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PUA.SecureDownload

PUA.SecureDownload

Updated:
March 08, 2017
Infection Length:
Varies
Name:
Secure Download
Version:
1.0.0.2
Publisher:
SoftPlanet
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior

PUA.SecureDownload is a potentially unwanted application that may download other potentially unwanted applications without consent.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 26, 2017 revision 005
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 27, 2017 revision 005
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 26, 2017 revision 022
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 27, 2017 revision 019
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 01, 2017
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
When the application is installed, it creates the following folders:
  • %ProgramFiles%\24x7 Help
  • %ProgramFiles%\SearchAssist
  • %ProgramFiles%\SearchAssist\chrome
  • %ProgramFiles%\SearchAssist\ie
  • %SystemDrive%\Documents and Settings\admin\My Documents\Add-in Express

The application then creates the following files:
  • %Windir%\Tasks\SACheck.job
  • %Windir%\Tasks\SAUpdate.job
  • %ProgramFiles%\24x7 Help\24x7Help.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\24x7 Help\24x7hu.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\24x7 Help\unins000.dat
  • %ProgramFiles%\24x7 Help\unins000.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\SearchAssist\chrome\searchassist.crx
  • %ProgramFiles%\SearchAssist\ie\AddinExpress.IE.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\SearchAssist\ie\adxloader.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\SearchAssist\ie\adxloader.dll.manifest
  • %ProgramFiles%\SearchAssist\ie\adxloader.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\SearchAssist\ie\adxloader64.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\SearchAssist\ie\adxloader64.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\SearchAssist\ie\adxregext.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\SearchAssist\ie\adxregistrator.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\SearchAssist\ie\Interop.MSHTML.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\SearchAssist\ie\Interop.SHDocVw.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\SearchAssist\ie\Microsoft.mshtml.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\SearchAssist\ie\SearchAssist.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\SearchAssist\sa.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\SearchAssist\salib.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\SearchAssist\searchassist.xml
  • %ProgramFiles%\SearchAssist\sqlite3.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\SearchAssist\unins000.dat
  • %ProgramFiles%\SearchAssist\unins000.exe

Next, the application creates the following registry subkeys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SearchAssist_is1
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{B897520C-BD34-42FA-9644-3F03DE6B7783}_is1
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\DownloadManager
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\PCCare
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\PCCare\24x7Help
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SecureDownload
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SecureDownload\SearchAssist

