How to remove Advanced Antispyware Solution virus

by Andy Raff on April 3, 2012

Advanced Antispyware Solution Information
Advanced Antispyware Solution Description, Symptoms and Distribution Tactics

Manual Advanced Antispyware Solution Removal Steps

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Advanced Antispyware Solution Removal Steps

Follow steps closely:

Step 1: Grab a piece of paper and write down our Support number. This is just a precaution in case you need help or get caught on one of the steps. We are here to help remove Advanced Antispyware Solution if you need it. Advanced Antispyware Solution Removal Hotline: 888.847.4130

Step 2: Completely power down the Advanced Antispyware Solution infected computer.

Step 3: Please locate the F8 button on your keyboard before turning on your computer. F8 is normally positioned on the top row of the keyboard. Be ready to tap F8 immediately on step 4.

F8

Step 4: Now turn ON the computer and tap F8 until you see WINDOWS ADVANCED OPTIONS MENU.

Step 5: When the WINDOWS ADVANCED OPTIONS MENU shows up, click down the menu using the direction keys on the board and highlight SAFE MODE WITH NETWORKING. Press ENTER on the keyboard.

Safe

Step 6: Now the PC will start in what is called Safe Mode. Safe Mode will cause the display and desktop icons to appear enlarged. This is completely typical and not a symptom of Advanced Antispyware Solution.

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Step 7: It is important to check if Advanced Antispyware Solution has altered your computer’s proxy settings. Infections like Advanced Antispyware Solution can modify your default browser settings. Move to the next step to check the settings.

Step 8: Press and hold the WINDOWS KEY on your keyboard.

Windows

Step 9: Continue holding down the WINDOWS key and then press the R key. The RUN BOX will appear.

Windows

Step 10: Type iexplore.exe in the RUN BOX. Hit OK.

Run

Step 11: Internet Explorer will now launch. Click TOOLS on the top navigation. Under the TOOLS sub-menu select INTERNET OPTIONS.

Tools

Step 12: Choose the CONNECTIONS selection within the INTERNET OPTIONS box.

Internet

Step 13: Locate and click the LAN SETTINGS option.

Internet

Step 14: If there is a check-mark in the box named “Use a proxy server for your LAN”, under the PROXY SERVER section, then click to uncheck the box. If there is not a checkmark located in the box then you can move on to step 15.

Proxy

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Step 15: To close the LOCAL AREA NETWORK box choose the OK button.

Step 16: Then press the OK button again to shut the INTERNET OPTIONS box.

Step 17: We now need to run Rkill. Rkill was developed by Lawrence Abrams at Bleepingcomputer.com. Rkill will attempt to paralyze Advanced Antispyware Solution. Advanced Antispyware Solution will block and stop any processes from running such as removal tools. We need to disarm this self-preservation tool that Advanced Antispyware Solution has. Please note that Rkill does not remove Advanced Antispyware Solution. Do not reboot your computer after running Rkill as Advanced Antispyware Solution will restart as well. Bring up the RUN BOX again, by holding down the WINDOWS key and pressing the R key.

Windows

Step 18: In the RUN BOX, type “iexplore.exe http://www.malwareexperts.com/rkill”. Then click OK.

Run

Step 19: Rkill will show within the download security box. Click SAVE and choose the desktop as the location.

Run

Step 20: Close out the DOWNLOAD COMPLETE box once the Rkill download is complete.

Step 21: Go to your DESKTOP and locate the Rkill.exe icon on your desktop.

Step 22: Double-click the Rkill icon and run Rkill.exe. Rkill will flash a black MS DOS box and attempt to paralyze Advanced Antispyware Solution.

Rkill

Step 23: Rkill will generate a Notepad file with information on what it found. You can close that log and go to the next step.

Step 24: Now the computer is prepared to install Malwarebytes. Malwarebytes is a very popular Malware removal application. To install Malwarebytes, we need to bring up the RUN BOX again.

Step 25: On the Keyboard press and hold the WINDOWS KEY and the R key simultaneously. The RUN BOX will appear again.

Windows

Step 26: In the RUN BOX type “iexplore http://www.malwareexperts.com/malware-remover/” and press OK.

Malwarebytes

Step 27: The download security box with Malwarebytes will appear. The options to RUN, SAVE or CANCEL will show. Select SAVE and then choose to save the file to the desktop.

Malwarebytes

Step 28: Go to your DESKTOP and locate the Malwarebytes icon on your desktop.

