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Up Close and Personal? The Results of Personal Antivirus

As with many other rogue antivirus solutions out there today, Personal Antivirus works very hard to get you to purchase the full version of the program. In most cases, however, removing Personal Antivirus before you have the opportunity to experience some of its more charming traits is your best bet.

What is Personal Antivirus?

The program itself is technically classified as a rogue antivirus solution. It is installed on your computer thanks to the Zlob Trojan. This is often disguised as a video codec, and it may be installed on your computer when you click on a pop up that asks you to install a program necessary to view part of a web page. Many security experts have identified almost thirty-two variations of this particular Trojan. That makes it a bit harder for programs to stay on top of this particular Trojan. Once you have Personal Antivirus on your computer, there are several things you may notice.

One of the first things you may notice with this particular program is a scan window that pops up on a regular basis. Designed to look a bit like Windows Security Center, it's a convincing tactic that prompts many to buy the full version of the program. In the top left corner, you'll see a gold and silver shield with the Personal Antivirus name. The top right corner has a button to click that says "Get full time protection." The left side features a menu bar with buttons for Overview, Virus Scan, Activate Product, and Update Product. You may also see a statistics box that details the last scan of your computer, the last time your computer updated the program, and the statistics for the program itself. The rest of the application window is devoted to the scan itself. You'll see several file names and some convincing infection names as well as a progress bar. While you may recognize these infection names, it is important to note that in most cases, you don't actually have those programs installed on your computer. Personal Antivirus is designed to find the same results on every single computer. Removing Personal Antivirus removes all of the problems on your computer.

In addition to the scan window, you may also notice pop ups in the form of Windows Notification Balloons. Often they say something like Trojan Found or Security Warning. They typically ask you to click on the balloon to update your protection. Clicking on the notification, though, only takes you to the Personal Antivirus website. Once there, you'll be prompted to purchase the full version of the program.

You may also notice traditional pop ups while you're browsing. They'll also suggest that your computer is infected. This, however, is not the only symptom you may see while you're online. You may also be redirected to pages that say something like "Security Warning." You will, again, be prompted to purchase the full version of the program so that you can remove any problems with your computer.

These are just a few of the problems associated with Personal Antivirus. In addition to notifications and scans, you might also notice that your computer is running a bit slower than it typically does. This is because it has the ability to automatically launch when your computer is turned on. As a result, it has a tendency to use the system resources you rely on to run your other programs. Simple tasks like opening programs or switching between open application windows will be much slower than normal.

Is Personal Antivirus Alone?

Unfortunately, this program is made by a company called Innovagest 2000, and security experts have suggested that it is a clone of two other programs. Both General Antivirus and Internet Antivirus seem to be related to both this program and the parent company.

How Do I Remove Personal Antivirus?

If you do have this program installed on your computer, your best bet is to remove Personal Antivirus as soon as you notice it is installed. It is essential, however, to note that relying on your current antivirus software to take care of the problem is not a good idea. Personal Antivirus is not classified as a virus. As a result, your antivirus solution will not take care of it for you. That leaves you with two main options: manual removal and automatic removal.

If you wish to manually remove Personal Antivirus, you'll need to eliminate all of the associated files and registry keys. Many novice or average users aren't capable of carefully removing all of the problem files, as deleting the wrong files or registry keys or leaving part of the program on your computer could cause further problems. If you wish to remove Personal Antivirus, a list of associated files and registry keys appears at the end of this article. If you've never worked with your computer's registry, though, it's better to choose the automatic removal method.

You can automatically remove Personal Antivirus with an antispyware solution like Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (Malwarebytes has free malware removal) . Installing it will automatically remove Personal Antivirus and any other problem programs and keep you safe from these programs in the future.

