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Danger level 8
Type: Rogue Anti-Spyware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Installs itself without permissions
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Slow internet connection
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Slow Computer

Nortel Antivirus

Nortel Antivirus, or NortelAntivirus, has been designed by the same group of hackers who designed other popular rogue antispyware programs. If you are getting fake security alerts and your computer is running false scans, then you may be a victim. Nortel Antivirus enters your system with the use of malicious methodologies. These malicious methodologies which it uses in order to enter your machine includes malicious websites as well as Trojans.

Nortel Antivirus has been specially designed in order to load when your system boots up. Basically when you switch your computer on and Windows loads, this is when Nortel Antivirus kicks in. Any scans that start taking place are false and so are the results. The only thing real problem which you actually have is that Nortel Antivirus has gotten on to your machine. You need to get rid of it as soon as possible, before it gets rid of your machines resources.

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How to manually remove Nortel Antivirus

Files associated with Nortel Antivirus infection:

WPtect.dll
Nortel .lnk
%AllUsersProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\ Nortel
Nortel[1].exe
mrgdll.exe
mrgdll.exe
WPtect.dll
nsrx.exe
nslp.exe
nsrx.exe

Nortel Antivirus DLL's to remove:

WPtect.dll

Nortel Antivirus processes to kill:

mrgdll.exe
nsrx.exe
Nortel[1].exe
mrgdll.exe
nsrx.exe
nslp.exe

Remove Nortel Antivirus registry entries:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMICROSOFTWINDOWSCURRENTVERSIONRUN 23094848483939484
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\ 98746521098765
GAV\GAV\{A572C931-FFEA-4f70-B0D4-AC5432C425E0}
wox\nslp\{ACA3478F-0987-B7C6-87C5-487EF32438E0}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser HelperObjects\{60F9F4AF-E03D-4784-8D3A-95F5AFF5E9EA}
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Comments

  1. Eddie Ramirez Sep 5, 2009

    hello i've remove the nortel antivirus. go to task managment find wox.exe and/or mgrdll.exe end the processes then go to add and remove if you find it there just delete or uninstall. thanks

  2. Randy Oct 10, 2009

    The above comments were very helpful as the file names for Nortel Antivirus has changed.

    Als:
    You will find a folder "nsr" at C:Documents and SettingsAll UsersApplication Datansr
    This folder contains 4-files that must be deleted.
    Search "Nortel" and you will find two additional NORTEL_EXE-XXXXXXXXX.pf files to be deleted

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