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GoPalikan is a software usually installs without your knowledge vith the download of freeware. In fact some sites use the method of repackaging. This is an operation that is to redo the module software installation by adding download options. These options allow to add other software as for example toolbars browser, or potentially unwanted software. The addition of these new programs can decrease the performance of the system but also slow or redirect internet surfing. As a general rule, should focus on the author’s official site to download your software.
-Identified the 07/09/2015.


– It belongs to a family of PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program).
– A polluteware is a software that pollutes storage and/or the Base of registers.
– Vendor : PUP.Optional

Main Actions

– It changes the start page of the browser Mozilla Firefox (M0),
– It changes the start page of the browser Internet Explorer (R0),
– It changes the browser Internet Explorer search page (R1),
– It starts a task planned in automatic (O39),
– It changes the Internet research provider (O69),

M0 – MFSP: prefs.js
R0 – HKCUSOFTWAREMicrosoftInternet ExplorerMain,Start Page =
R1 – HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftInternet ExplorerAboutURLs,Tabs =
(…) — C:UsersCoolmanAppDataLocal{105C2600-34F4-4AB8-596C-6F507D0493C8}uninstall.exe
O39 – APT: Go_Palikan – (…) — C:WindowsTasksGo_Palikan.job
O39 – APT: Go_Palikan – (…) — C:WindowsSystem32TasksGo_Palikan
O69 – SBI: SearchScopes {6586d803-df30-46d3-a89a-4136c8571d45} – (Palikan) –

Remove Software

– Remove software in Windows Configuration Panel,

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