Description of WinScan consequences of its residing on your PC

The adware is not just a bad configuration of computer system that results in some kind of error, of which it likes to notify users having no real basis for such notification.  WinScan (Win Scan, Win-Scan) creates errors itself and its behavior is unpredictable. If you try to remove WinScan as a regular application, you are likely to face a rootkit defense of the adware that prevents relevant tools from deleting its components. Further on, the program does not spare an effort to scare you into thinking that your computer system has a number of issues to fix while it does not and cannot detect a simplest problem. Click here to fix WinScan removal issue with regard to possibility of rootkit protection.

WinScan Technical Details:

  • Full name: WinScan, Win-Scan, Win Scan
  • Version: 2011
  • Type: Rogue anti-spyware, Fake defragmenter
  • Origin:Russian federation

Signs of being infected with WinScan:

There is no facility for system optimization in this software, but lots of error messages prepared in advance. They do not vary from case to case and every infected computer system gets the same description.
The alerts by which you can identify WinScan  refer to registry errors, hard drive issues and junk files. For instance, they state that a significant part (particular value varies) of hard drive memory is unavailable for reading and RAM temperature exceeds safety limits. However, such alerts are shared by the adware with other rogue defragmenters, so the only visual signs that provide unique identification of the threat are its popups that contain its name. Click here to run free system scan and get rid of  WinScan  annoying issue.

WinScan automatival removal:

Your PC has been exposed to other external threats with the adware like this and because it has not blocked it. That is why the best solution for PCs compromised with the fake optimizer it to remove WinScan automatically, for this approach implies complex system disinfection and follow-up system ongoing protection.

WinScan Removal Tool

Manual Removal of WinScan:

If you cannot successfully delete WinScan component, the reason is either its mistyping or absence or its active status. To correct mistyping, check properly the specified entry and the name you are entering; in case of absence skip the entry as you are dealing with incomplete version of the rogue; in the third case, reboot in Safe Mode as that should change the status of  problematic entry to satisfactory value.

Remove WinScan files and dll’s:

%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\WinScan
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\WinScan\Uninstall WinScan.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\WinScan\WinScan.lnk
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\[random].exe

Unregister WinScan registry values:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[random].exe”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[random]”

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