“Antivirus 8 Resident Shield” - How To Remove?


“Antivirus 8 Resident Shield” alert is one of annoying activities known to be representing Antivirus 8 rogue anti-spyware and disrupting targeted computer’s system. The trial version of Antivirus 8, which directly follows Antivirus 7, starts displaying alert titled “Antivirus 8 Resident Shield” after it secretly infiltrates computer and then disorders some of its functionalities. It reads: “Warning! Active virus detected” and then notifies about some “viruses” found on the system that in reality only are non existent system files, like Keylogger.iSnake.PRO or Backdoor.POISON.BQA for example. On this alert there is also a suggestion to eliminate Trojans and worms, however, after “Remove all” button is clicked, victims are asked to purchase Antivirus8 rogueware as the only tool which will fix their machines.

Therefore, “Antivirus 8 Resident Shield” message announces only about the secret invasion of Antivirus 8. This pop-up means that you should launch your legitimate anti-spyware without any delay and look for the infections. Remember, Antivirus8 needs to be deleted from the PC as soon as possible as it is known to be a rogue anti-spyware. Please, follow instructions below and remove Antivirus 8.

Automatic “Antivirus 8 Resident Shield” removal tools

Note: Reimage trial provides detection of parasites and assists in their removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.  We might be affiliated with some of these programs. Full information is available in disclosure

Manual removal


Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove “Antivirus 8 Resident Shield”, such activity can permanently damage your system if any mistakes are made in the process, as advanced spyware parasites are able to automatically repair themselves if not completely removed. Thus, manual spyware removal is recommended for experienced users only, such as IT specialists or highly qualified system administrators. For other users, we recommend using Reimage or other tools found on 2-viruses.com.


“Antivirus 8 Resident Shield” screenshots


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September 27, 2010 15:52, September 27, 2010 15:55

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