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Antiviral Factory 2013 Rogue Removal Instructions

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The Emsisoft malware research team has discovered a new outbreak of the Antiviral Factory 2013 Rogue.Emsisoft Anti-Malware detects this malware as Rogue.Win32.AVFactory2013.
Antiviral Factory 2013 is a rogue scanner application. A rogue application tries to trick you by displaying false-positive or misleading scan results, which says that your computer has a problem, or is infected with viruses or trojan, but you will not be able to fix it unless you purchase the (fake) program.
 
Created files and folders:

%commonappdata%\<random
%commonappdata%\<random>\<random>.exe
%commonappdata%\<random>\<random>.ico
%programs%\Antiviral Factory 2013
%programs%\Antiviral Factory 2013\Antiviral Factory 2013.lnk
%programs%\Antiviral Factory 2013\Antiviral Factory 2013 Support Site.lnk
%programs%\Antiviral Factory 2013\Uninstall.lnk
%desktop%\Antiviral Factory 2013.lnk

Note, %commonappdata% typically refers to c:\programdata on Windows Vista/7/8 and c:\documents and settings\all users on Windows XP

 

Created registry entries:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
<random> = %commonappdata%\<random>\<random>.exe

Screenshots:


 
In order to make removal easier you can attempt to activate Antiviral Factory 2013 with the following serial number: AA39754E-715219CE

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

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