Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Offer.Companion Adware

Offer.Companion malware description and removal detail
Visible Symptoms:
Files in system folders:
[%PROGRAMS%]\offer companion\offer companion.lnk
[%PROGRAMS%]\offer companion\offer companion.lnk

Platforms / OS: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 98 SE, Windows NT, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows Vista

Detecting Offer.Companion:

[%PROGRAMS%]\offer companion\offer companion.lnk
[%PROGRAMS%]\offer companion\offer companion.lnk

[%PROFILE%]\start menu\programs\offer companion

Registry Values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\explorer\menuorder\start menu\programs

Removing Offer.Companion:

An up-to-date copy of ExterminateIt should detect and prevent infection from Offer.Companion.

If you do not have ExterminateIt and you are worried that you may have infected computer, you could run trial version of ExterminateIt, or remove Offer.Companion manually.

To completely manually remove Offer.Companion malware from your computer, you need to delete the Windows registry keys and registry values, the files and folders associated with Offer.Companion.

  1. Use Task Manager to terminate the Offer.Companion process.
  2. Delete the original Offer.Companion file and folders.
  3. Delete the system registry key parameters
  4. Update your antivirus databases or buy antivirus software and perform a full scan of the computer.

We recommends that all Internet users back up any important information on their computers, enable maximum protection from network attacks and malicious code on their computers, refrain from executing suspicious programs received from untrustworthy sources.

ExterminateIt effectively and automatically removes Offer.Companion from you computer and is a good solution for those who are seeking easy and effective protection for their computer from Trojan Horses, Rootkits, Backdoors, spyware, botnets, keystroke loggers, dialers and other malicious software(malware).

Download ExterminateIt! to instantly get rid of Offer.Companion!

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