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Microsoft Security Intelligence
Published Oct 30, 2013 | Updated Sep 15, 2017


Detected by Microsoft Defender Antivirus

Aliases: No associated aliases


Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.

This trojan can change the start page of your web browser.

It is installed on your PC by software bundlers that advertise free software or games.

This trojan creates an uninstaller that can be accessed from the Control Panel.
  • For Windows 8, open the Start screen, type Uninstall and then go to Settings. In the search results, go to Uninstall a program.
  • For Windows 7 and Vista, open the Start menu and navigate to Control Panel then Programs and then Uninstall a Program
  • For XP, open the Start menu and navigate to Control Panel then Add or Remove Programs

The entry for this program may be called "Wsys Control <version number>".

If an uninstaller is not available, does not work properly, or you do not want to use it, the following free Microsoft software detects and removes this threat:

Even if we've already detected and removed this particular threat, running a full scan might find other malware that is hiding on your PC.

You can also visit the Microsoft virus and malware community for more help.

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