Windows Basic Antivirus Virus – Removal Instructions

Windows Basic Antivirus is another bogus antivirus software program. It infects a computer and causes all types of problems. We highly recommend that you remove Windows Basic Antivirus from your computer as soon as possible. Removal instructions are at the end of the article.

Any computer can become infected with the Windows Basic Antivirus Virus. The main method of infection is when a malicious and infected file is obtained on the internet, downloaded and run on the subject computer. Once the particular file is run, the computer becomes infected with Windows Basic Antivirus.

Windows Basic Antivirus Virus Image

There are many annoying things that are associated with Windows Basic Antivirus. One of the most common is the constant appearance of pop up warnings, alerts screens and inability to run normal programs. Windows Basic Antivirus purposely causes these annoyances in order to convince you to use it.

The cyber criminals who created Windows Basic Antivirus specifically designed it with social engineering in mind. They want to convince anyone who’s computer is infected with this virus that Windows Basic Antivirus is legitimate and anything it says are true. However, Windows Basic Antivirus is a scam.

You can successfully remove Windows Basic Antivirus from your computer by following our simple instructions.

The Windows Basic Antivirus Virus will display realistic looking virus scans, scan results and will even display files which it claims are infected. Everything that this malicious program states is a lie. There is nothing real with Windows Basic Antivirus at all.

You can successfully remove the Windows Basic Antivirus Virus from your computer if you follow our simple instructions. We outline in detail exactly what you need to do in order to completely get rid of this fake program. Once completing our instructions you will permanently remove Windows Basic Antivirus from your computer.

The program we recommend for getting rid of Windows Basic Antivirus is called PC Tools Spyware Doctor with Antivirus. PC Tools is a superb antivirus program that not only removes viruses such as Windows Basic Antivirus, but also protects you from future threats. PC Tools is a great program and that is why we recommend it for virus removal and prevention.

Virus Removal Instructions
Target Virus: Windows Basic Antivirus Virus

The virus removal instructions we have outlined below has been proven remove the Windows Basic Antivirus 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 Windows Basic 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:


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 Windows Basic Antivirus. Remove the Windows Basic Antivirus Virus by registering PC Tools. You must register PC Tools while still in Safe Mode to remove Windows Basic Antivirus.

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.

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