Master Anti Virus

Master Anti Virus Description

ScreenshotMaster Anti Virus, MasterAntiVirus or Master AntiVirus, is a fake anti-spyware program. MasterAntiVirus may be downloaded through a Trojan infection that is obtained by a fake video codecs or peer 2 peer websites. MasterAntiVirus uses fake scans, popups, and system alerts to scare computer users into purchasing the full MasterAntiVirus program.

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MasterAntiVirus is a clone of AntiVirus 2008 Pro. MasterAntiVirus may be very difficult to manually remove.

Master Anti Virus Automatic Detection Tool (Recommended)

Is your PC infected with Master Anti Virus? To safely & quickly detect Master Anti Virus we highly recommend you run the malware scanner listed below.

Technical Details

Visual & GUI Characteristics


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 masterantivirus.exe 265
    2 %ProgramFiles%\MASTER ANTI VIRUS 228
    3 Uninstall MASTER ANTI VIRUS.lnk 94
    4 master anti virus.lnk 78
    5 masterantivirus.exe N/A

Registry Modifications

Tutorial: To edit and delete registry entries manually, read the tutorial on how to remove malicious registry entries.

Tip & Warning: Editing and removing the wrong registry keys can severely damage your PC, so remember to backup your Windows Registry! To optimize your Windows Registry and speed up your PC, download RegHunter's registry cleaner.
  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\[APPLICATION]\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall..{Uninstaller}MASTER ANTI VIRUS

Additional Information

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Posted: June 6, 2008 | By
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Threat Metric
Threat Level: 10/10
Detection Count: 75

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