Alpha Antivirus

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Alpha Antivirus Information
Type:   Spyware
Analysis:
 
  Installs & gathers info from a PC without user permission.
Infection:
 
  By downloading freeware & shareware programs.
Symptoms:
 
  Changes PC settings, excessive popups
& slow PC performance.
Detection:   Download SpyHunter's Spyware Scanner.

To check your computer for Alpha Antivirus, download SpyHunter Spyware Detection Tool.

SpyHunter spyware detection tool is only a scanner meant to assist you in detecting Alpha Antivirus and other threats. If you detect the presence of Alpha Antivirus on your PC, you have the opportunity to purchase the SpyHunter removal tool to remove any traces of Alpha Antivirus.

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Detection of Alpha Antivirus (Recommended)

Alpha Antivirus is difficult to detect and remove. Alpha Antivirus is not likely to be removed through a convenient "uninstall" feature. Alpha Antivirus, as well as other spyware, can re-install itself even after it appears to have been removed.

You also run the risk of damaging your computer since you're required to find and delete sensitive files in your system such as DLL files and registry keys. It is recommended you use a good spyware remover to remove Alpha Antivirus and other spyware, adware, trojans and viruses on your computer.

Run a Alpha Antivirus scan/check to successfully detect all Alpha Antivirus files with the SpyHunter Spyware Detection Tool. If you wish to remove Alpha Antivirus, you can either purchase the SpyHunter spyware removal tool to remove Alpha Antivirus or follow the Alpha Antivirus manual removal method provided in the "Remedies and Prevention" section.

Method of Infection

There are many ways your computer could get infected with Alpha Antivirus. Alpha Antivirus can come bundled with shareware or other downloadable software.

Another method of distributing Alpha Antivirus involves tricking you by displaying deceptive pop-up ads that may appear as regular Windows notifications with links which look like buttons reading Yes and No. No matter which "button" that you click on, a download starts, installing Alpha Antivirus on your system. Alpha Antivirus installs on your computer through a trojan and may infect your system without your knowledge or consent.

If you think you may already be infected with Alpha Antivirus, use this SpyHunter Spyware dectection tool to detect Alpha Antivirus and other common Spyware infections. After detection of Alpha Antivirus, the next advised step is to remove Alpha Antivirus with the purchase of the SpyHunter Spyware removal tool.

Symptoms

Alpha Antivirus may attempt to change your computer's desktop, hijack your browser, monitor your Internet browsing activities, change system files, and can do this without your knowledge or permission. Therefore, it is strongly recommended to remove all traces of Alpha Antivirus from your computer.

Remedies and Prevention

Alpha Antivirus, as well as other Spyware, are constantly evolving and becoming more advanced to avoid detection. Alpha Antivirus along with its variants can install in different locations and even when you try to uninstall it you find they reappear when you reboot your computer.

Install a good anti-spyware software

When there's a large number of traces of Spyware, for example Alpha Antivirus, that have infected a computer, the only remedy may be to automatically run a Spyware scan from a good anti-spyware software designed to detect Alpha Antivirus and other types of spyware.

Remove Alpha Antivirus manually

Another method to remove Alpha Antivirus is to manually delete Alpha Antivirus files in your system. Detect and remove the following Alpha Antivirus files:

Processes

  • Alpha Antivirus.exe
  • AlphaAV.exe
  • alpha.exe

DLLs

  • msnaoladdon.dll

Other Files

  • %Program Files%\Alpha Antivirus
  • %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Alpha Antivirus
  • %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\Alpha Antivirus
  • AlphaAV
  • Alpha Antivirus.lnk
  • %AllUsersProfile%\Start Menu\AlphaAV
  • %ProgramFiles%\AlphaAV
  • %CommonProgramFiles%\Uninstall\AlphaAV
  • AAntivirus
  • %ProgramFiles%\AAntivirus
  • AlphaAnt
  • %ProgramFiles%\alphaant

Registry Keys

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Alpha Antivirus"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Alpha Antivirus
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Alpha Antivirus
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Alpha Antivirus
  • Environment\AVAPP
  • Environment\AVUNINST

Known Variants

VirusBurst is a re-branded variant of other well-known rogue anti-spyware programs, including SpywareQuake, SpyFalcon, SpywareStrike, SpySheriff, SpyHeal and many other pseudonyms.

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PC Infected

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