GreatFind is a software that usually installs without your knowledge with free software downloads. Identified the 08/28/2015.

Features:

– It belongs to a family of PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program).
– Vendor : PUP.Optional

Main actions :

– It installs as a process launched at startup of the system (RP),
– It installs as a service to be launched each time the system (O23),(SS/SR).
– 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).
– It creates multiple files users (O61),

ZHPDiag report:

O23 – Service: Service Mgr GreatFind (Service Mgr GreatFind) . (…) – C:\ProgramData\d64c6aa4-9b30-4b06-8859-0cfa31bd50dc\plugincontainer.exe
O23 – Service: Update Mgr GreatFind (Update Mgr GreatFind) . (…) – C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\d64c6aa4-9b30-4b06-8859-0cfa31bd50dc\updater.exe
O42 – Logiciel: Great Find – (.Great Find.)

[HKLM][64Bits] — Great Find
O43 – CFD: 2015/08/28 15:31:26 – [] D — C:\Program Files (x86)\Great Find
SR – Auto [2015/09/02 17:42:22] [ 1203424] Service Mgr GreatFind (Service Mgr GreatFind) . (…) – C:\ProgramData\d64c6aa4-9b30-4b06-8859-0cfa31bd50dc\plugincontainer.exe
SR – Auto [2015/09/02 17:43:27] [ 706272] Update Mgr GreatFind (Update Mgr GreatFind) . (…) – C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\d64c6aa4-9b30-4b06-8859-0cfa31bd50dc\updater.exe
C:\ProgramData\d64c6aa4-9b30-4b06-8859-0cfa31bd50dc\plugincontainer.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\d64c6aa4-9b30-4b06-8859-0cfa31bd50dc\updater.exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Great Find
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Update Mgr GreatFind
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Service Mgr GreatFind
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\GreatFind
C:\ProgramData\d64c6aa4-9b30-4b06-8859-0cfa31bd50dc\plugincontainer.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\d64c6aa4-9b30-4b06-8859-0cfa31bd50dc\updater.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Great Find

Alias:

Adware.BrowseFox
PUP.Optional.GreatFind.A [ Malwarebytes Antimalware ]

Remove:

– Remove software in Windows Configuration Panel,
Remove with ZHPcleaner
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Diagnose with ZHPDiag
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2016-12-30T07:34:23+00:00 Categories: Polluteware, PUP|Tags: , |Comments Off on PUP.Optional.GreatFind