How to Remove “Antivirus 8 Resident Shield” Alert?

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“Antivirus 8 Resident Shield” Alert Information:

Antivirus 8 Resident Shield alert is one of the tactics employed by an aggressive rogue antispyware known as Antivirus 8. After secretly getting into your PC, Antivirus 8 will perform system scan and claim to detect lots of parasites on your PC. It may forcibly reroutes your browsers to its affiliated websites. Another annoying thing is that Antivirus 8 triggers tons of fake security alerts like Antivirus 8 Resident Shield alert. This fake alert warns you about the imaginary malware trying to break into your PC. Even you open your notepad files, Antivirus 8 Resident Shield alert will warn you that it has been infected by virus, while it’s not the case. Antivirus 8 keeps misleading you so as to make you click “Remove All” button on Antivirus 8 Resident Shield alert. If you do so, you will be taken to a webpage which recommends you to buy Antivirus 8 full version and get rid of all virus on your PC. Don’t waste your money on this useless rogueware. Instead, please follow our removal tips and remove Antivirus 8 and Antivirus 8 Resident Shield alert as soon as possible.

“Antivirus 8 Resident Shield” Alert Screenshot:

Manual Removal

Note: If you are not proficient with computer, it’s suggested that you backup your registry before manually removing “Antivirus 8 Resident Shield” Alert. And double check the entries that you are going to delete, or your computer can’t work for missing some files.

Step 1: The registry entries you need to delete:



HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\explorer.exe

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “AV8″

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”

Step 2: Files you need to delete:

%Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\AV8\

%Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\AV8\Antivirus8.lnk

%Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\AV8\Uninstall.lnk

%Program Files\AV8\

%Program Files\AV8\av8.exe



Please, be aware that manual removal of “Antivirus 8 Resident Shield” Alert 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, lack of the required skills and even the slightest deviation from the instructions may lead to irreparable system damage. That’s why it’s strongly recommended automatic removal of “Antivirus 8 Resident Shield” Alert, which will save your time and enable avoiding any system malfunctions and guarantee the needed result.

Automatic “Antivirus 8 Resident Shield” Alert 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 “Antivirus 8 Resident Shield” Alert Remover, install it and update its database to the latest. After that, restart your computer so as to make “Antivirus 8 Resident Shield” Alert Remover fully functional. Repeat Step 1 into Safe Mode and run an Online Scan of your computer so that “Antivirus 8 Resident Shield” Alert Remover can detect all potential malware in your system.

NOTE: If you have problem installing “Antivirus 8 Resident Shield” Alert 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 “Antivirus 8 Resident Shield” Alert 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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