How to Get Rid of AV Security Suite Virus Completely

Posted by John Larkin - July 7, 2014

AV Security Suite is a fake antivirus program which can invade computers furtively. If you already get this program installed, please remove or uninstall it in time.

The Description of AV Security Suite

AV Security Suite is considered as rogue software which pretends to be a normal antivirus program to attack computers. The program can get into targeted computers in different ways. The most common way is to make use of some questionable pop-up windows with fake browser extension update warnings which mislead you into installing the program onto your PC. Once the AV Security Suite invades in your machine, it will mess up your system settings and make change to system start-up items. By doing so, the rogue program is able to run in the background successfully each time you boot up the affected machine.

In addition, the AV Security Suite furtively replaces your default antivirus program and runs a scan for your Windows system. When it finishes the scan, the rogue program will display many deceptive reports saying that your PC has many vulnerabilities and threats. And the program recommends you to update itself to the latest version and pay for its full version, so that it is able to help you fix all potential problems. Indeed, the messages from the program are deceptive and unreliable. The AV Security Suite seeks to use this scam to cheat your money. All in all, the rogue program won’t protect your PC. In order to avoid viruses and bad consequences, you should take steps to get rid of AV Security Suite.

How to Get Rid of AV Security Suite?

Step1: Boot up the computer in the safe mode

Keep pressing F8 repeatedly while the system is booting up.

Step2: Terminate all processes about AV Security Suite

Press CTRL+ALT+DEL to open Task Manager

Step3. Remove all files that are associated with AV Security Suite

%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\[random]\
%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\[random]\[random].exe

Step4. Remove AV Security Suite’s registry entries

Click “start menu”>type ”regedit” in “run”>click OK

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download "RunInvalidSignatures" = "1"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\PhishingFilter "Enabled" = "0"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "ProxyOverride" = ""
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Associations "LowRiskFileTypes" = ".exe"

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