AVASoft Antivirus Professional Removal Guide

Do you know what AVASoft Antivirus Professional is?

Computer users who do not have reliable anti-spyware tools should take urgent measures to prevent AVASoft Antivirus Professional from affecting the performance of their PC. This treacherous application is a clone of such fake AVs as Disk Antivirus Professional, System Progressive Protection, Live Security Platinum, and others. All these malicious programs are attributed to the Rogue.WinWebSec malware family which seems to be gradually expanding.

Like all fictitious anti-virus programs, AVASoft Antivirus Professional seeks to make you purchase its fake full version. In order to encourage you to do so, it will run fake scans, display security warnings and prevent you from running some programs or browsing the Internet. Once you come across the malfunctions of the system, you should not fall into belief that you can trust a program which has appeared on your PC out of the blue. Hence you should ignore the following and may other bogus notifications presented by AVASoft Antivirus Professional:

AVASoft Antivirus Professional Warning
Your PC is still infected with dangerous viruses. Activate antivirus protection to prevent data loss and avoid the theft of your credit card details.
AVASoft Antivirus Professional Removal GuideAVASoft Antivirus Professional screenshot
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AVASoft Antivirus Professional Warning
Intercepting programs that may compromise your privacy and harm your system have been detected on your PC.
Click here to remove them immediately with AVASoft Antivirus Professional.

Additionally, you should also keep in mind that such a dangerous infection can do more than just display bogus scans. For example, it can disable some executable files, which is done to constrain you from utilizing spyware removal tools:

Application cannot be executed. The file cmd.exe infected.
Please activate your antivirus software.

What is more, do not panic when instead of the website you want to visit, you find a message claiming that your computer may be affected by the content of that website. Not surprisingly, AVASoft Antivirus Professional wants you to think that the only thing that you have to do is activate the application, which is pay money for the full version of the program. If you do not want to lose your money, you should remove the malicious program as soon as you can.

We advise you against manual removal procedures as you will have to terminate every single component of the rogue applications. None of its components has to be left within the system so as not to get the computer infected with new threats. Moreover, in Windows XP AVASoft Antivirus Professional is installed as a randomly named file which is located in the Application Data folder, while in other operating systems, the location of the major file is the ProgramData folder. In order not to remove files which should not be touched, you should use a reliable spyware removal tool. Nevertheless, before implementing an anti-spyware program, you can apply an activation key which should disable annoying pop-up messages:


Once you activate the bogus program, install a reliable spyware removal tool. We suggest that you utilize our malware prevention program SpyHunter as this application is powerful to kill all types of malware. In case you have any questions regarding the removal of the threat, leave your questions in the comment box.

In non-techie terms:

AVASoft Antivirus Professional is a fake AV which can get to your PC as a drive-by download, spam email attachment or in any other form of social engineering. If you find that suspicious reports about the security of your PC keep popping up, do not hesitate to scan the system with a legitimate and trusted anti-spyware tool.

Aliases: AVASoft Professional Antivirus.