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AntiKeep Adware Removal Instructions

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

AntiKeep, come from antikeep.com, is a rogue scanner program, it shows a fake security center window, shows misleading scan results and fake security alerts. The author of AntiKeep also made AntiAdd, RESpyWare, REAnti, KeepCop, SecureKeeper, LinkSafeness, AntiAid, SystemFighter, SystemVeteran, BlockProtector, BlockKeeper, BlockScanner, BlockWatcher, SoftStronghold, ShieldSafeness, SoftVeteran, SoftSoldierSoftCop, TrustFighter, TrustSoldier, SafeFighter, SecureVeteran, SafeFighter, etc. To further convince victims, AntiKeep will also create numerous junk files with random names on your computer that will be detected as malware when the program scans your computer, but will not allow you to remove them until you purchase it.

Create new files:

  • %ProgramFiles%AntiKeep SoftwareAntiKeepuninstall.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%AntiKeep SoftwareAntiKeepAntiKeep.exe
  • %AllUsersProfile%DesktopAntiKeep.lnk
  • %AllUsersProfile%Start MenuProgramsAntiKeep2 Homepage.lnk
  • %AllUsersProfile%Start MenuProgramsAntiKeep3 Uninstall.lnk
  • %AllUsersProfile%Start MenuProgramsAntiKeep1 AntiKeep.lnk
  • %UserProfile%[email protected][1].txt
  • %UserProfile%Local SettingsTempnsr12.tmpnsProcess.dll

Create new registry entries:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareAntiKeep
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwaremicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallAntiKeep
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERsoftwareAntiKeep
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERsoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun, “AntiKeep.exe”













How to remove the infection of Adware.Win32.AntiKeep?

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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