CutterEdit is a software usually installed without your knowledge with the download of freeware. In fact some sites use the method of repackaging. This is an operation that is to redo the module software installation by adding download options. These options allow to add other software as for example toolbars browser, or potentially unwanted software. The addition of these new programs can decrease the performance of the system but also slow or redirect internet surfing. As a general rule, should focus on the author’s official site to download your software.
Identified : 10/03/2015.


– It belongs to a family of PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program).
– A polluteware is a software that pollutes storage and/or the Base of registers.
– An Adware is a program that adds other programs without the knowledge of the user.
– Vendor : PUP.Optional


– It installs as a process launched at startup of the system (RP),
– It installs as a program (O42),
– It creates to many registry keys ‘Software’,
– It creates additional folders (O43),
– It moved to the Windows prefetcher folder (O45),


O23 – Service: CutterEdit (82bea50f) . (…) – C:\Program Files (x86)\CutterEdit\CutterEdit.dll
O42 – Logiciel: CutterEdit – (.Software Publisher.)

[HKLM][64Bits] — {12DA0E6F-5543-440C-BAA2-28BF01070AFA}{82bea50f}
SR – | Auto 18/01/2015 2353664 | (82bea50f) . (…) – c:\Program Files (x86)\CutterEdit\CutterEdit.dll
O43 – CFD: 18/01/2015 – 18:09:34 – [] —-D C:\Program Files (x86)\CutterEdit
C:\Program Files (x86)\CutterEdit
C:\Program Files (x86)\CutterEdit\CutterEdit.dll


PUP.Optional.CutterEdit.A [ Malwarebytes Antimalware ] Adware.Graftor


– Remove software in Windows Configuration Panel,
Remove with ZHPcleaner
Diagnose with ZHPDiag

2016-12-30T07:34:16+00:00 Categories: Adware, Polluteware, PUP|Tags: , , |Comments Off on PUP.Optional.CutterEdit