Description of Antivirus’09 and consequences of its residing on your PC

Antivirus’09 (Antivirus 09 or Antivirus09) is a program classified as a fake antispyware, because it even does not perform actual computer scan for viruses, adware, because it is advertised in annoying manner, and a crashware, because it disorders computer system. It may also be called a trojan due to the way of its downloading as undeclared attachment to files downloaded from Internet, usually free codec or media files.
Antivirus’09 is also advertised through the network of fake online scanners and so called official websites decorating Antivirus’09 with imaginary awards and describing its non-working features.  These websites are supported by many browser hijackers, which make web-browsers of infected computer systems to download websites dedicated to misleading programs like Antivirus’09.
All the trickeries by Antivirus’09 end up with the request to pay for its registration. However, even if a user pays just to get rid of Antivirus’09 repeating scan-show and alerts, Antivirus’09 removal is still needed, if the goal is to get rid of Antivirus’09 advertisements. The problem is that after registration, Antivirus’09 claims extending of the registration and updates in same annoying manner.
Details of  Antivirus’09 behavior are provided in the section below. If you are going to quit the trickery immediately, click here to start free scan and remove Antivirus’09 or please move down to Antivirus’09 manual removal  guidelines.

Antivirus’09 Technical Details

  • Full name: Antivirus’09, Antivirus09, Antivirus 09
  • Version: 2009
  • Type: Rogue anti-spyware
  • Origin: Russian Federation

Antivirus’09 screenshots:

Signs of being infected with Antivirus’09:

Antivirus’09 contains sub-programs responsible for system disordering. They are usually activated prior to those generating fake scan-show and alerts. Such observation leads to the conclusion that hackers’ design is to play some havoc with computer system before starting the advertisement campaign. Supposedly, the idea is to show the timely ads, which are more likely to be accepted by users.
Once installed, regardless of the way of its installation,  Antivirus’09 may remain quiet during several Windows sessions, before some program files are removed so that some programs report errors. However, copies of  Antivirus’09 that do not correspond to this pattern were found, therefore there is no rule in this description, just observation.
The advertisements by Antivirus’09 may be divided into scan and alerts popping up during and in relation to the scan, and other notifications. The scan is played within the nag screen of Antivirus’09, which appears as Windows has just warmed up. The scan is just a short movie with active objects accompanied with alerts invoking user to register this copy Antivirus’09. Alerts unrelated to the scan are displayed during all the time of computer operation. They are divided in two parts: those demanding user’s response to be closed and notifications just prompting to register Antivirus’09 or reporting the infected status of computer system etc. Alerts demanding response has corresponding buttons and may be disguised as Windows Security alerts. If a user does not respond, they remain and block other programs. If user leaves computer system turned on, the alerts are accumulated. Upon return, a user needs to close every alert generated for the period of uncontrolled system operation or reboot like at system freeze.
Click here to start free scan and remove Antivirus’09 which is  a heap of annoying ads and disordering programs establishing a system acting to the purpose of duping and luring users into buying the full version of the fake antispyware.

Automatic Removal of Antivirus’09 from your PC:

Antivirus’09 removal may be a complex task. Hence, complex removal tool is the best solution to remove Antivirus’09. Follow the link below to remove Antivirus’09 malware and get protected from its return and intervention of other rogue programs.

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Manual Removal of Antivirus’09:

You may remove Antivirus’09 adware manually. Other malware of Antivirus’09 like related backdoor downloader or browser hijacker, unfortunately, is variable and cannot be covered by manual removal instruction. If you still choose to remove Antivirus’09 manually, clicking the link above to start free scan is strongly recommended as you complete Antivirus’09 manual removal. The free scanner will reveal any other infections – if any, so that you may try to find relevant manual in the Internet or continue applying StopZilla! to remove them automatically.
Please, reboot and make sure there are no programs running and Internet connection is disabled before and during the process of Antivirus’09 manual removal. That will require you to have these instructions for Antivirus’09 removal printed out, because text editors are also not allowed to run.

Remove Antivirus’09 files and dll’s

Antivirus 2009.lnk
Uninstall Antivirus 2009.lnk
Antivirus 2009.lnk

Unregister Antivirus’09 registry values:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Antivirus 2009
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\User Agent\Post Platform “AVP09”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “Antivirus 2009”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “Windows applications server”

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