What is Virus Sweeper

Virus Sweeper, also  known as VirusSweeper, is a fake antivirus software, whose only purpose is to steal your money and do nothing to protect you from virus and malware attacks.

Virus Sweeper is heavily promoted through fake warning messages and pop-windows on your computer that you are infected with lots of virus and spyware. These messages are shown with the help of Trojans like Zlob, which might have sneaked into your computer through some browser vulnerabilities.

Virus Sweeper creates a sense of urgency and it is categorized as Scareware due to the tactics it employs to trick you into its purchase.

Please do not get fooled around.

Do not purchase it because Virus Sweeper is nothing more than a scam.

If you hare already infected with Virus Sweeper, we recommend you to try following steps for the removal of Virus Sweeper from your computer.

Technical Details of Virus Sweeper

  • Full name: Virus Sweeper, VirusSweeper
  • Date Appeared: Mar. 2009
  • Characteristic: Rogue security program
  • URL: http://Virus Sweeper.com

Do I need to remove Virus Sweeper

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remove-virus-sweeper-uninstallHow to Uninstall Virus Sweeper scam

The best way for the removal of Virus Sweeper is to install a good quality Anti-spyware Program and scan your system for any Virus Sweeper infections.

Automatic removal of Virus Sweeper is always good and complete as compared to any attempts to manually remove Virus Sweeper, which may sometime lead to erroneous results. If you are not completely aware of all the files and registry entries used by this rogue anti-spyware, then we do not recommend you to attempt for the manual removal of Virus Sweeper.

Instructions to get rid of Virus Sweeper

If you really want to remove the Virus Sweeper infection on your system manually then proceed as follows.

Step 1: Kill the Virus Sweeper ProcessesLearn how to do that

VSweep.exe
%UserProfile%\Desktop\VirusSweeper.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\[RANDOM]\unins000.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\[RANDOM]\VDo[RANDOM].exe

Step 2: Remove Virus Sweeper files, folders and all associated Virus Sweeper DLL files:Learn how to do that

mozcrt19.dll
sqlite3.dll

%UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Virus Sweeper.lnk
%UserProfile%\Application Data\Virus Sweeper\settings.ini
%UserProfile%\Application Data\Virus Sweeper\uill.ini
%UserProfile%\Desktop\Virus Sweeper.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Virus Sweeper.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Virus Sweeper.lnk
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\[RANDOM]\Languages\VDDe.lng
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\[RANDOM]\Languages\VDFr.lng
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\[RANDOM]\Languages\VDIt.lng
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\[RANDOM]\System Data Configuration\DBInfo.ver
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\[RANDOM]\System Data Configuration\vd[RANDOM].bd
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\[RANDOM]\unins000.dat
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\System Data Configuration\config.cfg
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\System Data Configuration\DB.ini

%UserProfile%\Application Data\Virus Sweeper
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\[RANDOM]
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\[RANDOM]\Languages
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\[RANDOM]\System Data Configuration
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\System Data Configuration

Step 3: Uninstall Virus Sweeper registry entries: Learn how to do that

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Virus Sweeper
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\VSweep.DocHostUIHandler
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “Virus Sweeper”

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