Antivirus PC 2009 Removal

Antivirus PC 2009 is another fake antispyware program that is automatically installed in a computer system through Trojans, malware downloaded by malicious websites without the user’s consent and misleading security web pages. Some malware use security holes to ensure the installation of this virus. However, without knowing the danger, users can install Antivirus PC 2009 manually as well. For this reason, in order to avoid this type of problem prematurely it is recommended to use genuine antivirus software such as SpyHunter as its detection bases can identify and prevent the installation of Antivirus PC 2009.

Antivirus PC 2009

Antivirus PC 2009

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After this threat has been installed it will automatically start to scan the entire system in order to trick the end-user into believing that it is a legitimate application. However, even if this software will most likely display a large number of security warnings it is recommended to ignore all of them and proceed to the steps required to remove Antivirus PC 2009.

Antivirus PC 2009 Manual Removal Procedures

To remove this virus it is first recommended to identify and stop the execution of the following processes: ( Learn how to terminate a running process )
•    avpc2009.exe
•    avpc2009s.exe
•    Uninstaller.exe
•    xvgke.exe
•    eopqi.exe
•    wvjhtpr.exe
•    fnrnspc.exe
•    islbk.exe
 

The next step is to find and delete the following related files, folders and shortcuts:

  • c:\Program Files\Antivirus PC 2009
  • c:\Program Files\Antivirus PC 2009\2.vbs
  • c:\Program Files\Antivirus PC 2009\avpc2009.exe
  • c:\Program Files\Antivirus PC 2009\avpc2009s.exe
  • c:\Program Files\Antivirus PC 2009\bzip2.dll
  • c:\Program Files\Antivirus PC 2009\libltdl3.dll
  • c:\Program Files\Antivirus PC 2009\pthreadVC2.dll
  • c:\Program Files\Antivirus PC 2009\Uninstaller.exe
  • c:\Program Files\Antivirus PC 2009\data
  • c:\Program Files\Antivirus PC 2009\data\daily.cvd
  • c:\Program Files\Antivirus PC 2009\data\self.hdb
  •  c:\Program Files\Antivirus PC 2009\quarantine%UserProfile%\xvgke.exe
  •  %UserProfile%\Desktop\Antivirus PC 2009.lnk
  • %UserProfile%\My Documents\eopqi.exe
  • %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Antivirus PC 2009.lnk
  •  c:\WINDOWS\wvjhtpr.exe
  •  c:\WINDOWS\system32\fnrnspc.exe
  •  c:\WINDOWS\system32\islbk.exe

Antivirus PC 2009 Registry Removal Proedures

Even if by now most of the files related to the rogue application should be deleted, in order to properly remove Antivirus PC 2009 it is recommended to also clean the entire Windows Registry database. For this purpose, the following registry keys should be identified and cleaned: (How to Edit Registry Here)

•    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows Script Host
•    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows Script Host\Settings
•    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\AVPC2009
•    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Antivirus PC 2009
•    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “Antivirus PC 2009

Delete Antivirus PC 2009 Directories:

 c:\Program Files\Antivirus PC 2009

Outside Resouces:

http://www.malwarehelp.org/antivirus-pc-2009-removal-2010.html

http://www.myantispyware.com/2009/12/30/how-to-remove-antivirus-pc-2009-uninstall-instructions/

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