Associated Files:

wincontrol.dll

wincontrol.dll

pav.exe

PersonalAntivirus[1].exe

%UserProfile%Local SettingsApplication DataMicrosoftInternet Exploreriv.exe

%UserProfile%Application DataMicrosoftWindowswinlogon.exe

%UserProfile%Local SettingsApplication DataMicrosoftWindowsservices.exe

%UserProfile%Local SettingsApplication DataMicrosoftWindowspguard.ini

%UserProfile%Local SettingsApplication DataMicrosoftWindowslog.txt

%UserProfile%Application DataPersonal AntivirusdbUrls.inf

%UserProfile%Application DataPersonal AntivirusdbTimeout.inf

%UserProfile%Application DataPersonal Antivirusdbconfig.cfg

%UserProfile%Application DataPersonal Antivirusdb

%UserProfile%Application DataPersonal AntivirusUninstall Personal Antivirus.lnk

%UserProfile%Local SettingsApplication DataMicrosoftInternet ExploreriPSh.png

%UserProfile%Local SettingsApplication DataMicrosoftInternet ExploreriMSh.png

%UserProfile%Local SettingsApplication DataMicrosoftInternet ExploreriGSh.png

%UserProfile%Application DataPersonal Antivirusuill.ini

%UserProfile%Application DataPersonal Antivirussettings.ini

%UserProfile%Application DataPersonal Antivirusunins000.exe

%UserProfile%Application DataPersonal Antivirus

%UserProfile%Application DataMicrosoftInternet ExplorerQuick LaunchPersonal Antivirus.lnk

c:Documents and SettingsAll UsersStart MenuProgramsPersonal AntivirusPersonal Antivirus Home Page.lnk

c:Documents and SettingsAll UsersStart MenuProgramsPersonal AntivirusPersonal Antivirus.lnk

c:Documents and SettingsAll UsersStart MenuProgramsPersonal AntivirusPurchase License.lnk

c:Documents and SettingsAll UsersStart MenuProgramsPersonal Antivirus

c:Documents and SettingsAll UsersDesktopPersonal Antivirus.lnk

c:WINDOWSsystem32log.txt

c:Program FilesPersonal AntivirusLanguagesIAIt.lng

c:Program FilesPersonal AntivirusLanguagesIAGer.lng

c:Program FilesPersonal AntivirusLanguagesIAFr.lng

c:Program FilesPersonal AntivirusLanguagesIAEs.lng

c:Program FilesPersonal AntivirusLanguages

c:Program FilesPersonal Antivirusdbia080618x.db

c:Program FilesPersonal Antivirusdbia080614.db

c:Program FilesPersonal AntivirusdbDBInfo.ver

c:Program FilesPersonal Antivirusdb

c:Program FilesPersonal Antivirusworking.log

c:Program FilesPersonal Antivirusunins000.dat

c:Program FilesPersonal AntivirusExplorer.ico

c:Program FilesPersonal Antivirusactivate.ico

c:Program FilesPersonal Antivirusuninstall.ico

c:Program FilesPersonal AntivirusPerAvir.exe

c:Program FilesPersonal Antivirus

%PROGRAMFILES%PAVpav.exe

Associated Registry Keys:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetEnumRootLEGACY_ITGRDENGINE

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesITGrdEngine

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallPersonal Antivirus_is1

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun "Personal Antivirus" 

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftInternet Explorer "PrS"



Removing Personal Antivirus Automatically/Safely

For free automatic removal we recommend using Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. This program is widely recommended by reputable third-party sites, so you can be reasonably confident of its ability to safely get rid of Personal Antivirus and any hidden Trojans. As a precaution we recommend double checking your system with SpyHunter. This program requires paid registration to enable deletions, however it has a money back guaranteed and is the top of the line in malware removal. It should catch malware that evades Malwarebytes and block anything that tries to reinstal itself.

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Remove Personal Antivirus Now:

  1. Download and install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and SpyHunter Download  
  2. Run a scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.
  3. Remove all the detected infections (free).
  4. Run a scan with SpyHunter
  5. Remove any remaining infections
  6. Reboot and rescan with SpyHunter. Your computer should now be clean.

Important note: If Malwarebytes is blocked by malware then run Chameleon (Start Menu → All Programs → MalwareBytes' Anti-Malware → Tools → Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware Chameleon). If you need further help removing Personal Antivirus please email us at info@removeadware.com.au or call for personal assistance on toll-free number 888-655-3453, within the USA and Canada.


Disclaimer: This webpage was created to provide information on Personal Antivirus and how to uninstall it. Manual removal instructions are intended for use by technical experts and should be used at your own risk. We do not own or endorse Personal Antivirus.




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