What is XP Antivirus 2012, How to remove XP Antivirus 2012

XP Antivirus 2012 is a harmful program.

remove It is a fake security program, you should immediately remove it using a legitimate antispyware or antivirus software.
If that does not help, then ask us for help in the Spyware removal forum.

XP Antivirus 2012 associated files and folders:

%AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

XP Antivirus 2012 associated registry keys and values:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\DefaultIcon
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\runas
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\runas\command
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\start
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\start\command
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\pezfile
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\pezfile\DefaultIcon
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\pezfile\shell
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\pezfile\shell\open
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\pezfile\shell\open\command
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\pezfile\shell\runas
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\pezfile\shell\runas\command
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\pezfile\shell\start
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\pezfile\shell\start\command
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command | @ = “”%AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe” /START “%1″ %*”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command | IsolatedCommand = “”%1″ %*”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe | @ = “pezfile”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe | Content Type = “application/x-msdownload”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\pezfile\shell\open\command | @ = “”%AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe” /START “%1″ %*”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\pezfile\shell\open\command | IsolatedCommand = “”%1″ %*”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\FIREFOX.EXE\shell\open\command | “(Default)” = ‘”%AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe” -a “C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe”‘
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\FIREFOX.EXE\shell\safemode\command | “(Default)” = ‘”%AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe” -a “C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe” -safe-mode’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\IEXPLORE.EXE\shell\open\command | “(Default)” = ‘”%AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe” -a “C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe”‘

Core filename: [RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
Description: XP Antivirus 2012 is a fake antivirus program that installed through the use of trojans without user knowledge and permission. When is started, it will perform a fake scan and state that your computer is infected with viruses, spyware and malware. Moreover, XP Antivirus 2012 will display numerous fake security alerts and block legitimate and trustful applications used on your computer. In order to cure your PC, the program will suggest you to purchase its full version. Most important, do not pay for the fake software! Instead, follow the removal guide below to remove XP Antivirus 2012 from your computer for free using legitimate free antimalware software.

How to remove: use the XP Antivirus 2012 removal instructions.

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