How To: Remove System Tool Malware (System Tool Antivirus) On Windows PCs

Remove System Tool Malware (System Tool Antivirus) On Windows PCs

How to Remove System Tool Malware (System Tool Antivirus) On Windows PCs

System Tool.  It sounds like something your Windows computer might need, but it's the exact opposite.

System Tool is a computer virus masquerading as a free antivirus program.  But don't be fooled, System Tool Antivirus might as well be called System Tool Virus or even System Tool Malware or System Tool Spyware, because it's distributed with the help of trojans.  When you click on this free software, it will automatically download and install System Tool "Virus" onto your computer without your consent or knowledge, configuring itself to run whenever you start up your Windows PC.

How to Remove System Tool Malware (System Tool Antivirus) On Windows PCs

If you've found yourself victim to this antivirus virus, then rest assured, with a little work you can save your computer from damage.  But you have to hurry fast and completely remove System Tool from your computer!

EzineMark has a really helpful tutorial on getting rid of the System Tool Virus completely.

When System Tool Antivirus is started, it will imitate a system scan and detect a lot of various infections that will not be fixed unless you first purchase the program.

Important to know, all of these reported infections are fake and don't actually exist on your computer! So you can safely ignore the scan results.

While System Tool Antivirus is running, it will block the ability to run any programs as a method to scare you into thinking that your computer is infected with malware.

The virus will flood your Windows computer with security alerts and warnings, such as:

  • Warning!
    Application cannot be executed. The file cmd.exe is infected.
    Please activate your antivirus software.
  • System Tool Warning
    Your PC is infected with dangerous viruses. Activate antivirus protection to prevent data loss and avoid the theft of your credit card details.
    Click here to activate protection.
  • System Tool Warning
    Intercepting programs that may compromise your private and harm your system have been detected on your PC.
    Click here to remove them immediately with System Tool.
  • Security Monitor: WARNING!
    Attention: System detected a potential hazard (TrojanSPM/LX) on your computer that may infect executable files.
  • Security Monitor: WARNING!
    Your private information and PC safety is at risk. To get rid of unwanted spyware and keep your computer safe you need to update your current security software.
    Click Yes to download official intrusion detection system (IDS software).
  • Warning: Your computer is infected
    Windows has detected spyware infection!
    Click this message to install the last update of Windows security software...

This infection will also change the background of your Windows desktop to display this:

How to Remove System Tool Malware (System Tool Antivirus) On Windows PCs

  • Warning!
    Youre're in Danger!
    Your Computer is infected with Spyware!

Now, anytime you see hideous spelling errors (i.e. your're) in any so-called professional software, you know something's got to be up.

Click through to read How to Get Rid of System Tool Virus?  Remove System Tool Virus Completely.  How to Remove System Tool Fake Antivirus Program?

There's also a few video instructions (below) that show you how to completely remove the System Tool Virus.

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