Related to the notorious rogue antimalware application known as Your PC Protector, AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro takes the same steps as its relative to try and trick trick users into purchasing its license using various security warnings. AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro gets installed on a user’s computer via Trojans that get downloaded from malicious websites along with fake video codec packs. Once installed, AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro will proceed to load itself at startup as an unstoppable Windows service. It will also perform endless fake virus scans on the system and generate reports that state that the system is under heavy threat from a large number of virus infections. AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro also displays a large number of fake pop-ups from the Windows taskbar, warning of non-existent virus threats. Meanwhile, AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro constantly urges the user to purchase a license to the ‘full’ version of the software, claiming that the currently installed ‘trial’ version cannot properly clean the detected ‘threats’. However, it is important to remember that AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro is a fake program and therefore none of its versions can scan or clean any computer system. Check here Remove AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro to learn how to remove AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro.

AKM Antivirus 2010

As soon as you find a copy of this malicious software on your computer, you should take steps to remove AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro. AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro removal is a process which involves the stopping of processes, unregistering of DLLS, deletion of files and folders and the removal of registry entries.

File Removal Procedures

The first step in AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro removal is to kill the following processes:

  • c:\Program Files\svchost.exe
  • wpp.exe
  • alggui.exe
  • AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro.exe

Next, it is necessary to unregister the following DLL file:

  • adc32.dll

The next step in AKM Antivirus Pro 2010 removal is to delete the following files and folders:

Windows XP:

  • %UserProfile%\Desktop\AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro.lnk
  • %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro
  • %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro\AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro.lnk
  • c:\Program Files\adc32.dll
  • c:\Program Files\alggui.exe
  • c:\Program Files\nuar.old
  • c:\Program Files\skynet.dat
  • c:\Program Files\svchost.exe
  • c:\Program Files\wp3.dat
  • c:\Program Files\wp4.dat
  • c:\Program Files\wpp.exe
  • c:\Program Files\AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro
  • c:\Program Files\AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro\AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro.exe
  • %Temp%\win1.tmp
  • %Temp%\win2.tmp

Windows Vista/7:

  • Users\%UserProfile%\Desktop\AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro.lnk
  • Users\%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro
  • Users\%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro\AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro.lnk
  • c:\Program Files\adc32.dll
  • c:\Program Files\alggui.exe
  • c:\Program Files\nuar.old
  • c:\Program Files\skynet.dat
  • c:\Program Files\svchost.exe
  • c:\Program Files\wp3.dat
  • c:\Program Files\wp4.dat
  • c:\Program Files\wpp.exe
  • c:\Program Files\AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro
  • c:\Program Files\AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro\AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro.exe
  • %Temp%\win1.tmp
  • %Temp%\win2.tmp

After the above steps have been completed, AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro no longer resides on your hard disk. Due to the fact that in most cases AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro is installed with the help of additional malicious software it is recommended to scan your entire PC using genuine antivirus products such as Spyware Doctor with Antivirus in order to make sure that the cleaning process is done properly.

Registry Removal Procedures

Removing files and folders alone is not sufficient to completely remove AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro. The following keys and settings should also be removed from the Windows registry to complete AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro removal:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\77DC0Baa-3235-4ba9-8BE8-aa9EB678FA02
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\77DC0Baa-3235-4ba9-8BE8-aa9EB678FA02
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\AdbUpd

Now it is safe to say that your computer no longer harbors AKM Antivirus Pro 2010.

Conclusion

Manual AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro removal is not recommended for inexperienced users, as any mistake made during removal could result in your system getting damaged. Therefore, inexperienced users are advised to use a web-based repair service such as www.onlinecomputerrepair.org or legitimate antivirus software such as Spyware Doctor with Antivirus to ensure complete and safe AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro removal.

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