Win 7 Anti-Virus 2013 is a fake antivirus program that aims to steal your money. It is a variant of a multi-name rogue from the Braviax family that has been infecting users worldwide since 2008. Win 7 Anti-Virus 2013 takes its name upon the infection, because this rogue antispyware program can change its name according to the operating system that is installed on the target computer. Thus, if you had Windows XP or Windows Vista installed, then this fake AV would generate such names as XP Anti-Virus 2013 or Vista Anti-Virus 2013.
Quite obviously then, Win 7 Anti-Virus 2013 infects computers that run on Windows 7. Upon the installation it configures the registry in a way that allows this rogue to start automatically whenever you turn on your computer. Then it launches a fake system scan and floods you with various fake system notifications, such as:
Infection detected in the background. Your computer is now attacked by spyware and rogue software. Eliminate the infection safely, perform a security scan and deletion now.
Sensitive areas of your system ware found to be under attack. Spy software attack or virus infection possible. Prevent further damage or your private data will get stolen. Run an anti-spyware scan now. Click here to start.
At first it might look that Win 7 Anti-Virus 2013 is a legitimate program, because its interface adopts Windows Explorer's appearance, and thus it makes the rogue look like a complimentary part of your operating system. However, that is what Win 7 Anti-Virus 2013 wants you to think, because it tries to trick you into spending your money on a product that cannot deliver.
Even if you do know that Win 7 Anti-Virus 2013 is a computer threat, it tries to prevent you from removing it by blocking your executable programs. Whenever it prevents you from launching a program, Win 7 Anti-Virus 2013 claims that the program is infected with Trojan-BNK.Win32.Keylogger.gen. What is more, the rogue blocks you from using Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox, so that you wouldn't be able to search for information on rogue removal online.
You can try installing another browser to bypass this obstacle, but it is not certain that Win 7 Anti-Virus 2013 will not block a new browser as well. It is possible, however, to bypass the rogue's defenses by registering it with the following activation codes:
When you register the rogue, it will stop sending fake security notices and blocking your programs. Then you need to invest in a powerful computer security tool and remove Win 7 Anti-Virus 2013 automatically from your computer. Keep in mind that by acquiring a computer security tool you will also safeguard your system against similar attacks in the future.