Description of Antimalware Tool and consequences of its residing on your PC
Antimalware Tool (AntimalwareTool) is another remake of Security Defender. SecurityDefender is a notorious rogue antivirus distributed in more or less unfair ways.
Being very similar to the above notorious counterfeit by outward the remake is encrypted in completely another way. That is, looks can be deceiving as the product in question is quite original compared to its forerunners.
Antimalware Tool promises to keep your PC security and privacy protected and describes a number of tasks it is going to fulfill. In reality, though, it does not accomplish a single task declared.
Remove Antimalware Tool malware as you are dealing with another deceiving program. In addition to notifying users on inexistent threats it attempts to create a shortage of system resource for legit software and slow computer problem. Relevant Antimalware Tool remover is available here (free scanner link).
Antimalware Tool Technical Details:
- Full name: Antimalware Tool, AntimalwareTool, Antimalware-Tool
- Version: 2011
- Type: Rogue anti-spyware
- Origin: Russian federation
Signs of being infected with Antimalware Tool:
The adware shows fake Firewall alert. There are two variants of this alert. The difference is presence of the adware name in the title. If there is no name of the adware mentioned in the alert, it is typically shown after hidden introduction of Antimalware Tool. That is, users may be unaware of the adware name. In this case, however, clicking the alert would disclose the adware identity through its web-page.
When running at full capacity the malicious tool shows quite adequate number of popups identifying it. For example, it shows alert that reads as follows:
“We highly recommend you to get license for Security Defender to remove immediately harmful software.”
In order to detect the counterfeit and other threats with their follow-up extermination, click here to start free scan. This is a proved way to get rid of Antimalware Tool adware.
Antimalware Tool automatical removal:
Needless to say, the adware is quite annoying and needs to be deleted at the earliest opportunity. Important to note, though, that there are plenty of quiet viruses which general severity assessment exceeds in times that of Antimalware Tool. Probability of infiltration of such threats into computer compromised by the adware is very high. Apply complex remedy available below to remove Antimalware Tool and other viruses.
Manual Removal of Antimalware Tool:
To avoid Antimalware Tool removal errors and system damage, please set your system into Safe Mode while executing the steps below. Safe Mode is available in the boot menu (press F8 to enter after turning on PC).
Remove Antimalware Tool files and dll’s:
Unregister Antimalware Tool registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon “Shell” = ‘%UserProfile%\Application Data\<random>.exe’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\egui.exe “Debugger” = ’svchost.exe’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\ekrn.exe “Debugger” = ’svchost.exe’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msascui.exe “Debugger” = ’svchost.exe’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msmpeng.exe “Debugger” = ’svchost.exe’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msseces.exe “Debugger” = ’svchost.exe’