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Hi Brian,
I have a PC.
It got infected.
The virus closes my internet browser periodically and gives me a message, which I've taken photos of and put online below.
http://s16.postimage.org/gc8hnn2x1/PHOTOS_OF_VIRUS.jpg
(Taken with camera.  When I tried to use my screen capture software "snip", it blocked it and said it was infected.)
I can temporarily eliminate the virus by going into my task manager to delete "BPS.exe".  The message (to buy antivirus software) will then be eliminated, but only for a while.  And it keeps coming back.
Would it be possible to send me the instructions as to how to permanently eradicate this virus
Also, my Trend Micro expired and I was going without protection for a while.
Thanks!
Cheers,
Usuff

Answer
Hello Usuff

Sorry for the delay in getting to your question.  You are infected with rogue antivirus program Win Antivirus Pro 2013.  Removal is fairly easy using Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.  Please read and follow the removal steps listed here:

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/remove-win-7-antivirus-pro-2013

After removal, you can safely uninstall Trend Micro, then install a free AV program, such as Avast:

http://www.cnet.com.au/avast-free-antivirus-6-0-339310473.htm

Or Avira:

http://www.cnet.com.au/avira-free-antivirus-12-339325560.htm

If you have any trouble removing the rogue, or need further assistance, please let me know.

Brian

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I will help you in eradicating malware and all forms of virus/trojans/adware. I can answer all PC-related hardware issues. I can also troubleshoot Windows OS errors (all versions) and other software problems. HijackThis logs are a MUST for virus related help. If you do not know how to do this, I have posted easy-to-follow instructions on the Ask a Question page. Every computer infection is different, so I will give you personal instructions on how to remove the malware, not a 'pat' answer. You can be assured of a prompt, polite, and knowledgeable response in all regards.

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