How to Clean a Virus called – XP Antivirus

Clean a Virus called – XP Antivirus

How to Clean a Virus called  – XP Antivirus

Tech Advise 1

 Download and Run Malware Bytes to clean the Virus. After this follow the steps below to clean the remaining virus files

Tech Advise 2
Manual Step to Clean Virus

 A hidden process is created by  “XP Antivirus ”  The virus can also restore the files if deleted
 The virus creates hidden files and its sub keys in the registry. Generally by the following names Location of XP Antivirus 2008 & XP Antivirus 2009 & XPAntivirus Files: You may delet these files

 c:>>>Program Files>>>XP Antivirus
 c:>>>Program Files>>>XP Antivirus>>>xpa.exe
 C:>>>Program Files>>>XPAntivirus>>>
 C:>>>Program Files>>>XPAntivirus>>>XPAntivirus.exe
 c:>>>WINDOWS>>>system32>>>scui.cpl
 %UserProfile%>>>Desktop>>>XP Antivirus 2008.lnk
 %UserProfile%>>>Start Menu>>>XP Antivirus 2008
 %UserProfile%>>>Start Menu>>>XP Antivirus 2008>>>Uninstall XP Antivirus 2008.lnk
 %UserProfile%>>>Start Menu>>>XP Antivirus 2008>>>XP Antivirus 2008.lnk
 %UserProfile%>>>Application Data>>>Microsoft>>>Internet Explorer>>>Quick Launch>>>XP Antivirus 2008.lnk
 C:>>>WINDOWS>>>krln32.exe
 C:>>>WINDOWS>>>system32>>>scvh0st.exe
 C:>>>Program Files>>>Common Files>>>trjdwnl.dll
 C:>>>WINDOWS>>>shlext32.exe

Location of XP Antivirus 2008, XP Antivirus 2009 & XP antivirus in Windows Registry. Browse To The following Registry Sub Key and delete them

 Caution : Incorrect Registry Editing can cause serious problems. Please be careful while editing registry or contact our support team to fix it remotely
 HKEY_CURRENT_USER>>>Software>>>XP antivirus
 HKEY_CURRENT_USER>>>Software>>>
 HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE>>>SYSTEM>>>ControlSet001>>>Services>>>XPAntivirusFilter
 HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE>>>SYSTEM>>>CurrentControlSet>>>Services>>>XPAntivirusFilter
 HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE>>>SOFTWARE>>>Microsoft>>>Windows>>>CurrentVersion>>>Explorer>>>Browser Helper Objects>>>{4e7bd74f-2b8d-469e-dcf7-f96da086b434}>>>
 HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE>>>SOFTWARE>>>Microsoft>>>Windows>>>CurrentVersion>>>Explorer>>>Browser Helper Objects>>>{6C6B8C69-9285-4D94-8492-9E920C8C2B65}>>>
 HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE>>>SOFTWARE>>>Microsoft>>>Windows>>>CurrentVersion>>>Explorer>>>Browser Helper Objects>>>{74f25a2c-22b3-4023-8f1a-ca616c30a8b5}>>>
 HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE>>>SOFTWARE>>>Microsoft>>>Windows>>>CurrentVersion>>>Explorer>>>Browser Helper Objects>>>{9a19966f-ae0e-4699-8cce-9b6f5f1c352c}>>>
 HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE>>>SOFTWARE>>>Microsoft>>>Windows>>>CurrentVersion>>>Explorer>>>Browser Helper Objects>>>{D714A94F-123A-45CC-8F03-040BCAF82AD6}>>>
 HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE>>>SOFTWARE>>>Microsoft>>>Windows>>>CurrentVersion>>>Uninstall>>>XP antivirus_is1>>>
 HKEY_CURRENT_USER>>>Software>>>Microsoft>>>Windows>>>CurrentVersion>>>Run “XP Antivirus”
 HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE>>>SOFTWARE>>>Microsoft>>>Windows>>>CurrentVersion>>>Run “mmnext06”
 HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE>>>SOFTWARE>>>Microsoft>>>Windows>>>CurrentVersion>>>Run “shellbn”
 HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE>>>SOFTWARE>>>Microsoft>>>Windows>>>CurrentVersion>>>Run “System”
 HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE>>>SOFTWARE>>>Microsoft>>>Windows>>>CurrentVersion>>>Run “Windows Framework”
 HKEY_CURRENT_USER>>>Software>>>Microsoft>>>Windows>>>CurrentVersion>>>Run “”

Step 2
Stop the XPAntivirusUpdate.exe process

 Please try the steps on below
 Click On Start >> Run
 Type cmd in the box & click Open
 In the command window
 Type regsvr32 /u shlwapi.dll & press Enter
 Type regsvr32 /u wininet.dll & press Enter
 Press Ctrl + Shift + ESC
 Right click on XPAntivirus.exe from the processes window and select the option to end process
 Right click on XPAntivirusUpdate.exe from the processes window and select the option to end process

Step 3
Remove XP Antivirus Files

 Click On  Start >> Search >> click on Files and Folders.
 Search for and delete the following files:

 XPAntivirus.exe
 XPAntivirusUpdate.exe
 shlwapi.dll
 wininet.dll
 XP Antivirus 2008.lnk
 Uninstall XP Antivirus 2008.lnk
 XP antivirus
 XPAntivirus.lnk
 Uninstall XPAntivirus.lnk
 XPAntivirus on the Web.lnk
 XPAntivirus.url
 Click On  Start >> Run

 Type regedit in the box and click Open
 Delete XP antivirus in the following path: HKEY_USERS>>>Software>>>
 Restart your PC and everything should be back to normal

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