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I won’t say how many calls we have had over this issue but to put this into perspective I have talked with certain Tech Shops which have commented that Personal Antivirus, Antivirus 360 or Antivirus 2009 have “made their quarter”. Anyway if your not familiar with this problem PersonalAntivirus is a fake antivirus. As with all such adware, PersoanlAntivirus is designed to convince users that the system is infected with malware. To do so, it performs a false scan of the affected system, during which it detects several malware samples:

If users click "Remove", a form will be displayed asking users to pay for the license, and a false warning message will appear indicating the computer is at risk. Further even if you get rid of the advertisement you will find it returning minutes later:


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