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AVG Antivirus 2011
Alias: AVG Antivirus 2011, AVG Anti-virus 2011
Description: Added Jan 27, 7:43am
AVG Antivirus 2011 is another variant of Antivirus 8 and Antivirus 7 fake antivirus programs. AVG Antivirus 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. AVG Antivirus 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.
AVG Antivirus 2011 blocks your browser and disables your programs. We have created a version of SpyNoMore that works around these limitations and allows you to remove AVG Antivirus 2011. See the Special Instructions below.
The latest version of AVG Antivirus 2011 blocks mosts browsers from opening, including Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome and Opera. When you try to open a browser, you may receive a message titled "About Internet Explorer Emergency Mode". You can still start your Internet Explorer browser if you follow the instructions here.
Once installed, AVG Antivirus 2011 performs a fake system scan then displays exaggerated fake results as shown below:
AVG Antivirus 2011 Special Removal Instructions
HINT: If your browser opens to 'Internet Explorer Safe Mode', follow the instructions here for workaround instructions.
Step 1: Download SpyNoMore. 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). NOTE: The installer will be named explorer.exe.
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 explorer.exe to install SpyNoMore on the infected computer.
Step 3: SpyNoMore will download updates then scan your computer and if AVG Antivirus 2011 is present, SNM will detect it and you will be able to see either AVG Antivirus 2011 or Antivirus 8 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 AVG Antivirus 2011 and restore your internet connection. You will again be able to run your programs and applications without trouble.
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 AVG Antivirus 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.
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
Running Process Signatures:
Registered Dll (Dynamic Link Library) Signatures:
SpyNoMore Collected Residual File Signatures: