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OpenCloud Antivirus Adware Removal Instructions

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

OpenCloud Antivirus is a rogue security program, this is a new variant of Wireshark Antivirus, SysAntivirus (alias Sysinternals Antivirus), XJR Antivirus, AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro and RTS Antivirus 2010. The maker of this rogue give it name as Sysinternals Antivirus. 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:

  • %UserProfile%Application DataOpenCloud Antivirus
  • %UserProfile%Application DataOpenCloud AntivirusOpenCloud Antivirus.ico
  • %UserProfile%Application DataOpenCloud Antiviruswf.conf
  • %UserProfile%Application DataOpenCloud AntivirusOpenCloud Antivirus.exe
  • %UserProfile%DesktopOpenCloud Antivirus.lnk
  • %UserProfile%Local SettingsTemp1.tmp
  • %UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsOpenCloud Antivirus
  • %UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsOpenCloud AntivirusOpenCloud Antivirus.lnk

Screenshots:

Adware.Win32.OpenCloudAntivirus

Adware.Win32.OpenCloudAntivirus

Adware.Win32.OpenCloudAntivirus

How to remove the infection of OpenCloud Antivirus (Adware.Win32.OpenCloudAntivirus)?

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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