Is this a virus

  Hetti 13:30 12 Feb 11

PC has icon on desktop AVG 2011, I cannot uninstall it as it is not listed in Control panal>add/remove programes.
I have not run the software as Im afraid it is a virus.
My grandson my have unwittingly installed this.
I have installed Kaskersky since this happened and it does not mention AVG 2011 after scanning.

  Hetti 13:37 12 Feb 11

When I go to AVG 2011> properties >general tab, it says "Dr Web for windows 2001"

  birdface 14:40 12 Feb 11

Try your Add remove and see if it is on there and delete it if it is.AVG or Dr Web.Or both.

  Hetti 16:12 12 Feb 11

No neither of them are listed there.

The icon sitting on desktop looks legitimate, but as I said there is no mention of Grisoft in properties.

  Hetti 16:13 12 Feb 11

Forgot to ask if it was legit, surely it would be in Add/Remove programes?

  Jwbjnwolf 16:17 12 Feb 11

click here
try this.
It removes avg through a command prompt.

  onthelimit 16:56 12 Feb 11

If it's AVG antivirus 2011 , then it is a bug and can be removed click here

  Hetti 17:22 12 Feb 11

That looks as if its for the Legitimate AVG software?, correct me if Im wrong.
This is a virus calling itself AVG 2011.

I copied the instructions and will carry them out,but it may be tomorrow afternoon before I can get to the PC in question.
Will post back then

  Jwbjnwolf 17:23 12 Feb 11

You should give that removal tool a go as you dunno untill you try

  Hetti 19:22 12 Feb 11


I will give it a try, again it maybe tomorrow but I will get back here to let you know.


  birdface 20:09 12 Feb 11

Not sure if this helps or not.

click here

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