Antivirus Soft

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Antivirus Soft 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.
Detection:   Download SpyHunter's Spyware Scanner.
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To check your computer for Antivirus Soft, download SpyHunter Spyware Detection Tool.

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


Detection of Antivirus Soft (Recommended)

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

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

Method of Infection

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

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


Antivirus Soft 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 Soft from your computer.

Remedies and Prevention

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

Remove Antivirus Soft manually

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


  • %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\[random]\[random]sysguard.exe
  • %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]sysguard.exe
  • %UserProfile%\AppData\Local\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]sftav.exe
  • %UserProfile%\AppData\Local\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]sysguard.exe

Other Files

  • C:\Program Files\Antivirus Soft\
  • %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\[random]\
  • %ProgramFiles%\Antivirus Soft Platinum

Registry Keys

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\AvScan
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "ProxyOverride" = ""
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download "RunInvalidSignatures" = "1"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Policies\Associations "Files" = ".exe"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Internet Settings "ProxyServer" = "http="
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Policies\Attachments "SaveZoneInformation" = "1"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Run "[random]"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Run "[random]"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Run "Antivirus Soft"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Run "Antivirus Soft"

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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