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PUA.WinzipDriverUpdtr

PUA.WinzipDriverUpdtr

Updated:
June 26, 2015
Infection Length:
Varies
Name:
WinZip Driver Updater
Version:
1.0.648.16298
Publisher:
WinZip Computing, S.L.
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior

PUA.WinzipDriverUpdtr is a misleading application that displays inaccurate information about issues on the computer.

Note: Virus definitions dated June 26, 2015 or earlier detect this threat as WinzipDriverUpdater.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 09, 2015 revision 005
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 31, 2017 revision 003
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 09, 2015 revision 017
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 31, 2017 revision 007
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 11, 2015
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
The program must be manually installed.

When the program is being installed, it creates the following files:
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\Chinese_rcp.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\Danish_rcp.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\difxapi.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\difxapi64.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\Dutch_rcp.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\eng_rcp.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\Finnish_rcp_fi.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\French_rcp.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\German_rcp.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\install_left.bmp
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\isxdl.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\Italian_rcp.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\Japanese_rcp.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\Norwegian_rcp.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\Portuguese_rcp.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\russian_rcp_ru.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\Spanish_rcp.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\Swedish_rcp.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\unins000.dat
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\unins000.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\unins000.msg
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\unrar.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\updater\amd64Helper\difxapi.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\updater\amd64Helper\DriverUpdateHelper64.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\updater\amd64Helper\DriverUpdateHelper64.manifest
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\updater\extract\7z.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\updater\extract\7z.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\updater\extract\copying.txt
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\updater\extract\History.txt
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\updater\extract\license.txt
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\updater\extract\readme.txt
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\winzipdu.exe
  • %UserProfile%\AppData\Roaming\WinZip\WinZipDU\WinZip Driver Updater\Download.dat
  • %UserProfile%\AppData\Roaming\WinZip\WinZipDU\WinZip Driver Updater\ininotfound0.ini
  • %UserProfile%\AppData\Roaming\WinZip\WinZipDU\WinZip Driver Updater\log_02-09-2015.log
  • %UserProfile%\AppData\Roaming\WinZip\WinZipDU\WinZip Driver Updater\results.du
  • %UserProfile%\AppData\Roaming\WinZip\WinZipDU\WinZip Driver Updater\usurls.txt
  • %AllUsersProfile%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\WinZip Driver Updater\Register WinZip Driver Updater.lnk
  • %AllUsersProfile%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\WinZip Driver Updater\Uninstall WinZip Driver Updater.lnk
  • %AllUsersProfile%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\WinZip Driver Updater\WinZip Driver Updater.lnk
  • %SystemDrive\Users\Public\Desktop\WinZip Driver Updater.lnk
  • %System%\Tasks\WinZipDriverUpdaterRunAtStartup
  • %System%\Tasks\WinZipDriverUpdater_UPDATES
  • %Windir%\Tasks\WinZipDriverUpdater_UPDATES.job
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\updater
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\updater\amd64Helper
  • %ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\updater\extract
  • %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\WinZip Driver Updater
  • %UserProfile%\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extension Rules
  • %UserProfile%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\History\History.IE5\MSHist012015020920150210
  • %UserProfile%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\J84PBVEY
  • %UserProfile%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\JMCPJGJ1
  • %UserProfile%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\VEKXJ06L
  • %UserProfile%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\ZQV3CFWO
  • %UserProfile%\AppData\Local\Temp\vmware-Abhinav\VMwareDnD\ce7c0fe7
  • %UserProfile%\AppData\Local\Temp\WinZipDriverUpdater
  • %UserProfile%\AppData\Roaming\WinZip
  • %UserProfile%\AppData\Roaming\WinZip\WinZipDU
  • %UserProfile%\AppData\Roaming\WinZip\WinZipDU\WinZip Driver Updater
  • %UserProfile%\AppData\Roaming\WinZip\WinZipDU\WinZip Driver Updater\Backup
  • %UserProfile%\AppData\Roaming\WinZip\WinZipDU\WinZip Driver Updater\Download
  • %AllUsersProfile%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\WinZip Driver Updater

