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Step-By-Step Guide to Remove IEAntivirus with Spyware Cease

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on November 13th, 2008 | Leave a comment

IEAntivirus Profile

Name: IEAntivirus
: Rogue Security Software
Operating System
: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003 ,Windows XP, Windows Vista

Summary: IEAntivirus is a rogue security software that comes into user’s PC system through Vundo Trojan, Virus or fake software, generating fake system warning alerts and fake scan results to deceive users into paying for its license. IEAntivirus comes from the family of  MalwareBell, MalwareBell 3.2, IE Defender, IEdefender, Files Secure, Files Secure 2.2. Not only does it cause your computer to slow down without explanation, it would also put your data and privacy at risk. We recommend you to run a scan of computer to detect any spyware threat.

Files associated with IEAntivirus

  • %UserProfile%\Desktop\IEAntiVirus 3.2.lnk
  • %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\IEAntiVirus 3.2.lnk
  • %ProgramFiles%\IEAntiVirus\ieas.db2
  • %ProgramFiles%\IEAntiVirus\ieas.db3
  • %ProgramFiles%\IEAntiVirus\ieav.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\IEAntiVirus\uninst.exe

Then, it creates the following registry entry so as to execute no matter when Windows starts up.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\”antispy” = “C:\Program Files\IEAntiVirus\ieav.exe”

Registry Subkeys Associated with IEAntivirus

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\IEAntiVirus
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Bind
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\IE AntiVirus

Manually Removal of IEAntivirus

Note: SpywareCease. com highly recommends you to back up your computer before you modify anything. Incorrect removal of registry file can lead to permanently loss of data.

1. Click Start Menu / Run

2. Enter regedit

3. Delete the following registry entry :
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\”antispy” = “C:\Program Files\IEAntiVirus\ieav.exe”

4. Delete the registry subkeys below:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\IEAntiVirus
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Bind
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\IE AntiVirus

However, manual removal of IEAntivirus may be difficult and you may run the risk of destroying your computer. Besides, you are always required to back up computer before any modification will be made. To save time and avoid risking destroying your computer, we highly recommend you to use a spyware scanner such as Spyware Cease, to detect IEAntivirus and other spyware, adware, Trojans, viruses, keyloggers, and more that sneak into your PC without your permission.

Click here to learn more about Spyware Cease

Spyware Cease is a powerful spyware and malware remover but consumes slightly computer resources. With Spyware Cease, you can safeguard PC security and enhance PC performance with ease. The following step-by-step wizards and images will walk you through the removal of IEAntivirus:

1. Open Spyware Cease

2. Click the Scan tab to select the scan options. Always be sure to save and close all files and settings before any removal, for Spyware Cease will by default scan your system processes and end up all tasks to comprehensively secure your system.

3.  Click the Scan Now button to start

4. Spyware Cease will show up a list of the scanning results as the follwing image. Select the item you want to delete and click the Remove button to proceed.

5. IEAntivirus is successfully removed.

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