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XP Antivirus Pro 2010 Adware Removal Instructions

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The Emsi Software malware research team has discoverd a new outbreak of the XP Antivirus Pro 2010 adware. a-squared Anti-Malware detects this malware as Adware.Win32.XPAntivirusPro2010.

XP Antivirus Pro 2010 is a rogue application. 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. This rogue will active every time user access a browser like Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox and will show you fake alert message.

Create new file:

  • %UserProfile%Local SettingsApplication Dataav.exe

Create/modify registry entries:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClientsStartMenuInternetFIREFOX.EXEshellopencommand, “%UserProfile%Local SettingsApplication Dataav.exe” /START “%ProgramFiles%Mozilla Firefoxfirefox.exe”
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClientsStartMenuInternetFIREFOX.EXEshellsafemodecommand, “%UserProfile%Local SettingsApplication Dataav.exe” /START “%ProgramFiles%Mozilla Firefoxfirefox.exe” -safe-mode
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClientsStartMenuInternetIEXPLORE.EXEshellopencommand, “%UserProfile%Local SettingsApplication Dataav.exe” /START “%ProgramFiles%Internet Exploreriexplore.exe”







How to remove the infection of XP Antivirus Pro 2010 (Adware.Win32.XPAntivirusPro2010)?

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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