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SpanPlus 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 10/14/2015.


– 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 installs as a process launched at startup of the system (RP),
– It installs as a registry value AppInit_DLLs (O20),
– It installs as a service to be launched each time the system (O23),(SS/SR).
– It creates to many registry keys ‘Software’
– It creates additional folders (O43),

– (…) — C:ProgramDataSpanplusSpanplus.exe
– (…) — C:ProgramDataSpanplusSpanplus.exe
O20 – AppInit_DLLs: . (…) – C:ProgramDataSpanplusU-ron.dll
O23 – Service: Spanplus (Spanplus) . (…) – C:ProgramDataSpanplusSpanplus.exe
O43 – CFD: 2015/10/14 13:45:25 – [] D — C:ProgramDataSpanplus
O43 – CFD: 2015/10/14 13:45:09 – [] D — C:ProgramDataSpanpluss
SR – Auto Spanplus (Spanplus) . (…) – C:ProgramDataSpanplusSpanplus.exe



Remove Software

– Remove software in Windows Configuration Panel,

Remove with ZHPcleaner

Diagnose with ZHPDiag

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