Sysinternals Antivirus

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

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

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Detection of Sysinternals Antivirus (Recommended)

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

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

Method of Infection

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

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

Symptoms

Sysinternals 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 Sysinternals Antivirus from your computer.

Remedies and Prevention

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

Remove Sysinternals Antivirus manually

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

Processes

  • C:\Program Files\Sysinternals Antivirus\Sysinternals Antivirus.exe
  • C:\Program Files\alggui.exe
  • C:\Program Files\svchost.exe

DLLs

  • C:\Program Files\adc_w32.dll

Other Files

  • C:\Program Files\Sysinternals Antivirus
  • %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Sysinternals Antivirus
  • %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Sysinternals Antivirus\Sysinternals Antivirus.lnk
  • %UserProfile%\Desktop\Sysinternals Antivirus.lnk
  • C:\Program Files\skynet.dat

Registry Keys

  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{149256d5-e103-4523-bb43-2cfb066839d6}
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{149256d5-e103-4523-bb43-2cfb066839d6}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{149256d5-e103-4523-bb43-2cfb066839d6}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\adbupd
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\Root\LEGACY_ADBUPD
  • HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Sysinternals Antivirus
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Sysinternals Antivirus

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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