Next, the program creates the following registry entries:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\"JavaScript1.2 AuthorJavaScript1.3 Author" = "JScript Language Authoring"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\JavaScript1.2 AuthorJavaScript1.3 Author\"CLSID" = "{f414c261-6ac0-11cf-b6d1-00aa00bbbb58}"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\CompatibilityAdapter\Signatures\"WinZipDriverUpdater_UPDATES.job" = "30 65 43 27 29 E5 C2 4B A9 55 40 AC 22 EA 16 74 78 D2 BC 27 02 7D A8 BD 85 67 80 DF B2 9B 42 85 BF DA FA C4 15 62 69 2F 53 6D 2D 44 5F E7 DE AE AC EF 98 43 58 E7 51 DE 7E 18 0E 30 EC 4C CC 11"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\CompatibilityAdapter\Signatures\"WinZipDriverUpdater_UPDATES.job.fp" = "9996E76A"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tasks\{3175CBA1-7283-461B-B63B-6375966EBFB2}\"Path" = "\WinZipDriverUpdater_UPDATES"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tasks\{7BEC073F-9B80-49A8-B3ED-7BD6EDB92A2A}\"Path" = "\WinZipDriverUpdaterRunAtStartup"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\DirectDraw\MostRecentApplication\"Name" = "winzipdu.exe"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{9854A5C4-5BE5-46E2-A989-352DD8B37E20}_is1\"Inno Setup: = Setup Version" = "5.5.1 (u)"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{9854A5C4-5BE5-46E2-A989-352DD8B37E20}_is1\"Inno Setup: = App Path" = "%ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{9854A5C4-5BE5-46E2-A989-352DD8B37E20}_is1\"InstallLocation" = "%ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{9854A5C4-5BE5-46E2-A989-352DD8B37E20}_is1\"Inno Setup: Icon Group" = "WinZip Driver Updater"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{9854A5C4-5BE5-46E2-A989-352DD8B37E20}_is1\"Inno Setup: User" = ""
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{9854A5C4-5BE5-46E2-A989-352DD8B37E20}_is1\"Inno Setup: Language" = "en"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{9854A5C4-5BE5-46E2-A989-352DD8B37E20}_is1\"DisplayName" = "WinZip Driver Updater"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{9854A5C4-5BE5-46E2-A989-352DD8B37E20}_is1\"DisplayIcon" = "%ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\winzipdu.exe"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{9854A5C4-5BE5-46E2-A989-352DD8B37E20}_is1\"UninstallString" = ""%ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\unins000.exe" /silent"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{9854A5C4-5BE5-46E2-A989-352DD8B37E20}_is1\"QuietUninstallString" = ""%ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\unins000.exe" /SILENT"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{9854A5C4-5BE5-46E2-A989-352DD8B37E20}_is1\"DisplayVersion" = "1.0.648.16469"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{9854A5C4-5BE5-46E2-A989-352DD8B37E20}_is1\"Publisher" = "WinZip Computing, S.L. (WinZip Computing)"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{9854A5C4-5BE5-46E2-A989-352DD8B37E20}_is1\"URLInfoAbout: = "http://www.winzip.com/"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{9854A5C4-5BE5-46E2-A989-352DD8B37E20}_is1\"HelpLink" = "http://www.winzip.com/"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{9854A5C4-5BE5-46E2-A989-352DD8B37E20}_is1\"NoModify" = "1"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{9854A5C4-5BE5-46E2-A989-352DD8B37E20}_is1\"NoRepair" = "1"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{9854A5C4-5BE5-46E2-A989-352DD8B37E20}_is1\"InstallDate" = "20150209"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{9854A5C4-5BE5-46E2-A989-352DD8B37E20}_is1\"MajorVersion" = "1"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{9854A5C4-5BE5-46E2-A989-352DD8B37E20}_is1\"MinorVersion" = "0"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{9854A5C4-5BE5-46E2-A989-352DD8B37E20}_is1\"EstimatedSize" = "4BFA"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"affiliateid" = ""
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"utm_source" = "winzip"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"utm_campaign" = "default"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"utm_medium" = "newbuild"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"BuyNowURL" = "http://www.winzip.com/orderp.cgi?qstr=WZDU25nag1&lang=en"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"RenewNowURL" = "http://www.winzip.com/orderp.cgi?qstr=WZDU25renew&lang=en"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"TELNO" = "[SOFTWARE PROVIDER'S PHONE NUMBER]"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"nAppendParamsFromReg" = "1"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"IsTelNoEnabled" = "1"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"build_id" = "wzdu25"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"MaxFixLimit" = "32"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"InstalledPath" = "43 00 3A 00 5C 00 50 00 72 00 6F 00 67 00 72 00 61 00 6D 00 20 00 46 00 69 00 6C 00 65 00 73 00 20 00 28 00 78 00 38 00 36 00 