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Windows Antivirus Master Rogue Removal Instructions


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The Emsisoft malware research team has discovered a new outbreak of the Windows Antivirus Master Rogue. Emsisoft Anti-Malware detects this malware as Rogue.Win32.GuardSoft.

Windows Antivirus Master is a rogue scanner application. A rogue application tries to trick you by displaying false-positive or misleading scan results, which claim that your computer has a problem, or is infected with malware, but you will not be able to fix it unless you purchase this fake program.

Created files:

%AppData%\svc-[random].exe
%AppData%\data.sec
%UserProfile%\Desktop\Windows Antivirus Master.lnk
%AllUsersProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Windows Antivirus Master.lnk 
Created/modified registry entries:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
PrSft = %AppData%\svc-[random].exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\MpCmdRun.exe
Debugger = svchost.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\MpUXSrv.exe
Debugger = svchost.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\MSASCui.exe
Debugger = svchost.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msconfig.exe
Debugger = svchost.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msmpeng.exe
Debugger = svchost.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msseces.exe
Debugger = svchost.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\k9filter.exe
Debugger = svchost.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bckd
ImagePath = 22.sys 
Screenshots:

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Once infected this rogue will restart the machine automatically and try to lock Windows so you cannot open any other application unless you activate it. To activate this rogue and facilitate its removal, click on the question mark button, and select Register. Enter one of the following serial numbers:

0W000-000B0-00T00-E0001

0W000-000B0-00T00-E0002

0W000-000B0-00T00-E0003

 

How to remove the Windows Antivirus Master rogue infection?

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

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