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How to tell your antivirus is fake?

Most of time, you use search Engine like Bing, Google, or Yahoo, and several links from top 10 of search results take you to another link and once you click on that link, ooops you receive pop up saying your system has infected. It will scan your system without of permission, and ask you to pay for activation for antivirus software. Use the following guideline to identity the fake one.
The antivirus that installed itself and proceed to scan is not a real one
If you are remind to pay for activation, it is fake
Real antivirus will scan your system, and download the latest definition file on scheduled. Real one won't bother you. On the other hand, fake one used annoying alerts to alert you.
Keep these guidelines in mind to identify the fake and not paying for any activation.

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