remove antivirus 2008

What is AntiVirus2008

Antivirus2008 is a rogue Anti-Antivirus program, which tries to ride on the popularity of the Norton AntiVirus2008, a popular Antivirus program from Symantec. Actually AntiVirus2008 is a program, which tries to forcibly install upon your PC by trying to generate fictitious alarms that your system is infected with lots of virus and spyware. It then offers you to buy the licensed version of AntiVirus2008. The full licensed version of AntiVirus2008 is also a rogue program, which doesn’t add to the security of your system. But it might come bundled with other types of malware programs, which might affect the securoty of your system.

If you have come across a website or program, which has tried you to install AntiVirus2008, then please do not do that. It may seriously harm the security of your system, besides robbing you of your money. In the unfortunate case of you got infected with AntiVirus2008, it is most important for you to immediately get rid of AntiVirus2008.

Technical Details of AntiVirus2008

  • Full name: AntiVirus2008, Anti Virus2008, AntiVirus 2008, FraudTool.Win32.AntiVirus2008.j, Win32/SillyDl.EMX, Downloader.MisleadApp
  • Date Appeared: April, 2008
  • Characteristic: Rogue AntiVirus program
  • URL: http://antivirus2008x.com and http://www.antivirus-scanonline.com

Do I have AntiVirus2008

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How to Get rid of AntiVirus2008 scam

The best way for the removal of AntiVirus2008 is to install a good quality Anti-spyware Program and scan your system for any AntiVirus2008 infections. Automatic removal of AntiVirus2008 is always good and complete as compared to any attempts to manually remove AntiVirus2008, 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.


Instructions for the manual removal ofAntiVirus2008

If you really want to remove the AntiVirus2008 infection on your system manually then proceed as follows.

Step 1: Kill the AntiVirus2008 ProcessesLearn how to do that

Antivirus 2008.exe

Step 2: Remove Following AntiVirus2008 files, folders and all associated AntiVirus2008 DLL files: Learn how to do that

rhc9tnj0ecb7skin.dll

antvrs.exe
antvrsinstall.exe
atnvrsinstall.exe
rhc9tnj0ecb7.exe
rhc9tnj0ecb7skin.dll
rhcah0j0ec2r.exe
rhccflj0etan.exe
uninstall.exe
%desktopdirectory%\antvrs.exe
%program_files%\antivirus 2008\antvrs.exe
%program_files%\antivirus2008\antvrs.exe
%program_files%\antivirus2008y\antvrs.exe
%startmenu%\antivirus\antivirus 2008.lnk
%startmenu%\antivirus\uninstall antivirus.lnk
%startmenu%\antivirus2008\antivirus 2008.lnk
%startmenu%\antivirus2008\uninstall antivirus.lnk
%startmenu%\antivirus2008y\antivirus 2008.lnk
%startmenu%\antivirus2008y\uninstall antivirus 2008.lnk
rhc9tnj0ecb7skin.dll
rhcah0j0ec2r.exe
uninstall.exe
rhccflj0etan.exe
rhc9tnj0ecb7.exe
atnvrsinstall.exe
antvrsinstall.exe
%program_files%\antivirus2008y\antvrs.exe
%program_files%\antivirus2008\antvrs.exe
%program_files%\antivirus 2008\antvrs.exe
%desktopdirectory%\antvrs.exe

%profile%\application data\antivirus
%profile%\application data\antivirus2008y
%program_files%\antivirus 2008
%program_files%\antivirus2008y
%startmenu%\antivirus2008
%startmenu%\antivirus2008y

Step 3: Delete following AntiVirus2008 registry entries: Learn how to do that

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\antivirus affid
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\antivirus aid
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\antivirus cnt
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\antivirus exefilename
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\antivirus firstrun
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\antivirus foundcount
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\antivirus foundinfo
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\antivirus lid
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\antivirus lng
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\antivirus mabbr
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\antivirus pid
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\antivirus root
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\antivirus tins
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\antivirus type
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\antivirus uninsact
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\antivirus verint
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\antivirus verstr
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\antivirus2008y
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\antivirus2008y affid
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\antivirus2008y aid
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\antivirus2008y cnt
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\antivirus2008y exefilename
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\antivirus2008y firstrun
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\antivirus2008y foundcount
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\antivirus2008y foundinfo
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\antivirus2008y lid
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\antivirus2008y lng
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\antivirus2008y mabbr
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\antivirus2008y pid
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\antivirus2008y root
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\antivirus2008y tins
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\antivirus2008y type
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\antivirus2008y uninsact
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\antivirus2008y verint
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\antivirus2008y verstr
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run antivirus
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\microsoft\windows\shellnoroam\muicache c:\program files\antivirus 2008\antvrs.exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\microsoft\windows\shellnoroam\muicache c:\program files\antivirus2008\antvrs.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\antivirus affid
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\antivirus aid
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\antivirus cnt
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\antivirus exefilename
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\antivirus firstrun
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\antivirus foundcount
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\antivirus foundinfo
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\antivirus lid
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\antivirus lng
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\antivirus mabbr
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\antivirus pid
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\antivirus root
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\antivirus tins
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\antivirus type
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\antivirus uninsact
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\antivirus verint
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\antivirus verstr
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\antivirus2008y
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\antivirus2008y affid
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\antivirus2008y aid
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\antivirus2008y cnt
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\antivirus2008y exefilename
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\antivirus2008y firstrun
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\antivirus2008y foundcount
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\antivirus2008y foundinfo
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\antivirus2008y lid
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\antivirus2008y lng
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\antivirus2008y mabbr
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\antivirus2008y pid
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\antivirus2008y root
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\antvirus2008y tins
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\antivirus2008y type
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\antivirus2008y uninsact
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\antivirus2008y verint
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\antivirus2008y verstr
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run antivirus2008y
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\runonce 3p_udec
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\runonce 3p_udec
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run antivirus2008y
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run antivirus

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