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My computer was recently infected with the rouge virus called AV security suite. It apparently has been going around to alot of computers. I can get rid of it by running Malwarebytes in the safe mode but the virus keeps coming back in a couple of days. Any permanent cure?

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The virus is in the registry , it is not been removed from the registry, try to trace the registry key for that and del it and then run antivirus

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Hi,

Malwarebytes will cure the error for a while but as you said the problem tends to return.
This is because the registry has been corrupted by the virus.

Run malwarebytes in safe mode and let it clean the system. Then if you can use system restore to take the computer back to a time before the virus installed itself on the computer. If you have no restore points on the computer then you will need a registry cleaner like CCleaner to clean the registry and clean the temporary and temporary internet files.

You can download CCleaner from the link i have provided below. If that does not work you will need to reinstall the operating system or use any recovery CD's that you may have got with the system.

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http://www.filehippo.com/download_ccleaner





Regards.

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