Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Remove Antivirus .NET virus

Antivirus .NET is another rogue antivirus program. The misleading application is a clone of Antivirus Scan malware. This malware reports false infections and displays a lot of fake security alerts in order to trick you into purchasing its so-called full version.

HijackThis shows Antivirus .NET infection:

O4 – HKCU\..\Run: [{RANDOM}] %Temp%\{RANDOM}\{RANDOM}agnz.exe

What Antivirus.NET does

Antivirus .NET is distributed with the help of trojans that come from various misleading websites. When the trojan is started, it will install this malware. On first run, Antivirus .NET configures itself to start automatically when Windows loads. Next, the fake antivirus will simulate a system scan and list a lot of false infections that actually does not exist!

Antivirus .NET will state that your computer is infected with adware, trojans, worms or malware with one purpose - to scare you into thinking that your PC in danger. Obviously, such results are a fraud, so you can freely ignore them.

While Antivirus .NET is running, it will flood your computer with fake security alert and notifications from Windows task bar. Moreover, the rogue will disable Task Manager and hijack Internet Explorer so, that it will display a misleading notification that states - "Internet Explorer Warning – visiting this web site may harm your computer!". Of course, all of these alerts and messages are a fake and like false scan results should be ignored.

As you can see, Antivirus .NET is absolutely useless and what is more, even dangerous software. Most importantly, do not purchase it. Instead, please use the Antivirus .NET virus removal guide or the instructions below in order to remove this malware from your computer for free.

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