The application creates the following registry entries:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{284624FC-0E93-36EF-AADE-D53036DAD722}\"" = "SearchAssist.IEModule+IECustomContextMenuCommands"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{284624FC-0E93-36EF-AADE-D53036DAD722}\InprocServer32\"" = "mscoree.dll"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{284624FC-0E93-36EF-AADE-D53036DAD722}\InprocServer32\"ThreadingModel" = "Both"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{284624FC-0E93-36EF-AADE-D53036DAD722}\InprocServer32\"Class" = "SearchAssist.IEModule+IECustomContextMenuCommands"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{284624FC-0E93-36EF-AADE-D53036DAD722}\InprocServer32\"Assembly" = "SearchAssist, Version=1.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=830e09edfb362fdc"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{284624FC-0E93-36EF-AADE-D53036DAD722}\InprocServer32\"RuntimeVersion" = "v2.0.50727"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{284624FC-0E93-36EF-AADE-D53036DAD722}\InprocServer32\"CodeBase" = "%ProgramFiles%/SearchAssist/ie/SearchAssist.DLL"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{284624FC-0E93-36EF-AADE-D53036DAD722}\InprocServer32\1.0.0.0\"Class" = "SearchAssist.IEModule+IECustomContextMenuCommands"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{284624FC-0E93-36EF-AADE-D53036DAD722}\InprocServer32\1.0.0.0\"Assembly" = "SearchAssist, Version=1.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=830e09edfb362fdc"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{284624FC-0E93-36EF-AADE-D53036DAD722}\InprocServer32\1.0.0.0\"RuntimeVersion" = "v2.0.50727"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{284624FC-0E93-36EF-AADE-D53036DAD722}\InprocServer32\1.0.0.0\"CodeBase" = "%ProgramFiles%/SearchAssist/ie/SearchAssist.DLL"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{284624FC-0E93-36EF-AADE-D53036DAD722}\ProgId\"" = "SearchAssist.IEModule+IECustomContextMenuCommands"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{63C05539-3781-350C-8623-BD86CBF3CCF3}\"" = "SearchAssist.IEModule+IECustomCommands"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{63C05539-3781-350C-8623-BD86CBF3CCF3}\InprocServer32\"" = "mscoree.dll"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{63C05539-3781-350C-8623-BD86CBF3CCF3}\InprocServer32\"ThreadingModel" = "Both"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{63C05539-3781-350C-8623-BD86CBF3CCF3}\InprocServer32\"Class" = "SearchAssist.IEModule+IECustomCommands"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{63C05539-3781-350C-8623-BD86CBF3CCF3}\InprocServer32\"Assembly" = "SearchAssist, Version=1.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=830e09edfb362fdc"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{63C05539-3781-350C-8623-BD86CBF3CCF3}\InprocServer32\"RuntimeVersion" = "v2.0.50727"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{63C05539-3781-350C-8623-BD86CBF3CCF3}\InprocServer32\"CodeBase" = "%ProgramFiles%/SearchAssist/ie/SearchAssist.DLL"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{63C05539-3781-350C-8623-BD86CBF3CCF3}\InprocServer32\1.0.0.0\"Class" = "SearchAssist.IEModule+IECustomCommands"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{63C05539-3781-350C-8623-BD86CBF3CCF3}\InprocServer32\1.0.0.0\"Assembly" = "SearchAssist, Version=1.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=830e09edfb362fdc"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{63C05539-3781-350C-8623-BD86CBF3CCF3}\InprocServer32\1.0.0.0\"RuntimeVersion" = "v2.0.50727"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{63C05539-3781-350C-8623-BD86CBF3CCF3}\InprocServer32\1.0.0.0\"CodeBase" = "%ProgramFiles%/SearchAssist/ie/SearchAssist.DLL"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{63C05539-3781-350C-8623-BD86CBF3CCF3}\ProgId\"" = "SearchAssist.IEModule+IECustomCommands"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{8DDAC7C3-2592-4D84-A7A7-AA7865E53875}\"" = "SearchAssist"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{8DDAC7C3-2592-4D84-A7A7-AA7865E53875}\"ObjectType" = "{A3A5C6A6-288F-4eee-8634-2BA9D5A28002}"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{8DDAC7C3-2592-4D84-A7A7-AA7865E53875}\InprocServer32\"" = "%ProgramFiles%\SearchAssist\ie\adxloader.dll"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{8DDAC7C3-2592-4D84-A7A7-AA7865E53875}\InprocServer32\"ThreadingModel" = "Both"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{8DDAC7C3-2592-4D84-A7A7-AA7865E53875}\InprocServer32\"Class" = "SearchAssist.IEModule"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{8DDAC7C3-2592-4D84-A7A7-AA7865E53875}\InprocServer32\"Assembly" = "SearchAssist, PublicKeyToken=830E09EDFB362FDC"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{8DDAC7C3-2592-4D84-A7A7-AA7865E53875}\InprocServer32\"RuntimeVersion" = "v2.0.50727"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{8DDAC7C3-2592-4D84-A7A7-AA7865E53875}\InprocServer32\"CodeBase" = "%ProgramFiles%/SearchAssist/ie/SearchAssist.DLL"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{8DDAC7C3-2592-4D84-A7A7-AA7865E53875}\ProgId\"" = "SearchAssist.IEModule"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Component Categories\{62C8FE65-4EBB-45e7-B440-6E39B2CDBF29}\"0" = ".NET Category"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\SearchAssist.IEModule\"" = "SearchAssist.IEModule"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\SearchAssist.IEModule\CLSID\"" = "{8DDAC7C3-2592-4D84-A7A7-AA7865E53875}"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\SearchAssist.IEModule+IECustomCommands\"" = "SearchAssist.IEModule+IECustomCommands"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\SearchAssist.IEModule+IECustomCommands\CLSID\"" = "{63C05539-3781-350C-8623-BD86CBF3CCF3}"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\SearchAssist.IEModule+IECustomContextMenuCommands\"" = "SearchAssist.IEModule+IECustomContextMenuCommands"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\SearchAssist.IEModule+IECustomContextMenuCommands\CLSID\"" = "{284624FC-0E93-36EF-AADE-D53036DAD722}"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Google\Chrome\Extensions\jlndcojbknbodbijmihgihhgmlkplnbo\"path" = "%ProgramFiles%\SearchAssist\chrome\searchassist.crx"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Google\Chrome\Extensions\jlndcojbknbodbijmihgihhgmlkplnbo\"version" = "2.5"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\{8DDAC7C3-2592-4D84-A7A7-AA7865E53875}\"AppName" = "adxloader.exe"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\{8DDAC7C3-2592-4D84-A7A7-AA7865E53875}\"AppPath" = "%ProgramFiles%\SearchAssist\ie"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\{8DDAC7C3-2592-4D84-A7A7-AA7865E53875}\"Policy" = "3"