How to remove Rapidantivirus

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Rogue Application Rapidantivirus

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Name

Rapidantivirus

Description

A Rapidantivirus can be used to install malware after claiming that it has found and removed security threats, or it can be used to make false claims of discovered malware and deceive users into buying additional products to remove it.

Type

Rogue Application

Alias

Manual

How to manually remove Rapidantivirus guide. Only for ADVANCED users.

  • Step 1: Basic check for Rapidantivirus activity

    Check running processes on your system. Usually you can find Rapidantivirus 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 Rapidantivirus. If you find Rapidantivirus process running, right click on it and choose “End Process”. It will disable Rapidantivirus for the current Windows session, but remember that if you do not completely remove Rapidantivirus using next steps, then your PC will stay vulnerable to malware attack. Next steps are much more important in removing Rapidantivirus.

  • 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 Rapidantivirus from transferring any data from your PC.

  • Step 3: Enter the safe mode.

    The next step is very important in removing Rapidantivirus. After turning off the Internet and disabling Rapidantivirus 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 Rapidantivirus 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 Rapidantivirus one by one. Here is the list of all files associated with Rapidantivirus. 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.

    • base.dat

    • base2.dat

    • dbldrv.dll

    • dbxdrv.dll

    • desc.dat

    • Rapid

    • spline.dat

    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 Rapidantivirus, please check if you have it’s latest version.

    We do not guarantee that Rapidantivirus has the same file structure at the moment of deleting.

    After removing all files associated with Rapidantivirus 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 Rapidantivirus?

  • I detected Rapidantivirus on my computer. What do I do?

  • What damage can Rapidantivirus do to my computer?

  • What are the main symptoms of Rapidantivirus?

  • Can Rapidantivirus spread to other computers?

  • Countries with the highest Rapidantivirus infection rates.

  • The first recorded appearance of Rapidantivirus

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How did my computer get Rapidantivirus?

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

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I detected Rapidantivirus on my computer. What do I do?

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

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What damage can Rapidantivirus do to my computer?

Rapidantivirus 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, Rapidantivirus will try to squeeze money out of you.

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What are the main symptoms of Rapidantivirus?

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

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Can Rapidantivirus spread to other computers?

If Rapidantivirus 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 Rapidantivirus infection rates.

US

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The first recorded appearance of Rapidantivirus

2016-02-22

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