Antivirus 2008 Pro
Antivirus 2008 Pro another rogue anti-virus program asks
to download protection software.Here I am giving step by step guide to how to remove it without even remaining the traces of Antivirus 2008 Pro.
What happens When Antivirus 2008 Pro installed in your Computer
- When Antivirus 2008 Pro is installed in to your computer
- “Your wallpaper changes to red color saying that your protection is in danger and download protection software now” .
- The Time in system tray changes to 24 hour format and beside it ‘VIRUS ALERT” text appears
- Hard disk drives get Disappeared like E,F observe and remaining disappeared
- Internet Explorer’s homepage changes to antivirus-2008 Pro .
- Antivirus 2008 it is downloaded and installed on computer ,it connects to “http://antivirus-2008pro.com” and scans your computer.
- After scanning it gives fake warning message that your privacy at risk and some trojans are found asks to install special software.
- Pop-ups will keep coming of spyware,viruses alerts and asks you to block this with winspyware protect
- All the control panel options get disappeared,task manager will be disabled and also display panel ,no wonder this stuff has been installed form porn sites through Internet explorer.
Removing Antivirrus 2008 Using Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware
Set internet Explorer or other Browser effected Homepage set to about blank and remove all cache
Firefox Comes to rescue
- Yes even though Internet explorer has been attacked ,thank god Firefox works fine for me in that situation and I downloaded “Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware”.
Malwarebytes’Anti-Malware is a freeware which removes spywares very easily .
- After installing Malwarebytes’Anti-Malware it will update automatically let it update and proceed towards scan.
- Now if you system allows scan With Malwarebytes’Anti-Malware
And if you are unable to scan then restart your computer and press F8 and select safe mode from advanced options menu and then scan with Malwarebytes’Anti-Malware.(Mbam)
3.Be patient while scanning till it gives the final result.
4.After scanning Mbam displays listed infections ,click remove selected and some infections removal requires restart please follow Mbam’s instructions.
5.So scan as many times until Mbam displays “no infection found and click Main menu”.
6.After all comes to normal few modification should be made by us as the wall paper settting set by Antivirus 2008 is unable to be removed by Mbam we should remove it manually
7. Right click on desktop
- Click Properties ,select Desktop
- On the Desktop click Customize Desktop and on the Desktop Items click Web
- And remove the web page set by antivrus 2008 by selecting it and click Apply and your Desktop comes to normal
8.Finally clean with Ccleaner all temporary stuff will be cleaned
Now your computer is free from Antivirus 2008
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Note:This is a self Help guide try this at your own risk