How To Remove Antimalware Doctor Virus

Published on May 25, 2011

Some viruses are very hard to detect, especially when are new. This virus it looks like an anti-virus software, which alerts you to perform different security tasks on your computer.

Antimalware Doctor is a computer virus disguised in an anti-virus design, like in this image:


How do you get rid of this trojan if you are infected?

1. Remove manually

Step 1
Click CTRL+ALT+DEL to start Task manager.
Go to Processes tab
Click on Antimalware Doctor.exe and click on End Process

Step 2
Delete manually the following files
C:WindowsSystem32Antimalware Doctor.exe
C:WindowsSystem32enemies-names.txt

Step 3
We are accessing registry key values of Windows to delete some data. Click Start and type regedit and hit enter (Windows 7 like in image).

Once you are in registry files search and delete the following entries
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun | Antimalware Doctor.exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallAntimalware Doctor
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareAntimalware Doctor IncAntimalware Doctor
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareAntimalware Doctor Inc


That is all. Restart your computer and should be clean.


2. Use anti-virus software

The most popular and efficient anti-virus solution to remove this threat is Malwarebytes. Here it is the product page on our web site. Download it, install it and scan whole computer. Please note is important to make an update first, to have the latest solutions against viruses.

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