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Delete Antivirus Center malware

Internet is an area free of licensing and restrictions. This is not quite true and one can reasonably object providing many facts to prove the opposite; however, it is free enough to be used as a main marketplace for products of unverified quality. Get rid of Antivirus Center as one of such goods. Actually, it is rather a different name for program known as fake virus removal software successfully marketed via web channels since the mid of autumn 2010. Its propagation is often performed on two-stage basis.  In this case, the adware is dropped on the second stage by trojan, which is normally spread as a misleadingly declared content. Click here to the purpose of starting free scan, as well as to perform   Antivirus Center removal and get your PC clean deleting other reported threats.

Antivirus Center behaviour:

  • Antivirus Center may slow your PC and cause system errors
  • Antivirus Center may hijack your homepage and generate fake security warnings
  • Antivirus Center may change system settings and disable Windows features
  • Antivirus Center may be difficult to remove manually

Antivirus Center screenshot:


Antivirus Center manual removal instructions:

Remove Antivirus Center files and dll’s:

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\[random].dat
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\[random].ico
%UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Antivirus Center.lnk
%UserProfile%\Desktop\Antivirus Center.lnk
%Temp%\ins2.tmp
%Temp%\mv3.tmp
%Temp%\wrk4.tmp

Delete Antivirus Center registry keys:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile\AuthorizedApplications\List “C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe” = ‘C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe:*:Enabled:Antivirus Center’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[random]“

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