Antimalware Doctor (AntimalwareDoctor) Virus Removal Guide

Virus Type: Rogue Security Application
Threat Level: 8 / 10

Antimalware Doctor (AntimalwareDoctor) is a fake antimalware program. A antimalware program is a program which is used to remove antimalware; however, since the program is fake, it will not remove malware. Antimalware Doctor is generally installed without user permission through the use of a trojan horse, which is generally downloaded while on the internet. Antimalware Doctor was released first on the web in February 2016. Antimalware Doctor claims to provide firewall protection, antivirus protection, and spyware protection. It also claims to feature automatic updates, scheduled scans, and RAM protection. A screenshot of the program is provided below.

Antimalware Doctor Virus

The program will also make an attempt to scare the user into purchasing the program. For example, below is an alert which antimalware doctor will show the user:

“Antimalware Doctor has detected that somebody is trying to block your computer remotely via {Trojan Worm Bx12.434.CardStoler}. Transfer for your private data via internet will start in: 7. We strongly recommend you to block attack immediately.”

Below is our recommended removal tool for Antimalware Doctor. The removal tool has been rated 5 cows out of 5 by Tucows and was previously CNET’s Editor’s Choice. Feel free to download it below.

If you are unable to run the removal tool, or are unable to run any programs in general, you may need to stop the processes associated with Antimalware Doctor with task manager. If task manager has been blocked by Antimalware Doctor, try using Process Explorer.

It is recommended to use safe mode when removing the virus because Antimalware Doctor will generally not be able to load in safe mode. To enter safe mode, restart the computer and press F8 multiple times before the Windows screen to bring up the boot options.

Boot Menu

The safe mode with networking option will allow the user to be able to use the internet in safe mode. Antimalware Doctor can be removed by using the

or by manually removing the virus. Click here to learn more about safe mode.

View Antimalware Doctor Files
View Antimalware Doctor Keys

Manual Antimalware Doctor Removal – In order to manually remove Antimalware Doctor, the processes associated with Antimalware Doctor must be stopped, the files associated with the processes must be removed, and the registry entries must be corrected to the previous state before Antimalware Doctor entered the computer.

Important: Before attempting to manually remove Antimalware Doctor, we recommend that the user read through comments posted by other users on how they removed specific fake antivirus programs since many fake antivirus programs are similar. These comments can be found by clicking here. These comments may provide additional information which may be useful in removing Antimalware Doctor. However, please use discretion since these specific comments pertain to other fake antivirus programs.

Stop Antimalware Doctor Processes (Learn How To Do This)
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Remove Antimalware Doctor Files (Learn How To Do This)
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Remove Antimalware Doctor Registry Keys (Learn How To Do This)
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Antimalware Doctor
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Antimalware Doctor
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Antimalware Doctor

Remove Antimalware Doctor Startup Entry (Learn How To Do This)
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If you have any questions or comments, please don’t hesitate to comment below. If you need any help with any of the steps, please don’t hesitate to comment below. We recommend that you follow our safety tips so that you can keep your computer clean Please Click Here to View Our Safety Tips.

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