Antivirus 10 is a potentially unwanted program (PUP). It is also labeled as malicious tool that when installed on the computer may cause troubles and irritation. In the usual course of deploying Antivirus 10, authors of this program are using invasive and misleading technique. Installer files of this unwanted program are embedded on various software like free games, tools, and fake program update.
Victims may also acquire Antivirus 10 from the official web site through browser redirect issue that adware may have dropped on your Internet browser program. With the help of promotional materials and deceiving techniques, there are quite a number of people that were misguided into installing Antivirus 10.
Third-party programs like free games, tools, media players, and bogus program updates are the main player that unfolds Antivirus 10 onto users PC. With these unknown programs, malicious items can be easily sneaks into the computer by running a multiple instance of software installation. However, only the main program is visible to the user. They are unaware that Antivirus 10 is also being loaded.
When Antivirus 10 starts running, it may provide several actions to misinform users. Either it will issue alerts or it may run scans on the computer and hard drive. Next, it suggests payment for the Antivirus 10 full version. Some of the pop-up alerts you may see are the following:
Windows Security Alert
Antivirus software is not activated. Your system is at risk now. Windows highly recommends you to activate your antivirus software to protect your system against
malicious intrusions from the internet.
Antivirus 10 has found viruses on your computer. It is recommended to disinfect files as soon as possible.
With the illusory tactics used by Antivirus 10 to encourage user into paying for the full version, many victims are forced into obtaining this bogus software. After realizing that Antivirus 10 is ineffective, they resort into uninstalling the program and demanding for refund. However, it is too late. Money has taken away by the maker of this fraud program.