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AntivirusBEST Information
Type:   Spyware
  Installs & gathers info from a PC without user permission.
  By downloading freeware & shareware programs.
  Changes PC settings, excessive popups
& slow PC performance.
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To check your computer for AntivirusBEST, download SpyHunter Spyware Detection Tool.

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


Detection of AntivirusBEST (Recommended)

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

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

Method of Infection

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

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


AntivirusBEST 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 AntivirusBEST from your computer.

Remedies and Prevention

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

Remove AntivirusBEST manually

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


  • abest.exe


  • qwprotect.dll

Other Files

  • AntivirusBEST.lnk
  • C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\AntiVirusBEST
  • AntivirusBEST
  • %AllUsersProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\AntivirusBEST

Registry Keys

  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\qwprotect.qwprotectbho
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\qwprotect.qwprotectbho.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{44b2c9f5-608d-46de-82e1-26c5bcb85193}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{684a7904-2593-4bbe-a90e-cdaf2ac606ae}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{296a8a7f-b5ac-4789-9b33-f32c2f9a6abd}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{44b2c9f5-608d-46de-82e1-26c5bcb85193}
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{44b2c9f5-608d-46de-82e1-26c5bcb85193}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AppID\{296a8a7f-b5ac-4789-9b33-f32c2f9a6abd}
  • 44B2C9F5-608D-46de-82E1-26C5BCB85193
  • AppID\296A8A7F-B5AC-4789-9B33-F32C2F9A6ABD
  • 296A8A7F-B5AC-4789-9B33-F32C2F9A6ABD
  • 684A7904-2593-4BBE-A90E-CDAF2AC606AE

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.

External links

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