Deceptive antivirus software that pressures users into buying or installing it (e.g., infecting a computer; displaying false or alarming warnings or scanning results). Once installed, it may not function as claimed.
Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.
You can refer to General Removal Instructions for a simple guide on how to remove harmful programs.
More information on the scanning and removal options available in your F-Secure product can be found in the Help Center.
You may also refer to the Knowledge Base on the F-Secure Community site for further assistance.
Rogue:W32/Antiviruspro.gen!I is a Generic Detection for a family of rogue antivirus programs.
On execution, this rogueware will display a false antivirus scanner window and run a "scan" that will find non-existent malware on the system:
It will then direct user to pay for a "registered version" to clean the malware.
It will also periodically display a warning message on the system tray:
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