NoAdware is Full of Adware

by on 09/11/2009 in Fake Antivirus, Security

NoAdware doesn’t do what the name implies, but the total opposite. NoAdware is a misleading application that reports false scan alerts. Once a user downloads and runs a scan, it falsely reports errors on the computer. The program than tries to fool the user in purchasing the full license to remove the false errors.

Name: NoAdware
Version: 5.0
Publisher: www.noadware.net
Risk Impact: Medium
Systems Affected: Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000

Behavior: NoAdware is a misleading application that may give exaggerated reports of threats on the computer.

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How to Remove NoAdware
The following instructions pertain to all current and recent Symantec antivirus products, including the Symantec AntiVirus and Norton AntiVirus product lines.

  1. Disable System Restore (Windows Me/XP).
  2. Update the virus definitions.
  3. Run a full system scan.
  4. Delete any values added to the registry.

For specific details on each of these steps, read the following instructions.

If you do not have Norton Antivirus, you can download a free copy of Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware to remove this software.

Similar Security Risks: Anti-Virus Professional V5.0

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