Step 29: Double-click the Malwarebytes icon.

Malwarebytes

Step 30: Select RUN on the Malwarebytes install box.

Malwarebytes

Step 31: After that, the SELECT SETUP LANGUAGE box will appear. Select your native language and press OK. English will be in used in the graphics example.

Malwarebytes

Step 32: The Malwarebytes SETUP WIZARD will show. Choose NEXT to continue.

Malwarebytes

Step 33: Next screen to show is the LICENSE AGREEMENT. Accept the agreement and choose NEXT.

Malwarebytes

Step 34: The BASIC INFORMATION screen is shown. Click NEXT.

Malwarebytes

Step 35: The SELECT DESTINATION LOCATION screen will appear. Choose the location you wish to have Malwarebytes install the required files. The default location shown is the normal, recommended location. Click NEXT.

Malwarebytes

Step 36: The next screen is just the SELECT START MENU FOLDER which tells the program where to place the shortcut to the application. Click NEXT.

Malwarebytes

Step 37: If you want a Desktop Icon and/or Quick Launch icon then opt-in to the corresponding check boxes on the SELECT ADDITIONAL TASKS box. Click NEXT.

Malwarebytes

Step 38: Now the READY TO INSTALL screen will show. Click INSTALL to start the installation process.

Malwarebytes

Step 39: The final screen with the pre-checked UPDATE and LAUNCH Malwarebytes will appear. Click FINISH.

Malwarebytes

Step 40: Malwarebytes will download the latest updates and show a success box. Click OK.

Step 41: The main interface of Malwarebytes with the Scanner tab will launch. Make sure PERFORM FULL SCAN is selected.

Malwarebytes

Step 42: Next step is to launch the full scan. Click SCAN to start the scan.

Malwarebytes

Step 43: A box will popup with the local drives, choose the local drives to scan and click SCAN.

Malwarebytes

Step 44: The scanner will begin. Be patient as the scan is very thorough searching for all the remnants of Advanced Antispyware Solution.

Step 45: Once the scan is finished, a message box saying the scan is complete will appear. Click OK to close the box.

Step 46: After closing the box, click SHOW RESULTS.

Malwarebytes

Step 47: Once the results show, select REMOVE SELECTED to remove all the Malware found by Malwarebytes including Advanced Antispyware Solution. Malwarebytes will also delete all of the files and registry keys affiliated with Advanced Antispyware Solution and add them to the quarantine.

Malwarebytes

Step 48: Malwarebytes may need to reboot the system to complete the removal of Advanced Antispyware Solution. Please allow the PC to reboot if Malwarebytes asks for it.

Step 49: After the reboot is complete and the system is relaunched, please follow the on-screen instructions and continue the removal process.

Step 50: A Notepad log will be created by Malwarebytes. Close the log once reviewed.

Malwarebytes

Step 51: Once Malwarebytes has completed the removal process and has removed all the traces of Advanced Antispyware Solution, your computer should be 100% clean from Advanced Antispyware Solution.

Step 52: If Advanced Antispyware Solution is not removed and you are still having issues. Please call the Advanced Antispyware Solution Removal Hotline toll-free at 888.847.4130

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Advanced Antispyware Solution Description

The latest rogue to hit the internet is called Advanced Antispyware Solution. Classified as a fake security program, Advanced Antispyware Solution’s behaviors and symptoms are similar with other member of this category. Our suggestion is to remove Advanced Antispyware Solution fast before it does further damage. Advanced Antispyware Solution can install and infect a computer without any permission from the end user.

Advanced Antispyware Solution Signs and Symptoms

Once installed, Advanced Antispyware Solution immediately runs a fake scan and displays bogus scan results trying to convince you to purchase Advanced Antispyware Solution. Expect numerous amounts of popups and error messages from Advanced Antispyware Solution. The whole point of the scam is to convince you to purchase Advanced Antispyware Solution. If you did happen to purchase the infection, please call your credit card company soon.

Advanced Antispyware Solution Distribution

How do you get Advanced Antispyware Solution? Tough to say because Advanced Antispyware Solution is distributed through many avenues. Veiled as a authentic window’s screen, a fake scanner page is frequently the path this infection gets onto computers. A supposed Flash update or video codec can sometimes deliver Advanced Antispyware Solution as well. If not removed as soon as possible, progressive damage to the operating system can be done by Advanced Antispyware Solution.

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