Internet Antivirus Pro is an extremely dangerous virus which has spread widely recently. It confuses users by popping up fake security alerts on their taskbar. It prompts users with messages like these: “Insecure Internet activity”, “Threat of virus attack “; “Due to insecure Internet browsing your PC can easily get infected with viruses, worms and Trojans without your knowledge, and that can lead to system slowdown, freezes and crashes”. This virus will thence trick users into purchasing their software. It will recommend users to protect their system and enjoy safe internet browsing by getting a full real-time protection via a link given.

This new counterfeit anti-spyware application is installed into users’ PC without their knowledge and permission using Trojans and other malware. With the fake alert notice, it intentionally leads users to purchase the fabricated antivirus software and probably that’s the way the creator makes money from non-tech savvy users. The risk level for this Internet Antivirus Pro is extremely high. Besides prompting users with the irritating messages, it can slow down the system, alter your browsers’ settings, affect your internet connection, etc.

Users can manually remove the dangerous application via the following steps:

1. Press “Alt+Ctrl+Delete” and go to “Task Manager”. Go to “Processes” tab and end process for these files: iv.exe, iavir.exe, InternetAntivirusPro.exe.

2. Subsequently you need to un-registry some files. To un-registry file, you need to go to your command prompt windows. Click “Start”, “Run” and thence type “cmd” and click ok. You can un-registry your vial by typing in this command: C:\“regsvr32 /u filename.dll

3. The filename above is the name of the file that you want to unregister. With this process, unregister the following files:
– iv.exe
– iavir.exe
– InternetAntivirusPro.exe
– %ProgramFiles%\IA\InternetAntivirusPro.exe
– %ProgramFiles%\Internet Antivirus Pro\activate.ico
– %ProgramFiles%\Internet Antivirus Pro\cookies.log
– %ProgramFiles%\Internet Antivirus Pro\db\config.cfg
– %ProgramFiles%\Internet Antivirus Pro\db\DBInfo.ver
– %ProgramFiles%\Internet Antivirus Pro\db\ia080614.db
– %ProgramFiles%\Internet Antivirus Pro\Explorer.ico
– %ProgramFiles%\Internet Antivirus Pro\IAUpdater.exe
– %ProgramFiles%\Internet Antivirus Pro\IAvir.exe
– %ProgramFiles%\Internet Antivirus Pro\Scanner.log
– %ProgramFiles%\Internet Antivirus Pro\unins000.dat
– %ProgramFiles%\Internet Antivirus Pro\uninstall.ico
– %ProgramFiles%\Internet Antivirus Pro\working.log

4. The next step is to remove and modify the corrupted Registry values. Again, go to “Start”, “Run” and type “regedit” to open your Registry Editor. Modify/remove the following infected or corrupted registry entries:
– HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\Internet Antivirus Pro
– HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\”Internet Antivirus Pro” = “”C:\program files\Internet Antivirus Pro\IAvir.exe” /s”
– HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce\”3P_UDEC_IA:” = “”[Installer Path]\IAInstall.exe” 0;C;”
– HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\Run\”iv:” = “””C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\iv.exe”””

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