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DRGuard 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 DRGuard, download SpyHunter Spyware Detection Tool.

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


Detection of DRGuard (Recommended)

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

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

Method of Infection

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

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


DRGuard 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 DRGuard from your computer.

Remedies and Prevention

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

Remove DRGuard manually

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


  • C:\Program Files\Dr. Guard\drguard.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Dr. Guard\uninstall.exe
  • %UserProfile%\LOCALS~1\Temp\asr64_ldm.exe


  • C:\Program Files\Dr. Guard\drgext.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dr. Guard\drghook.dll

Other Files

  • %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Dr. Guard
  • %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Dr. Guard\Dr. Guard.lnk
  • %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Dr. Guard\Uninstall Dr. Guard.lnk
  • C:\Program Files\Dr. Guard\help.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Dr. Guard\scan.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Dr. Guard\settings.ico
  • %UserProfile%\Desktop\Dr. Guard Support.lnk
  • %UserProfile%\Desktop\Dr. Guard.lnk

Registry Keys

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Dr. Guard
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\asr64_ldm.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Dr. Guard

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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