Antivirus2010 is a misleading application. When a user downloads Antivirus2010 and runs a scan, the program reports false scan alerts. The program than tries to fool the user in purchasing the full license to remove the false errors. The website is already marked as a dangerous site by WOT.

Date: September 22, 2009
Name: Antivirus2010
Risk Impact: Medium
Systems Affected: Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000
Behavior: Antivirus2010 is a misleading application that may give exaggerated reports of threats on the computer.


How to Remove Antivirus2010
The following instructions pertain to all current and recent Symantec antivirus products, including the Symantec AntiVirus and Norton AntiVirus product lines.

  1. Disable System Restore (Windows Me/XP).
  2. Update the virus definitions.
  3. Run a full system scan.
  4. Delete any values added to the registry.

For specific details on each of these steps, read the following instructions.

If you do not have Norton Antivirus, you can download a free copy of Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware to remove this software.

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