Antivirus Live / AntivirusLive Virus Removal Guide

Antivirus Live is a rogue security application, also known as a fake antivirus program. Antivirus Live is a clone of Antivirus Pro v 2.0.7, which is also a fake antivirus program. Antivirus Live hopes to trick the user into thinking that it is a real program by using various tactics. Antivirus Live hopes to scare the user into purchasing the program by displaying fake virus scan results. Antivirus Live is fake and doesn’t work.

Antivirus Live will tell the user that their computer is infected and will use tactics to convince the user to purchase it. It will also use other tactics, such as the use of pop ups to warn the user. However, the program itself doesn’t work to remove viruses. It has a website which it uses to advertise the fake program.

Common symptoms and characteristics of Antivirus Live and other rogue security programs include:
1. Antivirus Live is generally installed without user permission through a trojan horse.
2. Antivirus Live uses pop ups and fake virus scans to scare the user.
3. Antivirus Live website is unprofessional, with fake testimonials and fake awards.
4. The payment website for Antivirus Live looks suspicious.
5. Various antivirus and system programs on the user’s computer will stop functioning.

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

Antivirus Live

Below is our recommended removal tool for Antivirus Live. 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 Antivirus Live with task manager. If task manager has been blocked by Antivirus Live, try using Process Explorer.

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

Stop Antivirus Live Processes (Learn How To Do This)
[random letters]sysguard.exe

Remove Antivirus Live Files (Learn How To Do This)
C:\Documents and Settings\[username]\Application Data\[random letters]\
C:\Documents and Settings\[username]\Application Data\[random letters]\\[random letters]sysguard.exe

Remove Antivirus Live Registry Keys (Learn How To Do This)
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Antivirus Pro
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Antivirus Pro

Remove Antivirus Live Startup Entry (Learn How To Do This)
[random letters]sysguard.exe

Block Antivirus Live Related Websites (Learn How To Do This)

Professional Help – If you are seeking assistance with removal of Antivirus Live, you can get low cost professional help through LivePerson Experts or free help through our forum or by asking your question below.

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