Description of AVG Antivirus 2011 and consequences of its residing on your PC
Malicious programs of advertising kind are often grouped into families by origin and similarity of appearance and behavior. It should be noted that behavioral and appearance similarities are usually a consequence of the same origin. Some families consist of clones, i.e. programs of almost similar appearance that act the same way. Fake AVG (AVG Antivirus 2011) antivirus belongs to little bit different family. In spite of being developed by one and same hackers, its members manifest quite a significant number of differences, especially of behavioral kind.
Remove fake AVG 2011 as the adware is in charge of getting on users’ nerves with fake threat alerts. It expects users to get its so called trialware activated. If you have been unfortunate to do so, you are well aware there is no significant difference between the adware depending on its status, i.e. it is the same annoying stuff, even if activated.
Some of the above malware processes are executed to bind legitimate applications. The targeted software products are, in their majority, antivirus tools. Proper antivirus remedies have been updated in relevant way to prevent any kind of malicious software impact or, at least, to face it and remove the restricting effect: Click here to get rid of rogue AVG Antivirus 2011 applying duly updated antimalware.
AVG Antivirus 2011 Technical Details:
- Full name: AVG Antivirus 2011, AVG Anti-virus 2011, fake AVG Antivirus
- Version: 2011
- Type: Rogue anti-spyware
- Origin:Russian federation
Signs of being infected with AVG Antivirus 2011:
Once installed, the adware may reasonably blame itself for being not genuine. It may say that you are a victim of software counterfeiting so that Microsoft will not serve your computer system properly. Evidently, the design is to make you believe it is your computer system that has recognized your copy of the AVG as counterfeited and then suggests original one.
The above approach seems to be on its trial stage so that it is not applied in every instance of the adware installation. In any instance the rogue antivirus generates plenty of alerts dedicated to particular threat or attack. They may be titled as follows:
“Warning! Identity theft attempt detected!”
“Warning! New Virus Detected”
“Warning! Active Virus Detected”
Program window of the adware is typically displayed after several dozens of alerts like those explained above, which origin is not quite clear for average user. The program window or graphic user’s interface (GUI) of the misleading antivirus declares three main features to be provided: antivirus protection, antispyware protection and resident shield. Needless to say, there is no reason to expect any of the features to work.
The GUI displayed on a particular PC clearly indicates that it is infected and betrays the infection name. If any adware detection problems bother you, сlick here to start free scan and see the infections you actually need to delete.
AVG Antivirus 2011 automatival removal:
Forget the detections reported by fake AVG as they have nothing to do with real threats to be deleted. Follow the link below to remove AVGAntivirus 2011 and clean other infections detected by multi-purpose system security suite.
Manual Removal of AVG Antivirus 2011:
Removal of the adware is certainly considered to be a system optimization measure. However, if you accidently, for instance, by oversight, delete wrong expectable or registry value, that may deteriorate your computer system instead. Please be attentive and input values exactly as specified below.
Extra safety requirement is to set Safe Mode while removing fake AVG.
How do I set Safe Mode? Issue Restart command and continuously tap F8 while system is preparing to load. This should interrupt loading and open Boot Menu, so just use arrow keys of keyboard to select relevant option.
Remove AVG Antivirus 2011 files and dll’s:
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\AVG Antivirus 2011\
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\AVG Antivirus 2011\AVG Antivirus 2011.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\AVG Antivirus 2011\Uninstall.lnk
c:\Program Files\AVG Antivirus 2011\
c:\Program Files\AVG Antivirus 2011\avg.exe
%UserProfile%\Desktop\AVG Antivirus 2011.lnk
Unregister AVG Antivirus 2011 registry values:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\chrome.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\firefox.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\iexplore.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\opera.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\safari.exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “AVG Antivirus 2011” = ‘C:\Program Files\AVG Antivirus 2011\avg.exe’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\5.0\User Agent\Post Platform “WinNT-A8I 28.01.2011”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\chrome.exe “Debugger” = ‘iesafemode.exe -sb’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\firefox.exe “Debugger” = ‘iesafemode.exe -sb’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\iexplore.exe “Debugger” = ‘iesafemode.exe -sb’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\opera.exe “Debugger” = ‘iesafemode.exe -sb’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\safari.exe “Debugger” = ‘iesafemode.exe -sb’