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Win Antispyware Center Adware Removal Instructions

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The Emsisoft malware research team has discoverd a new outbreak of the Win Antispyware Center adware. Emsisoft Anti-Malware detects this malware as Adware.Win32.WinAntispywareCenter.

Win Antispyware Center is a rogue security program. A 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%WinAntispywareCenterav.exe
  • %UserProfile%Local SettingsTemp10.tmp

Create or modify registry entries:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClassessecfile
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClassessecfileDefaultIcon
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClassessecfileshell
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClassessecfileshellopen
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClassessecfileshellopencommand
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClassessecfileshellrunas
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClassessecfileshellrunascommand
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClassessecfileshellstart
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClassessecfileshellstartcommand
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERsoftwareWin Antispyware Center
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClasses.exeshellopencommand
    (Default) = “C:Program FilesWinAntispywareCenterav.exe” /START “%1″ %*
    IsolatedCommand = “%1″ %*
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareClassessecfileshellopencommand
    (Default) = “C:Program FilesWinAntispywareCenterav.exe” /START “%1″ %*
    IsolatedCommand = “%1″ %*
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwaremicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun
    Win Antispyware Center = C:Program FilesWinAntispywareCenterav.exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERsoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun
    Win Antispyware Center = C:Program FilesWinAntispywareCenterav.exe

Screenshots:

Adware.Win32.WinAntispywareCenter_1-400x

Adware.Win32.WinAntispywareCenter_2-400x

Adware.Win32.WinAntispywareCenter_3-400x

How to remove the infection of Win Antispyware Center (Adware.Win32.WinAntispywareCenter)?

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



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