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Anti-Virus Elite v5.0

Posted: February 23, 2010

Anti-Virus Elite v5.0 (or Anti-virus Elite) is a rogue security program that is not as aggressive as others. Anti-Virus Elite v5.0 scans the infected computer and will only download and detect cookies and adware that will not cause much harm on the affected computer. Soon the victim computer user will be urged to obtain the license version of the Anti-Virus Elite v5.0. Anti-Virus Elite v5.0 creates a entry on the Add/Remove Program of Windows but removing it from there will not get rid of it completely. To remove Anti-Virus Elite v5.0 use a reliable anti-virus program to make sure the rogue has been terminated.

File System Modifications

  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name
    1 %Program Files%\Anti-Virus Elite
    2 %Program Files%\Anti-Virus Elite\adgutils.dll
    3 %Program Files%\Anti-Virus Elite\Anti-Virus Elite.exe
    4 %Program Files%\Anti-Virus Elite\noadware4_081909.na
    5 %Program Files%\Anti-Virus Elite\unins000.dat
    6 %Program Files%\Anti-Virus Elite\unins000.exe
    7 %Program Files%\Anti-Virus Elite\UninstlDll.dll
    8 %UserProfile%\Desktop\Anti-Virus Elite.lnk
    9 %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Anti-Virus Elite
    10 %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Anti-Virus Elite\Anti-Virus Elite.lnk
    11 %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Anti-Virus Elite\Uninstall Anti-Virus Elite.lnk

Registry Modifications

  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY..\..\..\..{Subkeys}HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Anti-Virus EliteHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Uninstall\Anti-Virus Elite 5.0_is1

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