Remove Advanced Virus Protection
Removal instructions

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Advanced Virus Protection is also known as AdvancedVirus Protection, AdvancedVirusProtection, Advanced VirusProtection | Type: Rogue Antispyware
Advanced Virus Protection is a misleading security application that displays false or exaggerated scan results and fake security alerts to make you think your computer is infected. Once installed, the rogue application will give a list of system security threats and then will state that you must purchase this program to remove those threats. However, do not purchase it. You should uninstall Advanced Virus Protection from the system as soon as possible.

Advanced Virus Protection is promoted through the use of Trojans, fake online anti-malware scanner and ads or it enters the system with the help of other malware. Usually, Trojan viruses display fake security alerts stating that your computer has many security issues. Fake online anti-malware scanners display similar notifications too. While active, Trojans may hijack your Desktop and display the following text:

"System has been stopped due to a serious malfunction"
"Your computer has been shut down to prevent damage"

While running, Advanced Virus Protection will ostensibly scan your computer and list a variety of security threats that won't be removed unless you first purchase the program. The scan results are of course false. You may safely ignore them. The same applies to fake security warnings that will come from Windows task bar or Windows Security Center. The main problem with those fake security warnings is that they look like legitimate ones and it is very difficult to get rid of them. Fake security alerts will show up like every 45 seconds. What is more, AdvancedVirusProtection will also slow down your computer and block antivirus software. Likely, it will hijack Internet Explorer and Firefox too.

Advanced Virus Protection is a scam designed to steal money from inexperienced computer users. Do not purchase this program. Instead, remove Advanced Virus Protection from your computer upon detection. Related files: Uninstall.exe

Advanced Virus Protection properties:
• Changes browser settings
• Shows commercial adverts
• Stays resident in background

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Advanced Virus Protection manual removal

Kill processes:
Advanced Virus Protection.exe
Uninstall.exe
sdra64.exe
Delete registry values:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Advanced Virus Protection
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Advanced Virus Protection
Delete files:
Advanced Virus Protection.exe
Uninstall.exe
sdra64.exe

QR code for Advanced Virus Protection removal instructions

Advanced Virus Protection qrcode QR is short for Quick Response. They can be read quickly by the mobile phones. QR codes can store more data than standard barcodes, including url links, geo coordinates, and text.
The reason we add QR code to the website is that parasites like Advanced Virus Protection are really hard to remove on infected computer. you can quicly scan the QR code with your mobile device and have manual removal instructions to uninstall Advanced Virus Protection right in your pocket.
Simply use the QR scanner and read removal instructions from mobile device.

Information added: 2009-08-14 02:22
Information updated: 2010-06-02 14:06

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Users comments about Advanced Virus Protection:

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How do I get rid of it? when I start windows, my desktop will not show up and a window with this scanner is there and I only can get rid of it by pressing Alt F4, but the desktop will not reappear for me to go into control panel and get rid of it.
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virusprotecti0n
wow! your website have the great information about virusprotecti0n.I'm sure I will be back again.
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