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How to Get Rid of Sysinternals Antivirus? Is Sysinternals Antivirus a Real Antivirus? How to Remove This Sysinternals Program?

By: Tom Parks

How to Get Rid of Sysinternals Antivirus? Is Sysinternals Antivirus a Real Antivirus? How to Remove This Sysinternals Program?

Sysinternals Antivirus is a latest and new rogue antivirus program from the same family of XJR Antivirus, AKM Antivirus 2010. The only difference being the core files are modified a little bit and the name is changed to hide it's detection by legitimate Antivirus programs installed on your PC.

This program is distributed with the help of trojans. When the trojan is started, it will automatically download and install Sysinternals Antivirus onto your computer without your consent and knowledge.

During installation, Sysinternals Antivirus will create a malicious service called "Adobe Update Service (AdbUpd)" that will start automatically every time when Windows loads. Once started, it will run the "Sysinternals Antivirus.exe" program, which is a core part of the rogue. Once installation process is complete, the rogue will perform a system scan and "detect" a lot of infected files, trojans, worms, and so on, that will not be fixed unless you first purchase the full version of the program. Of course this is not necessary. The scan results, as well as the "system scan", is nothing but a scam. In reality Sysinternals Antivirus cannot detect and remove any infections, as well as not be able to protect you from possible infections in the future. Thus, you can safely ignore all that the rogue antivirus will show you.

Sysinternals Antivirus screen shot

While Sysinternals Antivirus is running, it will show various pop ups as below.

Running of application is impossible. is infected.


Security Alert
Infiltration Alert
Your computer is being attacked by an
Internet Virus. It could be a password-
stealing attack, a trojan-dropper or simular.
Attack from:, port 58962
Attacked port: 41567
Threat: HalfLemon


Warning: Infection is Detected
Windows has found spyware infection on your computer! Click here to update your WIndows antivirus software...


svchost.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
If you were in the middle of something, the information you were working on might be lost.
Please tell Microsoft about this problem.
We have created an error report that you can send to us. We will treat this report as confidential and anonymous


As you can see, Sysinternals Antivirus is a scam that designed with one purpose to trick you into purchasing the so-called full version of the program. Do not fall for these virus creators bait into buying the Rogueware! and if you already have, you should contact your credit card company and dispute the charges.

And now coming back on How to Get Rid of Sysinternals Antivirus Completely How to Get Rid of Sysinternals Antivirus, you need a solid program to fix the damages, the rogue has caused. It alters files, folders,permissions and registry keys.

When you try to fix this rogue, by running legitimate antivirus you encounter that app cannot be executed warning, task manager disabled, registry editing disabled etc..

So, in order to get rid of Sysinternals Antivirus completely, start your PC in safe mode with networking, If you can`t run the IE, then you should repair the proxy settings of Internet Explorer. Run Internet Explorer, Click Tools -> Internet Options. Select Connections Tab and click to Lan Settings button. Uncheck "Use a proxy server" box. Click OK. Click Apply. Click OK. And go to How to Get Rid of Sysinternals Antivirus Completely to run a Scan. Reimage is the only PC repair tool, that can correct the damage a virus has caused by replacing the damaged file from fresh 25 million Windows Components Repository bank. (Regular legitimate AntiMalware and AntiSpyware programs just delete the corrupted files)

Reimage is the only repair tool that fixes damaged system files, whereas other regular anti-malware and anti-spyware just deletes the rogues & they don't fix the damage left behind. Reimage not only detects and terminates Adware, Spyware, Trojans, Key-loggers, Identity Theft scripts, Hijackers, Tracking Threats, Rogue Anti-Spyware, Unwanted Software, Phishing and Popups.files- it also fixes ALL the damage they left behind within 30 minutes. It is not just a registry cleaner, anti-spyware, windows repair and an Anti-virus software… it is a full-service, comprehensive "PC-Wash" that retrieves a "Just-Like-New" computer while keeping your personal data secure and protected.

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About the Author

Tom Parks works for Microsoft. He is currently researching on PC optimization and system security. He is also an avid gamer and owns xbox, PS3, Nintendo Wii, Dsi and PSP

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