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What is DrAntiSpy

Posted on 1 July 2007 under Rogue Programs

1. What is DrAntiSpy?

It is a high-risk rogue anti-spyware program sometimes defined as a scareware due to the fact that computer scan reports are exaggerated and misleading, trying to scare PC owner and persuade him to buy licensed program version in order to remove found threats. DrAntiSpy is known to be installed through trojan and should be removed as soon as it has been detected to avoid future damage for your computer.
Also known as DrAntispy 3.5.

2. DrAntiSpy screen shot:


3. How to remove DrAntiSpy:

  1. Internet connection might be disabled or Internet browser might be blocked by DrAntiSpy, so it won't be possible to download any files to infected computer. In this case please download all files required for DrAntiSpy removal to another computer and then transfer them on the infected one using CD/DVD or USB flash drive.
  2. To remove DrAntiSpy 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 DrAntiSpy.

  5. Restart the computer to complete DrAntiSpy removal procedure.

4. DrAntiSpy files:

DrAntispy.exe, DrAntispySetup.exe (setup file)

5. Hijackthis entries:

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [DrAntispy] C:\Program Files\DrAntispy\DrAntispy.exe