How to Remove AWM Antivirus Rogue Anti-Spyware?

AWM Antivirus Information:

AWM Antivirus is a new successor of a rogue anti-spyware application known as A-fast Antivirus. Besides an similar user interface, AWM Antivirus also applies the same tactics to get into the targeted system, such as blackhat social engineering and corrupt downloads packaged with some malicious web resources. Once running, AWM Antivirus will run many other processes and thus consume lots of your computer resources and slow down PC performance. Its fake scanner automatically scans your system every time it’s running and claims to detect many malware threats on your PC. In fact, some of the items are legitimate system files without any harm. Its side effects are not only limited as fake scan results. AWM Antivirus will also trigger a great number of popup warnings stating about the existence of dangerous parasites. All these scan results and warnings are created to mislead you to buy its full version. It’s believed that you won’t pay for this annoying thing. Now, you can follow the removal guide provided and remove AWM Antivirus off your PC.

AWM Antivirus Screenshot:

Manual Removal

Note: If you are not proficient with computer, it’s suggested that you backup your registry before manually removing AWM Antivirus Rogue Anti-Spyware. And double check the entries that you are going to delete, or your computer can’t work for missing some files.

The registry entries you need to delete:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\AWM Antivirus

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “AWM Antivirus”

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\AWM Antivirus

The files you need to delete:

%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\AWM Antivirus

%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Desktop\AWM Antivirus.lnk

%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\AWM Antivirus

%Program Files%\AWM Antivirus


Please, be aware that manual removal of AWM Antivirus Rogue Anti-Spyware is a cumbersome task and can not always ensure complete removal of the malware, due to the fact that some files might be hidden or may get reanimated automatically afterwards. Moreover, manual interference of this kind may cause damage to the system. That’s why it’s strongly recommended automatic removal of AWM Antivirus Rogue Anti-Spyware, which will save your time and enable avoiding any system malfunctions and guarantee the needed result.

Automatic AWM Antivirus Rogue Anti-Spyware Removal:

1. Restart your computer and keep pressing F8 Key before Windows launches. Use the arrow keys to select the “Safe Mode with Networking” option, and then hit ENTER Key to continue.

2. Download AWM Antivirus Virus Remover, install it and update its database to the latest. After that, restart your computer so as to make AWM Antivirus Virus Remover fully functional. Repeat Step 1 into Safe Mode and run an Online Scan of your computer so that AWM Antivirus Virus Remover can detect all potential malware in your system.

NOTE: If you have problem installing AWM Antivirus Virus Remover, you can download this correction script, unzip it and then double click to run it. It will correct your registry settings that the virus has modified. Then double click the program and finish the installation.

3. After the Online Scan finishes, click “Details” for the malware detected to make sure that your important data are not infected and removed. Ignore or select the scan result and click “Remove” to remove the threats. Reboot your computer and let AWM Antivirus Virus Remover delete all detected virus.

4. Click to repair your corrupted registry

Why should you need to repair the registry?

As we all know, virus and Trojans modify and destroy system registry and make the computer malfunction so that the computer will not perform normally. Even if the virus and Trojans are removed, the registry is still destroyed or modified, so the computer still has problems. That’s the very reason why you need to repair the registry. At the meanwhile, some virus and Trojans leave some DLL files in the registry and this will cause strange DLL errors and affect the computer performance.

To make your computer run as perfectly as before or much faster than before:
1. Download and install Multi-Awarded Registry Tool.
2. Run a full scan of your registry.
3. Click “Repair Problems” and repair all errors detected.


After these 3 easy steps, your computer will run much faster than before within minutes!

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