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


Antivir is a rogue antispyware application that will try and trick you. You need to know that the main goal behind this malicious Antivir is to try and steal your money.Antivir will make use of a variety of tricks and tactics in order to try and convince you, that you have all types of malicious threats running on your machine. The truth of the matter is that the only real threat which is running on your machine, is the malicious Antivir itself. It is seriously within your best interest to try and avoid Antivir at literally all costs.

Antivir may go by the following names:
• Anti.vir
• Anti vir

Antivir may display some of the following symptoms:
• Is your computers performance slower than usual?
• Are you receiving annoying pop ups?
• Are things changing on your machine, that you didn\'t change yourself?
• Do you see a scan report that has taken place, which you didn\'t start?
• Are you receiving fake scan report results?
• Is your computer generating scary system security notifications?
• Are you being asked to buy a full version in order to rectify these problems?
• Is your internet connection acting differently to usual?

Antivir will trick you into thinking that your computer has all types of dangerous threats. Once you are scared enough it will take complete advantage of this false situation which it has created and will offer you a solution in the form of the full version which is also fake. It will ask you to pay a small fee, which it then promises will fix all your computer problems. The truth of the matter is that the only computer problems which you actually have is Antivir itself. Be warned to never download, install or purchase anything which is related to the malicious Antivir.

Once you suspect that you may have Antivir running on your computer, you need to remove it immediately. You have the option of the manual or the automatic removal process. It is imperative to be aware of the factor that the manual removal process is actually extremely hard to do and you run the risk of seriously damaging your computer, if you do something incorrectly. It is highly suggested to rather make use of the automatic removal method, where an antispyware removal product can do all the work for you.

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How to manually remove Antivir

Files associated with Antivir infection:

Antivirusgolden 4.0.exe
Antivirusgolden 3.8.exe
Antivirusgold 4.1.exe

Antivir DLL's to remove:


Antivir processes to kill:

Antivirusgolden 4.0.exe
Antivirusgolden 3.8.exe
Antivirusgold 4.1.exe

Remove Antivir registry entries:

AntivirusGolden 3.8
AntivirusGolden 4.0
AntivirusGolden 4.1

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