Description of AV Checker consequences of its residing on your PC
Rogue antispyware product is usually understood as a trial version of fake antispyware. The trial version looks like a regular program and only some features of the program are disabled.
AV Checker (AVChecker) does not go this way. Unlike most of the rogue antispyware releases, AV Checker tries to persuade users into buying the program exploiting web-browser vulnerability. That provides an advantage of less size as no templates are to be uploaded. Therefore the rogue antispyware easily infiltrates, in comparison to regular rogue antispyware, into computer systems. Basically, AV Checker is usually understood to be a browser hijacker that shows online scan showcase. However, its features are not limited to browser hijacking only, for the infection displaying AV Checker’s online scanner also tries to block legit software and block legit websites.
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AV Checker Technical Details
- Full name: AV Checker, AVChecker, AV-Checker
- Version: 2010
- Type: Rogue anti-spyware
- Origin: Russian federation
Signs of being infected with AV Checker:
Online scanner popped up by the hijacker is shown in the browser window. If you take the statistic of visits to the website hosting the scanner, the ratio of web-page views and unique visitors will clearly show that a user visits this website on regular basis as a number of page views exceed a number of unique visitors in times. You cannot be mistaken in detecting the rogue as the online scanner is always named after AV Checker (see the title). It is not a brand new trickery and hundreds of examples could be found of using pretty similar fake online scanner by rogue antispyware released before AV Checker. However, this case seems to be a first time occasion when the online scanner is the main advertising tool of rogue antispyware. Remove AV Checker hijacker and other infections, even if unrelated to the fake antivirus, scanning your PC with free tool for spyware and virus detection available here.
Automatic Removal of AV Checker from your PC:
A great solution to remove AV Checker infections and other viruses is available below. It is not perfect, but updated daily to go in line with cyber scam development.
Manual Removal of AV Checker:
Without any exaggeration, disregarding the below precaution may corrupt your computer system to the extent when its recovery is impracticable: please reboot in Safe Mode with Networking and do not launch any software, especially web-browser, while disposing of AV Checker entries. Optionally, disable Internet connections.
Remove AV Checker files and dll’s:
%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\<random>\
Unregister AV Checker registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “AV Checker”