How To Remove OpenCloud Security Virus – Removal

OpenCloud Security is a completely fake antivirus program. It is a financial scam intent on stealing your money. OpenCloud Security should be removed from your infected computer as soon as possible. This virus is infecting Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP computers worldwide. OpenCloud Security removal is extremely important as this virus will not go away on its own. 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.

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The OpenCloud Security blue graphical user interface will launch each time that Windows reboots. The alerts and infections displayed by OpenCloud Security are completely fake and are only a scare tactic. These tactics of scaring computer users into believing that their computer is infected are a common form of social engineering being used by creators of rogue antivirus programs.

The OpenCloud Security gets on your computer when you download an infectious executable file on the internet. These infectious files contain the virus and if you run these files the infection will install onto your computer. The executable file associated with OpenCloud Security is usually disguised as software update or Flash player update. Many users acquire this virus by unknowingly downloading a video player update in order to watch a fake video.

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OpenCloud Security Virus Screenshot

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The executable file associated with OpenCloud Security is usually disguised as software update or Flash player update.

OpenCloud Security was created and cleverly engineered by cyber criminals that wish to manipulate and steal money through fake license purchases. The realistic look of OpenCloud Security and useless features are a social engineering tactic to make an infected computer user believe that the program is legitimate. The creators of this virus believe that if you are convinced that the program is real then you will purchase a full license and activate OpenCloud Security.

You should never purchase OpenCloud Security. It offers absolutely no benefit to you or your computer. It is a hoax. If you have already purchased it, please dispute the charges with your financial institution. There are unfortunately many people who purchase OpenCloud Security.

If you are infected with the OpenCloud Security Virus highly recommend that you remove it now. The longer that this virus stays on your computer, the more you vulnerable you are to permanently damaging your computer operating system. You will also be constantly annoyed with how OpenCloud Security bothers you and renders your computer virtually useless.

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 Security. We have tested nuke-M and PC Tools against OpenCloud Security 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 Security Virus.

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Begin Virus Removal by Following the Instructions Below
Target Virus: OpenCloud Security Virus

You must be on the infected computer when performing these steps.

Follow the instructions below and you will successfully remove the OpenCloud Security 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.

Safe Mode with Networking

4 Windows will now boot into Safe Mode with Networking. Safe Mode with Networking will allow you to remove OpenCloud Security 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. When the download box appears click the Save button. The picture of the download box is below.

PC Tools Download Box

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.

PC Tools Save Desktop Box

7 Open the PC Tools installation file from your desktop and perform the virus scan.

PC Tools Safe Install Icon

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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