AV Antivirus Suite is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as AV Security Suite
. Once installed, this rogue program will disable certain system tools, block legitimate antivirus and anti-spyware programs and nearly all websites and display fake security alerts to make you think that your computer is infected with malware. The rogue program will state that your computer is infected with Trojans, adware, spyware and other viruses. It will display fake error message titled "Application can not be executed"
when you attempt to launch anti-spyware program. The main goal of AV Antivirus Suite is to trick you into purchasing a license of this program. Don't buy it, because AVAntivirusSuite is nothing more but a scam. Instead, please follow removal instructions below to remove AV Antivirus Suite from your computer upon detection.
As a typical rogue program, it will display a bunch of fake security alerts and pop-ups about spyware infections. Just like the false scan results, fake security alerts were made to scare you into thinking that you are infected. Please ignore false scan results and fake security alerts. AV Antivirus Suite will also hijack Internet Explorer and redirect you various unrelated or misleading websites full of other malware or advertisements. It will block nearly all security related websites to protect itself from being removed. What is more, AV Anti-virus Suite modifies LAN settings and enables proxy server. You will have to restore default settings, otherwise, you won't be able to download antispyware programs from the Internet. It goes without saying that if you find that your computer is infected with this rogue you should uninstall it from the system as soon as possible. In order to do this, please follow the removal instructions below. Also, if you have purchased this bogus program, the contact your credit card company and dispute the charges.
AV Antivirus Suite 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
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
AV Antivirus Suite properties
• Changes browser settings
• Shows commercial adverts
• Connects itself to the internet
• Stays resident in background
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AV Antivirus Suite manual removal:
Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download "RunInvalidSignatures" = "1"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\PhishingFilter "Enabled" = "0"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "ProxyOverride" = ""
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "ProxyServer" = "http=127.0.0.1:1041"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Associations "LowRiskFileTypes" = ".exe"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments "SaveZoneInformation" = "1"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "ProxyEnable" = "1"
C:\Documents and Settings\[UserName]\Local Settings\Application Data\[random]