How to remove Antivirus 8Thursday, September 23rd, 2010 at 6:05 am
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Antivirus 8 description
Antivirus 8 presents itself as a computer protection tool but the claim is a lie. The software itself is malicious. Furthermore, it is fraudulent as it takes money for non-existent services.
Antivirus8 is an imitation of a virus remover. It is not capable of locating threats or dealing with them. Antivirus 8 is only capable of generating fabricated infection alerts and scan reports. None of the viruses and errors reported by Anti-Virus 8 is real; the malware displays counterfeit warning in order to scare people into purchasing the program. Do not waste your money for a license of Antivirus 8! The scammers will gladly take your money, but you won’t get any functional program for that. What you really get is pop-ups loading malware.
Antivirus 8 may also bring other problems such as hijacked desktop or web browser. It may also block regular applications including real security tools.
Get rid of Antivirus 8
Antivirus 8 is a Rogue Antispyware software
How to manually remove Antivirus 8
To remove Antivirus 8 spyware you must block Antivirus 8 sites, stop and remove processes, unregister DLL files, search and delete all other Antivirus 8 files and registry utility. Follow the Antivirus 8 detection and removal instructions below.
The most typical software removal method is to remove Antivirus 8 by using "Add or Remove Programs" service. However there may be hidden Antivirus 8 files, running processes and registries in your computer, so Antivirus 8 may recreate all other files after reboot.
Antivirus 8 manual removal instructions
Block Antivirus 8 sites:
stopbadsites.com Read more how to block Antivirus 8 sites
Stop and remove Antivirus 8 processes:
av8.exe Read more how to kill Antivirus 8 processes
Locate and delete Antivirus 8 registry entries:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\explorer.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\5.0\User Agent\Post Platform "WinNT-A8I 23.09.2010"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\explorer.exe "Debugger" = "C:\Program Files\AV8\av8.exe -d" Read more how to delete Antivirus 8 registry entries
Download RegistryBooster 2010 to scan errors caused by Antivirus 8
Detect and delete other Antivirus 8 files:
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\AV8\
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\AV8\Antivirus8.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\AV8\Uninstall.lnk
We strongly recommend you to use spyware remover to track Antivirus 8 and automaticaly remove Antivirus 8 processes, registries and files as well as other spyware threats.