Antivirus Action rogue application. How to remove AntivirusAction

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We draw your attention to the fact of appearance of one more disgusting rogue tool bearing the name of Antivirus Action. In some cases it is also referred to as AntivirusAction. We seriously warn you to stay away of it if you want to make sure your PC is secure and free from viruses. Do not be deceived by the trick of giving this rogue a decent name of Antivirus Action – it is simply good for nothing. By the way, Antivirus Action is a direct successor of Antivirus IS.

Initially it might be that you will consider it as a reputable and effective solution to your PC problems, but the truth is that it is just a fake tool that is being spread for the only goal to fool users and convince them to waste money for this totally senseless tool. Again, similar to lots of other rogue tools, Antivirus Action would present tons of popup alerts and fake PC scanners to convince users to purchase its full license. You need to be aware that it usually penetrates to PC via trojans that are brought to the system as soon as one clicks certain link or *.exe file via the Internet. At the same time, it matter not where and how you got infected with the Antivirus Action Trojan. The truth is that it will initially tune your system to launch the malicious process that was initiated by Antivirus Action. As soon as this goal is achieved the rogue will begin running regularly once you launch your PC. Afterwards the tricks of Antivirus Action will become even more severe. It will then generate lots of false positives stating that your PC has thousands of computer threats. One more of its peculiarities is that Antivirus Action would block the web browser on the infected PC by showing some alerts that would redirect you to Antivirus Action payment processing web pages. That’s why this tool is not a program that you need to have as your PC security application. You need to be aware that Antivirus Action presents a high security risk to your system.

To sum up the above-mentioned, this is a fraud application that should be completely ignored. Therefore, as soon as you notice this tool on your PC you need to run some reputable anti-spyware and remove Antivirus Action immediately. Make sure to completely remove it, as well as all its affiliated components.

We therefore seriously urge you not to purchase Antivirus Action and not to believe in its faulty promises. Even though Antivirus Action would declare that it is the only solution to remove all the scams and viruses detected, in reality it is nothing but a rogue, simply aiming to steal hard earned money from you. The best solution to perform would be to permanently and completely delete Antivirus Action as soon as it has been detected on a computer system. It is of utmost importance to use a trustworthy anti-spyware to protect your PC from this and the other rogues. So why don’t you use Gridinsoft Trojan Killer to permanently get rid of it?

As you see, Antivirus Action is not a lonely walker in the empty space. Similar to other trojans and rogue software, it has multiple links to other rogues. That’s why complex malware removal is the best way to get rid of rogue Antivirus Action. In addition, if you remove Antivirus Action automatically by using Gridinsoft Trojan Killer you get life-time protection from malware aggression.

Please be advised that GridinSoft LLC and IS NOT associated, affiliated, consorted, or connected with the publishers or creators of Antivirus Action. In the same manner this article should not be wrongly treated or understood in being associated in any way with the promotion or endorsement of malware. Our only intention is to provide information that would give instructions to PC users on how to detect and completely remove malware from their computers with the help of Gridinsoft Trojan Killer and/or manual removal instructions stipulated below. Thus, this article should be used for educational and informational purposes only.

Antivirus Action automatic remover:

    No doubt, Antivirus Action was initially designed to scare users and convince them to purchase it by making it seem as if your PC is indeed infected. Needless to mention, you should not purchase this program, and if you have already done so, you should immediately take the measures to remove it from your PC to prevent from further spreading of its hazardous activity. To remove this infection and any other similar malware, please be so kind to attentively read and follow the advises stipulated below.

    1. Download the latest version of GridinSoft Trojan Killer to clear (not infected) computer and install it.

    2. Update the virus database.
    3. Copy the entire folder “GridinSoft Trojan Killer” to your jump drive (memory stick). Normally it is located at the following path: (C:\Program Files\GridinSoft Trojan Killer). “C” stands for the system disk of your computer. The name of the system disk, however, can be marked with another letter.
    4. Open your jump drive (memory stick). Find the folder “GridinSoft Trojan Killer” there. Open it , find the file under the name “trojankiller.exe” and rename it to “iexplore.exe”.
    5. Move memory stick to infected PC, open “GridinSoft Trojan Killer” folder and run iexplore.exe. Optional: copy the folder “GridinSoft Trojan Killer” from your jump drive to some other folder created on your PC and run “iexplore.exe”.

Instructions on how to restore your Internet connection:

1. Start Internet Explorer and click on the Tools menu and then select Internet Options as shown in the image below:

IE cannot display the web page
IE cannot display the web page

2. Select Connections tab and now click on the Lan Settings button as shown in the image below:

3. Under the Proxy Server section uncheck the checkbox “Use a proxy server for your LAN” and press the OK button to close this screen:
LAN Settings
LAN Settings

Antivirus Action manual removal guide:

Delete Antivirus Action files:

%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Antivirus Action
%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Desktop\Antivirus Action.lnk
%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\Antivirus Action

Remove Antivirus Action registry entries:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Antivirus Action
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “Antivirus Action”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Antivirus Action

However, please be aware that manual removal of Antivirus Action is a time-consuming undertaking. Moreover, it does not always ensure full deletion of the rogue due to the fact that certain files might be hidden or even may be restored automatically afterwards. In addition, such a manual interference might damage the PC. That’s why we strongly recommend automatic removal of Antivirus Action. By choosing GridinSoft Trojan Killer for this purpose you will be able to save your time and get the required result.

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