What is Antivirus Live
Antivirus Live is not something, which you can rely upon for your computer’s security needs. It is a scam, an organized effort to take your money and do nothing to protect your computer from security threats. Actually it is a clone of Sysguard, and we have already written a post on how to remove sysguard 2010.
It tries every trick to convince you that your computer contains lots of malware infections and you need to purchase the licensed copy of Antivirus Live to remove them.
Yes, you need a removal of malware infections, but remember, Antivirus Live is the first malware you need to remove from your computer.
You can try following steps for the removal of Antivirus Live from your computer.
Technical Details of Antivirus Live
- Full name: Antivirus Live, Anti virus Live
- Date Appeared: Nov. 2009
- Characteristic: Rogue security program
- URL: http://Antivirus Live.com
Do I need to remove Antivirus Live
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 Antivirus Live is to install a good quality Anti-spyware Program and scan your system for any infections.
Automatic removal of Antivirus Live 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 Antivirus Live.
Instructions to get rid of Antivirus Live
If you really want to remove the Antivirus Live infection on your system manually then proceed as follows.
Step 1: Kill the Antivirus Live Processes – Learn how to do that
Step 2: Remove Antivirus Live files, folders and all associated Antivirus Live DLL files:Learn how to do that
%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\\
%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\\sysguard.exe
Step 3: Uninstall Antivirus Live registry entries: Learn how to do that
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download “RunInvalidSignatures” = “1″
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “ProxyOverride” = “”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “ProxyServer” = “http=127.0.0.1:5555″
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Associations “LowRiskFileTypes” = “.exe”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments “SaveZoneInformation” = “1″