How to remove Rapid AntivirusMonday, October 13th, 2008 at 1:03 pm
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Rapid Antivirus description
Rapid Antivirus (RapidAntivirus 2.7) is a rogue anti-spyware software. Rapid Antivirus is a clone of Win Antivirus 2008, Power Antivirus 2009, Antivirus 2009, Vista Antivirus 2009 and Antivir64. Usually Rapid Antivirus comes to your computer with fake video codecs that contains trojans in it.
Rapid Antivirus scans computer and shows report with multiple infections. This is the way to push user into purchasing full RapidAntivirus version. These reports are fake! If you click on these fake and misleading system popup error messages you will be redirected to RapidAntivirus.com.
This is absolutely malicious. It is recommended that you scan your computer and remove Rapid Antivirus 2009v with a good spyware scan and removal tool.
Rapid Antivirus may present itself as Rapid Antivirus Firewall; it’s the same rogue program and it shouldn’t be trusted. It loads the following alert:
“Rapid Antivirus Firewall Alert.
Rapid Antivirus Firewall has blocked a program from accessing the Internet.
Internet Explorer may be injected with worm Lsas.Blaster.Keyloger. This worm is trying to send your credit card details data using Internet Explorer to connect to remote host.“
Get rid of Rapid Antivirus
Rapid Antivirus is a Rogue Antispyware software
How to manually remove Rapid Antivirus
To remove Rapid Antivirus spyware you must block Rapid Antivirus sites, stop and remove processes, unregister DLL files, search and delete all other Rapid Antivirus files and registry utility. Follow the Rapid Antivirus detection and removal instructions below.
The most typical software removal method is to remove Rapid Antivirus by using "Add or Remove Programs" service. However there may be hidden Rapid Antivirus files, running processes and registries in your computer, so Rapid Antivirus may recreate all other files after reboot.
Rapid Antivirus manual removal instructions
Block Rapid Antivirus sites:
rapid-antivir-2009.com Read more how to block Rapid Antivirus sites
Stop and remove Rapid Antivirus processes:
%program_files%\Rapid Antivirus\RapidAntivirus.exe Read more how to kill Rapid Antivirus processes
Locate and delete Rapid Antivirus registry entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run ieupdate Read more how to delete Rapid Antivirus registry entries
Download RegistryBooster 2010 to scan errors caused by Rapid Antivirus
Detect and delete other Rapid Antivirus files:
%UserProfile%\Application Data\Rapid Antivirus\Rapid Antivirus.ini
%common_programs%\Rapid Antivirus\purchase license.lnk
%common_programs%\Rapid Antivirus\start Rapid Antivirus.lnk
%common_programs%\Rapid Antivirus\support page.lnk
%profile%\application data\Rapid Antivirus\base.dat
%profile%\application data\Rapid Antivirus\base2.dat
%profile%\application data\Rapid Antivirus\desc.dat
%profile%\application data\Rapid Antivirus\Rapid Antivirus.ini
%profile%\application data\Rapid Antivirus\spline.dat
We strongly recommend you to use spyware remover to track Rapid Antivirus and automaticaly remove Rapid Antivirus processes, registries and files as well as other spyware threats.
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