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Advanced Antispyware Solution

Posted: April 3, 2012

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs: 541
First Seen: April 3, 2012
Last Seen: October 27, 2021
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Advanced Antispyware Solution is modeled off of the looks of legitimate anti-malware products, but eschews all of the real security features that Advanced Antispyware Solution pretends to possess. Although Advanced Antispyware Solution will provide threat alerts, system scans and other types of diagnostic information, as a rogue anti-spyware program, Advanced Antispyware Solution will never provide accurate results or help you remove any type of real PC threat. Because Advanced Antispyware Solution may also indulge in such attacks as redirecting your web browser or blocking legitimate security products to prevent its own removal, SpywareRemove.com malware researchers encourage you to treat Advanced Antispyware Solution as a threat to be deleted immediately after Advanced Antispyware Solution is disabled.

Why Advanced Antispyware Solution is More of a Problem Than a Solution

Advanced Antispyware Solution pretends to be a good anti-spyware and general anti-malware product, but SpywareRemove.com malware research team has confirmed Advanced Antispyware Solution's utter lack of real PC threat detection or removal features. As is typical for scamware, Advanced Antispyware Solution displays itself and its various warning pop-ups automatically without any way for you to disable them, and any Advanced Antispyware Solution-infected PC will quickly become the object of a fraudulent threat alert bombardment. Fake information from Advanced Antispyware Solution can also extend to fake system scans and may even be used as part of browser redirect attacks that display fraudulent error screens or other forms of inaccurate warnings.

Even though the variety of fake alerts at Advanced Antispyware Solution's command is significant, most of its alerts can be identified by their exaggerated and unlikely contents that always warn you about unusual and high-level PC threats.

Watching Out for How Advanced Antispyware Solution Furthers Its Cause of Fraudulent Registration

Advanced Antispyware Solution's designated goal is to encourage you to purchase a registration key for its software, which SpywareRemove.com malware experts discourage as a matter of course due to the inherent risk in giving criminals access to your financial information. However, even if you're steeled to refuse Advanced Antispyware Solution's offers, you should consider Advanced Antispyware Solution a danger to your PC to be removed right away, since Advanced Antispyware Solution may block other security programs, attack your web browser with unwanted redirects or create junk files for the purpose of labeling them as Trojans. Similar safeguards should be taken against other scamware products in Advanced Antispyware Solution's family FakeVimes, which also encompasses Privacy Guard Pro, Extra Antivirus, Fast Antivirus 2009, Presto TuneUp, Windows Security Suite, Smart Virus Eliminator, Packed.Generic.245, Volcano Security Suite, Windows Enterprise Suite, Enterprise Suite, Additional Guard, Live PC Care, PC Live Guard, Live Enterprise Suite, Security Antivirus, My Security Wall, CleanUp Antivirus, Smart Security and PrivacyGuard Pro 2.0.

Stopping Advanced Antispyware Solution from starting before you use suitable anti-malware software for its deletion is suggested as an ideal solution, although you may also want to fake registering Advanced Antispyware Solution before any of this is attempted. The codes 'K7LY-R5GU-SI9D-EVFB' and 'U2FD-S2LA-H4KA-UEPB' are both functional for this family of rogue anti-spyware programs and may help to reduce Advanced Antispyware Solution's attacks before you delete Advanced Antispyware Solution once and for all.

Use SpyHunter to Detect and Remove PC Threats

If you are concerned that malware or PC threats similar to Advanced Antispyware Solution may have infected your computer, we recommend you start an in-depth system scan with SpyHunter. SpyHunter is an advanced malware protection and remediation application that offers subscribers a comprehensive method for protecting PCs from malware, in addition to providing one-on-one technical support service.

Download SpyHunter's Malware Scanner

Note: SpyHunter's free version is only for malware detection. If SpyHunter detects malware on your PC, you will need to purchase SpyHunter's malware tool to remove the malware threats. Learn more on SpyHunter. If you would like to uninstall SpyHunter for any reason, please follow these uninstall instructions. To learn more about our policies and practices, visit our EULA, Privacy Policy and Threat Assessment Criteria .

Why can't I open any program including SpyHunter? You may have a malware file running in memory that kills any programs that you try to launch on your PC. Tip: Download SpyHunter from a clean computer, copy it to a USB thumb drive, DVD or CD, then install it on the infected PC and run SpyHunter's malware scanner.

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:

%AppData%\Advanced Antispyware Solution\ScanDisk_.exe File name: %AppData%\Advanced Antispyware Solution\ScanDisk_.exe
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
%AppData%\Advanced Antispyware Solution\Instructions.ini File name: %AppData%\Advanced Antispyware Solution\Instructions.ini
Mime Type: unknown/ini
Group: Malware file
%AppData%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Advanced Antispyware Solution.lnk File name: %AppData%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Advanced Antispyware Solution.lnk
File type: Shortcut
Mime Type: unknown/lnk
Group: Malware file
%CommonAppData%\[random]\[random].exe File name: %CommonAppData%\[random]\[random].exe
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
%CommonAppData%\[random]\ASE.ico File name: %CommonAppData%\[random]\ASE.ico
Mime Type: unknown/ico
Group: Malware file
%CommonAppData%\[random]\[random].cfg File name: %CommonAppData%\[random]\[random].cfg
Mime Type: unknown/cfg
Group: Malware file
%Desktop%\Advanced Antispyware Solution.lnk File name: %Desktop%\Advanced Antispyware Solution.lnk
File type: Shortcut
Mime Type: unknown/lnk
Group: Malware file
%Programs%\Advanced Antispyware Solution.lnk File name: %Programs%\Advanced Antispyware Solution.lnk
File type: Shortcut
Mime Type: unknown/lnk
Group: Malware file
%StartMenu%\Advanced Antispyware Solution.lnk File name: %StartMenu%\Advanced Antispyware Solution.lnk
File type: Shortcut
Mime Type: unknown/lnk
Group: Malware file

Registry Modifications

The following newly produced Registry Values are:

Directory%AppData%\Advanced Antispyware SolutionHKEY..\..\..\..{Subkeys}HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Advanced Antispyware Solution" "%CommonAppData%\[random]\[random].exe" /s /d

Additional Information

The following messages's were detected:
# Message
1System Alert
Advanced Antispyware Solution has detected pontentially harmful software in your system. It is strongly recommended that you register Advanced Antispyware Solution to remove all found threats immediately.
2Warning! Access conflict detected!
An unidentified program is trying to access system process address space.
Process Name: AllowedForm
Location: C:\Windows\...\taskmgr.exe
3Warning! Virus detected
Threat Detected: Trojan-PSW.VBS.Half
Description: This is a VBScript-virus. It steals user's passwords.