If you are looking for a powerful security tool to complement your PC security, then steer well clear of Antivirus Smart Protection. This rogue antispyware application was never designed to be of any benefit to a computer, but instead to act as a deceptive tool with which unscrupulous online scoundrels rip off unsuspecting consumers. The fact that there existed very familiar applications named Malware Protection Center and Internet Security Guard should also help deciding if the program is legit.
Antivirus Smart Protection enters the system surreptitiously and will remain hidden from the user’s attention until such time that it is able to start its attack against the system. This will be done by Antivirus Smart Protection initiating a fake security scan each time the user logs on to Windows. This fake security scan will yield many bogus security threats but the user should not believe any correspondence received from the rogue.
Symptoms associated with Antivirus Smart Protection range from users being unable to launch applications, extremely poor system performance and blocked Internet connections. Users have also complained about increased erratic system behavior. When all is said and done Antivirus Smart Protection is completely unable to live up to any of its promises and is not able to protect the system against any type of threat or infection.
In order to limit the damage this rogue poses to your PC and its security, destroy Antivirus Smart Protection using a powerful security tool. This will not only effectively delete Antivirus Smart Protection from the system, but also protect you against similar attacks in future.
After a further research it has been determined that Antivirus Smart Protection comes from the Rogue.VirusDoctor family that creates random harmless files upon the infection and later on blames those files for causing the infection symptoms your system is going through. A few of these files include CLSV.sys, kernel32.tmp, PE.tmp, runddlkey.sys and so on.
To make matters worse, Antivirus Smart Protection also spams the user with numerous fake security notification messages, such as, for example:
Potentially harmful programs have been detected in your system and need to be dealt with immediately. Click here to remove them using Antivirus Smart Protection.
Warning! Spambot detected!
Attention! A spambot sending viruses to your e-mail contacts has been detected on your PC.
Warning! Identity theft attempt detected
Recommended: Please click "Remove All" button to erase all infected files and protect your PC.
Address space conflict
Warning! Access conflict detected
An unidentified program is trying to access system process address space.
Suspicious software which may be malicious has been detected on your PC. Click here to remove this threat immediately using Antivirus Smart Protection.
Antivirus Smart Protection has detected potentially harmful software in your system. It is strongly recommended that you register Antivirus Smart Protection to remove all found threats immediately.
If you want to get rid of these messages and Antivirus Smart Protection, “register” the rogue using these activation keys:
This way you will block the popping messages and it will a lot easier to remove Antivirus Smart Protection with a computer security program of your choice.