AntiVira Av. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

AntiVira Av is also known as Anti Vira Av | Type: Rogue Antispyware
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AntiVira Av is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as Antivirus .NET. The rogue program states that your computer is infected with viruses that may steel your sensitive information or even make your PC unusable. AntiVira Av reports false system security threats and infections to scare you into thinking that your computer is infected. It then prompts to pay for a full version of the program to remove the threats. Don't buy this rogue program. Instead, please use the removal instructions below to remove AntiVira Av from your computer upon detection.

AntiVira Av is promoted through the use of Trojans. Once installed, the rogue program will scan your computer and state that there are several critical infections that should be removed from the system immediately. As a typical rogue program it won't let you to remove the infections unless you first purchase it. What is more, it will constantly display fake security alerts about serious system threats and critical infections.

Antivirus software alert
Your computer is being attacked by an internet virus. It could be a password-stealing attack, trojan - dropper or similar.
Threat: BankerFox.A
Do you want to block this attack? Yes or No

It will also terminate pretty much all other applications on your computer and state that they are infected. Furthermore, it will configure Windows to use a a proxy server, so that you won't be able to open any other websites except those related to Security Suite scareware. We strongly recommend you to scan your computer a reliable anti-spyware program, such as Spyware Doctor.

If you have already purchased it then contact your credit card company as soon as possible and tell them what has happened. Also note that AntiVira Av can download and install additional malware onto your computer.

AntiVira Av removal instructions

1. Restart your computer. As your computer restarts but before Windows launches, tap "F8" key constantly. Use the arrow keys to highlight the "Safe Mode with Networking" option as shown in the image below, and then press ENTER.

2. Open Internet Explorer. Click on the Tools menu and then select Internet Options.

3. In the the Internet Options window click on the Connections tab. Then click on the LAN settings button.

4. Now you will see Local Area Network (LAN) settings window. Uncheck the checkbox labeled Use a proxy server for your LAN under the Proxy Server section and press OK.

5. Download an automatic removal tool from this page and run a full system scan. Or download it form alternative location. AntiVira Av properties:
• Changes browser settings
• Shows commercial adverts
• Connects itself to the internet
• Stays resident in background

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AntiVira Av manual removal

Kill processes:
Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Run "[random].exe"
Delete files:

Geolocation of AntiVira Av

Map reveals the prevalence of AntiVira Av. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: United States.

Information added: 02/09/11 06:01; information updated: 02/25/11 12:02

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Comments on AntiVira Av

I was able to disable antivira av bij system recovery (launched from safe mode). It worked (at least it's not visible anymore).
thanks so much for this - what a nightmare this was - it totally blocked my internet/pc . what a scam.
Thank you SOOO much for posting this. It was. Freaking me out because it wouldn't let me use my own computer. I knew it was a scam but I couldn't figure it out.

Thanks again for your help!
Hi there, this is absolutely great advice! Saved my computer, and wouldnt know what to have done without it! I would have thought that Anti Vira was a genuine program, and even thought about deleting AVG for it! Thank you ever so much for the help!

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