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SFX Fake AV 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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To check your computer for SFX Fake AV, download SpyHunter Spyware Detection Tool.

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


Detection of SFX Fake AV (Recommended)

SFX Fake AV is difficult to detect and remove. SFX Fake AV is not likely to be removed through a convenient "uninstall" feature. SFX Fake AV, 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 SFX Fake AV and other spyware, adware, trojans and viruses on your computer.

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

Method of Infection

There are many ways your computer could get infected with SFX Fake AV. SFX Fake AV can come bundled with shareware or other downloadable software.

Another method of distributing SFX Fake AV 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 SFX Fake AV on your system. SFX Fake AV 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 SFX Fake AV, use this SpyHunter Spyware dectection tool to detect SFX Fake AV and other common Spyware infections. After detection of SFX Fake AV, the next advised step is to remove SFX Fake AV with the purchase of the SpyHunter Spyware removal tool.


SFX Fake AV 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 SFX Fake AV from your computer.

Remedies and Prevention

SFX Fake AV, as well as other Spyware, are constantly evolving and becoming more advanced to avoid detection. SFX Fake AV 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 SFX Fake AV, 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 SFX Fake AV and other types of spyware.

External links

If you believe your computer is infected with spyware,
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