Do you know what Dangerous Virus is?
Dangerous Virus is a threat that appears in fake security popups or alert messages from rogue anti-spyware programs. Usually message like the Dangerous Virus message are followed by messages to get you to purchase a full version of a fake anti-spyware program.
The Dangerous Virus message may resemble the text below:
Your computer was infected with a Dangerous Virus.
It's dangerous for your system, some files can be lost and your browser can be slow!
Click OK to download the antispyware program to clean your computer! (Recommended)
In non-techie terms: Dangerous Virus is named well because it is "Dangerous" and masquerades around just like a virus does in many cases. It is essential to remove all traces of Dangerous Virus and the rogue anti-spyware program that it may come from. Do not fall for the Dangerous Virus message by purchasing any software that it may promote.
Aliases: Dangerous Virus, DangerousVirus.
Dangerous Virus Automatic Removal Instructions
Dangerous Virus Manual Removal Instructions
This manual removal method is for techie computer users. Dangerous Virus manual removal may be difficult and time consuming to remove. There's no guarantee that Dangerous Virus will be removed completely. So read the Dangerous Virus removal steps carefully and good luck.
Before you start: Close all programs and Internet browsers. Also back up your computer in case you make a mistake and your computer stops working.
- Uninstall Dangerous Virus Program
Click on Start > Settings > Control Panel > Double-click on Add/Remove Programs. Search for and uninstall Dangerous Virus if found.
- To Unregister Dangerous Virus DLLs (view DLL removal steps)
Search and unregister these Dangerous Virus DLLs:
To locate the Dangerous Virus DLL path, go to Start > Search > All Files or Folders. Type Dangerous Virus and in the Look in: select either My Computer or Local Hard Drives. Click the Search button.
Once you have the Dangerous Virus DLL path, go to Start and then click on Run. In the Run command box, type cmd, and then click on OK.
To locate the exact DLL path, type cd in order to change the current directory. To display the contents of the directory, use the dir command. To remove the DLL file type regsvr32 /u FILENAME.dll (FILENAME is the name of the file that you want to unregister).
- If your homepage has been changed, go to Start > Control Panel > Internet Options > click on the General > click Use Default under Home Page. Add the your desired default homepage, then click Apply > click OK. Open a new web browser to check that you have your desired default homepage.
- Remove Dangerous Virus Directories.
To find Dangerous Virus directories, go to Start > My Computer > Local Disk (C:) > Program Files > Show the contents of this folder.
Search and delete the following Dangerous Virus directories:
C:\Program Files\Dangerous Virus
Right-click on the Dangerous Virus folder and select Delete.
A message will appear saying 'Are you sure you want to remove the folder Dangerous Virus and move all its contents to the Recycle Bin?', click Yes.
Another message will appear saying 'Renaming, moving or deleting Dangerous Virus could make some programs not work. Are you sure you want to do this?', click Yes.
- To remove Dangerous Virus icons on your Desktop, drag and drop them to the Recycle Bin.
You've completed the Dangerous Virus manual removal instructions!
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Disclaimer: This article is for educational purposes. By using this information you agree to be bound by the disclaimer. There's no guarantee that Dangerous Virus will be completely removed from your computer. Seek professional help if your computer continues to experience problems.