There are number of malicious programs available to annoy you and to attack the system. One of the most annoying and dangerous malware is personal Antivirus; it will tell you that it is an anti-virus program. It will do nothing to protect the computer but bombard the computer with pop-ups and fake alerts. It does nothing but it will force you to buy their software and it will disable your antivirus program. When you will see it closely, you will find that this is not a desirable program. When the antivirus will get disabled you will not be able to remove the personal Antivirus.

Now in this article we will teach you how to remove personal Antivirus for free.

Step1: Automatic Method

Open the browser and go to www. Malwarebytes.org and just click the download link provided by them. By using this malware program; you can detect and destroy personal antivirus. So, install the new program and make sure that all the windows and other programs are closed. After installation they will update themselves.

After installing the program, open the program and go to scanner tab. It is very easy to find the scanner tab; it will be toward the top of the program screen. Now choose a full scan of the system and press start. It will take some time to scan the whole system, so, be patient and you can perform other important work meanwhile.

After some time, you will see that scan is completed and you will get a new pop-up, press ok and then press show results.

Now look at the results and check all the boxes left to each infection and click remove selected button. While doing so, it may ask you to reboot or remove some of the redundant items. Just do as it says.

After completion of entire steps, you will see a log opened in notepad. If you want to save it, save otherwise ignore it. Now you get rid of the personal Antivirus.

Step2: Remove it Manually

In this process, you have to kill the process. To kill the process, open the control panel by pressing CTRL+ALT+DELETE. Go to process tab and locate PAV, select and click end process. It will kill the personal antivirus process.

Step3:  Delete Related Files

Now you have to find files related with personal antivirus and delete the files. Below you are providing the list of folders to delete, they are within %%.

%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Desktop\Personal Antivirus.lnk

%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Personal Antivirus

%UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Personal Antivirus.lnk

%UserProfile%\Application Data\Personal Antivirus

%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows\log.txt

%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows\pguard.ini

%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows\services.exe

%Program Files%\Personal Antivirus

%WINDOWS%\system32\log.txt

%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows\log.txt

%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows\pguard.ini

%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows\services.exe

Step 4:

Now the last step is to reboot the computer and start cleaning up again by repeating the steps given above.