There are so many different virus available online and can infect your PC through internet. There are some whose name confuses you like antivirus 2009, antimalware doctor and many more. Antimalware doctor virus is a fake antispyware program. It normally distributed and installed through Trojans. It installed on the system and gives you fake and rouge warnings and scans. As soon as you click on them, they will move you to the purchase the software page. Let’s see how it works, when you install it, it registered itself with the windows registry and whenever you start Windows, it will launch automatically. It spread through your computer, annoy you with fake pop-ups and scans. It will not get fixed until you buy the full version of the software. The main thing is entire infections shown by this software is fake and they do not exist on your computer. If you will not remove this rouge program, it will infect the computer and every time you start a new program, it will show you a pop-up and if you click on that, it will move to you page by page.
The main motive of this software is to force you to buy it. You will obviously waste your money and time on this fake antimalware virus. In this article, we will explain how to remove this antimalware doctor virus completely from your PC. Follow the instruction given below.
Step1: End the infected process
First step is to end the infected process. Press “Ctrl+Alt+Delete”, it will open task manager, go to processes tab and locate the Antimalware.exe process. Select that and click end process tab.
Step2: Delete infected registry value
To do so, click start, then run. In the run command box type RegEdit without quotes and click ok. You will see registry editor open. In that window, locate following registry value in the left pane of the registry editor and delete them.
“HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Antimalware Doctor Inc\Antimalware Doctor”
“HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run Antimalware Doctor.exe”
Right click on each of one and click delete.
Step3: Delete infected files
To delete infected files, click on the start menu and then click on search files and folders. In the search box type following file names and delete them.
Before performing the steps given above, you can scan your computer with some security software like Malware Bytes. This software will scan files and registry infected by Antimalware doctor virus and will delete entire files related to this virus. After that you can do what we explained in above steps.