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Antivirus System 2011
Alias: Antivirus System 2011, Antivirus Studio 2010
Description: Posted on: Feb 04, 2010 2:42pm
Antivirus System 2011 is a new variant of Antivirus Studio 2010 fake antivirus. Antivirus System 2011 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 System 2011 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.
Antivirus System 2011 tries to pressure you into buying their full version. From time to time, Antivirus System 2011 plays a sound clip in the background saying "New Virus Found".
Once installed, Antivirus System 2011 performs a fake system scan then displays exaggerated fake results as shown below:
Antivirus System 2011 Special Removal Instructions
Step 1: Bookmark this page.
Step 2: Antivirus System 2011 prevents you from running programs. We created a special SpyNoMore installer to work around the infection. To download the special installer click here.
Step 3: Install SpyNoMore on the infected computer. When the installation is completed, SpyNoMore will check for and download available updates. Download any available updates. After the update is completed, the infection may shut down SpyNoMore, simply restart it from SpyNoMore's (blue shield) desktop icon.
Step 4: SNM will scan your computer and if Antivirus System 2011 is present, SNM will detect it and you will be able to see Antivirus System 2011 or Antivirus Studio 2010 in the scan results. These are the same product. Please note that the free version of SpyNoMore will only show you the detections but will not remove them. In order to remove the infection you need to purchase a 1-year license which costs $29.95 (or $39.95 for 3 computers).
Step 5: After you run the free scan, you can purchase SpyNoMore by clicking on the Remove Spyware button and completing the purchase. Alternatively, you can purchase the activation key from a clean computer by clicking on our Purchase link on our website. Write down the activation key and use it to activate SNM on the infected computer. This will remove Antivirus System 2011 and fix any problems that may have come along with it (such as loss of Internet connection or inability to run programs).
Step 6 (optional but recommended): It would be a good idea to check your computer for rootkits (which are basically hidden trojans) which may have tagged along with Antivirus System 2011. To do so, download and run TDSSKiller by Kaspersky Labs.
Step 7 (optional but recommended): If TDSSKiller does find a rootkit, it will ask you to restart your computer so that it can remove the rootkit(s). After your computer restart, scan your computer once more with SpyNoMore to make sure everthing is OK.Threat type:
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 System 2011: 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.
You hear repetitive sound clips saying 'New Virus Found'.
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