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Danger level 10
Type: Rogue Anti-Spyware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Normal system programs crash immediatelly
  • Strange toolbar installed without Your permission
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Slow Computer
Other mutations known as:

AntiVirus2008

Antivirus 2008, also known as Antivirus2008, is a rogue anti-spyware program. Antivirus 2008 gets into your computer while You try to install a fake Video ActiveX Codec. After codec download you will be disturbed by pop-up advertisements saying your computer is infected and that you should do a system scan with a software called Antivirus 2008. After downloading and installing Antivirus 2008 it again starts showing fake security messages. But this time they appear as normal system messages. If you click this balloon it will open up a purchase page where it will ask to buy the software Antivirus 2008. Don’t be tricked by these messages and fight Antivirus 2008.

Antivirus 2008 is a serious threat to You computer as it adds A Trojan Zlob to Your computer. Protect Your computer from such attacks and Remove Antivirus 2008 now.

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How to manually remove AntiVirus2008

Files associated with AntiVirus2008 infection:

AntivirusGolden.exe
Antivirusgolden 4.0.exe
Antivirusgolden 3.8.exe
Antivirusgold 4.1.exe
Antivirus-Golden.exe
xpa_2008.exe
xpa2008.exe
wav.exe
setup_1_1_[1].exe
rhcn7cj0ea59.exe
lwpwer.exe, empa.exe
av2008xp.exe,Install_1_1_[1].exe
antivirus-2008pro.exe
Antivirus-2008.exe
antiviirus.exe
avtotyuti574745.exe
ieupdates.exe
av2008xp.exe
wspwprtct.exe
lwpwer.exe
wav.cpl
aav.exe
vav.exe
rhcr8nj0enn1.exe
rhc1cbj0ejen.exe
av[1].exe
AntvrsInstall[1].exe
AntvrsInstall.exe
Uninstall Antivirus 2008.lnk
Antivirus 2008.lnk
Antvrs.exe
avtotyuti574745.exe
lwpwer.exe
wav.cpl

AntiVirus2008 processes to kill:

lwpwer.exe
avtotyuti574745.exe
AntivirusGolden.exe
Antivirusgolden 4.0.exe
Antivirusgolden 3.8.exe
Antivirusgold 4.1.exe
Antivirus-Golden.exe
xpa_2008.exe
xpa2008.exe
wav.exe
setup_1_1_[1].exe
rhcn7cj0ea59.exe
lwpwer.exe, empa.exe
av2008xp.exe,Install_1_1_[1].exe
antivirus-2008pro.exe
Antivirus-2008.exe
antiviirus.exe
avtotyuti574745.exe
ieupdates.exe
av2008xp.exe
wspwprtct.exe
lwpwer.exe
aav.exe
vav.exe
rhcr8nj0enn1.exe
rhc1cbj0ejen.exe
av[1].exe
AntvrsInstall[1].exe
antvrs.exe
Antvrs.exe
AntvrsInstall.exe

Remove AntiVirus2008 registry entries:

Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Antivirus
Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce\3P_UDEC
Microsoft\Code Store Database\Distribution Units\{3BA4271E-5C1E-48E2-B432-D8BF420DD31D}
unistallantivirus2008
MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\Antivirus2008y
Antivirus2008y
Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MenuOrder\Start Menu2\Programs\Antivirus2008y

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\ SMrhc1cbj0ejen
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\ SMrhcr8nj0enn1
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\ Antivirus
RUNNING PROGRAM\Explorer.EXE
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\ Antivirus2008y
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\ InstallProgram
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\ s9201
RUNNING PROGRAM\av2008xp.exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\ ieupdate
HKEY_CURRE
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Comments

  1. suzanne Jun 9, 2008

    je suis pas capable d enlever Antiviris2008 qui ma donner 45 trojan ??

  2. watkoh2002 Jun 17, 2008

    Hello

  3. sylvie Jun 28, 2008

    not good

  4. Harold Cook Jun 30, 2008

    I read the above but somehow missed the critical question--just how, exactly, do I remove this outrageous infection? Could someone be a little more clear?

  5. pissed-off Jul 8, 2008

    this antivirus automaticaly installed on my computer and the assholes that programmed it should be sued and never allowed to touch another computer.These people should rot in jail and be butt f*** by niggers in there

  6. anu Jul 30, 2008

    how to remove the antivirus2008 please help me, its a very critical condition for me.

  7. sachin dhanwar Aug 2, 2008

    anu Jul 30, 2008
    how to remove the antivirus2008 please help me, its a very critical condition for me.

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  8. woody Sep 24, 2008

    locking up my computer

  9. PETER DESOZA Mar 4, 2011

    wanted to express my gratitude for posting this simple and seemingly very effective solution. Thanks and keep up the great work!

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