Monday, January 5, 2009

Windows.AdStatus Adware

Windows.AdStatus malware description and removal detail
Visible Symptoms:
Files in system folders:
[%PROGRAM_FILES%]\Windows AdStatus\WinStatComm.dll
[%PROGRAM_FILES%]\Windows AdStatus\WinStatComm.dll

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

Detecting Windows.AdStatus:

[%PROGRAM_FILES%]\Windows AdStatus\WinStatComm.dll
[%PROGRAM_FILES%]\Windows AdStatus\WinStatComm.dll

[%PROGRAM_FILES%]\windows adstatus

Registry Keys:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\windows adstatus

Registry Values:

Removing Windows.AdStatus:

An up-to-date copy of ExterminateIt should detect and prevent infection from Windows.AdStatus.

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 Windows.AdStatus manually.

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

  1. Use Task Manager to terminate the Windows.AdStatus process.
  2. Delete the original Windows.AdStatus 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 Windows.AdStatus 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).

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