What is Antispyware XP

Antispyware XP is a fake security software. It pretends to be a genuine antispyware software, capable of removing all sorts of malware and spyware infections from your computer. But all these claims are false and meant to deceive the innocent computer users.

Antispyware XP takes the help of Trojans and Security holes present in your computer to sneak in its traces, which creates havoc with your computer. It makes your computer practically unusable and you have to see lots of false warning messages and fake alarms all suggesting that your computer is full of malware and spyware infections.

But be advised, that all these claims and warnings are fake. Please take the help of following steps to remove Antispyware XP from your computer.

Technical Details of Antispyware XP

  • Full name: Antispyware XP, Anti Spyware XP
  • Date Appeared: Mar. 2010
  • Characteristic: Rogue security program
  • URL: http://Antispyware XP.com

Do I need to remove Antispyware XP

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How to Uninstall Antispyware XP scam

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

Automatic removal of Antispyware XP is always good and complete as compared to any attempts to manually remove it, 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 Antispyware XP.

Instructions to get rid of Antispyware XP

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

Step 1: Kill the Antispyware XP ProcessesLearn how to do that


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


Step 3: Uninstall Antispyware XP registry entries: Learn how to do that

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.exe\shell\open\command “(Default)” = “%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\ave.exe” /START “%1” %*
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\secfile\shell\open\command “(Default)” = “%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\ave.exe” /START “%1” %*
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command “(Default)” = “%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\ave.exe” /START “%1” %*
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\IEXPLORE.EXE\shell\open\command “(Default)” = “%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\ave.exe” /START “%Program Files%\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center “AntiVirusOverride” = “1”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center “FirewallOverride” = “1”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\secfile\shell\open\command “(Default)” = “%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\ave.exe” /START “%1” %*
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\FIREFOX.EXE\shell\open\command “(Default)” = “%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\ave.exe” /START “%Program Files%\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\FIREFOX.EXE\shell\safemode\command “(Default)” = “%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\ave.exe” /START “%Program Files%\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe” -safe-mode

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