Top Antivirus Removal Guide

Do you know what Top Antivirus is?

Top Antivirus is known to be mistaken as a program that provides antivirus or spyware protection. Top Antivirus or TopAntivirus, is a faux anti-spyware program that could secretly be installed onto your computer through a Trojan infection.

Top Antivirus could access your system where it starts system scans finding multiple fake computer infections. In addition to the fake system scans, Top Antivirus may alert you through popup messages of other bogus computer infections. Do not trust these messages. They attempt to confuse you so that you may purchase the full Top Antivirus program.

In non-techie terms:
Top Antivirus must be removed to stop the out-of-control system scans and popup messages. It is also very important to remove Top Antivirus so that it is not a threat to the security of your computer. Do not ever download, install or purchase Top Antivirus under any circumstances.

Aliases: Top Antivirus, TopAntivirus.

Top Antivirus Automatic Removal Instructions

Top Antivirus Manual Removal Instructions

This manual removal method is for techie computer users. Top Antivirus manual removal may be difficult and time consuming to remove. There's no guarantee that Top Antivirus will be removed completely. So read the Top Antivirus 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.

  1. Uninstall Top Antivirus Program
    Click on Start > Settings > Control Panel > Double-click on Add/Remove Programs. Search for and uninstall Top Antivirus if found.
  2. To stop Top Antivirus processes (view process removal steps)
    Go to Start > Run > type taskmgr. The click the Processes tab and you'll see a list of running processes.
    Search and stop these Top Antivirus processes:
    For each unwanted process, right-click on it and then select "End task".
  3. 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.
  4. Remove Top Antivirus Directories.
    To find Top Antivirus directories, go to Start > My Computer > Local Disk (C:) > Program Files > Show the contents of this folder.
    Search and delete the following Top Antivirus directories:
    %program_files%\common files\system\msan

    Right-click on the Top Antivirus folder and select Delete.
    A message will appear saying 'Are you sure you want to remove the folder Top Antivirus and move all its contents to the Recycle Bin?', click Yes.
    Another message will appear saying 'Renaming, moving or deleting Top Antivirus could make some programs not work. Are you sure you want to do this?', click Yes.
  5. To remove Top Antivirus icons on your Desktop, drag and drop them to the Recycle Bin.

You've completed the Top Antivirus 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 Top Antivirus will be completely removed from your computer. Seek professional help if your computer continues to experience problems.