Antivirus 8

Antivirus 8 Description


Antivirus 8 is a rogue anti-spyware program known to usually infect computers through Trojans bundled in fake video codec downloads. You may also have downloaded a corrupt 60 day trial version of Antivirus 8 from a malicious website. Antivirus 8 issues fake popups and system notification messages stating that your computer system is flooded with spyware. In order to remove these imaginary threats, Antivirus 8 will offer its so-called licensed version. All links provided by Antivirus 8 will most likely redirect you to a rogue website. Remove all threats related to Antivirus 8 immediately using a reliable malware remover.
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Antivirus 8 belongs to the FakeXPA family, which includes members such as Personal Security, Antivirus 360, XP Antivirus 2010, Personal Security Pro, Antivirus 2010, Antivirus 7, Antivirus 2009, Cyber Security, MaCatte Antivirus 2009, Antivirus GT, Earth Antivirus, Nortel Antivirus, E-Set Antivirus 2011, Eco Antivirus, AntivirusBEST, XP Antivirus 2012, AVG Antivirus 2011 and Alpha Antivirus.

Antivirus 8 Automatic Detection Tool (Recommended)


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Technical Details

File System Modifications

Tutorials: If you wish to learn how to remove malware components manually, you can read the tutorials on how to find malware, kill unwanted processes, remove malicious DLLs and delete other harmful files. Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.
  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name Detection Count
    1 %PROGRAMFILES%\ AV8\ av8.exe 16
    2 %AllUsersProfile%\Start Menu\AV8 300
Posted: September 23, 2010 | By
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Threat Metric
Threat Level: 10/10
Detection Count: 152

14 Comments

  • ian says:

    antivirus 8 has taken over my computor i cant get into any programs at all what can i do im desperate
    thks
    ian

  • Lomgbow says:

    Hi Guys
    please confrim that Antivrus 8 is infact is a Virus itself and if it appears on your note book demnd 75 dollars to update I should not pay for this?
    Please adivise what I should do next , I am on a sinple user with linited PC experience.for
    Longbow

  • userguy says:

    so i safemode and scan with norton 360 then delete antivirus file so should it be fine now?

  • sandy says:

    I want antiviur 8 to be gone , how do I get rid of it without paying for it because it really dirups my life and can’t access any thing because my internet exlpore is in emergency safe mode. I am ready to just pull out my hair over this Help please

  • Joris says:

    Took me at least 5min of my time… These people who create such programs really are NO-LIVERS! THanx for the instructions

  • debbie says:

    I WANT THIS CRAP OFF MY COMPUTER RIGHT NOW. THIS IS AWFUL. IT IS TRYING TO TAKE CONTROL OF MY PC!! GET IT OFF NOW~!!!!!!

  • Rick Silverston says:

    Help!!!!! AV8 has taken over control of my desktop. It stops all downloads and access to the internet. I had to disconnect the desktop from the network because AV8 was trying to take over my laptop too.
    What can you suggest for me to try to remove AV8 from my desktop running XP Pro. If I can get removal software on a disc will it work. What can I do. Frantic!! Thanks

  • i want to remove antivirus8 says:

    I WANT TO REMOVE ANTIVIRUS8

  • norwo4 says:

    remove antivirus8

  • i want this james says:

    IT TRYS TO TAKE OVER MY PC

  • Lee says:

    Worked well, Windows XP. Excellent information saved me a lot of hair pulling and frustration.

  • dustin says:

    I\’ve tried all of the commands above, and a Geek squad member\’s advice to run in safe mode and disable the virus… both were unsuccessful. I wonder if these strategies are for an older operating system… I\’m using WIndows 7.

  • jenny says:

    Great information, thanks for providing such useful informative blog.

  • Harminder singh says:

    Hi I got a AV8 antivirous in my pc system suddnely but I don’t want to instal this antivirous but they are still demanding the money from me to uninstall this virous. So pls help me that how can I remove it
    pls reply me as soon as well.
    Thank you.

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