords when you visit a website, log credit card information when you make a purchase online and even attempt to hack into other computers on your network.
The combination of our custom made program nuke-M followed by our removal program PC Tools, will allow you to disable and completely remove OpenCloud Antivirus. We have tested nuke-M and PC Tools against OpenCloud Antivirus with multiple Windows Operating Systems to confirm that our recommended procedure works. The instructions below are the fastest and easiest way to remove the OpenCloud Antivirus Virus.
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Begin Virus Removal by Following the Instructions Below
Target Virus: Open Cloud Antivirus Virus
The removal process we are illustrating below has been proven to be the most effective way to remove viruses. You must be on the infected computer when performing these steps.
Follow the instructions below and you will successfully remove the OpenCloud Antivirus Virus.
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.
4 Windows will now boot into Safe Mode with Networking. Safe Mode with Networking will allow you to remove OpenCloud Antivirus 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:
After clicking OK, your computer will connect to our website and download our recommended virus removal program called Spyware Doctor by PC Tools. When the download box appears click the Save button. The picture of the download box is below.
After you click the “Save” button, another window will open asking you where to save it. Browse to your desktop and click Save again so that you save the PC Tools file to your desktop. The window you will see is shown below.
7 Open the PC Tools installation file from your desktop and perform the virus scan.
8 Once the virus scan is complete, PC Tools will have found OpenCloud Antivirus. You will know PC Tools found OpenCloud Antivirus when you see “Trojan.FakeAV” listed in the results. “Trojan.FakeAV” is the OpenCloud Antivirus Virus.
9 Remove the OpenCloud Antivirus Virus by registering PC Tools. You must register PC Tools while still in Safe Mode to remove Open Cloud Antivirus.
10 After you have registered PC Tools, and the virus was removed, you can safely reboot into Normal Mode. The virus should be completely gone.
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