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A360 malware

by N.T.Gray / March 15, 2009 10:02 PM PDT

What's the best way to get rid of the A360 fake AV malware?


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malware bytes is best for that
by Techie_Master / March 15, 2009 10:37 PM PDT
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malwarebytes software is best software for get rid for A 360 malware.

it is easily available on net free. first i suggest you after install malware bytes please update from net also and then run scan full.

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Re: Antivirus 360
by Carol~ Moderator / March 16, 2009 4:32 AM PDT
In reply to: A360 malware

N.T. Gray...

In case you're unable to find Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, which was previously suggested, the below should help:

How to remove Antivirus 360 (Uninstall Instructions)

Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from here or here.

Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.

* Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
* If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
* Once the program has loaded, select Perform Quick Scan, then click Scan.
* When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
* Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
* When disinfection is completed, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to restart (see Extra Note below).
* The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.

Extra Note:
**If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove, you will be presented with 1 of 2 prompts. Click OK to either and let MBAM proceed with the disinfection process. If asked to restart the computer, please do so immediately.

Additionally, you might want to try scanning with SUPERAntiSpyware FREE Editon.

? Load SUPERAntiSpyware and click the Check for Updates button.
? Once the update has finished, exit SUPERAntiSpyware. Please do NOT run a scan yet!
? Open SUPERAntiSpyware and click the Scan your Computer button.
? On the right, tick Perform Complete Scan and then click Next below.
? SUPERAntiSpyware will scan your computer and when it?s finished it will list all the infections it has found.
? Make sure that they all have a check next to them, and then click Next.
? Click Finish and you will be taken back to the main interface.
? If asked to reboot please do so, in order to delete any necessary files.
IMPORTANT: Do NOT open any other windows or programs while SUPERAntiSpyware is scanning

If you have any difficulties, please post back and you'll get the further help you need.

Best of luck..

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Just a thought.......
by Marianna Schmudlach / March 16, 2009 9:09 AM PDT
In reply to: A360 malware

In order to get MBAM to run we will need to turn the tables on av360 and kill its active process first!

Download ProcessExplorer and install.

We need to identify which is the av360 entry....very easy av360.exe is a give away.

Next up go to the entry av360.exe and right click with your mouse.
Select kill process and then confirm.

Finally update and run quickscan with MBAM and av360 will be gone.

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