29 00 5C 00 57 00 69 00 6E 00 5A 00 69 00 70 00 20 00 44 00 72 00 69 00 76 00 65 00 72 00 20 00 55 00 70 00 64 00 61 00 74 00 65 00 72 00 00"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"AppVersion" = "31 00 2E 00 30 00 2E 00 36 00 34 00 38 00 2E 00 31 00 36 00 34 00 36 00 39 00 00"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"bShowCongratsAfterUpdateRestart" = "0"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"Expired" = "0"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"usurl1" = "68 00 74 00 74 00 70 00 3A 00 2F 00 2F 00 75 00 70 00 64 00 61 00 74 00 65 00 73 00 65 00 72 00 76 00 69 00 63 00 65 00 34 00 2E 00 73 00 79 00 73 00 74 00 77 00 65 00 61 00 6B 00 2E 00 63 00 6F 00 6D 00 2F 00 64 00 72 00 69 00 76 00 65 00 72 00 75 00 70 00 64 00 61 00 74 00 65 00 73 00 65 00 72 00 76 00 69 00 63 00 65 00 38 00 2F 00 75 00 70 00 64 00 61 00 74 00 65 00 73 00 65 00 72 00 76 00 69 00 63 00 65 00 2E 00 61 00 73 00 6D 00 78 00"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"usurl2" = "68 00 74 00 74 00 70 00 3A 00 2F 00 2F 00 75 00 70 00 64 00 61 00 74 00 65 00 73 00 65 00 72 00 76 00 69 00 63 00 65 00 31 00 2E 00 73 00 79 00 73 00 74 00 77 00 65 00 61 00 6B 00 2E 00 63 00 6F 00 6D 00 2F 00 64 00 72 00 69 00 76 00 65 00 72 00 75 00 70 00 64 00 61 00 74 00 65 00 73 00 65 00 72 00 76 00 69 00 63 00 65 00 38 00 2F 00 75 00 70 00 64 00 61 00 74 00 65 00 73 00 65 00 72 00 76 00 69 00 63 00 65 00 2E 00 61 00 73 00 6D 00 78 00"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"RawId" = "2D 00 36 00 32 00 37 00 39 00 36 00 38 00 31 00 33 00 37 00 38 00 36 00 36 00 33 00 30 00 39 00 31 00 35 00 37 00 33 00"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\LANG\"LangID" = "0"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\"{DBEC55A5-7229-443F-93DA-26C020F1DC48}" = "v2.10|Action=Allow|Active=TRUE|Dir=In|App=%ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\winzipdu.exe|Name=WinZipDriverUpdater|"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\"{DBEC55A5-7229-443F-93DA-26C020F1DC48}" = "v2.10|Action=Allow|Active=TRUE|Dir=In|App=%ProgramFiles%\WinZip Driver Updater\winzipdu.exe|Name=WinZipDriverUpdater|"
  • HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Classes\Local Settings\MuiCache\2E\52C64B7E\@C:\Windows\System32\"msxml3r.dll,-1" = "XML Document"
  • HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Classes\Local Settings\MuiCache\2E\52C64B7E\@C:\Windows\"regedit.exe,-309" = "Registration Entries"
  • HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Classes\Local Settings\MuiCache\2E\52C64B7E\@C:\Windows\System32\"hhctrl.ocx,-452" = "Compiled HTML Help file"
  • HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Classes\Local Settings\MuiCache\2E\52C64B7E\@C:\Windows\system32\"zipfldr.dll,-10195" = "Compressed (zipped) Folder"
  • HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Classes\Local Settings\MuiCache\2E\52C64B7E\@C:\Windows\System32\"ieframe.dll,-10046" = "Internet Shortcut"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1888540949-2634025639-1978879958-1000\Software\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"StartAutoScanPMUI" = "0"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1888540949-2634025639-1978879958-1000\Software\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"StartAutoScanOnLaunch" = "0"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1888540949-2634025639-1978879958-1000\Software\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"StartAutoTutorial" = "1"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1888540949-2634025639-1978879958-1000\Software\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"TrialType" = "0"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1888540949-2634025639-1978879958-1000\Software\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"InstalledPath" = "43 00 3A 00 5C 00 50 00 72 00 6F 00 67 00 72 00 61 00 6D 00 20 00 46 00 69 00 6C 00 65 00 73 00 20 00 28 00 78 00 38 00 36 00 29 00 5C 00 57 00 69 00 6E 00 5A 00 69 00 70 00 20 00 44 00 72 00 69 00 76 00 65 00 72 00 20 00 55 00 70 00 64 00 61 00 74 00 65 00 72 00 00"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1888540949-2634025639-1978879958-1000\Software\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"Download Path" = "43 00 3A 00 5C 00 55 00 73 00 65 00 72 00 73 00 5C 00 41 00 62 00 68 00 69 00 6E 00 61 00 76 00 5C 00 41 00 70 00 70 00 44 00 61 00 74 00 61 00 5C 00 52 00 6F 00 61 00 6D 00 69 00 6E 00 67 00 5C 00 57 00 69 00 6E 00 5A 00 69 00 70 00 5C 00 57 00 69 00 6E 00 5A 00 69 00 70 00 44 00 55 00 5C 00 57 00 69 00 6E 00 5A 00 69 00 70 00 20 00 44 00 72 00 69 00 76 00 65 00 72 00 20 00 55 00 70 00 64 00 61 00 74 00 65 00 72 00 5C 00 44 00 6F 00 77 00 6E 00 6C 00 6F 00 61 00 64 00 5C 00 00"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1888540949-2634025639-1978879958-1000\Software\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"Backup Path" = "43 00 3A 00 5C 00 55 00 73 00 65 00 72 00 73 00 5C 00 41 00 62 00 68 00 69 00 6E 00 61 00 