PUP.Optional.GemGrab

GemGrab is a software that usually installs without your knowledge with free software downloads. Identified the 07/29/2015.

Features:

– It belongs to a family of PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program).
– Vendor : PUP.Optional

Main actions :

– It installs a program of extension for browser Mozilla Firefox (M2)
– It is installed as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) of internet browser (O2),
– It installs as a process launched at startup of the system (RP),
– It installs as a service to be launched each time the system (O23),(SS/SR).
– It installs as a program (O42),
– It creates to many registry keys ‘Software’
– It creates additional folders (O43),
– It moved to the Windows prefetcher folder (O45).

ZHPDiag report:

M2 – MFEP: Extension {f2d4a9d3-f3f2-4c53-8d3d-dddc91fe0602}.xpi
O23 – Service: Service Mgr PositiveFinds (Service Mgr GemGrab) . (…) – C:ProgramDataf2d4a9d3-f3f2-4c53-8d3d-dddc91fe0602plugincontainer.exe
O23 – Service: Update Mgr PositiveFinds (Update Mgr GemGrab) . (…) – C:Program Files (x86)Common Filesf2d4a9d3-f3f2-4c53-8d3d-dddc91fe0602updater.exe
SR – | Auto 29/07/2015 549624 | (Service Mgr GemGrab) . (…) – C:ProgramDatad2d4a9d3-f3f1-4c52-8d3f-dddc91fe0602plugincontainer.exe
SR – | Auto 29/07/2015 351992 | (Update Mgr GemGrab) . (…) – C:Program Files (x86)Common Filesd2d4a9d3-f3f1-4c52-8d3f-dddc91fe0602updater.exe
O2 – BHO: Gem Grab – {32c85a3d-1e96-4589-b63g-91fb7ef45a41} . (…) — C:Program Files (x86)Gem GrabExtensions32c85a3d-1e96-4589-b63g-91fb7ef45a41.dll
O42 – Logiciel: Gem Grab – (.Gem Grab.) — Gem Grab

O43 – CFD: 29/07/2015 – 11:24:47 – [] —-D C:Program Files (x86)Gem Grab

Alias:

PUP.Optional.GemGrab.A
ADWARE/BrowseFox.Gen

Remove:

– Remove software in Windows Configuration Panel,
Remove with ZHPcleaner

Diagnose with ZHPDiag

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