We have Antivirus Center virus on our pc.

May 3, 2011 at 09:05:58
Specs: Windows XP
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May 3, 2011 at 10:38:55
This is how to manually remove it from your computer: Browse to the following locations in your computer.

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\<random numbers and characters>.dat
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\<random numbers and characters>.ico
%UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Antivirus Center.lnk
%UserProfile%\Desktop\Antivirus Center.lnk
File Location Notes:

%UserProfile% refers to the current user's profile folder. By default, this is C:\Documents and Settings\ for Windows 2000/XP, C:\Users\ for Windows Vista/7, and c:\winnt\profiles\ for Windows NT.

%Temp% refers to the Windows Temp folder. By default, this is C:\Windows\Temp for Windows 95/98/ME, C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\ProfileName\LOCAL SETTINGS\Temp for Windows 2000/XP, and C:\Users\ProfileName\AppData\Local\Temp for Windows Vista and Windows 7.

%AllUsersProfile% refers to the All Users Profile folder. By default, this is C:\Documents and Settings\All Users for Windows 2000/XP and C:\ProgramData\ for Windows Vista/7.

Associated Antivirus Center Windows Registry Information:

Go to the Start Menu, click Run and type regedit and click ok.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile\AuthorizedApplications\List "C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe" = 'C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe:*:Enabled:Antivirus Center'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "<random numbers and characters>"

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May 7, 2011 at 04:08:34
You should remove some necessary files or registry entries suggested on this web page first: http://www.onlinepcsavior.com/canno...

And then you can use your security software to remove the rest and less powerful parts of the virus remains.

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May 7, 2011 at 04:41:48
My laptop is compromised with the Antivirus Center virus as well. And I am attempting to delete this virus with the use of your guides, hope this helped...
Thanks for posting such important guides.

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