Remove Disk Antivirus Professional

Has Disk Antivirus Professional suddenly started blasting your computer with scary looking virus scans and threatening looking pop-ups? Have you been pulling your hair out trying to restore your computer back to working order? Don’t be fooled by it’s legitimate looking interface, it is actually a rogue spyware program designed to trick you out of your hard earned money.

Chances are that you acquired this infection from one of the following: By visiting a website that was hacked with malicious code to install Disk Antivirus Professional without your permission or knowledge. A fake advertisement claiming that your computer was infected with spyware accompanied by a fake virus scan that claims you must download their product to clean your computer. Or by downloading a so called “video codec” that is required to watch videos on some websites.

Regardless of how your computer was infected, the symptoms of infection are pretty much the same. Disk Antivirus Professional will shut down any attempts to open other programs. It will bombard you with fake virus scans that give scary looking results and then prompt you to purchase a “full” version to clean your computer. Don’t be fooled by the legitimate looking interface, this program is a rogue and should not be purchased under any circumstance.

disk antivirus professional removal

disk antivirus professional removal

Warning! The site you are trying visit may harm your computer! Your security setting level puts your computer at risk! Activate Disk Antivirus Professional, and enable safe web surfing (recommended). Ignore warnings and visit that site in the current stat (not recommended).

Warning! Application cannot be executed. The file GoogleUpdate.exe infected. Please activate your antivirus software.

Spyware.IEMonster activity detected. This is spyware that attempts to steal passwords from Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Outlook and other programs. Click here to remove it immediately with Disk Antivirus.

Security Monitor: WARNING! Attention! System detected a potential hazard (TrojanSPM/LX) on your computer that may infect executable files. Your private information and PC safety is at risk. To get rid of unwanted spyware and keep your computer safe your need to update your current security software. Click Yes to download official intrusion detection system (IDS software).

Disk Antivirus Professional Warning Intercepting programs that may compromise your privacy and harm your system have been detected on your PC. Click here to remove them immediately with Disk Antivirus Professional.

Warning: Your computer is infected Detected spyware infection! Click this message to install the last update of security software…

Disk Antivirus Warning Your PC is still infected with dangerous viruses. Activate antivirus protection to prevent data loss and avoid the theft of your credit card details.

With such scary looking pop ups and fake virus scans, it is easy to see why Disk Antivirus Professional has tricked so many people into purchasing it. Do not fall for this gimmick. Use one of the removal methods below to quickly remove this bogus infection.

How to Remove Disk Antivirus Professional

Disk Antivirus Professional can be a challenging thing to remove due to the way it will block other programs from running. It can make changes to your registry, infect critical system files, . It may even completely destroy your current antivirus or antispyware program making them useless. Don’t give up hope yet though, because we have two ways to remove this bogus infection.

The first method is automatic and is recommended because it is the fastest and easiest. The manual method is a little trickier and should only be attempted by the more advanced user. You can read about both methods below:

Automatic removal is by far the fastest and easiest method of removal. It is based on using a genuine antispyware program that is designed to destroy infections like this and keep your computer protected in the future.

Download the removal tool here: Disk Antivirus Professional Removal Tool

Alternatively you can click Start –> Run. Type into the run box and press o.k. Either way will initiate the download.

Rename the downloaded file to “explorer.exe” (without the quotation marks), the reason you must rename it is to prevent Disk Antivirus Professional from blocking it’s ability to run.

Double click on explorer.exe to launch the removal tool. It will automatically terminate any Disk Antivirus Professional processes and allow you to install the removal tool. Follow the on-screen instructions to finish the installation.

After installation, Spy Hunter will update to the newest version and begin an automatic scan of your system. Now register the software and it will automatically find and remove Disk Antivirus Professional and it’s associated files and registry entries.

Your computer should now be free of any traces of Disk Antivirus Professional and any other spyware or virus infections you may have had.

Spy Hunter’s free version will only find the infected files and registry entries. Registration is required to fully remove the infection (although you can use the scan to find the exact files and registry entries for manual removal). We highly recommend automatic removal due to how easy and fast it is. If your current antivirus let this infection onto your computer, then perhaps you need better protection :)

Manual removal can be long and tricky due to having to remove all Disk Antivirus Professional executables, files and folders, and registry entries. It is only recommended if you know what you are doing.

Before considering to use these manual removal steps, please consider the following disclaimer:

Altering computer files and register items should only be attempted by knowledgeable computer users. Errors in performing these steps may lead to problems effecting other aspects of your machine. Attempt these steps at your own risk, otherwise consider using the automatic removal method.

Download Process Explorer to your desktop and rename it “explorer.exe” (without the quotation marks).

Double click on explorer.exe to launch Process Explorer. Identify any processes associated with Disk Antivirus Professional and terminate them by clicking on them and selecting “End Process Tree”.

Now you must find and delete any infected files and folders related to Disk Antivirus Professional such as but not limited to:




You must access the registry editor to remove the infected registry entries. To access the registry editor, click Start –> Run and type in “regedit” (without quotations). Now you need to delete/repair any and all corrupt registry entries such as but not limited to:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce “[RANDOM

Due to the polymorphic nature of this virus we cannot guarantee the actual location of the files or registry entries. can not be held responsible for problems or damages that may occur by using this information, and we strongly suggest using the automatic removal method to remove Disk Antivirus Professional.

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About Justin

I specialize in computer safety, and teaching people to be safe online. I created with the sole intention of helping people quickly and easily remove any Spyware/Adware/Malware or Virus infection they might have. And also to teach the importance of using a good Anti-Spyware and Anti-Virus program. Most people I help had no idea that they were leaving themselves completely open to Virus and Spyware infections. Follow me on
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5 Responses to Remove Disk Antivirus Professional

  1. John says:

    this POS infected my computer today. A quick search turned up this website.

    I followed the directions for manual removal, but It was too tricky for me.

    So I followed the automatic removal (I wasn’t happy I had to pay) and it removed this damn infection for now. Hopefully it will be gone for good this time.

    This disk antivirus professional really is a pain in the ass.

    Thank you for helping me remove disk antivirus professional

  2. Keith says:

    I just wanted to say thanks. I can finally use my computer again. I was just about to throw my computer out of the window.

  3. July says:

    Thanks for the video and this removal guide. Tried a couple other removal guides, and this one was be far the easiest to follow.

  4. Quentin says:

    Found this site after watching your youtube video. Thanks for you help in helping me remove Disk Antivirus Professional. I tried the manual removal method, but it was a little to complicated for me. I Used the manual removal method and it removed it instantly. Thank you!

  5. Jim W says:

    Thank you so much for this removal guide. Finally, Finally, Finally I have removed Disk Antivirus Professional!

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