Antivirus 7

Antivirus 7 also known as Antivirus7 is a misleading application that can harm a computer and disabled security programs installed on victims computer. Antivirus 7 may spread on computers by utilizing search optimization arriving on its malicious websites when a term, word or phrase was searched on the Internet. When users visits Antivirus 7 malevolent websites, a script will be triggered to download and install the rogue application with or without users approval. While on the computer, Antivirus 7 will alter system settings and add its own entries on the registry to ensure that it will run when Windows is started. It will display lots of advertisement, warnings and alerts to promote itself and encourage users into purchasing the registered version. A virus scan will be automatically performed and expect it to produce threats that were not even present on computers to pursue its objective of selling the program by tricking computer users.

Remove Antivirus 7 immediately with only your trusted anti-virus and anti-malware program. A purchase of Antivirus 7 activation key should not be an option. Avoid visiting websites that were obviously related to it.

What are the Symptoms of Antivirus 7 Infection?

Antivirus 7 Screen Shot Image

As expected rogue program will attempt to convince its victim to obtain the licensed version. Fake warnings and computer virus scan will prompt users to pay for the Antivirus 7 registration key.

It will modify Windows Registry and add the following entries:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Run “Antivirus7″
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{35A5B43B-CB8A-49CA-A9F4-D3B308D2E3CC}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Internet Settings\5.0\User Agent\post platform “WinNT-EVI 25.11.2009?
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Uninstall\{6A23338A-C725-48D0-BA96-B12FDD22DD39}_is1

Antivirus7 threat will drop the following malicious files:

  • %Program Files%\AV
  • %Program Files%\AV\Antivirus7.exe
  • %Program Files%\Common Files\Uninstall
  • %Program Files%\Common Files\Uninstall\AV
  • %Program Files%\Common Files\Uninstall\AV\Uninstall.lnk
  • %Program Files%\Antivirus7AV
  • %Program Files%\Antivirus7AV\Antivirus7.exe
  • %Program Files%\Antivirus7AV\unins000.dat
  • %Program Files%\Antivirus7AV\unins000.exe
  • %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\AV
  • %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\AV\Antivirus7.lnk
  • %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\AV\Uninstall.lnk
  • %Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Desktop\Antivirus7.lnk
  • %WINDOWS%\system32\UpdateCheck.dll

How to Remove Antivirus 7 Manually

1. Restart your computer in SafeMode
– After Power-On the computer, just before Windows start, press F8
– From the selections, Select SafeMode

2. Remove Registry entries that the threat added. You MUST BACKUP YOUR REGISTRY FIRST.
– Click Start > Run
– Type in the field, regedit
– Navigate and look for the registry entries mentioned above and delete if necessary

3. Delete malicious files that the threat added:
– Base on the given location above, browse and delete the file
– If no location is given, click Start>Search> and search for the files.
– If cannot be deleted, press Ctrl+Alt+Del to access Task Manager, see if the file is running in the process. If it is, select the file and click End Process. Perform file delete again.

4. Scan computer with Antivirus Program
– Update antivirus program
– Scan computer and delete all detected threats.

How to Easily Remove Antivirus 7

1. Download and run Removal Tool to remove Antivirus 7

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