Vista Anti-Virus 2011 Removal Guide

Do you know what Vista Anti-Virus 2011 is?

There is a rogue which adapts quite well to any system, regardless of what kind of operating system you are using. Vista Anti-Virus 2011 is just one of the few names that this parasite will use as to present itself as a trustworthy security program. When this rogue anti-spyware enters your system, its name is generated at random, and so you might also encounter this application under another title, including:

  • Vista Anti-Virus
  • Vista Anti-Spyware
  • Vista Anti-Spyware 2011
  • Vista Home Security
  • Vista Home Security 2011
  • Vista Total Security
  • Vista Total Security 2011
  • Vista Security
  • Vista Security 2011
  • Vista Internet Security
  • Vista Internet Security 2011

If you have an application running, which has one of these titles, you have surely been infected. At first this rogue poses as a security update for the Windows that you use, but soon enough it starts interfering with the usual system processes and you will notice that you no longer can access certain programs. The rogue will consider some of your programs to be a threat to your computer’s safety, and it will terminate them at once displaying a security alert message instead:

Vista Anti-Virus 2011 Firewall Alert
Vista Anti-Virus 2011 has blocked a program from accessing the internet
Internet Explorer is infected with Trojan-BNK.Win32.Keylogger.gen
Private data can be stolen by third parties, including credit card details and passwords.

Naturally, these messages are not true, and your internet browser is not infected by a Trojan. However, you are definitely infected by Vista Anti-Virus 2011. This rogue will be very eager to make you believe that is a genuine security tool. So when its application pops up it will initiate a fake system scan, finding multiple security threats, and recommending you to remove these files immediately. The trick is that it promises to remove the infections only if you purchase the full version of Vista Anti-Virus 2011. The truth is that, neither you need to delete those “infections” nor it is necessary to buy the full version of the program.

The files that the rogue indicates as computer threats in fact are legitimate system files, the lack of which would cause poor performance of your Windows. Also, paying for the full version of Vista Anti-Virus 2011 will only temporarily make these security notifications go away. But by giving the creators of the rogue your credit card information, you will be providing them with limitless access to your bank account. You will be robbed before you know it.

Because of that you should take no heed of any security alerts that come from Vista Anti-Virus 2011, including:

System danger!
Your system security is in danger. Privacy threats detected. Spyware, keyloggers or Trojans may be working the background right now. Perform an in-depth scan and removal now, click here.

System Hijack!
System security threat was detected. Viruses and/or spyware may be damaging your system now. Prevent infection and data loss or stealing by running a free security scan.

Privacy threat!
Spyware intrusion detected. Your system is infected. System integrity is at risk. Private data can be stolen by third parties, including credit card details and passwords. Click here to perform a security repair.

Vista Anti-Virus 2011 will try to remain in your system for as long as possible. It will even block you from entering certain websites, so you wouldn’t find information how to remove the rogue. To restore the access to the Internet, you should follow these instructions:

  1. Restart your computer.
  2. When the computer is on once more, press the F8 button for a few times until a menu is shown to you.
  3. Use the arrow keys to navigate and choose “SAFE MODE with Networking”. Now press ENTER.
  4. You can now download our suggested antispyware tool and save it on your Desktop.
  5. Restart your computer and run it in normal mode. Once the computer boots up, you should be able to successfully run antispyware tool, which you have downloaded, and get rid of the contamination.

If you procrastinate and leave this malicious software application to its own devices you will experience even more obnoxious attacks. The best thing you can do is terminate Vista Anti-Virus 2011 once you get the chance to.

In non techie-terms:

Vista Anti-Virus 2011 is a rogue anti-spyware application which masquerades as a dependable security program, but it only infects your computer in attempt to steal your hard-earned money. Before you experience terrible consequences, you should remove Vista Anti-Virus 2011 from your computer.

Aliases: VistaAntiVirus2011, VistaAnti-Virus 2011, Vista Anti-Virus2011