How to remove Advanced Virus Remover

Monday, June 1st, 2009 at 3:11 am
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Advanced Virus Remover description

The purpose of Advanced Virus Remover is pushing people into buying a full version of the software. AdvancedVirus Remover is not a real anti-virus. It’s not capable of scanning a computer and it’s not capable of deleting infections. Advanced VirusRemover is not only a fraud but it’s also a computer infection.

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Advanced Virus Remover may be downloaded voluntarily but it is usually disguised as video codec. It is also distributed as a surprise bonus to freeware such as computer games.

AdvancedVirusRemover creates a bunch of harmless files upon installation. It later reports the same files as computer viruses and it requires paying for removing the imaginary infections. Advanced Virus Remover generates numerous alerts trying to scare people into purchasing the full version. It also slows a PC down.

Advanced Virus Remover displays numerous fabricated alerts such as the following:

Dangerous files detected! Your system is at risk!
Several files were found in your computer which can damage your personal data. It is strongly recommended to delete them immediately!
To protect your data choose offline scanning and set full real-time antivirus service.

Advanced Virus Remover is a Rogue Antispyware software

How to manually remove Advanced Virus Remover

To remove Advanced Virus Remover spyware you must block Advanced Virus Remover sites, stop and remove processes, unregister DLL files, search and delete all other Advanced Virus Remover files and registry utility. Follow the Advanced Virus Remover detection and removal instructions below.

The most typical software removal method is to remove Advanced Virus Remover by using "Add or Remove Programs" service. However there may be hidden Advanced Virus Remover files, running processes and registries in your computer, so Advanced Virus Remover may recreate all other files after reboot.

Advanced Virus Remover manual removal instructions

Block Advanced Virus Remover sites:
advancedvirusremover.com
bestscanpc.info
bestscanpc.org
best-scanpc.net
scanonlinesite.info
myscanonline.info
pc-scannerr.com
Read more how to block Advanced Virus Remover sites

Stop and remove Advanced Virus Remover processes:
advancedvirusremover.exe
PAVRM.exe
7920040.exe
Read more how to kill Advanced Virus Remover processes

Locate and delete Advanced Virus Remover registry entries:
5222009A-DD62-49c7-A735-7BD18ECC7350
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run advanced virus remover
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\AdvancedVirusRemover
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\AVR
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\
International\CpMRU
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\avr lastd
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\avr lastscan
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\avr lastvfc
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\avr virlist
Read more how to delete Advanced Virus Remover registry entries
Download RegistryBooster 2010 to scan errors caused by Advanced Virus Remover

Detect and delete other Advanced Virus Remover files:
%UserProfile%\Desktop\Viruses.bdt
%UserProfile%\Desktop\AdvancedVirusRemover.lnk
c:\Program Files\AdvancedVirusRemover\Viruses.bdt
c:\Program Files\AdvancedVirusRemover\AdvancedVirusRemover.exe
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\AdvancedVirusRemover
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\AdvancedVirusRemover\AdvancedVirusRemover.lnk
%UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\AdvancedVirusRemover.lnk
%UserProfile%\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\s1jqw0bz.default\cookies.sqlite
c:\Program Files\AdvancedVirusRemover\PAVRM.exe
%UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Advanced Virus Remover.lnk
%UserProfile%\Desktop\Advanced Virus Remover.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Advanced Virus Remover.lnk
7920040.exe

We strongly recommend you to use spyware remover to track Advanced Virus Remover and automaticaly remove Advanced Virus Remover processes, registries and files as well as other spyware threats.

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7 Responses to

Advanced Virus Remover

  1. mp

    Does not work. Registry is not accessible, task manager is blocked, and installation of antispywares or execution is blocked.

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  2. barb

    tried this on daughter’s computer taken over by AVR, it blocks any installation, if it does install, freezes up and won’t work, also did this with 2 other programs that said they got rid of AVR. If only I knew how to “finish off” her computer and re-build……

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  3. Xshad0wz

    Use DEP (data execution Prevention) it stops the bastard from running there u can run all the programs such as Regedit (Registry) and delete the mofo. But you wont be able to use task manager.

    Use DEP in Safe mode (Press f8 when your comp boots up) select Safe Mode.
    Wait till it boots up. Right click on “My Computer” go to properties.
    Select Advanced > Look at Performance, Click on settings

    >Click on Data Execution Prevention > Click on “Turn on DEP for all programs and services except those i select”

    Click on “Add”
    And Locate the Executable Program “.exe” by following the guidelines above where it tells the location of exe’s

    Restart your computer, and let it boot up normally.
    Now the virus should get a message “when a program crashes you get a error reporter thing” Guess what? The virus gets the messege in it’s face!

    Now you are able to access Regedit and any other option that was blocked. Except Task manager.

    This is the achille’s Heel of that annoying virus. DEP just owns any virus that trys to mess with you. The wonders of microsoft.

    I hope this helps because the last thing to do if all fails is to reformat the computer and install a fresh copy of windows.

    I tried this for XP Prop, it should work with all windows having DEP. (which all of them should have)

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  4. Joseph

    I just pulled this off of a clients PC, ran Symantec AV, then Malware Bytes. Completely removed it with out having to manually dig into the registry. So good luck everyone that is infected. My questions is, other than the sites listed above is this known to hang out on any other site?

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    Luciana Reply:

    We update the list of malicious websites as soon as something new appears. Of course, there’s a chance of some websites not being listed there.

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