Description of Win Scanner consequences of its residing on your PC
There are several restrictions annoying users of computer systems equipped with Win Scanner (WinScanner). They include denial of access to a number of legit programs, Start Menu and even desktop. Important to note, the above restrictions are not necessarily applied once the adware installation complete. It may take months before any of them are applied. On the other hand, the adware might apply the restrictions instantly.
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Win Scanner Technical Details
- Full name: Win Scanner, Win-Scanner, WinScanner
- Version: 2011
- Type: Rogue anti-spyware, Fake HDD Defragmenter
- Origin:Russian federation
Signs of being infected with Win Scanner:
Signs for this infection are available for user’s observation and consist of popups and system modifications. Popups are clearly divided into nag screens of Win Scanner and alerts that do not directly refer to its name. Nag screens provide basic user’s interface of the program and declare its features. Needless to say, the adware is not going to execute any of them.
System changes that might occur due to the adware introduction are mentioned in the first section of this adware description. They are repeated below:
– Inability of many programs to run;
– Start Menu is not responding;
– Some websites are reported unavailable;
– Desktop access denial.
This modifications are case-specific and might not occur at all. In any case, you are invited to click here to download StopZilla! and get rid of Win Scanner or at least to ensure there are no threats to remove at all.
Automatic Removal of Win Scanner from your PC:
Since there is a high probability of rootkit support for the adware, please ensure your choice of Win Scanner remover is of appropriate quality that means it should be a rootkit-protected solution tracking malware development. The below link will offer you a reliable antivirus to delete any kind of aggressive programs, including rootkits and recently emerged malware.
Manual Removal of Win Scanner:
Before your proceeding to deletion of files and registry entries, please close other programs. Basically, Safe Mode is recommended while removing Win Scanner manually. So you may simply reboot, press F8, select the suggested mode in the list to appear and run no software until Win Scanner is fully deleted.
Remove Win 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\Win Scanner\
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Win Scanner\Win Scanner.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Win Scanner\Uninstall Win Scanner.lnk
Unregister Win 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”