AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

removal by Alice Woods - -   Also known as AntiVirusAntiSpyware2011, Anti Virus Anti Spyware 2011 | Type: Rogue Antispyware
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AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011 is a rogue security program promoted through the use of Trojans and advertisements that pretend to be online anti-malware scanners. It uses misleading techniques to make it difficult to remove it. The rogue disables Task Manager so that you cannot end the processes associated with this program. It terminates known security software to protect itself from being removed. AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011 automatically scans your computer and displays a list of non-existent infections. If you attempt to remove any of these infections, though, it will state that you first need to purchase the program to do so. In reality, these detected files are legitimate Windows files that if removed could affect the proper operation of Windows. Please do not purchase this rogue program and use the removal instructions below to remove AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011.

While AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011 is running, it will display fake security alerts about dangerous infections and threats. Some of the fake alerts read:

Antispyware software warning
Your computer is infected with spyware and malware. Last scan results: 371 infected files found! Click this notification to fix the problem.

AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011
WARNING! 320 threats detected
Detected malicious programs can damage your computer and compromise your privacy. It’s strongly recommended to remove them immediatly!
Potential risks: Infecting other computers on your network
Continue unprotected Remove all threats now

When you try to download security software for its remova, you will also be informed by such messages:

Security Center
Unauthorized remote connection!
Your system is making an unauthorized personal data transfer to a remote computer!
Warning! Unauthorized personal data transfer is detected! It may be your personal credit card details, logins and passwords, browsing habits or information about files you have downloaded.
To protect your private data, please click “Prevent Connection” button below.

Security Center Alert
To help protect your computer, Security Center has blocked some features of this program.
Name: Win64.BIT.Looker.exe
Risk: High

Insecurity Internet activity. Threat of virus attack
Due to insecure Internet browsing your PC can easily get infected with viruses, worms and trojans without knowledge, and that can lead to system slowdown, freezes and crashes. Also insecure Internet activity can result in revealing your personal information. To get full advanced real-time protection for PC and Internet activity, register your antivirus software.

As you can see, AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011 is a scam. It goes without saying that you should definitely not purchase this program, and if you have, please contact your credit card company and dispute the charges. To remove AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011 from your PC please use the removal guide below. We strongly recommend you to use STOPzilla or other anti-spyware program to remove all infections from your computer.

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AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011 manual removal:

Kill processes:
AntiVirus AntiSpyware.exe

securitymanager.exe

mscjm.exe

recf.exe

securityhelper.exe

Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareAntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallAntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerBrowserEmulation "TLDUpdates" = '1'

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun "AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011"

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun "AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011 Security"

Delete files:
AntiVirus AntiSpyware.exe,

securitymanager.exe,

AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011.lnk,

mscjm.exe,

recf.exe,

securityhelper.exe

[random].exe

Delete directories:
%APPDATA%AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011

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  • guest

    have read elsewhere that you are only able to do it manurally through the registry

  • Guest

    Downloaded Windows Defender and ran scan, found it and removed it All is well again. Oh and its free. Thanks Microsoft.

  • Peter Desoza

    Thank you, this actually worked. I didn’t think it was going to!

  • LINDA

    Thank you for your advice!
    This ANTIVIRUS/ANTISPYWARE 2011 program IS a virus!!

  • Guest

    Thanks a lot. It helped.

  • rishi

    very easy to use method….mscjm.exe and recf.exe were not there…..