Paladin Antivirus

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Paladin Antivirus 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 Paladin Antivirus (Recommended)

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

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

Method of Infection

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

Another method of distributing Paladin Antivirus 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 Paladin Antivirus on your system. Paladin Antivirus installs on your computer through a trojan and may infect your system without your knowledge or consent.

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Paladin Antivirus 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 Paladin Antivirus from your computer.

Remedies and Prevention

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

Remove Paladin Antivirus manually

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


  • %Program Files%\Paladin Antivirus\pav.exe
  • %Program Files%\Paladin Antivirus\uninstall.exe


  • %Program Files%\Paladin Antivirus\pavext.dll
  • %Program Files%\Paladin Antivirus\phook.dll
  • pavext.dll

Other Files

  • %Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Paladin Antivirus.lnk
  • %Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Desktop\Paladin Antivirus Support.lnk
  • %Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Desktop\Paladin Antivirus.lnk
  • %Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Start Menu\Programs\Paladin Antivirus
  • %Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Start Menu\Programs\Paladin Antivirus\Paladin Antivirus Support.lnk
  • %Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Start Menu\Programs\Paladin Antivirus\Paladin Antivirus.lnk
  • %Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Start Menu\Programs\Paladin Antivirus\Uninstall Paladin Antivirus.lnk
  • %Program Files%\Paladin Antivirus
  • %Program Files%\Paladin Antivirus\help.ico
  • %Program Files%\Paladin Antivirus\pav.db
  • %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Paladin Antivirus
  • %ProgramFiles%\Paladin Antivirus
  • Paladin Antivirus Support.lnk
  • Uninstall Paladin Antivirus.lnk
  • Paladin Antivirus
  • Paladin Antivirus.lnk

Registry Keys

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Paladin Antivirus
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Paladin Antivirus"
  • Paladin Antivirus

External links

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