How To Remove Anti Virus Studio 2010 Malware


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Anti Virus Studio 2010 Malware was on a Windows Vista computer today. Fairly simple to remove.

Download RKill Malware Process Terminator.

“RKill” is a malware process terminator, it stops & closes the malware process which will allow you to scan and remove the infection. Comes in 4-5 different file formats to sort fake the malware out.

Download:

And save to a USB Flash Drive.
 
 
Boot the computer up in, insert & open  your usb flash drive. Double click on one the “RKill” files, “yes” to the user control prompt, small cmd window should appear for a few seconds, and should terminate the malware process. You might have to try this a few times, or try one of the other “RKill” files. And if Vista’s User Control Prompt is prompting you,, you have to be quick to allow it.  Not being quick about it the malware will shut “RKill down” or take over.

When “RKill” kills the Anti Virus Studio 2010 malware process you can then install (or update if you have already) Malwarebytes Anti Malware. And get yourself connected to the internet, and very important to UPDATE Malwarebytes Anti Malware then start the scan. When Malware bytes Anti Malware is done, follow the prompts, remove everything it finds, and reboot to complete the removal process.

Ccleaner – disk cleanup tool
 
 
To Manually remove Anti Virus Studio 2010 Malware:Anti Virus Studio 2010 Malware

The folder & files associated with this malware on Windows Vista machine were located in:

Local Disk C:/ Users/”user name”/AppData/Roaming/ AntiVirus 2010 folder

(You might have to go to your “Control Panel, Folder Options, View tab” on change so protected or hidden folders are files are shown/visible)

Removing this entire AntiVirus 2010 folder will enable you to then scan your computer with Malwarebytes Anti Malware
 
 
UPDATE & run follow up scans with your Anti Virus software, along with Spybot – Search & Destroy and SuperAntiSpyware Free Edition. For there were approx 20 or stray files within the registry picked up by Malwarebytes.

 
 
 
 
 
 

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3 thoughts on “How To Remove Anti Virus Studio 2010 Malware

  1. Corey Williams November 10, 2010 at 10:12 pm Reply

    Thanks for this Don, We have actually had one person in the dealership contract this virus on a business computer, this will help myself and the IT manager get rid of it in another instance. I know now that I need to check this person’s computer because they said that either avast or spybot had removed it, not so sure now after seeing what it takes to remove it. Thank You

  2. augustapcrepair November 11, 2010 at 1:44 am Reply

    those “RKill” files work on all sorts of this type of junk. it kills, terminates, shuts down the malware which then you can install, update and run the other programs to scan & remove for the most part.

    I killed he process with RKill, then went looking for it in the “User/Appdata folder as instructed above. That usually where this type of malware hides itself.

    Spybot will remove it also, but takes longer to run thru, Malwarebytes short scan will find it much quicker.

    Many of this crap loads up even in Safe Mode,,, so thats where RKill comes in handy.

  3. Elanie November 24, 2010 at 6:46 pm Reply

    Thanks for these. Nowadays, one could only be too careful and knowledgeable about how to deal with computer viruses which are abound in the internet.

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