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Alias: Antivirus 8, Antivirus8, AVG Antivirus 2011
Description: Modified Mar 10 2011
Antivirus 8 is another variant of AVG Antivirus 2011 and Antivirus 7 fake antivirus programs. Antivirus 8 is a rogue anti-virus application which may be secretly installed by a trojan or manually downloaded from one of many fraudulent Fake Scanner Sites. Antivirus 8 can block you from running removal programs and tools (see Symptoms section below). If the infection is blocking your removal attempts, we have easy to follow special workaround instructions below.
Guaranteed Antivirus 8 Removal. 30-Day Money Back Guarantee.We guarantee Antivirus 8 removal or you get a full refund! Even if you are unable to download and run programs on your computer, we have created a special tool called Vkill that will subdue Antivirus 8 and allow you to remove it using SpyNoMore. Here is how:
Antivirus 8 Special Removal Instructions
Step 1: Download Vkill. If you cannot download directly to the infected computer, you can download it onto a clean computer and transfer it to the infected computer (by using a network or a flash drive).
If you cannot download directly to the infected computer and you do not know how to transfer files between two computers, click here for instructions on how to restart your computer in Safe Mode with Networking. Once you are logged in Safe Mode, you can download SpyNoMore.
Step 2: Double-click Vkill several quick times in a row to disable Antivirus 8. Make sure to save any unsaved work before you do that.
Step 3: Once Antivirus 8 has been disabled, you can download and run SpyNoMore. SpyNoMore will download updates then scan your computer and if Antivirus 8 is present, SNM will detect it and you will be able to see either Antivirus 8 or Fake Alert in the scan results. These are the same product. Please note that the free version of SpyNoMore will only show you the detections. In order to remove the infection you need to purchase a 1-year license which costs $29 (or $39 for 3 computers). In all cases, you will be able to see the infection in the free version scan results.
Step 4: Purchase the activation key from a clean computer by clicking on our Purchase link on spynomore.com. Write down the activation key and use it to activate SNM on the infected computer. This will remove Antivirus 8 and restore your internet connection. You will again be able to run your programs and applications without trouble.
Antivirus 8 Symptoms
Once installed, Antivirus 8 performs a fake system scan then displays exaggerated fake results as shown below:
Hijacker - A Hijacker is a software application that takes control of your browser's settings. Usually it changes your home page and redirects it to some unknown site or modifies your search settings. It prevents you from changing back your browser's settings. An infected browser usually operates much slower.
Ransomware - Ransomware is a software application that infects a computer and asks for money to have the infection removed.
Trojan - A Trojans or Trojan Horse is any programs that installs itself secretly normally via malware programs, quite often with sinister intent. Once installed, the trojan author (hacker) can gain complete control of the infected PC. Trojans are usually designed to steal sensitive information and/or destroy the system. Trojans can be distributed as unsolicited email attachments, or bundled with freeware and shareware programs.
Advice: Remove This is a very high risk threat and should be removed immediately as to prevent harm to your computer and / or to protect your privacy.
SpyNoMore removes Antivirus 8: Yes
Threat risk: Very High Risk
Extremely dangerous malware. Uses stealth installation, randomly named entries and has the capability to self update or resurrect after incomplete removal. Almost impossible to remove manually. Category mostly consists of trojans and spyware.
The following Error Messages:
About Internet Explorer Emergency Mode
Your PC is infected with malicious software and browse coudn't be launched.
You may use Internet Explorer in Emergency Mode - internal service browser of Microsoft Windows system with limited usability.
Notice: Some sites refuse connection with Internet Explorer in Emergency Mode. In such case system warning page will be showed to you.
Once installed on your machine, NetPumper may start monitoring your browsing habits...
Threat detected: Keylogger.iSnake.PRO
Threat detected: Backdoor.POISON.BQA
Your browser opens to: http://microsoft.com/#blacklist, Liveblacklist.com
Running Process Signatures:
Registered Dll (Dynamic Link Library) Signatures:
SpyNoMore Collected Residual File Signatures: