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To check your computer for Antivirus Master, download
SpyHunter Spyware Detection Tool.
SpyHunter spyware detection tool is only a scanner meant to assist you in detecting Antivirus Master and other threats. If you detect the presence of Antivirus Master on your PC, you have the opportunity to purchase the SpyHunter removal tool to remove any traces of Antivirus Master.
Detection of Antivirus Master (Recommended)
Antivirus Master is difficult to detect and remove. Antivirus Master is not likely to be removed through a convenient "uninstall" feature. Antivirus Master, 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 Master and other spyware, adware, trojans and viruses on your computer.
Run a Antivirus Master scan/check to successfully detect all Antivirus Master files with the SpyHunter Spyware Detection Tool. If you wish to remove Antivirus Master, you can either purchase the SpyHunter spyware removal tool to remove Antivirus Master or follow the Antivirus Master manual removal method provided in the "Remedies and Prevention" section.
Method of Infection
There are many ways your computer could get infected with Antivirus Master. Antivirus Master can come bundled with shareware or other downloadable software.
Another method of distributing Antivirus Master 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 Master on your system. Antivirus Master 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 Master, use this SpyHunter Spyware dectection tool to detect Antivirus Master and other common Spyware infections. After detection of Antivirus Master, the next advised step is to remove Antivirus Master with the purchase of the SpyHunter Spyware removal tool.
Antivirus Master 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 Master from your computer.
Remedies and Prevention
Antivirus Master, as well as other Spyware, are constantly evolving and becoming more advanced to avoid detection. Antivirus Master 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 Master, 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 Master and other types of spyware.
Remove Antivirus Master manually
Another method to remove Antivirus Master is to manually delete Antivirus Master files in your system. Detect and remove the following Antivirus Master files:
- Antivirus Master.lnk
If you believe your computer is infected with spyware,
- McAfee Threat Center - Library of detailed information on viruses.
- How Spyware And The Weapons Against It Are Evolving
- Crimeware: Trojans & Spyware
- Windows System Update - Latest bug fixes for Microsoft Windows