How to Remove Antivirus 8 Rogue Anti-Spyware?

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Antivirus 8 Information:

Antivirus 8 (also referred as Antivirus8) is a fake anti-spyware software developed to rip you off. The activities of Antivirus 8 are the evidences of its deceptive nature and the goal it pursues. Antivirus 8 is good at reporting non-existing malware on your computer, while it can’t provide any real protections for your PC. Antivirus 8 usually surreptitiously enters into your computer thru system vulnerabilities and software loopholes without getting your permission. The first thing Antivirus 8 does to fulfill its plans is to modify system registry and make your system execute it whenever your computer loads. As a result, you will see Antivirus 8 scans your system and states to detect many dangerous threats on your system, even your antivirus can’t detect anything. This tactic is favored by rogue software. Besides the fake scan results, Antivirus 8 also triggers tons of warning popups saying your PC has been infected by some malware. Then Antivirus 8 will suggest you to buy its full version so as to remove all malware detected. The fact is that Antivirus 8 can’t acturally help you remove anything. Thus, there is no reason to buy its full version no matter how hard it persuades you. Follow our removal guide and remove Antivirus 8 once it appears on your PC.

Antivirus 8 Screenshot:

Manual Removal

Note: If you are not proficient with computer, it’s suggested that you backup your registry before manually removing Antivirus 8 Virus. And double check the entries that you are going to delete, or your computer can’t work for missing some files. In case you can’t surf the Internet, open Internet Explorer, go to “Tools”, choose “Internet options” and hit “Connections” tab. Click “LAN settings” and untick the option “Use a proxy server for your LAN”. Save all these changes. Now, you will be able to go to our website and download our removal tool to have Antivirus 8 virus expelled for good.

The registry entries you need to delete:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Antivirus8

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “Antivirus8″

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Antivirus8

The files you need to delete:

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

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

%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Desktop\Antivirus8.lnk

%Program Files%\AV

%Program Files%\AV\Antivirus8.exe

 

Please, be aware that manual removal of Antivirus 8 Virus 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 Virus, which will save your time and enable avoiding any system malfunctions and guarantee the needed result.

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

NOTE: If you have problem installing Antivirus 8 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 Antivirus 8 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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