Upeksvr.exe virus (Antivirus Security Pro)

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Upeksvr.exe is a file that may be infected, leading users to installation o malware called Antivirus Security Pro. This is a fake antispyware program currently attacking many PCs today. Upeksvr.exe is a special file which today gets distributed all over the world through many infected and truly malicious links. The odds are that this is the direct installer of Antivirus Security Pro scam.


Upeksvr.exe virus

Not all files named as upeksvr.exe are related to the rogue called Antivirus Security Pro. However, as we’ve already mentioned, there are very many files on the web which are closely related to this rogue, and they have such an exact name. They are the installers of this scam, and you should be very careful not to execute (launch) them.

The upeksvr.exe (when it is the installer of Antivirus Security Pro) will have the exact icon as shown in the image above. Please be very careful with it. If you receive such an attachment in one of spam emails – please don’t execute it. Similarly, be very careful whenever you click some suspicious links you might get online, or, again, in your mailbox. Finally, if your system has already become infected with this rogue, please follow the guide below to remove it.

How to stop Antivirus Security Pro rogue process:

  1. Click “Start” and select “My Computer“, or use Win+E hotkey command to open Windows Explorer.
  2. In the address line type this text: http://gridinsoft.com/downloads/explorer.exe, and then click “Enter“.
  3. Save the utility “explorer.exe” to your Desktop.
  4. Run “explorer.exe” from Desktop.
  5. In the empty field type the text Antivirus Security.
  6. Click “Scan“.
  7. Give your permission to kill the process of Antivirus Security Pro virus (once the utility finds it).
  8. Warning! The rogue Antivirus Security Pro has not yet been removed. You’ve just stopped its process. Now you need to scan your PC with reliable antivirus program we recommend below.

Removal video:

Examples of fake security alerts and warnings reported by Antivirus Security Pro scam:

Warning! Infected file detected
Location: File System
Suspicious activity detected in the application cmd.exe to the behavior of the virus Win32/Conficker.X. For your security and to avoid loss of data, the operation of application cmd.exe has been temporarily restricted.

Warning! Network attack attempt detected.
We strongly recommend activating full edition of Antivirus Security Pro for repairing threats.

Warning! Network attack attempt detected.
To keep the computer safe, the threat must be blocked.

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