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How to remove Internet Antivirus (Internet Antivirus removal self help guide)

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"Internet Antivirus is a new rogue anti-virus program that uses false information and aggressive tactics in order to scare people into purchasing it. Most people see ads for Internet Antivirus as they browse the web…If you decide to download and install the program, Internet Antivirus will be set to automatically run when your computer starts. Once started, it will scan your computer and display a variety of legitimate programs and folders and state that they are infection. These infections, though, can’t be removed unless you first register the program. This act of displaying legitimate entries as malware is being done to scare you into purchasing the program. In fact, if you deleted all of the files and folders that it stated were infections, your computer would not run properly.

Another side effect of this program is that it will inject fake warnings into the web sites you visit, display fake warnings when you browse to various web sites, and issue popups stating that your computer has a variety security risks. These popups and warnings can cause your computer to slow down and not run as efficiently as it should. This guide will walk you through uninstalling Internet Antivirus rogue and any related malware." – Content courtesy of How to remove Internet Antivirus (Uninstall Instructions)

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urbaneve September 8, 2008 at 2:44 AM

yeah — this program is pretty nasty. my nephew was using the computer when this came up and it took me awhile to find this program to remove, but it worked like a charm

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