Antivirus2008 removal instructions - fake antivirus

Antivirus 2008 is not an Antivirus software. It is a malware . Its attacking computers via internet. Antivirus2008 is distributed through malicious websites that sell other fake anti spyware tools as well.

Antivirus2008 is an unreliable program that displays exaggerated scan results in order to gain a purchase. See above image, DO NOT trust this scan result. Remove immediately if you've been infected. And install a best Anti virus.


Related files

AntiVirus2008.exe AntvrsInstall.exe AntvrsInstall[1].exe Antvrs.exe, xpa_2008.exe Antivirus-2008.exe, av2008xp.exe, Win Antivirus 2008.exe AntvrsInstall.exe shlwapi.dll, wininet.dll, shlwapi.dll, wininet.dll, AntiVirus2008.exe, Uninstall Antivirus.lnk, AntiVirus 2008.lnk, AntvrsInstall.exe, AntvrsInstall[1].exe, AntiVirus 2008.lic, Antvrs.exe, xpa_2008.exe, Antivirus-2008.exe, av2008xp.exe, Win Antivirus 2008.exe, AntvrsInstall.exe


How to remove / uninstall Antivirus 2008 ?

Do it in safe mode


  1. Uninstall: Uninstall Antivirus 2008 by using the "Add/Remove Programs" utility.
  2. Kill processes : Kill all the .exe files specified in the above list
  3. Unregister DLLs: Unregister specified in the above list ( command : regsvr32 /u filename.dll)
  4. Delete files : Search for the files listed above and delete them
  5. Delete directories: "%ProgramFiles%\ANTIVIRUS 2008"

2 comments:

Mahmoud Kabalan September 1, 2008 at 4:10 PM  

Thanks for this post man, I have this problem on my machine. Now it over.

Anonymous September 1, 2008 at 7:13 PM  

very good information and some anti spyware can also do it easily.visit"http://inanotechnology.blogspot.com"

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