AV Security Essentials is a fake security program from a large group of rogue developer. As soon as this illegal program effectively wins a spot in your system, it will close any open application without your permission. It is because; the malware tries to avoid being caught by your antivirus software. Once all the programs stop running, AV Security Essentials will quickly launch a virus scan. In a span of time, it will produce result that is beyond your expectation. Suddenly, it announces that the computer is filled with different types of threats. Afterwards, this rogue product will give instructions on how to clean the PC. First, a registration key for AV Security Essentials is required. This is the major marketing technique of fake antivirus program so you should not follow it promptly. If a program gives you a hard time operating the computer until a license of endorsed application is purchase, then you are facing a fraud product.
To support its claim regarding the security of the computer, it will show a variety of pop-up alerts and warning messages. Similar to scan result, the contents of the alerts are untrue. This is because rogue security product like AV Security Essentials has no capability to perform a test. Much more, it is not qualified to detect threats because it lacks of essential components to do this task.
As final piece of advice, you should not trust AV Security Essentials. Just like its earlier variant called Smart Anti-Malware Protection, the later version is also dangerous. As early as possible, grab the recommended removal tool below and start neutralizing this threat. Otherwise, it may inflict more damages if it stays on the system for a longer period.
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Technical Details and Additional Information:
Damage Level: Medium
Systems Affected: Windows 9x, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7