WolfRam AntiVirus is an outright scam and found to be a rogue anti-virus application. WolfRam AntiVirus is another fake security app that uses the name of a trusted source in hopes to foil computer users. Being named WolfRam AntiVirus, computer users may mistake the program to be part of a trusted entity. That trusted entity in the case of WolfRam AntiVirus is the wolframalpha website which is a trusted search engine. Hackers who are in the business of rendering scams on unsuspecting computer users create programs like WolfRam AntiVirus. At the first sign of WolfRam AntiVirus, a PC user must take action to remove the application before it is able to cause system damages or even worst, convince the user to waste their hard earned money on a worthless program.
Are you getting popups from WolfRam AntiVirus? Have you identified that you have WolfRam AntiVirus installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove WolfRam AntiVirus completely from your computer?
Why should you remove WolfRam AntiVirus?
If WolfRam AntiVirus resides on your computer, it can potentially damage your personal files or you may end up losing data stored on your system. Research has shown that WolfRam AntiVirus may have the ability to make your computer vulnerable to remote attacks which could result, initially, in loss of money, possibly identity theft, and, eventually, a painstaking WolfRam AntiVirus removal process.
How can you manually remove WolfRam AntiVirus
Manual removal of WolfRam AntiVirus may not be for everyone. Each manual WolfRam AntiVirus removal step must be followed delicately to completely remove all related files and registry entries from your computer. If you are unsure or have doubts about editing your system registry, then we recommend that you use the automatic WolfRam AntiVirus removal process.
WolfRam AntiVirus can be removed manually by following the steps below.
- With all programs closed, click the Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.
- Locate the Add/Remove Programs icon and double click it.
- Locate WolfRam AntiVirus in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find WolfRam AntiVirus, you can continue to step 5.
- Restart your computer.
- Close all open programs and windows on your desktop.
- Open your registry editor (regedit) program by going to Start Menu, type in regedit, and click OK.
- Find all of the following registry entries and delete them. If you do not know how to do this,
then you can read how to edit the registry in Windows.HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe”HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[RANDOM CHARACTERS]”
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Delete all of the following files that are associated with WolfRam AntiVirus from your computer.%TempDir%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\WolfRam AntiVirus.exe
If you need a better understanding on how to search for these files then you can read how to find and search for files and folders here.
If you have issues deleting any of the previously listed files that are associated with WolfRam AntiVirus, you can try rebooting your computer into safe mode. Booting into safe mode may allow certain malicious files to be deleted. If you are wondering how to boot into safe mode, you can read our process for starting a computer in safe mode here.
Image 2. Select "Safe Mode with Networking"
After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with WolfRam AntiVirus by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\WolfRam AntiVirus folder, select it, and delete it. In some cases you may not be able to find this directory. You can still continue to the next step.
Restart your computer. You do not need to boot into safe mode at this point. You should have removed WolfRam AntiVirus completely from your computer. If you find that WolfRam AntiVirus is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic WolfRam AntiVirus removal process.