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Monday, March 14, 2011

How to remove hijacker of Antivirus Monitor

If you ever encounter or hijackers in front of your desktop please do not trust them. They give you plenty of false information that should not be treated seriously.

Both of these sites have to do with the virus program called Antivirus Monitor, of which we have told you in one of our previous posts. These two sites are intended for spreading Antivirus Monitor and are kind of payment processing resources for this malware. As you know, Antivirus Monitor is a fake anti-spyware tool elaborated to get as much money from unwary users as possible. is where Antivirus Monitor junkware is sold. has a lot to do with browser manipulations resulting in various browser redirect problems bringing users to pages that are spreading Antivirus Monitor. The malware Antivirus Monitor perverts your browser settings and Internet connection tune-up so that you are not able to surf the sites you would like to visit. On the contrary, you will be forcibly rerouted to each time. So you should definitely remove the cause of this redirect problems. You can do it by deleting all the files and registry entries added by Antivirus Monitor, and by resetting the system settings connected with your Internet usage. This can be achieved by means of automatic application like GridinSoft Trojan Killer or manually according to our instructions provided below. In any case, it is of crucial importance to remove hijacker and its cause – Antivirus Monitor – from your system at once.

Antivirus Monitor automatic removal guidelines:

  1. Download the latest version of GridinSoft Trojan Killer to clear (not infected) computer and install it.
  2. Update the virus database.
  3. Copy the entire folder “GridinSoft Trojan Killer” to your jump drive (memory stick). Normally it is located at the following path: (C:\Program Files\GridinSoft Trojan Killer). “C” stands for the system disk of your computer. The name of the system disk, however, can be marked with another letter.
  4. Open your jump drive (memory stick). Find the folder “GridinSoft Trojan Killer” there. Open it , find the file under the name “trojankiller.exe” and rename it to “iexplore.exe”.
  5. Move memory stick to infected PC, open “GridinSoft Trojan Killer” folder and run iexplore.exe. Optional: copy the folder “GridinSoft Trojan Killer” from your jump drive to some other folder created on your PC and run “iexplore.exe”.

Antivirus Monitor manual removal guidelines:

Delete Antivirus Monitor files:

Delete Antivirus Monitor registry entries:

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