How to Remove Antivirus Scan Rogue Anti-Spyware?

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Antivirus Scan Information:

Antivirus Scan is a rogue antivirus application that is a clone of Antivirus Action-an aggressive malware. Antivirus Scan inherits the same User Interface and behavior pattern from its predecessor. This rogueware stealthily intrudes into your computer without your approval via Trojan viruses. Once inside, Antivirus Scan will immediately instert new registry entries, drop corrupt files on your system and customize your Internet and HOSTS file. Shortly afterwards, there will be many annoying side effects on your machine. As long as your system boots up, its counterfeit scanner begins to scan your system without your prior authorization. Later, it will inform you about a bunch of dangerous threats on your PC. However, those threats reported by Antivirus Scan are not in your system but are some legitimate system or application files. At the same time, Antivirus Scan floods a lot of fake alerts from system tray stating “potential” threat detections. If you click on its scan results or alerts to learn more, you will be directed to its affiliated websites which advertises Antivirus Scan as the cutting-edge solution for your security issues and lead you to its payment page. We believe that you are so smart that you won’t become another victim of this scam. To ensure a smooth removal, please reboot your computer and hit F8 Key into “Safe Mode with Networking”. Then stick to our removal instruction and remove Antivirus Scan as quickly as possible.

Antivirus Scan Screenshot:

Manual Removal


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

Step 1: Registry entries you need to delete:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Antivirus Scan

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

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

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\PhishingFilter “Enabled” = “0″

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “ProxyOverride” = “”

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “ProxyServer” = “http=127.0.0.1:33921″

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “ProxyEnable” = “1″

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[random].exe”

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[random].exe”

Step 2: Files you need to delete:

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

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

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

%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Local Settings\Application Data\[random]\[random].exe

 

Please, be aware that manual removal of Antivirus Scan 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, 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 Scan Rogue Anti-Spyware, which will save your time and enable avoiding any system malfunctions and guarantee the needed result.

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

NOTE: If you have problem installing Antivirus Scan 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 Scan 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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