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{0633EE93-D776-472f-A0FF-E1416B8B2E3A}\"FaviconPath" = "http://www.searchassist.net/favicon.ico"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{0633EE93-D776-472f-A0FF-E1416B8B2E3A}\"FaviconURLFallback" = "http://www.searchassist.net/favicon.ico"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{0633EE93-D776-472f-A0FF-E1416B8B2E3A}\"SuggestionsURL" = "http://api.bing.com/qsml.aspx?query={searchTerms}&maxwidth={ie:maxWidth}&rowheight={ie:rowHeight}&sectionHeight={ie:sectionHeight}&FORM=IE8SSC&market={language}"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{0633EE93-D776-472f-A0FF-E1416B8B2E3A}\"SuggestionsURLFallback" = "http://api.bing.com/qsml.aspx?query={searchTerms}&maxwidth={ie:maxWidth}&rowheight={ie:rowHeight}&sectionHeight={ie:sectionHeight}&FORM=IE8SSC&market={language}"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{0633EE93-D776-472f-A0FF-E1416B8B2E3A}\"TopResultURLFallback" = "http://www.SearchAssist.net/search?q={searchTerms}&p=s&m=656&c=d&s=sp"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{BA1BE292-1D15-488B-934D-008742212380}\"DisplayName" = "Search"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{BA1BE292-1D15-488B-934D-008742212380}\"FaviconUrl" = "http://www.SearchAssist.net/favicon.ico"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{BA1BE292-1D15-488B-934D-008742212380}\"URL" = "http://www.SearchAssist.net/search?q={searchTerms}&p=s&m=656&c=d&s=sp"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{8DDAC7C3-2592-4D84-A7A7-AA7865E53875}\"NoExplorer" = "1"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{8DDAC7C3-2592-4D84-A7A7-AA7865E53875}\NoExplorer\"" = "1"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\Ext\"DisableAddonLoadTimePerformanceNotifications" = "1"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\Ext\"IgnoreFrameApprovalCheck" = "1"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\Ext\"NoFirsttimeprompt" = "1"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\"24x7Help" = ""%ProgramFiles%\24x7 Help\24x7Help.exe""
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\"24x7hu" = ""%ProgramFiles%\24x7 Help\24x7hu.exe""
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SearchAssist_is1\"Inno Setup: Setup Version" = "5.5.4 (u)"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SearchAssist_is1\"Inno Setup: App Path" = "%ProgramFiles%\SearchAssist"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SearchAssist_is1\"InstallLocation" = "%ProgramFiles%\SearchAssist\"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SearchAssist_is1\"DisplayName" = "SearchAssist"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SearchAssist_is1\"UninstallString" = ""%ProgramFiles%\SearchAssist\unins000.exe""
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SearchAssist_is1\"QuietUninstallString" = ""%ProgramFiles%\SearchAssist\unins000.exe" /SILENT"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SearchAssist_is1\"DisplayVersion" = "0.9.8.0"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SearchAssist_is1\"Publisher" = "SecureDownload Ltd"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SearchAssist_is1\"URLInfoAbout" = "http://www.SearchAssist.net/"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SearchAssist_is1\"InstallDate" = "20170226"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SearchAssist_is1\"MajorVersion" = 0
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SearchAssist_is1\"MinorVersion" = 9
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{B897520C-BD34-42FA-9644-3F03DE6B7783}_is1\"Inno Setup: Setup Version" = "5.5.5 (u)"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{B897520C-BD34-42FA-9644-3F03DE6B7783}_is1\"Inno Setup: App Path" = "%ProgramFiles%\24x7 Help"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{B897520C-BD34-42FA-9644-3F03DE6B7783}_is1\"InstallLocation" = "%ProgramFiles%\24x7 Help\"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{B897520C-BD34-42FA-9644-3F03DE6B7783}_is1\"Inno Setup: Icon Group" = "24x7 Help"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{B897520C-BD34-42FA-9644-3F03DE6B7783}_is1\"Inno Setup: User" = "admin"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{B897520C-BD34-42FA-9644-3F03DE6B7783}_is1\"Inno Setup: Language" = "english"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{B897520C-BD34-42FA-9644-3F03DE6B7783}_is1\"DisplayName" = "24x7 Help version 1.4"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{B897520C-BD34-42FA-9644-3F03DE6B7783}_is1\"DisplayIcon" = "%ProgramFiles%\24x7 Help\24x7Help.exe"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{B897520C-BD34-42FA-9644-3F03DE6B7783}_is1\"UninstallString" = ""%ProgramFiles%\24x7 Help\unins000.exe""
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{B897520C-BD34-42FA-9644-3F03DE6B7783}_is1\QuietUninstallString = ""%ProgramFiles%\24x7 Help\unins000.exe" /SILENT"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{B897520C-BD34-42FA-9644-3F03DE6B7783}_is1\"DisplayVersion" = "1.4"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{B897520C-BD34-42FA-9644-3F03DE6B7783}_is1\"Publisher" = "publisher"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{B897520C-BD34-42FA-9644-3F03DE6B7783}_is1\"URLInfoAbout" = "http://www.pccare.com/"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{B897520C-BD34-42FA-9644-3F03DE6B7783}_is1\"HelpLink" = "http://www.pccare.com/"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{B897520C-BD34-42FA-9644-3F03DE6B7783}_is1\"URLUpdateInfo" = "http://www.pccare.com/"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{B897520C-BD34-42FA-9644-3F03DE6B7783}_is1\"NoModify" = "1"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{B897520C-BD34-42FA-9644-3F03DE6B7783}_is1\"NoRepair" = "1"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{B897520C-BD34-42FA-9644-3F03DE6B7783}_is1\"InstallDate" = "20170226"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{B897520C-BD34-42FA-9644-3F03DE6B7783}_is1\"MajorVersion" = "1"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{B897520C-BD34-42FA-9644-3F03DE6B7783}_is1\"MinorVersion" = "4"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\PCCare\24x7Help\"cid" = "24a21c62-000a-43d9-a518-dad61cd182df"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SecureDownload\SearchAssist\"home" = "true"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SecureDownload\SearchAssist\"engine" = "true"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SecureDownload\SearchAssist\"id" = "d0b26d44-957f-4a3c-af80-a5cd8e60ef08"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SecureDownload\SearchAssist\"installed" = "true"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SecureDownload\SearchAssist\"owner" = "sp"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SecureDownload\SearchAssist\"cmp" = "d"

