Unvirex 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 Unvirex, it is recommended to remove it immediately and to scan your system with a real security software.
Symptoms of infection
- The process UnVirex.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
When the program is executed, it creates the following files:
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%ProgramFiles%\UnVirex\uninstall.exe %ProgramFiles%\UnVirex\UnVirex.exe %ProgramFiles%\UnVirex\hjengine.dll %ProgramFiles%\UnVirex\IEAddon.dll %ProgramFiles%\UnVirex\main.cvd %ProgramFiles%\UnVirex\MFC71.dll %ProgramFiles%\UnVirex\MFC71ENU.DLL %ProgramFiles%\UnVirex\msvcp71.dll %ProgramFiles%\UnVirex\msvcr71.dll %ProgramFiles%\UnVirex\pthreadVC2.dll %ProgramFiles%\UnVirex\siglsp.dll %ProgramFiles%\UnVirex\Drvfltip.sys %AllUsers%\Desktop\UnVirex.lnk %AllUsers%\Start Menu\Programs\UnVirex\How to Register UnVirex.lnk %AllUsers%\Start Menu\Programs\UnVirex\Register UnVirex.lnk %AllUsers%\Start Menu\Programs\UnVirex\Uninstall.lnk %AllUsers%\Start Menu\Programs\UnVirex\UnVirex.lnk %AllUsers%\Start Menu\Programs\UnVirex.lnk %ProgramFiles%\UnVirex\daily.cvd %UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\UnVirex.lnk
The program creates the following registry entries:
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HKLM\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\UnVirex HKLM\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\UnVirex HKLM\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MenuOrder\Start Menu2\Programs\UnVirex
How to remove Unvirex (manual removal) ?
- Terminate all the Unvirex processes
- Unregister all the Unvirex DLLs
- Delete all the Unvirex files
- Delete all the Unvirex registry entries
How to remove Unvirex (automatic removal) ?
- Download and Install NoVirusThanks Malware Remover
- Update the database
- Click the button Scan
- Delete infected files