Why Won’t Any Anti-Spyware Remove WinAntiVirus?

  • Comments: 5
  • Written on: August 28th, 2007

My staff and I have seen so a lot of computers infected with WinAntivirus and WinAntiVirus Pro over the past few days. WinAntiVirus is advertised in pop-up ads that appear on your screen telling you that your computer is infected when it is not. f you install WinAntiVirus 2005, 2006, 2007 or Pro you had better be ready to wipe your hard drive to remove it – until now. Since there was no functioning removal process on the web for removing WinAntiVirus I tasked Adam with investigating the WinAntiVirus infection and developing a removal procedure for it. 48 hours later I have a tested removal tool that will automatically kill the WinAntiVirus processes, delete its files and remove its registry keys! I you are infected with WinAntiVirus or WinAntiVirus Pro try our WinAntiVirus removal tool. It will only be online for a limited time while we test it, then it will go into our tech toolbox. Let me know how it works! ** note that you will need to have the latest version of the Microsoft .Net framework installed to run this tool **

  1. Doug Woodall said on August 28th, 2007 at 11:26 am

    I ran across your blog this morning via a Google alert I get for Spyware and Virus alerts.
    I’ll check out your removal program. Usually I recommend Hijack This to my customers who need help.
    Really nice Blog, well done.

    Take care.

  2. Net Designz Consulting said on September 7th, 2007 at 2:32 pm

    This download appears to be password protected. May we try your removal tool too?

    Thanks much,

    Brett from Net Designz Consulting

  3. Anony said on October 2nd, 2008 at 10:32 pm

    403 forbidden on the download.
    Cool idea though.

  4. Thor Schrock said on October 3rd, 2008 at 3:30 pm

    Thanks for the heads up Anony. The directory has been made public and the lin should work now.

  5. Thor Schrock said on October 3rd, 2008 at 3:30 pm

    @ Net Designz.. Give it a whirl and let me know how it works for you!

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