How to remove Green AV?
What is Green AV?
Green AV is a rogue anti-virus program – a clone of the fake virus remover Green Antivirus (Green Antivirus 2009). This parasite typically relies on trojan Vundo to enter the system, but can also be downloaded and installed manually. Green AV is no different than any other rogue in the sense that it uses misleading advertising to trick people into purchasing it’s so-called “licensed version”.
Green AV has the quite possibly most ridiculous premise for a security application in the history of computer security as such. Get this:
Fighting viruses, spyware, malware is not only a question of security. Spyware actualy abuses your computer, overuses CPU speed, network bandwidth, makes your PC run slow. As a result you start consuming more power, working longer, think of replacing your PC with a new one which brings more unrecyclable wastes (many computer’s parts contain toxic wastes).
Yes, Green AV is fighting the good fight against pollution, global warming and the slow death of fluffy bunnies. In an age where green is the color of everything righteous it should come as no surprise, that some people want to cash in on the trend.
Image aside, Green AV is nothing special – it floods the user with popups and fake system notifications, claiming his system is infected and in need of Green AV to take care of the problem. This information may be correct, but only coincidentally so – Green AV has neither the ability to detect nor remove any threats. In addition to the annoying flood of popups, this parasite performs fake system scans, which produce downright false results, usually by marking legitimate files as trojans, worms, spyware, adware – you name it.
No benefit can come of downloading Green AV, the only things you’re sure to get from the whole ordeal are popups and a system that’s slow as a snail. Green AV is a scam and should be treated as such: do NOT download or buy it and block it’s homepage (green-av.com, green-av-pro.com) using your HOSTS file.
Green AV is Extremely dangerous
Green AV may spread via Trojans
Green AV may display fake security messages
Green AV may install additional spyware to your computer
Green AV may repair its files, spread or update by itself
Green AV violates your privacy and compromises your security
for Green AV detection
Note: Spyhunter trial provides detection of parasite like Green AV and assists in its removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.
Green AV screenshots
Manual Green AV removal
Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove Green AV, 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 Spyhunter or other malware and spyware removal applications found on 2-viruses.com.
Stop these Green AV processes:
Disable these Green AV DLL files::
Remove these Green AV Registry Entries:
Remove these Green AV files:
It is impossible to list all file names and locations of modern parasites. You can identify remaining parasites, other Green AV infected files and get help in Green AV removal by using free Spyhunter scanner. It comes with free real-time protection module that helps preventing Green AV and similar threats.
Green AV is classified as Rogue Anti-Spyware. After infecting a user’s system, it proceeds to scare its victim into buying the “product” by displaying fake security messages, stating that your computer is infected with spyware and only Green AV can help you to remove it after you download the trial version. As soon as the victim downloads Green AV trial version, it pretends to scan your computer and shows a grossly exaggerated amount of non-existent errors. Then, Green AV offers to buy the full version to fix these false errors. If the user agrees, Green AV does not only fix the errors, but it also takes the user’s money and may even install additional spyware into the victim’s computer.
Some Rogue Anti-Spyware, such as Green AV, may offer users to buy it after the victim clicks on a banner or a pop-up while surfing the internet. Usually, a Trojan is installed to a victim’s computer after clicking on the advertisement. It then proceeds to download or even install Green AV, which is another way for Rogue Anti-Spyware to spread itself.
Most of rogue Anti-Spyware, such as Green AV, is nearly impossible to remove manually.