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Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.
This threat unchecks checkboxes in installation dialogue boxes, effectively messing with choices without your knowledge during installation.
It may be installed together with BrowserModifier:Win32/SupTab and Trojan:Win32/Ghokswa when Trojan:Win32/Xadupi downloads and installs updates. Trojan:Win32/Xadupi, meanwhile is installed by BrowserModifier:Win32/Sasquor, although it may also be installed directly by software bundlers.
This threat is part of a suite of malware and unwanted software families that is also called "Fireball". Read about this threat group in the Windows Security blog:
Use the following free Microsoft software to detect and remove this threat:
- Windows Defender for Windows 10 and Windows 8.1, or Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows 7 and Windows Vista
- Microsoft Safety Scanner
- Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool
You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find hidden malware.
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