Removal Instructions for Nortel Antivirus
There is a new imposter out there and its name is Nortel Antivirus. Like most rogue security applications, it promotes itself through devious methods like Trojan horses, fake online scanners, and browser hijackers. It also tries to give itself credibility by having a name that is similar to Norton Antivirus, but whatever you do, do not trust it.
Once Nortel Antivirus infects your computer, you will start to have troubles with fake security alerts popping up and fake scans being run. These are just scare tactics to try to get you to pay for a full version of Nortel Antivirus, but the full version is completely useless. It doesn’t offer any protection whatsoever and will only cause harm to your computer.
If this rogue has infected your computer, you should have it removed immediately. In order to remove it manually you should kill the following processes:
Relative file contents:
Delete these registry entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\”[RANDOM NAME]” = “C:\ProgramData\nol\mrgdll.exe”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\”[RANDOM NAME]” = “C:\ProgramData\nol\wox.exe”
Then, delete these files:
Finally, you should delete the following directories:
Though removing Nortel Antivirus manually is an option, it isn’t the best way to have it removed. It could have downloaded other malware or been installed with a Trojan, and these programs will cause more problems later. The best way to protect your computer is to use reliable antispyware software.
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