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Danger level 10
Type: Rogue Anti-Spyware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Slow internet connection
  • System crashes
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Slow Computer
Other mutations known as:

Antivirus2008Pro

Antivirus2008Pro, also known as Antivirus2008, AntivirusXP2008, Antivirus XP 2008, Antivirus2009, Antivirus 2008 is a rogue anti-spyware program. Antivirus2008Pro can get into users computer through fake video codec's (such as Video ActiveX Codec, Flash Activex Object Error, Video Activex Object Error). After codec's are installed into user's computer he will be disturbed by pop-up advertisements with saying that their computer is infected and that they should do a system scan with software called Antivirus2008Pro Messages can look like this:

“Your system is infected with dangerous virus Note: Strongly recommend to install antispyware program to clan your system and avoid total crash of your computer
Click Ok to download the antispyware. (Recommended)”

After downloading and installing Antivirus2008Pro it again starts showing fake security messages. But only this time those messages will appear as normal windows system messages. If users clicks those balloons it will take him to a purchase page where it will ask to buy the Antivirus2008Pro software.
Antivirus2008Pro is a serious threat to You computer as it adds A Trojan Zlob to Your system. Remove Antivirus2008Pro as soon as possible!

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How to manually remove Antivirus2008Pro

Files associated with Antivirus2008Pro infection:

Antivirus-2008pro.lnk
Antivirus-2008.lnk
dssc32.exe,Antivirus2008PRO[1].exe
Antivirus2008PRO.exe
dssc32.exe
%ProgramFiles%\Antivirus 2008 PRO
antvrs.exe
Antivirus2008PRO[1].exe
ieupdates.exe
Antivirus-2008.lnk
Antivirus2008PRO[1].exe
dssc32.exe
AntivirusGolden.exe
Antivirusgolden 4.0.exe
Antivirusgolden 3.8.exe
Antivirusgold 4.1.exe
Antivirus-Golden.exe
dssc32.exe,Antivirus2008PRO[1].exe
ieupdates.exe
avtotyuti574745.exe
lwpwer.exe
wav.cpl
xpa_2008.exe
xpa2008.exe
wav.exe
vav.exe
setup_1_1_[1].exe
rhcn7cj0ea59.exe
lwpwer.exe, empa.exe
av[1].exe
av2008xp.exe,Install_1_1_[1].exe
av2008xp.exe
Antivirus-2008.exe
antiviirus.exe
AntvrsInstall[1].exe
AntvrsInstall.exe
antvrs.exe
antivirus-2008pro.exe
Antivirus-2008pro.lnk
Antivirus2008PRO.exe
antivirus-2008pro.exe
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Antivirus 2008

Antivirus2008Pro processes to kill:

Antivirus2008PRO[1].exe
dssc32.exe
AntivirusGolden.exe
Antivirusgolden 4.0.exe
Antivirusgolden 3.8.exe
Antivirusgold 4.1.exe
Antivirus-Golden.exe
dssc32.exe,Antivirus2008PRO[1].exe
ieupdates.exe
avtotyuti574745.exe
lwpwer.exe
xpa_2008.exe
xpa2008.exe
wav.exe
vav.exe
setup_1_1_[1].exe
rhcn7cj0ea59.exe
lwpwer.exe, empa.exe
av[1].exe
av2008xp.exe,Install_1_1_[1].exe
av2008xp.exe
Antivirus-2008.exe
antiviirus.exe
AntvrsInstall[1].exe
AntvrsInstall.exe
antvrs.exe
antivirus-2008pro.exe
Antivirus2008PRO.exe
antivirus-2008pro.exe
Antivirus2008PRO[1].exe
ieupdates.exe
antvrs.exe
dssc32.exe,Antivirus2008PRO[1].exe
dssc32.exe
Antivirus2008PRO.exe

Remove Antivirus2008Pro registry entries:

Antivirus-2008.exe
Antivirus 2008 PRO
Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\antivirus-2008pro.exe
MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\Antivirus Pro 2008

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\ antivirus-2008pro.exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\ ieupdate
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce "3P_UDEC"
AntivirusGolden 4.1
AntivirusGolden 4.0
AntivirusGolden 3.8
Antivirus-Golden
Antivirus2008y
antivirus-2008pro.exe
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Comments

  1. denise Jun 10, 2008

    antivirus2008 protect your pc (removal)

  2. Ted Ringas Jul 5, 2008

    Download would not start

  3. bigolo Aug 4, 2008

    ma vaffanculo
    perchè tutto a pagamento?

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