False Virus Alerts Explained

How To Detect and Remove a Keylogger on Your PC
Wondering if you have a keylogger on your PC? Need to know how to find out if you have one hidden away, recording everything you type? You’re not alone. Thousands of people are infected with new keyloggers every day. They are particularly dangerous due to the fact that many people check their bank accounts and other important websites online, leaving themselves open to hackers who can use passwords and account numbers to steal information and money.
How to Find Keylogger Software on Your Computer:
– Right click on your task bar and click ‘Task Manager.’ Take note of what programs are running. If something doesn’t look quite right, search for it online and see what it is. Sometimes there are strange looking programs running that are in fact legit. Searching for more information will confirm or deny your suspicions.
– Scan your PC for unusually large files. Keyloggers can generate files that get larger in size, and possibly cannot be opened. Again, search for the filename online and see if anything comes up.
– Run an antvirus program and/or anti-spyware program. Many keyloggers are included in the virus definition files, meaning one updated scan of your PC can root out the problem.
How to Remove a Keylogger:
– If you have the name of the keylogger, search online. Sometimes you can find small specific keylogger removal programs that will target your registry and clean it out.
After running an antispyware, antivirus, or keylogger-specific removal program, check to make sure that all related files with the name of the faulty keylogger program are no longer on your PC. Check your task manager again and see that no strange processes are running. If you have an active antivirus program that updates itself automatically then you should be fine for now and for the future.


There are plenty of False Virus Alerts that indicate a bigger problem.

Every computer user, new or old, should consider using active PC protection against viruses, keyloggers, spyware, and the like. Viruses don’t care if you’re an expert or a “noobie,” by using the internet and downloading files, you are at risk.

You may be wondering “How do I get rid of false virus alerts and pop-ups?

The most usual cause of these fake alerts and warning prompts is via downloading music or movie files from questionable websites and file sharing programs. It’s simple for hackers to spread infected files this way, and eventually they make their way to your PC.

A virus is a guaranteed headache, and you can potentially lose all of your important files, including photo memories, music folders, and more… and that’s why I 100% of the time recommend that users, new and old, who are concerned about false virus alerts, use one of the programs that I recommend. The cost of these lightweight programs is a fraction of what a PC technician repair bill would be. Additionally, you never have to leave the comfort of your own home to have your PC running quickly and smoothly once again. It’s a no-brainer if you ask me.

How do you know if you have a fake Anti-Virus Program?

  • The virus results pages are usually LOADED with spyware, viruses, and rootkits; more than should logically appear there.
  • You will notice a big increase in pop-ups while online AND while offline!
  • Your PC will slow down, and overall performance will lag and suffer.
  • Your searches may be redirected. Additionally, new links may appear on sites that lead you to sites loaded with malware or adult themes.

There are sites that try and spread false virus hoaxes and false virus news in an effort to have users download infected files. In fact, this is becoming such a large issue, that now Google Image result pages are not safe, and news sites dealing with current events are also not safe. For example, the recent twisters and earthquakes created a big opportunity for hackers to spread viruses, which they did… gladly.

False virus alerts can be removed in a breeze. I recommend you consider trying a free trial run of one of the programs that I recommend.

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