How to remove Home Antivirus 2009 (Uninstall instructions)

Home Antivirus 2009 is a rogue security software, it is a false anti-spyware application that is generally installed in the user’s computer by dangerous trojans (such as Zlob and false video codecs), but it can also be installed manually by the victim.

Once the your computer is infected with this parasite, it will immediately displays security warnings, alerts and system scans stating that your computer is heavily infected. These warnings are all false and are only displayed to make you think your computer is truly infected and that it is necessary to buy the full version of the software to remove the so-called infections.

Home Antivirus 2009 Screenshot

Make sure to not fall in this scam, if your computer is infected with Home Antivirus 2009, it is recommended to remove it immediately and to scan your system with a real security software.

Symptoms of infection

  • The process HomeAntivirus2009.exe is running in your system
  • Slow computer performance
  • Repeated security warnings, alerts and system scans
  • Web sites that suddenly are shown on your desktop

Malicious web sites and urls:

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hanti-virus2009.com
h-a-virus-2009.com
antivirus-powerful-scanv2.com
home-anti-virus-2009.com
h-anti-virus-2009.com
homeanti-virus-2009.com
homeavirus-2009.com
home-a-v-2009.com
home-av-2009.com
homeav-2009.com
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ha-virus2009.com
home-anti-virus2009.com
h-anti-virus2009.com
hanti-virus2009.com
homeavirus2009.com
havirus2009.com
home-antivirus2009.com
h-antivirus2009.com
home-av2009.com
homeantiv2009.com

When the program is executed, it creates the following files:

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%ProgramFiles%\HomeAntivirus2009
%ProgramFiles%\HomeAntivirus2009\.cfg
%ProgramFiles%\HomeAntivirus2009\AVEngn.dll
%ProgramFiles%\HomeAntivirus2009\HomeAntivirus2009.exe
%ProgramFiles%\HomeAntivirus2009\htmlayout.dll
%ProgramFiles%\HomeAntivirus2009\pthreadVC2.dll
%ProgramFiles%\HomeAntivirus2009\Uninstall.exe
%ProgramFiles%\HomeAntivirus2009\wscui.cpl
%ProgramFiles%\HomeAntivirus2009\data
%ProgramFiles%\HomeAntivirus2009\data\daily.cvd
%ProgramFiles%\HomeAntivirus2009\Microsoft.VC80.CRT
%ProgramFiles%\HomeAntivirus2009\Microsoft.VC80.CRT\Microsoft.VC80.CRT.manifest
%ProgramFiles%\HomeAntivirus2009\Microsoft.VC80.CRT\msvcm80.dll
%ProgramFiles%\HomeAntivirus2009\Microsoft.VC80.CRT\msvcp80.dll
%ProgramFiles%\HomeAntivirus2009\Microsoft.VC80.CRT\msvcr80.dll

The program creates the following registry entries:

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HKCU\Control Panel\dont load\scui.cpl
HKCU\Control Panel\dont load\wscui.cpl
HKLM\info
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\HomeAntivirus 2009
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\HomeAntivirus2009

How to remove Home Antivirus 2009 (manual removal) ?

  • Kill the running process HomeAntivirus2009.exe
  • Unregister all the Home Antivirus 2009 DLLs
  • Delete all the Home Antivirus 2009 files
  • Delete all the Home Antivirus 2009 registry entries

How to remove Home Antivirus 2009 (automatic removal) ?

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