Antivirus Studio 2010 is a rogue security program from the same family as Desktop Security 2010. This fake security program is promoted mainly through the use of fake online anti-malware scanners and malicious websites but in some cases it comes bundled with other malware, usually Trojans. Once installed, Antivirus Studio 2010 will pretend to scan your computer for malware. It will report that your computer is infected with numerous Trojans, adware, spyware and other malware. AntivirusStudio 2010 won’t let you to remove these supposedly found infections unless you first purchase the full version of the program. You will get a lifetime license and special support for $90. This would be great if it were true. Unfortunately, Antivirus Studio 2010 is a scam. It won’t remove any infections form your computer simply because it’s an actual virus itself. If you find that your computer is infected with this scareware, please use the removal instructions below to remove Antivirus Studio 2010 from the system immediately. You can choose to remove it manually but we strongly recommend to use automatic removal tool for Antivirus Studio 2010 because there might be other malware on your computer as well.
While AntivirusStudio2010 is running, it will display fake security alerts, block legitimate security programs claiming that they are infected and hijack your web browser. Some of the fake security alerts are:
Antivirus Studio 2010 has its own security center. It claims that your antivirus software is not activated and that your computer is not protected against various security threats and attack from the Internet. It displays modified task manager claiming that there are several infected processes, but the most interesting thing is that it flags Antivirus Studio 2010 process as infected too. This rogue program also hijacks web browsers and displays such fake message:
As you can see, the main goal of Antivirus Studio 2010 is to scare you into thinking that your computer is infected. Please don’t buy this bogus program. If you have already purchased it then please contact your credit card company and dispute the charges. Detailed Antivirus Studio 2010 removal instructions are given below.
Antivirus Studio 2010 manual removal:
AntiVirus Studio 2010.exe
Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareAntiVirus Studio 2010
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallAntiVirus Studio 2010
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun "AntiVirus Studio 2010"
AntiVirus Studio 2010.exe
AntiVirus Studio 2010.lnk
How to Activate AntiVirus Studio 2010.lnk
%UserProfile%Application DataAntiVirus Studio 2010
%UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsAntiVirus Studio 2010