What is Paladin Antivirus
Paladin Antivirus is a scam. It is a fake security software, which is developed to take your money and do nothing. It claims to be the one-stop solution for all your antivirus needs, but all these claims are false.
Paladin Antivirus takes the help of trajans present in your computer to sneak in its traces, which start displaying lots of fake warning screens and messages suggesting that your computer is full of malware and spyware. It then offers you to clean your computer, if you purchase the full licensed version of Paladin Antivirus.
Please do not fall victim to its nasty tactics. All these are meant to fool you around and take your money.
You can take the help of following steps for the removal of Paladin Antivirus from your computer.
Technical Details of Paladin Antivirus
- Full name: Paladin Antivirus, Paladin Antivirus
- Date Appeared: Jan. 2010
- Characteristic: Rogue security program
- URL: http://Paladin Antivirus.com
Do I need to remove Paladin Antivirus
You can yourself search your computer manually, but it is not recommended unless you are a tech-geek. To save time and effort, we recommend you to download a FREE Scanner.
The best way for the removal of Paladin Antivirus is to install a good quality Anti-spyware Program and scan your system for any infections.
Automatic removal of Paladin Antivirus 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 Paladin Antivirus.
Instructions to get rid of Paladin Antivirus
If you really want to remove the Paladin Antivirus infection on your system manually then proceed as follows.
Step 1: Kill the Paladin Antivirus Processes – Learn how to do that
Step 2: Remove Paladin Antivirus files, folders and all associated Paladin Antivirus DLL files:Learn how to do that
%UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Paladin Antivirus.lnk
%UserProfile%\Desktop\Paladin Antivirus Support.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Paladin Antivirus
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Paladin Antivirus\Paladin Antivirus Support.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Paladin Antivirus\Paladin Antivirus.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Paladin Antivirus\Uninstall Paladin Antivirus.lnk
c:\Program Files\Paladin Antivirus
c:\Program Files\Paladin Antivirus\help.ico
c:\Program Files\Paladin Antivirus\pav.db
c:\Program Files\Paladin Antivirus\pav.exe
c:\Program Files\Paladin Antivirus\pavext.dll
c:\Program Files\Paladin Antivirus\phook.dll
c:\Program Files\Paladin Antivirus\uninstall.exe
Step 3: Uninstall Paladin Antivirus registry entries: Learn how to do that