Description of Scanner consequences of its residing on your PC
Without a doubt, rogue system utilities are properly monitored now. In particular, newcomers to fake defragmenters family are registered very soon after their release.
The main issue now is not detection as such; for the main problem is to inform users of the detections. After all, regular users represent targeted audience for hackers and minority of them read special magazines and bulletins or have their computers protected enough to avoid adware introduction.
What many users readily do is their search for the adware descriptions using Google or similar web search tool. That really works, if the adware’s name represents rather unique combination.
For instance, System Defragmenter was a first adware detected in the family of fake defragmenters. It is easy to get its description merely googling its name. Try the same with the word “scan” that is used as a name for adware in question. Expecting no search results relevant to the fake defragmenter is easy prediction, for the word “scan” is very bad unique identifier.
That is, the hackers marketing fake defragmenters try avoiding the trickery exposure using common names for the titles of the adware. Get rid of Scanner or delete Scan fake defragmenter. Those synonymic expressions are used to help you finding this post and learn that Scan is a name of rogue system utility spread by trojan. Remover for Scan virus is available here .
Scanner Technical Details
- Full name: Scanner, fake Scanner
- Version: 2011
- Type: Rogue anti-spyware, Fake HDD Defragmenter
- Origin:Russian federation
Signs of being infected with Scanner:
Basically, Scan is just a new name. Its description for antivirus tool would be the same as for Defragmenter and a number of other clones.
The adware is notorious for queer texts of its alerts. For instance, one of its alerts reads as follows:
“Ram Temperature is 83 C. Optimization is required for normal operation.”
The adware fakes a number of activities inherent to system optimization tools. It provides misleading junk file detections, hard drive and registry error reports.
Click here to run free system scan and remove Scan virus, as well as other programs of its kind.
Automatic Removal of Scanner from your PC:
In additional to verbal protection of their phony system optimizer, hackers apply rootkits to make antivirus tools incapable of removing Scan virus. In order to get rid of Scan virus, as well as to eliminate its rootkit armor, follow the link below to apply recommended solution.
Manual Removal of Scanner:
There is no much use to disinfect computer system partially. Scanner is adware, meaning it is the infection that you can find on surface. In order to see if you need to manage underground infections, follow the link below.
Remove Scanner files and dll’s:
%Temp%\[SET OF RANDOM NUMBERS]
%Temp%\[SET OF RANDOM NUMBERS].exe
%Temp%\[SET OF RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
%Temp%\[SET OF RANDOM CHARACTERS].dll
%UserProfile%\[SET OF RANDOM CHARACTERS].DAT
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Scanner\Uninstall Scanner.lnk
Unregister Scanner registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[SET OF RANDOM NUMBERS]”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[SET OF RANDOM NUMBERS].exe”