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AntiMalwareLab Information
Type: Spyware
Analysis: Installs & gathers info from a PC without user permission.
Infection: By downloading freeware & shareware.
Symptoms: Changes PC settings, excessive popups & slow PC performance.
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SpyHunter spyware detection tool is only a scanner meant to assist you in detecting AntiMalwareLab and other threats. If you detect the presence of AntiMalwareLab on your PC, you have the opportunity to purchase the SpyHunter removal tool to remove any traces of AntiMalwareLab.


Detection of AntiMalwareLab (Recommended)

AntiMalwareLab is difficult to detect and remove. AntiMalwareLab is not likely to be removed through a convenient "uninstall" feature. AntiMalwareLab, 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 AntiMalwareLab and other spyware, adware, trojans and viruses on your computer.

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

Method of Infection

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

Another method of distributing AntiMalwareLab 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 AntiMalwareLab on your system. AntiMalwareLab 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 AntiMalwareLab, use this SpyHunter Spyware dectection tool to detect AntiMalwareLab and other common Spyware infections. After detection of AntiMalwareLab, the next advised step is to remove AntiMalwareLab with the purchase of the SpyHunter Spyware removal tool.


AntiMalwareLab 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 AntiMalwareLab from your computer.

Remedies and Prevention

AntiMalwareLab, as well as other Spyware, are constantly evolving and becoming more advanced to avoid detection. AntiMalwareLab 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 AntiMalwareLab, 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 AntiMalwareLab and other types of spyware.

Remove AntiMalwareLab manually

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


  • %CommonAppData%\[random]\[random].exe


  • %CommonAppData%\[random]\[random].dll

Other Files

  • %CommonAppData%\[random]
  • %CommonAppData%\[random]\[random].mof
  • %CommonAppData%\[random]\[random].ocx
  • %CommonAppData%\[random]\[random]
  • %AppData%\Anti-Malware Lab
  • %AppData%\Anti-Malware Lab\cookies.sqlite
  • %AppData%\Anti-Malware Lab\Instructions.ini

Registry Keys

  • HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download "RunInvalidSignatures" = "1"
  • HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "ProxyServer" = "http="
  • HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Anti-Malware Lab"
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options "Debugger" = "svchost.exe"

External links

If you believe your computer is infected with spyware,
Wiki-Security highly recommends to download SpyHunter's spyware detection tool to check for spyware on your PC.

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