Remove Earth Antivirus
Removal instructions

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Earth Antivirus is also known as EarthAntivirus, Earth AV | Type: Rogue Antispyware
Earth Antivirus is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as Green AV and Eco Antivirus. The rogue program uses false scan results and misleading alerts to scare users into thinking that their computers are infected. Earth Antivirus is typically promoted through the use of Trojans, fake online scanners and other websites that display pop ups stating that your computer is infected and that you should download and run Earth AV in order to clean your computer. It goes without saying, that you shouldn't trust it. And most importantly, don't purchase this bogus program. Instead, you should remove Earth Antivirus from your computer as soon as possible. The removal instructions below will show you how to uninstall this rogue program.

Once installed, EarthAntivirus will scan your computer and then list a variety of infections that cannot be removed until you purchase the program. The scan results are false and are only being shown to scare you into thinking you are infected. As a typical rogue security program, Earth Antivirus will display many fake security alerts and pop-ups from Windows Taskbar. Those alerts will claim that your computer is infected with spyware, adware and other types of malware. Please ignore those fake alerts.

As you can see, Earth Antivirus has only one goal, which is to scare you into purchasing the program. However, it's a virus itself and should be removed from the system upon detection. Also note, that of you have already purchased this bogus program then you should contact your credit card company and dispute the charges. The homepage of this rogue program is earth-av.com. Related files: ErV_paid.exe, ergui.exe, gsl.dll, Earth AV .lnk, Earth AV.lnk

Earth Antivirus properties:
• Changes browser settings
• Shows commercial adverts
• Connects itself to the internet
• Stays resident in background

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Earth Antivirus manual removal

Kill processes:
ergui.exe
ErV_paid.exe
eav.exe
msdl.exe
vec.exe
Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Earth AV
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\ Run "Earth AV"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Current\Version\Uninstall "Earth AV"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\EAV
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AppID{29256442-2C14-48CA-B756-3EE0F8BDC774}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AppIDWStech.DLL
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID{A5DBD8CB-DF8A-4992-A655-B155216F6AFB}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface{051C9A06-FB08-486F-B09B-8B33B261637D}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib{512E801E-2F02-4ADE-ACAA-58F08A22B2F8}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\WStech.WStechB
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\WStech.WStechB.1
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects{A5DBD8CB-DF8A-4992-A655-B155216F6AFB}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet002ControlClass{4D36E96E-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}S
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Run "mxcll"
Unregister DLLs:
gsl.dll
WStech.dll

Delete files:
Earth AV.lnk
Base.dat
msdl.exe
msll.exe
vec.exe
WStech.dll
Earth AV .lnk
gsl.dll
ergui.exe
ErV_paid.exe
Delete directories:
%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\Earth AV\
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\eav
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\Machine
%APPDATA%\mozillafirefoxprofiles

Geolocation of Earth Antivirus

This map reveals the prevalence of Earth Antivirus. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: Pakistan, India, Mexico, Spain and Italy.

QR code for Earth Antivirus removal instructions

Earth Antivirus 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 Earth Antivirus 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 Earth Antivirus right in your pocket.
Simply use the QR scanner and read removal instructions from mobile device.

Information added: 2010-07-13 02:01
Information updated: 2010-07-19 07:58

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