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AntiVira Av. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

removal by Ugnius Kiguolis - -   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
INFILTRATION 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 STOPzilla.

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.

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If you failed to remove infection using Reimage, submit a question to our support team and provide as much details as possible.
Reimage is recommended to uninstall AntiVira Av. Free scanner allows you to check whether your PC is infected or not. If you need to remove malware, you have to purchase the licensed version of Reimage malware removal tool.

Note: Manual assistance required means that one or all of removers were unable to remove parasite without some manual intervention, please read manual removal instructions below.

More information about this program can be found in Reimage review.

More information about this program can be found in Reimage review.
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AntiVira Av manual removal:

Kill processes:
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Delete registry values:
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HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrent VersionRun "[random].exe"

Delete files:
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  • Guest

    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!

  • Guest

    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!

  • Guest

    thanks so much for this – what a nightmare this was – it totally blocked my internet/pc . what a scam.

  • Guest

    I was able to disable antivira av bij system recovery (launched from safe mode). It worked (at least it's not visible anymore).