76 00 5C 00 41 00 70 00 70 00 44 00 61 00 74 00 61 00 5C 00 52 00 6F 00 61 00 6D 00 69 00 6E 00 67 00 5C 00 57 00 69 00 6E 00 5A 00 69 00 70 00 5C 00 57 00 69 00 6E 00 5A 00 69 00 70 00 44 00 55 00 5C 00 57 00 69 00 6E 00 5A 00 69 00 70 00 20 00 44 00 72 00 69 00 76 00 65 00 72 00 20 00 55 00 70 00 64 00 61 00 74 00 65 00 72 00 5C 00 42 00 61 00 63 00 6B 00 75 00 70 00 5C 00 00"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1888540949-2634025639-1978879958-1000\Software\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"FirstRun" = "1"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1888540949-2634025639-1978879958-1000\Software\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"RawId" = "2D 00 36 00 32 00 37 00 39 00 36 00 38 00 31 00 33 00 37 00 38 00 36 00 36 00 33 00 30 00 39 00 31 00 35 00 37 00 33 00"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1888540949-2634025639-1978879958-1000\Software\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"SetChkDontShowRedTrayPopup" = "0"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1888540949-2634025639-1978879958-1000\Software\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"ImprovementProgram" = "1"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1888540949-2634025639-1978879958-1000\Software\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"StartWhenWinBoots" = "1"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1888540949-2634025639-1978879958-1000\Software\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"GoToSystemTrayOnClose" = "1"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1888540949-2634025639-1978879958-1000\Software\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"StartScan" = "0"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1888540949-2634025639-1978879958-1000\Software\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"StartMinimized" = "0"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1888540949-2634025639-1978879958-1000\Software\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"StrLastScan" = "4D 00 6F 00 6E 00 2E 00 20 00 46 00 65 00 62 00 72 00 75 00 61 00 72 00 79 00 20 00 30 00 39 00 2C 00 20 00 32 00 30 00 31 00 35 00 2E 00 20 00 30 00 31 00 3A 00 30 00 33 00 20 00 50 00 4D 00 00"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1888540949-2634025639-1978879958-1000\Software\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"StrLastScanResults" = "31 00 00"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1888540949-2634025639-1978879958-1000\Software\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"StrLatestRestorePoint" = "0"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1888540949-2634025639-1978879958-1000\Software\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"ScheduledTime" = "0"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1888540949-2634025639-1978879958-1000\Software\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"NumTimesRCPRunned" = "1"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1888540949-2634025639-1978879958-1000\Software\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"TotalScannedDrivers" = "CA"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1888540949-2634025639-1978879958-1000\Software\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"TotalOutOfDateDrivers" = "1"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1888540949-2634025639-1978879958-1000\Software\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"TotalUpToDateDrivers" = "C9"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1888540949-2634025639-1978879958-1000\Software\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"DriverAge" = "1"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1888540949-2634025639-1978879958-1000\Software\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"OldestDriverAgeInYears" = "91A"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1888540949-2634025639-1978879958-1000\Software\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"AppDriverScanStatus" = "1"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1888540949-2634025639-1978879958-1000\Software\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\"CurrentScanTime" = " DF 07 02 00 01 00 09 00 0D 00 03 00 25 00 00 00"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1888540949-2634025639-1978879958-1000\Software\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\LANG\"LangCode" = "en"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1888540949-2634025639-1978879958-1000\Software\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip Driver Updater\LANG\"LangID" = "0"

The program may then perform the following actions:
  • Scan the computer for driver updates
  • Give misleading information on the impact of outdated drivers in order to convince users to buy the premium version of the application

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.



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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.