Antivirus 2008

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Antivirus 2008 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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Detection of Antivirus 2008 (Recommended)

Antivirus 2008 is difficult to detect and remove. Antivirus 2008 is not likely to be removed through a convenient "uninstall" feature. Antivirus 2008, 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 Antivirus 2008 and other spyware, adware, trojans and viruses on your computer.

Run a Antivirus 2008 scan/check to successfully detect all Antivirus 2008 files with the SpyHunter Spyware Detection Tool. If you wish to remove Antivirus 2008, you can either purchase the SpyHunter spyware removal tool to remove Antivirus 2008 or follow the Antivirus 2008 manual removal method provided in the "Remedies and Prevention" section.

Method of Infection

There are many ways your computer could get infected with Antivirus 2008. Antivirus 2008 can come bundled with shareware or other downloadable software.

Another method of distributing Antivirus 2008 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 Antivirus 2008 on your system. Antivirus 2008 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 Antivirus 2008, use this SpyHunter Spyware dectection tool to detect Antivirus 2008 and other common Spyware infections. After detection of Antivirus 2008, the next advised step is to remove Antivirus 2008 with the purchase of the SpyHunter Spyware removal tool.


Antivirus 2008 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 Antivirus 2008 from your computer.

Remedies and Prevention

Antivirus 2008, as well as other Spyware, are constantly evolving and becoming more advanced to avoid detection. Antivirus 2008 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 Antivirus 2008, 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 Antivirus 2008 and other types of spyware.

Remove Antivirus 2008 manually

Another method to remove Antivirus 2008 is to manually delete Antivirus 2008 files in your system. Detect and remove the following Antivirus 2008 files:


  • Antvrs.exe
  • AntvrsInstall.exe
  • AntvrsInstall[1].exe
  • Win Antivirus 2008.exe
  • av2008xp.exe
  • Antivirus-2008.exe
  • xpa_2008.exe
  • lwpwer.exe

Other Files

  • AntiVirus 2008.lnk
  • AntiVirus 2008.lic
  • %ProgramFiles%\ANTIVIRUS 2008
  • Uninstall Antivirus.lnk
  • Antivirus Pro 2008
  • %ProgramFiles%\Antivirus2008y
  • Uninstall Antivirus 2008.lnk
  • %AppData%\Antivirus2008y
  • %ProgramFiles%\Win Antivirus 2008
  • s9201
  • %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Antivirus2008y
  • %ProgramFiles%\Antivirus 2008 XP
  • %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\SoftLand Ltd\Antivirus 2008 XP

Registry Keys

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Antivirus
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Antivirus"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce "3P_UDEC"
  • Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce\3P_UDEC
  • Microsoft\Code Store Database\Distribution Units\3BA4271E-5C1E-48E2-B432-D8BF420DD31D
  • Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MenuOrder\Start Menu2\Programs\Antivirus2008y
  • SoftLand Ltd\Antivirus 2008 XP

External links

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