How to Remove AVASoft Antivirus Professional Virus

What is AVASoft Antivirus Professional?

The AVASoft Anti-virus Professional software masquerades as a computer security program that supposedly performs system scans looking for computer infections. This fake antivirus software returns a notification stating that malware has been detected and in order to remove the infection, the full, paid version of the AVASoft Antivirus Professional software will need to be purchased.



Some websites will show popups that look like legitimate system notifications with warning messages alerting the user to an infection on their system. The notification contains a link to download and install the AVASoft Antivirus Professional to get rid of the infection. Another method for transmitting this virus is through unsolicitated emails containing a link or attachment with the AVASoft Antivirus Professional exe.

Once a computer is infected with this rogue virus, a notification will show fake security alerts designed to scare the computer owner that their system is unprotected and in jeopardy. The AVASoft Antivirus Professional virus alerts users of the following:

AVASoft Antivirus Professional Firewall Alert
AVASoft Antivirus Professional Firewall has blocked a program from accessing the Internet.
Internet Explorer Internet Browser is infected with worm SVCHOST.Stealth.Keyloger. This worm is trying to send your credit card details using Internet Explorer Internet Browser to connect to remote host.

AVASoft Antivirus Professional Warning
Some critical system files of your computer were modified by malicious program. It may cause system instability and data loss.
Click here to block unauthorised modification by removing threats (Recommended)

AVASoft Antivirus Professional Warning
Your PC is still infected with dangerous viruses. Activate antivirus protection to prevent data loss and avoid the theft of your credit card details.

AVASoft Antivirus Professional Warning
Intercepting programs that may compromise your privacy and harm your system have been detected on your PC.
Click here to remove them immediately with AVASoft Antivirus Professional.

The virus does not actually steal credit card data or corrupt confidental files. AVASoft Antivirus Professional is designed to scare computer owners into buying the software to get rid of the fake infections. You should never purchase the software. Your only solution is to attempt to remove the infection from your system or have a service remove it for you.

AVASoft Antivirus Professional disables critical system utilities in order to prevent it from being removed. AVASoft Antivirus Professional virus disables the Windows Task Manager, Registry Editor and prevent most real antivirus software from running. The virus will also modify file associations to prevent infected computers from running most software. Typically, when trying to launch software on systems that have this infection, the following notification is displayed:

Application cannot be executed. The file taskmgr.exe infected.
Please activate your antivirus software.

If your system has been infected you can follow the steps below to remove the ANASoft Antivirus Professional Virus. If you’re having any troubles you can easily follow the following steps:

Recommended Assistance

We recommend downloading and installing STOPzilla AVM Antivirus software to protect yourself from infections and prevent future exploits from damaging your computer and files.


The Stopzilla AVM security product can detect this threat and its associated components.


For immediate technical support call 1-855-969-0790. They can successfully update your computer to remove any risk associated from this infection and their work is guaranteed.

For Manual Removal Instructions

1. Use the Windows Task Manager to find and get rid of the process called “random.exe
2. Next, open the Windows registry, search and delete the following entries:

  • HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce\

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  • HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\AVASoft Antivirus Professional
  • HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\AVASoft Antivirus
  • Professional\DisplayIcon %AppData%\

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  • HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\AVASoft Antivirus Professional\DisplayName AVASoft Antivirus Professional
  • HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\AVASoft Antivirus Professional\ShortcutPath

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