How to remove Home Personal Antivirus

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Rogue Application Home Personal Antivirus

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Name

Home Personal Antivirus

Description

A Home Personal Antivirus may seem to be a normal computer security program or antivirus tool, but it fools users into thinking that malware exists on a computer and may convince them to buy unneeded services to pay for its removal. Some Home Personal Antiviruss actually introduce malware onto a system.

Type

Rogue Application

Manual

How to manually remove Home Personal Antivirus guide. Only for ADVANCED users.

  • Step 1: Basic check for Home Personal Antivirus activity

    Check running processes on your system. Usually you can find Home Personal Antivirus process running. Use the Ctrl+Shift+Esc buttons combination to open system information window and click Processes tab. Scroll down the whole list and try to find the process named like Home Personal Antivirus. If you find Home Personal Antivirus process running, right click on it and choose “End Process”. It will disable Home Personal Antivirus for the current Windows session, but remember that if you do not completely remove Home Personal Antivirus using next steps, then your PC will stay vulnerable to malware attack. Next steps are much more important in removing Home Personal Antivirus.

  • Step 2: Disconnect your PC from the Internet

    Prevent the malware from leaking or spreading your personal data. Rogue Application usually uses the Internet to transfer all possible and important information you have. Some Rogue Applications are not so “Active” and they can simply disable some Windows features and options. To disconnect your PC from the Internet you need to plug-off LAN cable (if you use LAN connection) or to turn of the Wi-Fi module (if you use Wi-Fi Internet connection). Most of (not 100%) Rogue Applications can not access Wi-Fi module preferences. Turning off the Internet will disable Home Personal Antivirus from transferring any data from your PC.

  • Step 3: Enter the safe mode.

    The next step is very important in removing Home Personal Antivirus. After turning off the Internet and disabling Home Personal Antivirus process you will need to reboot your PC in so-called Safe Mode. Safe Mode is a Windows mode which allows you to start the System using only important applications and services. Safe Mode does not usually allow Home Personal Antivirus to load when the system boots (!!!but exceptions can appear!!!). Choose Restart in Windows Start menu and wait until the screen turns off.

    After that you have to follow the next instructions according to the versions of Microsoft Windows you use:

      Windows XP:
    1. Press the F8 key repeatedly when the first screen appears.

    2. Select Safe Mode from Windows Advanced Options Menu and press ENTER.

      Windows Vista, 7:
    1. Press the F8 key repeatedly when the first screen appears.

    2. Use the arrow keys from Windows Advanced Options Menu in order to select Safe Mode and press ENTER.

      Windows 8, 8.1, 10:
    1. Press and hold the Shift button when left-clicking the Restart button on Windows log-on screen.

    2. Select Safe Mode from Windows Troubleshooting boot screen and press ENTER.

  • Step 4: Removing virus files

    Having booted your PC in Safe mode you have to start cleaning your PC manually by deleting every file associated with Home Personal Antivirus one by one. Here is the list of all files associated with Home Personal Antivirus. Delete all files listed below using the Shift+Delete buttons combination. Always double check the file name as sometimes Rogue Applications use very similar filenames as very important system files do and you can mistakenly remove important system file what will harm your system and you will not be able to boot your PC at all.

    • drv1878004.exe.tmp

    • Home

    • msxmlm.dll.tmp

    • pav.exe

    • Personal Antivirus.lnk

    • Uninstall.lnk

    Please, remember that viruses are always progressing and sometimes new files can appear. If you are using our offline PDF guide on How to remove Home Personal Antivirus, please check if you have it’s latest version.

    We do not guarantee that Home Personal Antivirus has the same file structure at the moment of deleting.

    After removing all files associated with Home Personal Antivirus that were listed above, reboot your system in normal mode and check if your PC works fine or you still have any troubles.

    It it is OK – congratulations! You have made a great job!

    If it is still NOT ok – use OSHI Defender to check your PC.

Frequently Asked Questions

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  • How did my computer get Home Personal Antivirus?

  • I detected Home Personal Antivirus on my computer. What do I do?

  • What damage can Home Personal Antivirus do to my computer?

  • What are the main symptoms of Home Personal Antivirus?

  • Can Home Personal Antivirus spread to other computers?

  • Countries with the highest Home Personal Antivirus infection rates.

  • The first recorded appearance of Home Personal Antivirus

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How did my computer get Home Personal Antivirus?

In most cases, a user installs Home Personal Antivirus after seeing a notification that his computer is infected with a virus.

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I detected Home Personal Antivirus on my computer. What do I do?

Scan your computer for viruses and malware and remove Home Personal Antivirus from the system. Do not believe every pop-up message displayed on websites.

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What damage can Home Personal Antivirus do to my computer?

Home Personal Antivirus can infect your computer with another virus and offer to sell you “effective” anti-virus protection to remove it. It can also block your operating system and ask you to pay to unblock it, or ask you to make a donation. In other words, Home Personal Antivirus will try to squeeze money out of you.

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What are the main symptoms of Home Personal Antivirus?

Extra HD activity
High network activity
PC slowdown
System crashes
Unusual browser settings
Pop-up windows

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Can Home Personal Antivirus spread to other computers?

If Home Personal Antivirus contains a virus or a worm, it can infect other computers automatically. Otherwise, the user must take action before it can be installed.

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Countries with the highest Home Personal Antivirus infection rates.

US

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The first recorded appearance of Home Personal Antivirus

2016-02-22

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