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SearchProtect 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 : 02/02/2015.


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

Main Actions

– It installs as a process launched at startup of the system (RP),
– It starts a task planned in automatic (O39),
– It creates to many registry keys ‘Software’
– It creates additional folders (O43),
– It moved to the Windows prefetcher folder (O45).
– It creates multiple files users (O61),

(…) — C:UsersCoolmanAppDataLocalavaxvavyaavaxvavya.exe
O43 – CFD: 02/02/2015 – 11:12:04 – [] —-D C:UsersCoolmanAppDataLocalavaxvavya
O61 – LFC: 28/01/2015 – 11:20:16 —A- . (…) — C:UsersCoolmanAppDataLocalavaxvavyaavaxvavya.exe
(…) — C:UsersCoolmanAppDataLocalavabvdxvyavabvdxvy.exe
O39 – APT: avabvdxvy – (…) — C:WINDOWSSystem32Tasksavabvdxvy
O43 – CFD: 2015/07/30 08:25:24 – [] D — C:UsersCoolmanAppDataLocalavabvdxvy



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