Disk Antivirus Professional

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Disk Antivirus Professional Information
Type: Spyware
Analysis: Installs & gathers info from a PC without user permission.
Infection: By downloading freeware & shareware.
Symptoms: Changes PC settings, excessive popups & slow PC performance.
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Disk Antivirus Professional is a rogue anti-spyware program released by the WinWebSec family. Disk Antivirus Professional uses fake scans in order to lure the PC user that they need to purchase a paid version of the software although, in reality, Disk Antivirus Professional is bogus security program. A closer look into Disk Antivirus Professional will reveal that Disk Antivirus Professional is not the first of its kind in the Internet world, judging by the design of its graphical user interface. The closest clones of Disk Antivirus Professional, which include Live Security Platinum and System Progressive Protection share the same GUI of Disk Antivirus Professional. Other close variants of Disk Antivirus Professional include Microsoft-related rogueware such as Vista Internet Security Pro 2013 and others. Although Disk Antivirus Professional claims to be a real PC security software product from a reliable vendor, Disk Antivirus Professional is actually a malicious program masquerading to be a legitimate security program. PC threat researchers recommend Disk Antivirus Professional immediate deletion using no less than legitimate PC security software.

Zooming in on the False Promises of this Rogueware

As the primary means in convincing PC users that they need to purchase a paid version of Disk Antivirus Professional, Disk Antivirus Professional will infiltrate the computer and produce several changes in its registry. These changes are responsible for the fake scans that launch themselves automatically without prompting the PC user first. The scans provide a long list of malware infections allegedly detected by the fake scans. Interestingly, the scan results offer a list of real malware names, although whether these malware detections do exist in the PC is questionable. Some of the infections purportedly detected by a Disk Antivirus Professional scan include Trojan.Dropper.Ms word.j, Win32.Spamta.KG.worm and Trojan.IRCBot.d. As a counterfeit program, Disk Antivirus Professional does not have the tools or detection capabilities needed to perform a decent scan. As the program responsible for the computer infection itself, Disk Antivirus Professional has to be deleted using legitimate PC security software.

Disk Antivirus Professional is available in six different languages, which means that Disk Antivirus Professional can potentially attack almost anyone, wherever in the world they may be. While Disk Antivirus Professional is commonly available in English, Disk Antivirus Professional may also attack PC users in other countries due to its English, German, French, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese variants. Paying for the fake full-version of Disk Antivirus Professional is dangerous not only because it doesn't guarantee real software, but also because it allows cybercriminals to access credit card details, which may lead to identity and online theft. Disk Antivirus Professional may also lower the PC security settings on purpose, making the computer highly prone to added infections.

Buying the licensed version of Disk Antivirus Professional will not improve the state of the affected PC. Nor will Disk Antivirus Professional delete the malware infection at its core. Eliminating Disk Antivirus Professional is non-negotiable; however, this cannot be done by purchasing the paid software recommended by the malware itself. To delete Disk Antivirus Professional completely, you need to use legitimate PC security software. Disk Antivirus Professional is neither released by a professional company nor designed for anti-virus purposes. Remove Disk Antivirus Professional now using authentic PC security software.

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SpyHunter spyware detection tool is only a scanner meant to assist you in detecting Disk Antivirus Professional and other threats. If you detect the presence of Disk Antivirus Professional on your PC, you have the opportunity to purchase the SpyHunter removal tool to remove any traces of Disk Antivirus Professional.


Detection of Disk Antivirus Professional (Recommended)

Disk Antivirus Professional is difficult to detect and remove. Disk Antivirus Professional is not likely to be removed through a convenient "uninstall" feature. Disk Antivirus Professional, as well as other spyware, can re-install itself even after it appears to have been removed.

You also run the risk of damaging your computer since you're required to find and delete sensitive files in your system such as DLL files and registry keys. It is recommended you use a good spyware remover to remove Disk Antivirus Professional and other spyware, adware, trojans and viruses on your computer.

Run a Disk Antivirus Professional scan/check to successfully detect all Disk Antivirus Professional files with the SpyHunter Spyware Detection Tool. If you wish to remove Disk Antivirus Professional, you can either purchase the SpyHunter spyware removal tool to remove Disk Antivirus Professional or follow the Disk Antivirus Professional manual removal method provided in the "Remedies and Prevention" section.

Method of Infection

There are many ways your computer could get infected with Disk Antivirus Professional. Disk Antivirus Professional can come bundled with shareware or other downloadable software.

Another method of distributing Disk Antivirus Professional involves tricking you by displaying deceptive pop-up ads that may appear as regular Windows notifications with links which look like buttons reading Yes and No. No matter which "button" that you click on, a download starts, installing Disk Antivirus Professional on your system. Disk Antivirus Professional installs on your computer through a trojan and may infect your system without your knowledge or consent.

If you think you may already be infected with Disk Antivirus Professional, use this SpyHunter Spyware dectection tool to detect Disk Antivirus Professional and other common Spyware infections. After detection of Disk Antivirus Professional, the next advised step is to remove Disk Antivirus Professional with the purchase of the SpyHunter Spyware removal tool.


Disk Antivirus Professional may attempt to change your computer's desktop, hijack your browser, monitor your Internet browsing activities, change system files, and can do this without your knowledge or permission. Therefore, it is strongly recommended to remove all traces of Disk Antivirus Professional from your computer.

Remedies and Prevention

Disk Antivirus Professional, as well as other Spyware, are constantly evolving and becoming more advanced to avoid detection. Disk Antivirus Professional along with its variants can install in different locations and even when you try to uninstall it you find they reappear when you reboot your computer.

Install a good anti-spyware software

When there's a large number of traces of Spyware, for example Disk Antivirus Professional, that have infected a computer, the only remedy may be to automatically run a Spyware scan from a good anti-spyware software designed to detect Disk Antivirus Professional and other types of spyware.

Remove Disk Antivirus Professional manually

Another method to remove Disk Antivirus Professional is to manually delete Disk Antivirus Professional files in your system. Detect and remove the following Disk Antivirus Professional files:



Other Files


Registry Keys

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce "[RANDOM NUMBERS AND CHARACTERS]"

External links

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