Great AntiSpy 2012

What is Included in this Great AntiSpy 2012 Removal Guide?

1. A Manual Great AntiSpy 2012 Removal Guide

2. Other suggested antivirus clients and services

3. Computer Can’t connect to the Internet

What is Great AntiSpy 2012?

Great AntiSpy 2012 is a malware client. This means in a nut shell that it’s a virus and a scam.

If you have already purchased this bogus antivirus client you should read our guide that covers how to get your money back. You can find it here. To learn more about how to avoid viruses in the first place read our how to avoid virus infections guide.

How Did I get infected with Great AntiSpy 2012?

There are many different ways to get infected with malware like Great AntiSpy 2012. In many cases those who get infected had security holes in Java or their web browser and often times do not have proper antivirus protection.

What is Great AntiSpy 2012 Doing to My Computer Right Now?

Great AntiSpy 2012 will show false and exagerated scan results. In many cases you will get false security warnings as well and many other programs will not run on your computer. This program will basically try to hold your computer for ransom untill you make a purchase of the program or you are able to delete it.

Here are some example error messages you may be seeing. Keep in mind that all messages given off are not true.

Critical: Some malicious threats cannot be deleted. Some threats contain unrecognized structure and can not be removed without update.

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The below guide will help you remove Great AntiSpy 2012 from your computer.

Serial number for registration: 8F42D6E3-FD18

The above serial code will help to stop the false error messages. However the virus will still be installed on the computer. However you will be able to use programs like antivirus clients again to automatiaclly remove this virus or follow the manual guide below that shows you how to remove Great AntiSpyware 2012

I Can’t Connect To The Internet

If you are having issues connecting to the internet you will need to remove the proxy settings on your web browser. We have a detailed guide that covers this at How to Remove Proxy Settings. If you are still having issues your hosts file may be infected. Read our Restore Hosts file settings guide. Lastly we have a more detailed guide that covers generic issues with problems connecting to the internet after a virus. Read the No Internet After Virus Infection Guide here

Great AntiSpy 2012 Manual Removal Procedures

You main goal should be to stop the main file trace for Great AntiSpy 2012. Once this is done you will be able to use your computer again.

The file we need to kill is listed below.

  • [random].exe Your file trace will be a random file

The location of this file is C:\Users\Your User Name\AppData\Local or C:\Users\Your User Name\AppData\. You may need to show hidden files and folders on your computer or just manually type in the folder path. This file trace seems to be moving around so you may have to look in other locations as well. Your best bet is to run an antivirus scan while in safe mode with networking. You will be able to download and install Spyware Doctor with Antivirus while in safe mode and run that to locate the virus location. Learn how to boot into safemode here if you do not know how.

To Stop this process you can

A. Boot into safe mode with networking and install SpyHunter and run a scan to locate the file trace and then remove it manually or purchase the client and have it remove the virus for you.

B:  Log-into another users account and see if you can delete the file.

C:  Start the Task Manager the very second you login and terminate the process that way.

D: Browse to the file location shown above and re-name the file first and then restart your computer. Then browse to that file location again and delete the file.

After you have managed to delete the file you should now run a full virus scan to ensure you are not infected with any other viruses. DownloadSpyHunter and run a full scan.

If you are unable to stop this program from running or need advanced help we recommend the remote computer repair company calledhttp://www.pcninja.com. They are real experts at removing malware like this from computers. When it comes to rootkits like this we have found that sometimes it’s just better to let a pro remove the threat for you.

Great AntiSpy 2012 Registry Removal Procedures

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap\Ranges\Range1 “*” = “1”

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap\Ranges\Range1 “:Range” = “127.0.0.1”

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[random].exe”

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[random].exe”

If you do not know how to edit the registry we highly recommend you use antivirus software or a registry cleaner program to handle this for you. One wrong move and you can hose your operating system. Just not worth it. For those that are technicly incliend but just need a re-fresh course you can learn how to edit the reigistry here.

Great AntiSpy 2012 Directories:

  • %LocalAppData%\[random].exe
  • %System%\drivers\[random].sys
  • %StartMenu%\Programs\Great Antispy 2012
  • %UserProfile%\Desktop\Buy Great Antispy 2012.lnk

Outside Resources:

http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20110618133250AAVXFkf

http://www.pcrisk.com/removal-guides/6802-remove-great-antispy-2012

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