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AntivirusGT Adware Removal Instructions

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

AntivirusGT is a rogue security program clone of Antivirus7 or FakeAntivir, which is also a rogue application that has become widespread.  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%AVGTAntivirusGT.exe
  • %AllUsersProfile%Start MenuAVGTAntivirusGT.lnk
  • %AllUsersProfile%Start MenuAVGTUninstall.lnk
  • %UserProfile%DesktopAntivirusGT.lnk

Create new registry entries:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERsoftwareEVA50C
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERsoftwareWinV2
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERsoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun, “AVGT”

Screenshots:

Adware.Win32.AntivirusGT_1-400x279.png

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How to remove the infection of AntivirusGT (Adware.Win32.AntivirusGT)?

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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