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Fake Antivirus Adware Removal Instructions


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

“Antivirus”, is name of this rogue application, it come from hxxp://just-protect-pc.info. This rogue application tries to trick you by displaying false positive/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 purchase.

Create new files:

  • %ProgramFiles%AntivirusAvBho.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%AntivirusUninstall.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%Antiviruswscsvc32.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%AntivirusAntivirus.exe
  • %AllUsersProfile%DesktopAntivirus.lnk
  • %AllUsersProfile%Start MenuProgramsAntivirusAntivirus.lnk
  • %AllUsersProfile%Start MenuProgramsAntivirusUninstall.lnk
  • %UserProfile%Application DataMicrosoftInternet ExplorerQuick LaunchAntivirus.lnk
  • %UserProfile%Local SettingsTempwinupd64x.exe

Create new registry entries:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareAntivirus
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClassesAvBho.AvBhoApp
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClassesAvBho.AvBhoAppCLSID
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClassesAvBho.AvBhoAppCurVer
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClassesAvBho.AvBhoApp.1
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClassesAvBho.AvBhoApp.1CLSID
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClassesclsid{9d541c6a-573b-4888-b35e-6816e68c3620}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClassesclsid{9d541c6a-573b-4888-b35e-6816e68c3620}InprocServer32
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClassesclsid{9d541c6a-573b-4888-b35e-6816e68c3620}ProgID
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClassesclsid{9d541c6a-573b-4888-b35e-6816e68c3620}Programmable
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClassesclsid{9d541c6a-573b-4888-b35e-6816e68c3620}TypeLib
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClassesclsid{9d541c6a-573b-4888-b35e-6816e68c3620}VersionIndependentProgID
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClassesInterface{967A494A-6AEC-4555-9CAF-FA6EB00ACF91}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClassesInterface{967A494A-6AEC-4555-9CAF-FA6EB00ACF91}ProxyStubClsid
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClassesInterface{967A494A-6AEC-4555-9CAF-FA6EB00ACF91}ProxyStubClsid32
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClassesInterface{967A494A-6AEC-4555-9CAF-FA6EB00ACF91}TypeLib
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClassesInterface{9692BE2F-EB8F-49D9-A11C-C24C1EF734D5}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClassesInterface{9692BE2F-EB8F-49D9-A11C-C24C1EF734D5}ProxyStubClsid
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClassesInterface{9692BE2F-EB8F-49D9-A11C-C24C1EF734D5}ProxyStubClsid32
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClassesInterface{9692BE2F-EB8F-49D9-A11C-C24C1EF734D5}TypeLib
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClassesTypelib{65DA0CE6-30D1-4144-A0B6-59BD01372E26}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClassesTypelib{65DA0CE6-30D1-4144-A0B6-59BD01372E26}1.0
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClassesTypelib{65DA0CE6-30D1-4144-A0B6-59BD01372E26}1.0
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