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AVASoft Professional Antivirus. Guide to remove it

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AVASoft Professional Antivirus is one of the most annoying rogue security programs circulating in the web these days. There were many other rogues and ransomware lockers in the past, but this particular scam continues to attack many of workstations all over the world. It was first noticed by our security company yesterday. It is the direct successor of Disk Antivirus Professional scam. By the way, it only occupies about 400 kb of hard drive space, yet, it is not so easy to get rid of this rogue security program. So, you should know the basic principles of how to remove this serious malicious application from your system. There are, in fact, many security blogs in the world today that tell about removal of this infection. However, you should be very selective when choosing what instructions to follow. Many blogs simply don’t give clear instructions. They only strive for gaining new customers and visitors.

Note! The malware removal steps are in details described in our primary guide on AVA Soft Professional Antivirus removal – https://trojan-killer.net/remove-avasoft-antivirus-professional-virus/

First of all, let us understand how AVA Soft Professional Antivirus scam acts. Of course, it gets installed onto your system without your knowledge or permission. By the way, this is quite typical to many other malwares and rogue security programs. You can’t find the uninstaller of this scam in the list or programs which you can freely remove. Decent programs never act like that. But with AVASoft Antivirus things are totally different. It doesn’t care whether you want to see it on your PC or not. This is why it comes to your system when you don’t expect it to come, and, likewise, it becomes launched automatically with every Windows startup. Again – without consideration of your opinion.

Due to the fact that AVASoft Professional Antivirus 3.7.30 is a rogue security software it will try to do all it can to be nice with you. It will first try to imitate the features of some legitimate antivirus. It runs many fake scans of your PC and then tells your system is in danger. No doubt, this information is really scary if you do not know that AVASoft Professional Antivirus is a fake scanner and bogus malware remover.

The reason why AVASoft Antivirus Professional tells about so many bogus threats to you is because it wants you to become really concerned for the condition of your system. Needless to say, we are all concerned when we find out about our computer being infected. But in this particular case we must not trust any statement expressed by this malicious tool. It is not what it states about itself. It cannot identify real threats, neither it can delete them in case of their penetration into your system.

Purchasing AVASoft Professional Antivirus is a serious mistake. By the way, this rogue even has a dangerous site that is called www.tech-ava-soft.org. It is used for online payment processing when deceived victims mistakenly buy this hoax. You should never do this, however, hackers will eventually bring you to the fraudulent payment processing page of this rogue www.tech-ava-soft.org, prompting you to share some of your funds with them. May this thing never happen with you. Instead, please follow the malware removal instructions below that will help you to delete this malicious tool from your system once and for all.

Screen shot of AVASoft Professional Antivirus:

AVASoft Professional Antivirus

Examples of fake security alerts, warnings and notifications expressed by AVA Soft Antivirus:

Application cannot be executed. The file cmd.exe infected.
Please activate your antivirus software.

Security Monitor: Warning!
Attention! System detected a potential hazard (TrojanSPM/LX) on your computer that may infect executable files. Your private information and PC safety is at risk. To get rid of unwanted spyware and keep your computer safe your need to update your current security software.
Click Yes to download official intrusion detection system (IDS software).

Spyware.IEMonster activity detected. This is spyware that attempts to steal passwords from Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Outlook and other programs.
Click here to remove it immediately with AVASoft Professional Antivirus.

AVASoft Professional Antivirus Firewall Alert
AVASoft Professional Antivirus Firewall has blocked a program from accessing the Internet.
Internet Explorer Internet Browser is infected with worm SVCHOST.Stealth.Keyloger. This worm is trying to send your credit card details using Internet Explorer Internet Browser to connect to remote host.

AVASoft Professional Antivirus Warning
Some critical system files of your computer were modified by malicious program. It may cause system instability and data loss.
Click here to block unauthorized modification by removing threats (Recommended)

AVASoft Professional Antivirus Warning
Your PC is still infected with dangerous viruses. Activate antivirus protection to prevent data loss and avoid the theft of your credit card details.

Warning: Your computer is infected
Detected spyware infection!
Click this message to install the last update of security software…

AVASoft Professional Antivirus Warning
Intercepting programs that may compromise your privacy and harm your system have been detected on your PC.
Click here to remove them immediately with AVASoft Professional Antivirus.

Avoid dangerous site www.tech-ava-soft.org that promotes AVASoft Antivirus scam:


Two important milestones of deleting Avasoft Antivirus:

  • Terminating (stopping) the malicious process of fake AV.
  • Running security tool (anti-virus) to delete all remnants associated with this hoax.

Instructions on how to terminate the process of AVA Soft Professional Antivirus scam:

  1. Enable the display of extensions.
  2. Run Explorer by clicking Win+E.
  3. Go to the folder –> C:Windowssystem32
  4. Copy two files –> cmd.exe and taskkill.exe and transfer them to your desktop.
  5. Rename those files on the desktop –> cmd.exe into explorer.exe and taskkill.exe into iexplore.exe.
  6. Run from the desktop renamed file cmd.exe (now explorer.exe).
  7. In the opened window type iexplore /FI “WINDOWTITLE eq Avasoft Professional Antivirus” /IM * /F
  8. Press “Enter“.

AVASoft Antivirus Professional virus manual removal:

AVASoft Antivirus Professional files to be removed:

%Desktopdir%AVASoft Antivirus Professional.lnk
%Programs%AVASoft Antivirus ProfessionalAVASoft Antivirus Professional.lnk

AVASoft Antivirus Professional virus registry entries to be removed:

HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRunOnce[random] %AppData%[random][random].exe
HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallAVASoft Antivirus Professional
HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallAVASoft Antivirus ProfessionalDisplayIcon %AppData%[random][random].exe,0
HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallAVASoft Antivirus ProfessionalDisplayName AVASoft Antivirus Professional
HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallAVASoft Antivirus ProfessionalShortcutPath "%AppData%[random][random].exe" -u
HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallAVASoft Antivirus ProfessionalUninstallString "%AppData%[random][random].exe" -u

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