Description of Additional Guard and consequences of its residing on your PC

Regardless of its variation Additional Guard (AdditionalGuard) is extremely annoying software that by means of repeating misleading fake ads attempts to convince users of the need to pay the fee for its activation.  There are browser hijacker, adware and websites promoting Additional Guard, which websites, in their turn, are promoted with the said browser hijacker and online ads in the form of commercial comments at popular blogs and forums, Internet ad banners and popups. The ultimate message of all those sorts of Additional Guard ads is that you have a number of viruses to be removed with Additional Guard, but those viruses and security issues cannot be removed unless and until you pay the Additional Guard activation fee for specified period. It is a common opinion that the most annoying stuff in Additional Guard is its adware; true, you need to remove Additional Guard adware, but you may also need to get rid of Additional Guard hijacker, by means of which online Additional Guard ads  are shown and the rogue may be downloaded and installed secretly. Click here to start free scan and perform safe and fast and complete removal of  Additional Guard scam.

Additional Guard Technical Details

  • Full name: Additional Guard, AdditionalGuard, Additional-Guard
  • Version: 2009
  • Type: Rogue anti-spyware
  • Origin: Russia

Additional Guard screenshot (click to enlarge):


Additional Guard

Signs of being infected with Additional Guard:

Additional Guard includes three different parts, which are possibly present in the memory of your computer in any possible combination of them or independently.
You need to remove Additional Guard hijacker as it deprives you of the privilege to exploit your browser hijacker exclusively to your own benefits; in particular, Additional Guard hijacker exploits vulnerabilities of Internet browser to make them download, in no agreement with users, Additional Guard’s websites and other online ads; it may also manage to download the adware of Additional Guard exploiting the said vulnerabilities of a web-browser; IE is considered to be the most vulnerable web-browser for such sort of rogues.
You need to remove Additional Guard hijacker as it shows numerous misleading ads, which pretend to be a scanner window and system alerts. In fact there is no scan as such by Additional Guard adware as the rogue frightens users with random scary names unrelated to real viruses, if any, which have infected your computer system.
You need to remove Additional Guard related trojan, where the rogue has been installed from the backdoor. The trojan is typically downloaded and installed by user who takes it for desired useful software. In fact, it is an agent that downloads and installs adware.
Click here to start free scan and get rid of Additional Guard hijacker, adware and trojan, as appropriate.

Automatic Removal of Additional Guard from your PC:

As a complex scam Additional Guard needs to be removed by complex tool tested to remove  Additional Guard entirely, i.e. covering the removal of every part of Additional Guard. Follow the link below to initiate free scan that will provide detection of every parasite harming your PC, and remove Additional Guard rogue entries.

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Manual Removal of Additional Guard :

The following steps are for removal of Additional Guard adware only. Other parts of the scam cannot be covered there due to their variability. Please follow the link above to get the names of other infections related to  Additional Guard in the memory of your computer system and remove them automatically or find relevant manual guidelines searching the web.
Before proceeding to  adware of Additional Guard removal please reboot and avoid running any software and disable Internet connection until finishing Additional Guard removal

Remove Additional Guard files and dll’s:

AG345d.exe
278.mof
mozcrt19.dll
sqlite3.dll
AG.ico
AGSys
AGSys\vd952342.bd
ag.cfg
Additional Guard.lnk
cookies.sqlite
cb.exe
CLSV.tmp
ddv.dll
dudl.drv
energy.dll
energy.sys
exec.exe
fan.drv
FS.dll
PE.drv
ppal.exe
SICKBOY.tmp
tjd.sys
Additional Guard.lnk
search.xml

Unregister Additional Guard registry values:

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{3F2BBC05-40DF-11D2-9455-00104BC936FF}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\xp_7a9be.DocHostUIHandler
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes “URL” = “http://search-gala.com/?&uid=220&q={searchTerms}”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download “RunInvalidSignatures” = “1?
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes “URL” = “http://search-gala.com/?&uid=220&q={searchTerms}”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “Additional Guard”

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