The application is a download manager which may bundle potentially unwanted applications without user consent. It may also install a browser extension to track user browsing activities without user consent.



The application may also change the default search provider and home page without user consent.
    You may have arrived at this page either because you have been alerted by your Symantec product about this risk, or you are concerned that your computer has been affected by this risk.

    Before proceeding further we recommend that you run a full system scan . If that does not resolve the problem you can try one of the options available below.



    FOR NORTON USERS
    If you are a Norton product user, we recommend you try the following resources to remove this risk.


    Removal Tool

    If you have an infected Windows system file, you may need to replace it using the Windows installation CD .


    How to reduce the risk of infection
    The following resources provide further information and best practices to help reduce the risk of infection.



    FOR BUSINESS USERS
    If you are a Symantec business product user, we recommend you try the following resources to remove this risk.


    Identifying and submitting suspect files
    Submitting suspicious files to Symantec allows us to ensure that our protection capabilities keep up with the ever-changing threat landscape. Submitted files are analyzed by Symantec Security Response and, where necessary, updated definitions are immediately distributed through LiveUpdate™ to all Symantec end points. This ensures that other computers nearby are protected from attack. The following resources may help in identifying suspicious files for submission to Symantec.


    Removal Tool

    If you have an infected Windows system file, you may need to replace it using the Windows installation CD .


    How to reduce the risk of infection
    The following resource provides further information and best practices to help reduce the risk of infection.
    Protecting your business network



    MANUAL REMOVAL
    The following instructions pertain to all current Symantec antivirus products.


    1. Performing a full system scan
    How to run a full system scan using your Symantec product


    2. Restoring settings in the registry
    Many risks make modifications to the registry, which could impact the functionality or performance of the compromised computer. While many of these modifications can be restored through various Windows components, it may be necessary to edit the registry. See in the Technical Details of this writeup for information about which registry keys were created or modified. Delete registry subkeys and entries created by the risk and return all modified registry entries to their previous values.