PAntispyware09 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 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.
Make sure to not fall in this scam, if your computer is infected with PAntispyware09, it is recommended to remove it immediately and to scan your system with a real security software.
Symptoms of infection
- The process pas.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:
When the program is executed, it creates the following files:
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%AllUsers%\Application Data\pantispyware09.com\P Antispyware 09\LOG\ %AllUsers%\Application Data\pantispyware09.com\P Antispyware 09\SAVED\ %AllUsers%\Application Data\pantispyware09.com\P Antispyware 09\BASE\ %AllUsers%\Application Data\pantispyware09.com\P Antispyware 09\DELETED\ %AllUsers%\Start Menu\Programs\P Antispyware 09\P Antispyware 09.lnk %AllUsers%\Start Menu\Programs\P Antispyware 09\Uninstall P Antispyware 09.lnk %ProgramFiles%\P Antispyware 09\killtask.bat %ProgramFiles%\P Antispyware 09\pas.exe %ProgramFiles%\P Antispyware 09\unins000.exe
The program creates the following registry entries:
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HKCU\Software\pantispyware09.com HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\P Antispyware 09_is1 HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\P Antispyware 09
How to remove PAntispyware09 (manual removal) ?
- Terminate all the PAntispyware09 processes
- Unregister all the PAntispyware09 DLLs
- Delete all the PAntispyware09 files
- Delete all the PAntispyware09 registry entries
How to remove PAntispyware09 (automatic removal) ?
- Download and Install NoVirusThanks Malware Remover
- Update the database
- Click the button Scan
- Delete infected files