Win Scan

February 28th, 2011
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Win Scan description

Win Scan is a rogue anti-spyware program. It usually spreads via trojan horse which enters the system and creates a perfect background for malware to come in. Win Scan is only an imitation of a security program and is not able to provide any actual computer security service.

Parasite is distributed online and often difficult to avoid if one does not employ reputable security software. Once installed it will display false system security warnings and the will prompt you to buy a full version of this program to remove threats that even don’t exist. These fake reports read:

Critical Error!

Damaged hard drive clusters detected. Private data is at risk.

Critical Error

Hard Drive not found. Missing hard drive.

Critical Error

RAM memory usage is critically high. RAM memory failure.

Critical Error

Windows can’t find hard disk space. Hard drive error

Critical Error!

Windows was unable to save all the data for the file \System32\496A8300. The data has been lost. This error may be caused by a failure of your computer hardware.

Critical Error

A critical error has occurred while indexing data stored on hard drive. System restart required.

System Restore

The system has been restored after a critical error. Data integrity and hard drive integrity verification required.

Activation Reminder

Win Scan Activation

Advanced module activation required to fix detected errors and performance issues. Please purchase Advanced Module license to activate this software and enable all features.

Low Disk Space

You are running very low disk space on Local Disk (C:).

Windows – No Disk

Exception Processing Message 0×0000013

Win Scan Diagnostics

Windows detected a hard disk  error.

A problem with the hard drive sectors has been detected. It is recommended to download the following sertified <sic> software to fix the detected hard drive problems. Do you want to download recommended software?

Malware neither has an ability to detect nor remove computer threats therefore it is not being trusted. This is a fraud and you should ignore the warnings. Choose decent malware remover and terminate the parasite upon detection.

Manual Win Scan Removal

Win Scan registry values:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ".exe"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ""
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Associations "LowRiskFileTypes" = '/{hq:/s`s:/ogn:/uyu:/dyd:/c`u:/bnl:/ble:/sdf:/lrh:/iul:/iulm:/fhg:/clq:/kqf:/`wh:/lqf:/lqdf:/lnw:/lq2:/l2t:/v`w:/rbs:'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments "SaveZoneInformation" = '1'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download "CheckExeSignatures" = 'no'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main "Use FormSuggest" = 'yes'
Help: How to edit windows registry entries

Other malicious Win Scan files:

%UserProfile%\Desktop\Win Scan.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Win Scan\
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Win Scan\Uninstall Win Scan.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Win Scan\Win Scan.lnk

The manual removal of files and registries should be performed by experienced users. A system can be badly affected if any error is done during the manual removal. We recommend using automatic removal tools to delete Win Scan, if you are not familiar with deleting malware manually.

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