The following instructions have been created to help you to get rid of "Win32.Bagle.AV" manually.
Use this guide at your own risk; software should usually be better suited to remove malware, since it is able to look deeper.

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Threat Details:

  • trojan

This trojan horse disables the regedit program and the windows security center, it copies itself to the system directory and creates system start entries. Also it denies users access to several security related URLs.
Removal Instructions:


Please use Spybot-S&D, RunAlyzer or msconfig.exe to remove the following autorun entries.
  • Entries named "auto__antiav__key" and pointing to "<$SYSDIR>\antiav_exe.exe".
  • Entries named "wingo" and pointing to "<$SYSDIR>\wingo.exe".


Please use Windows Explorer or another file manager of your choice to locate and delete these files.
  • The file at "<$SYSDIR>\antiav_exe.exe".
  • The file at "<$SYSDIR>\antiav_dll.dll".
  • A file with an unknown location named "antiav_exe.exe".
  • A file with an unknown location named "antiav_dll.dll".
  • The file at "<$SYSDIR>\wingo.exe".
  • The file at "<$SYSDIR>\wingo.exeopen".
  • The file at "<$SYSDIR>\wingo.exeopenopen".
  • A file with an unknown location named "price.scr".
  • The file at "<$COMMONPROGRAMFILES>\Microsoft Shared\Porno Screensaver.exe".
  • The file at "<$COMMONPROGRAMFILES>\Microsoft Shared\Kaspersky Antivirus 5.0".
  • The file at "<$COMMONPROGRAMFILES>\Microsoft Shared\KAV 5.0".
  • The file at "<$COMMONPROGRAMFILES>\Microsoft Shared\Porno Screensaver.scr".
  • The file at "<$APPDATA>\Macromedia\Flash Player\#SharedObjects\Kaspersky Antivirus 5.0".
  • The file at "<$APPDATA>\Macromedia\Flash Player\#SharedObjects\KAV 5.0".
  • The file at "<$APPDATA>\Macromedia\Flash Player\#SharedObjects\Porno Screensaver.scr".
Make sure you set your file manager to display hidden and system files. If Win32.Bagle.AV uses rootkit technologies, use our RootAlyzer or our Total Commander anti-rootkit plugins.
You will have to use a global search for files without a name specified. Be extra careful, because just the name might not be enough to identify files!

Important: There are more files that cannot be safely described in simple words. Please use Spybot-S&D to remove them.

Final Words:

If neither Spybot-S&D nor self help did resolve the issue or you would prefer one on one help,
  1. Please read these instructions before requesting assistance,
  2. Then start your own thread in the Malware Removal Forum where a volunteer analyst will advise you as soon as available.