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What is AntivirusDoc

Posted on 5 September 2008 under Rogue Programs

1. What is AntivirusDoc?

It is a rogue computer security software, also known as a scareware, which exaggerates PC scan reports in order to show user that the computer system is infected. Thus the user is convinced to delete found threats, right after the full program version will be purchased.
In fact AntivirusDoc program is not able to remove computer viruses and spyware, as it is warning user about threats, which may not even exist. The program itself is a threat and should be removed immediately.
AntivirusDoc will start every time Windows is started and will show assumed warning messages and alerts, which are annoying.

AntivirusDoc alert:

2. AntivirusDoc screen shot:


3. How to remove AntivirusDoc:

  1. Internet connection might be disabled or Internet browser might be blocked by AntivirusDoc, so it won't be possible to download any files to infected computer. In this case please download all files required for AntivirusDoc removal to another computer and then transfer them on the infected one using CD/DVD or USB flash drive.
  2. To remove AntivirusDoc download Spyware Doctor and install the program (for the installation guide click here). Before installation, make sure all other programs and windows are closed.
  3. After the installation, computer scan should be started automatically. If so, please move to the next step. If not, click "Status" on the left side menu and press "Scan Now" button to run computer scanner as shown in the picture below:

  4. After the scan has been completed and scan results have been generated, press "Fix Checked" button to remove AntivirusDoc.

  5. Restart the computer to complete AntivirusDoc removal procedure.

4. AntivirusDoc files:

AntivirusDoc.exe, Install1065.exe (setup file)

5. Hijackthis entries:

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [AntivirusDoc] C:\Program Files\AntivirusDoc1.0\AntivirusDoc.exe