How to remove Troj.fakeav-ahq

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Rogue Application Troj.fakeav-ahq

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Name

Troj.fakeav-ahq

Description

Troj.fakeav-ahqs are computer programs that pose as legitimate anti-malware tools but either deliver malware onto a computer system or trick users into paying to remove threats that it claims that it has found.

Type

Rogue Application

Alias

Manual

How to manually remove Troj.fakeav-ahq guide. Only for ADVANCED users.

  • Step 1: Basic check for Troj.fakeav-ahq activity

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

  • 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 Troj.fakeav-ahq from transferring any data from your PC.

  • Step 3: Enter the safe mode.

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

    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 Troj.fakeav-ahq, please check if you have it’s latest version.

    We do not guarantee that Troj.fakeav-ahq has the same file structure at the moment of deleting.

    After removing all files associated with Troj.fakeav-ahq 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.

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  • Countries with the highest Troj.fakeav-ahq infection rates.

  • The first recorded appearance of Troj.fakeav-ahq

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How did my computer get Troj.fakeav-ahq?

In most cases, a user installs Troj.fakeav-ahq after seeing a notification that his computer is infected with a virus.

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I detected Troj.fakeav-ahq on my computer. What do I do?

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

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What damage can Troj.fakeav-ahq do to my computer?

Troj.fakeav-ahq 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, Troj.fakeav-ahq will try to squeeze money out of you.

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What are the main symptoms of Troj.fakeav-ahq?

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

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Can Troj.fakeav-ahq spread to other computers?

If Troj.fakeav-ahq 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 Troj.fakeav-ahq infection rates.

US

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The first recorded appearance of Troj.fakeav-ahq

2016-02-22

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