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AntiMalware. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

removal by Julie Splinters - -   Also known as Anti Malware | Type: Rogue Antispyware
AntiMalware is a misleading application that reports false infections/system security threats, displays fake security alerts, uses browser hijacking and other methods to trick you into believing that your computer is infected with Trojans, Worms and other viruses. This misleading application is a clone of the rogue security program called Active Security. So, obviously it has many similarities with Active Security malware. AntiMalware is promoted mostly through the use of Trojans that comes from fake online scanners, fake online video websites or bundled with other malicious software. When running, the rogue program will perform fake system scans and then prompt you to pay for a full version of the program to remove the threats which do not actually exist. This is a scam; do not purchase this bogus application. Instead, uninstall AntiMalware from your computer as soon as possible.

AntiMalware graphical user interface
[Figure 1. AntiMalware graphical user interface]

Once installed, AntiMalware rogue will be configured to start automatically each time you log on into Windows. The rogue program will display numerous infections and security threats but won’t let you remove them unless you first purchase the program. The reported infections are fake, but use real names. The list of reported infections:

Rootkit.Win32.Agent.pp Trojan.Win32.Agent.dcc
Trojan-Clicker.HTML.IFrame.g Virus.Win32.Hala.a Trojan-Dropper.Win32.Small.go
Trojan-Clicker.Win32.Tiny.a Email-Worm.Win32.NetSky.q Trojan-Spy.Win32.Iespy.od
Net-Worm.Win32.Mytob.t Trojan-Clicker.Win32.NetBuie.b
Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Agent.alr Trojan-Downloader.NSIS.Agent.a
Trojan-Dropper.Win32.VB.or Net-Worm.Win32.DipNet.d

To make things even worse, AntiMalware will block anti-virus software and even try to uninstall some of them. The rogue will attempt to uninstall NOD32 Antivirus, Kaspersky, AVG, BitDefender, avast!, Avira AntiVir, Sophos and other antivirus software. Furthermore, it will constantly display fake security alerts and notifications about supposedly detected harmful programs on your computer, network attacks, keyloggers and very dangerous viruses that may steal private information.

AntiMalware fake security alerts
[Figure 2. AntiMalware fake security alerts]

AntiMalware network security alert
Network attack rejected!
Your computer is being attacked from remote host. Attack has been classified as Remote code execution attempt.

Timely AntiMalware removal is very important as this misleading application is able to download and install additional malware onto your computer. It may block System Restore, Task Manager and even disable safe mode. As you can see, this malware is quite dangerous. Most importantly, do not purchase it. If you have already done that, please contact your credit card company and dispute the charges. Please use the removal guide below to remove AntiMalware from your computer manually for free. And last, but not least, scan your PC with a legitimate anti-spyware application to make sure if the system is not infected with other malware.

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AntiMalware manual removal:

Kill processes:


Delete registry values:




HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun "AntiMalware"

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionShell ExtensionsApproved "{5E2121EE-0300-11D4-8D3B-444553540000}"

Unregister DLLs:

Delete files:





AntiMalware Support.lnk

Uninstall AntiMalware.lnk




Delete directories:
C:Program FilesAntiMalware

C:Documents and SettingsAll UsersStart MenuProgramsAntiMalware


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  • Samson

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  • Marc

    I installed it. I purchased it. It worked fine. Scanned twice in two months and found malware which was confirmed by another malware program. Ran it three more times with no malware found. If they are that disreputable, wouldnt it find at least something to keep you hooked?
    My only reason for coming to this forum was to see if I could disable auto startup and change to manual – could not through services. I uninstalled it for one reason only, it was memory intensive. I had NO issues uninstalling so I do not understand all the fuss. Perhaps this author is promoting his own wares? Activeris is still in business, same website everything – a scammer could not have lasted years like this with the same software and upgrades.

  • Keith

    II have used malware in my computer for the past 5 or so years and have no problems with it. I have just uninstalled mine and put an other virsion in. So I do not know what all the fuss is over malware,All these problems you seem to be having seems to me that you are running to many anti virus malware and spy ware at the same time and causing conficts,this was explained to me I have had no problems.

  • fuck you antimalware

    i cant get it off i tried all the ways to delete it but its not die
    i deleted alll the stuff from my computer i used malwarebites smn help meeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee im gonna been killed

  • kavita

    Hi all,
    antimalware was installed on my system..and provided various warning messages to found virus in my system. first i tried to uninstall that program but i was unsuccessful to do it. so i deleted the folder from the system. am not sure at the moment does it made registries in the file or these four files n folder are seems to be not sure how to delete its entries from the files
    location: C:UserskavitaAppDataRoaming2979AC4FC8261B22885531146DD58937

  • Guest

    Hello I cannot get into the into the internet to download this. Right now I am using my iPod. All this could be useless if I can't get online. What do I do?!?!?!

  • Guest

    I got this program on my computer somehow and its HORRIBLE! I've tried all sorts of ways to delete it and its just not working. I even tried going through their “customer service” only to be told that a phone number is only available for “authorized customers”.


  • Guest

    How can i trust your information here

  • Guest

    cant anyone report this malware and ban it??? if so plz do

  • mitch

    your information is very useful if you can see the screen; in safe mode I have attempted to enter my computer but cannot see any information. the screen is dark and I am unable to resaolve this? any suggestions for this besides taking my computer to a PC store??

  • Guest

    download has viruses

  • Guest

    couldn't be totally removed by above instructions and instructions from other website, then downloaed free anti-malfare software, fixed.

  • Guest

    can someone please explain the steps needed to delete the spyware, I did not purchase it. Somehow it just showed up

  • Guest

    NONE of those things are on my computer and yet I still have the stupid thing. Please is there anymore info?

  • Guest

    I didn't purchase, but my other computer still died. I'm sunk.

  • Guest

    says a lot but not how to remove it. I need to know how to remove it

  • Guest

    how do you remove this antimalware from computor

  • an

    This Antimalware is really a SCAM. Charged by Realgoldsoft BAKU AZ. Contact your credit card company as soon as possible and file a disputer letter.

  • Guest

    Thank you for this information.
    I appreciate this immensely it was very useful

  • Guest


    This excty what happened to me, fortunately I didn't purchase the software. This is very helpful info. Thanks a lot.

  • Guest

    wow thank you hahah

  • Robin

    – antimalware.exe and uninstall.exe may not appear in the process list. Then you have to kill *32.exe process.
    – amext.dll may be locked for deletion. In this case rename it and move it to desktop. After the next reboot, delete it.
    – 4otjesjty.mof c.dat creg.dat may not be found on the system.

  • Hare Krishna Hare Rama

    Great Information Thanks a Lot. I Suspected Antimalware.
    Hare Krishna Bless you.