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Antivirus PC 2009 Adware Removal Instructions

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The Emsi Software malware research team has discoverd a new outbreak of the Antivirus PC 2009 adware. a-squared Anti-Malware detects this malware as Adware.Win32.AntivirusPC2009.

Antivirus PC 2009 is a rogue scanner program. Once installed, this application will be immediately perform scan action without prior notice. This fake scanner application tries to trick you by displaying misleading scan results report, which says that your computer is infected with viruses or trojan, but you will not be able to delete them before you buy this fraud application. Be careful with this program, because it not going to protect your computer but will only spend your money.

Create new files and directories:

  • %ProgramFiles%Antivirus PC 20092.vbs
  • %ProgramFiles%Antivirus PC 2009avpc2009.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%Antivirus PC 2009avpc2009s.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%Antivirus PC 2009bzip2.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%Antivirus PC 2009libltdl3.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%Antivirus PC 2009pthreadVC2.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%Antivirus PC 2009Uninstaller.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%Antivirus PC 2009datadaily.cvd
  • %ProgramFiles%Antivirus PC 2009dataself.hdb
  • %ProgramFiles%Antivirus PC 2009data
  • %ProgramFiles%Antivirus PC 2009quarantine
  • %UserProfile%DesktopAntivirus PC 2009.lnk
  • %UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsAntivirus PC 2009.lnk

Create new registry entries:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwaremicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallAntivirus PC 2009
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwaremicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun, “Antivirus PC 2009″
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERsoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun, “Antivirus PC 2009″

Screenshots:

Adware.Win32.AntivirusPC2009_1-400x291.p

Adware.Win32.AntivirusPC2009_2-400x291.p

Adware.Win32.AntivirusPC2009_3-400x283.p

Adware.Win32.AntivirusPC2009_4-400x269.p

Adware.Win32.AntivirusPC2009_5-400x59.pn

How to remove the infection of Antivirus PC 2009 (Adware.Win32.AntivirusPC2009)?

To delete this malware infection, please download and install a-squared Anti-Malware. Run a full scan on all drives and move all detected items to the quarantine.



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